5 Essential Oils For Diy Lip Balm
Who doesn't want luscious and soft lips? Chapped, dry, and peeling lips are the most common problems during the winter season or for some throughout the year. Then out of all the options, the best one is to buy lip balm. But what if we could make that lip balm at home with some of the best essential oils. This will save you money, and it can be customized according to your needs too. Several essential oils can be used in the lip balm, depending on your flavor and scent choice. Let's find out which one of them (or probably more) matches your needs!
Steps to make DIY lip balm
- Add 1 part beeswax,1 part shea butter, 2 parts of any high-quality edible oil to a double boiler, top portion.
- Add water to the lower portion of the double boiler.
- Heat the above ingredients over medium-high heat until all the ingredients melt and combine
- Keep stirring occasionally. Don't cover the pot.
- You can turn off the stove and remove the pot before adding the set amount of essential oils
- While the blend is still hot, pour it into your lip balm container.
Various essential oils that can be used in DIY lip balms are
Below is the list of the most beneficial essential oils that you can use to make homemade lip balms.
Owing to its antiviral and antibacterial properties, this oil helps keep your lips healthy from cold sores. To the above DIY steps, you have to add 10 drops of eucalyptus oil. You can also use 2 drops of sweet almond oil as edible oil, as mentioned in the DIY steps. Now your lips are ready to rock outside!
Peppermint oil helps in healing cracked lips and has a soothing effect on them. It also helps in giving a plumper look to the lips. Just add 10-15 drops of peppermint oil and use organic coconut oil in the above-given set of instructions. Use the dropper to fill the empty chapstick container and let it cool for a few hours. Get ready to enjoy your soft lips!
Orange essential oil
Thanks to the natural anti-inflammatory properties of orange essential oils, the oil helps nourish dry skin and reduces pigmentation. Add 25 drops of orange essential oil, 2 teaspoon vanilla extract, and coconut oil as edible oil. Pour it in your balm container and let it cool. Apply whenever your lips are dry!
Lavender essential oil
It has many benefits, and one of them is to hydrate and soothe lips. You can make its lip balm easily at home by following the above steps. Use organic coconut oil and add 25-30 drops of lavender essential oil. Let it cool, and your balm is ready to use!
Clove essential oil
Clove essential oil mixed with orange essential makes a velvety smooth lip balm that would help you pamper your lips in winter. According to the above-given instructions, you need to use sunflower oil and add 5 drops of organic clove essential oils and 15 drops of sweet orange essential oil. Your dry and chapped lips are sorted for winter!
When you think of the essential parts in a person's body, lips are at the top. They allow us to smile and communicate with others which makes taking care of them even more vital. Find the best one, among the above-mentioned essential oil DIY lip balms. Which one of them makes you kiss your reflection in the mirror and say goodbye to chapped, dry, and bleeding lips.