You can do any measurement you like, but I chose a teaspoon because it makes just enough for a tube of balm or a small pot. Basic ratio: 2 parts coconut oil. 1 part beeswax.
Can I use cocoa butter for lip balm?
You use them to talk, eat, drink, and without them, your smile would not be the same. While moisturizing with your favorite Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula Body Care product, you might ask, “Is cocoa butter good for lips?” and the answer is a simple “yes!” Use cocoa butter on your lips for a smooth and soft smile.
How do you make lip balm with 2 ingredients?
Lip balm only needs two ingredients-oil and beeswax. When these 2 ingredients are combined, beeswax is melted and combined with the oil to make a creamy balm. You can add butters and essential oils if you'd like, but they aren't necessary.
What is the ratio of beeswax to oil for lip balm?
Generally speaking, you need to use roughly 15-20% beeswax to 25-30% butter and 45-50% oil. The more butter and wax you use, the thicker or 'sturdier' your lip balm will be. This is good if you want your lip balm to stay on for quite a while. It will also be 'creamier', which is how we like it!
Is beeswax better than Vaseline for lips?
Overall, one can't choose between Beeswax and Vaseline, as they offer similar benefits to our skin. Both the ingredients are essential for lip care as they help in providing moisturised and plump lips. Chapped lips usually take about 2-3 weeks to heal.
How much essential oil do I put in my lip balm?
They can be potent and might cause skin irritation, especially on the delicate skin of the lips. Here are some general guidelines: Start with a Small Amount: Essential oils are potent, so begin with a minimal amount, usually about 1 to 2 drops per ounce (28 grams) of lip balm.