Recipe: Peppermint Lip Balm

Peppermint Lip Balm
Makes 8 – 1/4 ounce tins or 4 – 1/2 oz tins

1 tablespoon beeswax pellets
1 tablespoon cocoa butter (deoderized cocoa butter won’t have the chocolaty smell, but that may not be a bad thing to have the cocoa butter smell in there!)
2 tablespoons sunflower or safflower oil
6 drops peppermint essential oil

Melt beeswax, cocoa butter, and sunflower or safflower oils together in a glass pyrex measuring cup that has been placed in a pot of simmering water; stir continuously. Once the ingredients are liquefied, remove them from heat. Mix in essential oils.

Pour lip balm into 1/4 oz or 1/2 oz tins or lip balm pots. Do not cap until lip balms have cooled completely. Label and keep in a cool place.

These make great little gifts or stocking stuffers!

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