This recipe for peppermint oil lip balm is a cinch to make, and lends itself to working well with other oils. We’ve make this recipe with eucalyptus, lemon, orange, and vanilla oils as well. Each of them is just as delicious on the lips, and they all work so well. So, feel free to try your favorite oil out in this recipe, or even blend a few in with the peppermint oil to make a custom blend.
The secret to why this recipe works so well is the shea butter. It’s so rich and creamy, you can feel it moisturizing right away. The other cool thing about this recipe is that you can adjust the final product if you’re not happy with its consistency. For instance, if you used too much beeswax, and it’s too hard, just melt it back down again, and add more coconut oil, or more peppermint oil.
If you’re like me, you grew up using chap stick out of a tube. And, while they sell empty tubes with twister bases, we like to put our lip balm in little glass jars. Although it’s a large jar for lip balm, for this recipe we used a little 2 ounce jar leftover from some pimentos. We sanded the paint off the lid with some sandpaper, and then applied a clear coat. (I love saving money!) But if you have better things to do with your time, I’ll show you where you can get some adorable little jars that are ready to go, and perfectly suited to holding this peppermint oil balm.
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Rich and creamy with the moisturizing benefits of shea butter and coconut oil, this lip balm is minty fresh and feels great on the lips...Read More...
- 2 tablespoons coconut oil
- 2 tablespoons shea butter
- 3 tablespoons beeswax
- 25 drops peppermint essential oil
- Measure the beeswax
- Melt the coconut oil, shea butter, and beeswax in a double boiler, or microwave
- Stir well, until the beeswax is finally melted
- Add the peppermint essential oil, counting the drops with the included dropper
- Pour the mixture into the jars
- Allow the mixture to cool (fridge is ok)
- Label it with a tiny little label and give one to a friend
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We hope this recipe helps you get the most our of your peppermint oil!