Want soft and shiny lips? Soft pinkish lips look extremely beautiful and add a lovely touch to your smile. Chapped lips is a problem that can be caused due to a number of reasons. This problem is not restricted to winters and you might have this all round the year. Expensive lipsticks containing moisturizer, lips gloss or lip balms available in the market are marketed as best cosmetic products giving you soft and pink lips. But apart from being expensive, these can contain some harmful ingredients that might lead to darkening of lips and also be a cause of dry chapped lips. So how about trying some natural lip balms? You can easily make lip balm at home and use it for complete lip care.
There are various recipes that you can try out for having a lip balm. With use of natural ingredients, you are sure to enhance the beauty of your lips and look gorgeous. So get the ingredients and start working.
Honey Lip Balm
You'll need 2 tsp of honey and beeswax each and 1 tsp of almond oil for this recipe. Take a bowl and add 2 tsp of honey and 2 tsp of beeswax to it. Melt these and keep stirring. Now remove from heat and add almond oil. Mix well and pour in a small tube or container and refrigerate for some time so as to help it set.
Jojoba Oil Lip Balm
You'll need 3 tsp of jojoba oil, 2 tsp of beeswax and few drops of grapefruit essential oil. Take these ingredients in a bowl and heat it. Once these ingredients melt and start boiling, stir well and turn off the heat. Pour these ingredients in lovely small containers and refrigerate for an hour after 20 minutes.
Rose Lip Balm
You need 5 tsp of beeswax, 2 tsp of coconut oil, rose essential oil and crush dried rose petals for this recipe. Make sure the petals are completely dried and crushed to have a fine powder. Now melt beeswax and coconut oil together. Remove it from heat, add 3 drops of rose essential oil and 1 tsp of crushed rose petals. When you have stirred this mixture well, pour it into lip balm container and let it set.
Coconut Oil Lip Balm
Take 2 tsp of coconut oil, 2 tsp of beeswax and ½ tsp of peppermint oil. Melt the beeswax in a container and turn off the heat. Now add the coconut oil, peppermint oil and stir well for a few minutes. Transfer the mixture in the balm container and let it cool down. Now place this homemade lip balm in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
So these were some recipes to help you know how to make lip balm. You can add food flavors to these natural lip balm recipes. You can also just clean and use the old lip balm containers or purchase new ones from a craft store. Adding fruit juices to these recipes is also a good idea to have colorful lip balms to grace your lips. Making it trendy is just easy by adding cosmetic sparkle or shimmer that can be purchased from beauty supply stores. So, have fun making these recipes and look beautiful with those soft, pink kissable lips by using the lip balm.