As the cold season comes more and more people start reconsidering using chapsticks. While there are a lot of options in the stores, these will never be as good as the ones you can prepare at home. You own chapsticks contain only the best ingredients and you don’t have to worry about chemicals.
Pomegranate Lip Balm
In order to prepare this chapstick you should have at hand cherry pomegranate and some petroleum jelly. Mix the ingredients in a container and let it set for an hour. In this time the granules will dissolve and you will have a chapstick that will soften and moisturize your lips.
In case you are a fan of the organic products, here is a recipe that you must try. Mix eight drops of peppermint oil, a tablespoon of beeswax pellets, and a tablespoon of carrier oil in a glass jar. You will need some hot water to make sure that you can mix the ingredients.
Beeswax Lip Balm
This is another recipe for you to try. In order to make sure that your lips will be moisturized, you should mix a teaspoon of honey with four ounces of olive oil and half an ounce of beeswax. Melt the honey and the beeswax and mix them with the olive oil. Then let the mixture harden.
Tea Tree and Coconut Delight
For this chapstick you will need a cup of beeswax, three drops of tea tree oil, three tablespoons ofcoconut oil, and a teaspoon of vitamin E oil. Melt the mixture and pour it into a small container. Wait until it hardens and just enjoy the results.
Coconut Rose Miracle
This chapstick is one of the easiest recipes to prepare. You should mix 1/8 cup of shea butter, a teaspoon of almond oil, ¼ cup of beeswax, a teaspoon of vanilla extract, and ¼ cup of rose petals. Add all the ingredients to a pan and melt them. In the end add the rose petals and pour the mixture into small containers.
Kool-Aid Lip Balm
If you want a simple yet effective chapstick, combine three tablespoons of petroleum jelly, a bit of kool-aid, four tablespoons of coconut oil, and one tablespoon of beeswax. Mix the ingredients, melt them and in the end, pour them into small containers.
The good news is that it’s not difficult to prepare chapsticks and you can offer them as gifts as well.