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DIY Lip Balm

Posted by on Sun, Dec 15, 2019 @ 01:08 PM

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Making your own lip balm is beyond easy. In a matter of minutes, you can craft a few tubes to give as gifts (and one to keep for pampering yourself). What makes DIY lip balm so great? Not only can you make it just the way you like it, you can control the ingredients and use simple, natural ones — no petroleum found here!

You should be able to find most of the supplies you need for this project in the co-op’s health and body care section, or online in larger quantities. A local craft store is a good place to look for tins and tubes to hold the finished product.

To make the balm, follow this general recipe, and customize to your tastes from there. We’ve included a few of our favorite scent combos for inspiration.

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Tags: Local, DIY, Wellness/Body Care, Beeswax, Gifts, Holiday Time