Probably you have heard benefits of shea butter. So, here I will give you an amazing homemade shea butter lip balm recipe. With this super cool recipe, you will start to experience the benefits of this natural butter.
We all know that shea butter is good for our skin and hair. Generally, this butter is used in homemade hair care products. This time I wanted to make a change. And I decided to make my own DIY shea butter lip balm.
As shea butter has high Vitamin A and Vitamin E content, we all know that it will accelerate cell regeneration. And this means that if we use shea butter as lip balm, we can have smoother looking lips.
If you are suffering from dry lips, this shea butter balm recipe will save your day. When you start using the lip balm, you will notice the difference. Moisturising effect of shea butter will make your lips softer. Also, this butter obtained from African shea tree has amazing UV protection properties. So, when you are using this lip balm with shea butter, you will also protect your lips against the harmful effects of the sun.
Shea Butter Lip Balm Ingredients
- 1 table spoon of shea butter
- 1 table spoon of beeswax
- 1 table spoon of coconut oil
- 1 tea spoon of honey
- 15-20 drops of essential lemon oil
Shea Butter Lip Balm Preparation
Take a pot and fill the half of the pot with water.
Place the pot on the stove. If you have double boiler, you can skip these steps and use your double boiler for this process.
Take a small bowl and add shea butter, beeswax, coconut oil in this bowl.
Place the bowl inside the pot.
Wait until shea butter, beeswax, and coconut oil melts.
When you melted all ingredients, take the pot away from stove.
Add honey and essential lemon oil in the bowl.
Mix all the ingredients until you obtain a uniform mixture.
Pour the mixture into clean lip balm tubes.
Wait for the shea butter lip balm to cool down for at least 2 or 3 hours.
Once the shea butter lip balm is cool and has the desired consistency, you can start using it. Like normal lip balms, you can directly apply this amazing lip balm. You can store the lip balm at room temperature.
This amazing DIY lip balm will be your best friend. You can easily carry it around to work or when you are meeting your friends. And amazing moisturising capacity of the lip balm will make your lips look better than ever.
This shea butter lip balm recipe is prepared to fill one lip balm container. As you know, you can always modify the recipes. In this case, you can increase the amounts of ingredients. If you make lip balm that will fill 2 or 3 lip balm containers, you can keep the containers you are not using in the fridge. This way, you will always have a shea butter balm at hand.