Being that I live in a state where frigid temperatures and snow stick around for months on end, dry skin, hair and lips are my life. I'm seriously two scales short of being considered a lizard.
One of my biggest issues during the winter is dry chapped lips. I recently fell in love with a lip balm, that is now the center of a class action lawsuit. Something in it was causing serious drying, cracking and then infection! OHMIGAWD. So gross.
That's when I realized, I have absolutely no clue what's in retail lip balm. What in the hell am I putting on my lips????
The thing is, I cannot live without some sort of lip moisturizer. So, I did what I always do when I have a stupefying quandary, I reached out to friends, family and Dr. Google. Most all were unanimous, The stuff in that junk is mostly fillers. Make your own healing lip balm. It's easy.
Say, What? Make it?
Off to Pinterest I went. Sure enough, there are quite a few DIY Lip Balm recipes. And sure enough, most used 3-5 all-natural ingredients. What's more, it's stuff I have in my house!
I'm on day four of my homemade healing Lip Balm, and LOVE it! If you are obsessed with lip balms and lip gloss, you have to try this. It's so easy! In fact, the hardest thing for me was finding the right container to hold it.
My new go-to is, Everyday Roots, Natural Healing Lip Balm. It seriously blends earth's best to create the best lips possible.
Once I'm finished crushing on my Peppermint healing lip balm, I'm going to give a few others try.
1. Thank you, Beautilish, for this super yummy and moisturizing, Peppermint Lip Balm. There are only three ingredients! THREE. Do this.
2. Have kids with constantly chapped lips? Style Me Pretty, has the answer, Kool-Aid Lip Balm! Yes, Kool-Aid. It's as easy as, mix Bees Wax for a natural SPF, Coconut oil for serious moisturizing and then a tasty Kool-Aid. Use small containers, so if they are lost or filled with dirt, not too much is lost!
3. I want to try this, Mint Chocolate Lip Balm from, Food Plus Words, but I'm afraid I will eat it! What an incredibly tasty Lip Balm this must be!
5. girl. Inspired. offers the essential guide to create every single Petroleum Jelly DIY Lip Balm you can imagine. She also gives tips for what mixes and well, and what dosen't. This is the essential guide petroleum lip gloss. DIY Lip Gloss: Each of these balms uses the same basic recipe. But this post has a great guide to different flavors and colors you can mix in. It’s basically a toolkit for creating your own recipes. (via girl. Inspired)
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