It is always best to make your beauty products at home, if you have to. Today, Boldsky teaches you how to make a homemade chapstick in less than 15 minutes!
This body care product is so easy to prepare at home, and you will love the difference it has on your lips too. This recipe contains beeswax, shea butter, cocoa or mango butter.
The best part of this chapstick is that it helps your lips to get soft in no time, it also heals broken lips and chapped/dry skin.
Moreover, by using this homemade chapstick every day in the summer and winter seasons, your lips will soon begin to feel fresh and beautiful all year round.
On the other hand, this homemade body care product also caters to those who have a sensitive skin, so don't worry if you think it will have an effect on your skin. To use this wonderful chapstick at home, you'll need a cool and dry place to store.
It is important to keep it in a dry place, as it will not invite excessive moisture. You also need to use this lip balm within 15 days after it has been prepared, so make it a point to prepare only a minimum amount.
So, have a look at how to make your own chapstick at home:
- Coconut Oil - 1 tablespoon
- Peppermint Oil - 1/2 teaspoon
- Beeswax - 1 teaspoon
- Shea Butter - 1 tablespoon
- Cocoa Butter or Mango Butter - 1 tablespoon
- In a round bowl, place all of these ingredients together.
- When they are combined, use a whisk and whip them up together to form a thick paste.
- Now, heat this mixture on a low flame and continue to stir it gently as it turns warm.
- When the mixture begins to melt, switch the flame off and remove it from the stove.
- Place the warm bowl in another bigger bowl that contains water.
- Allow the warm bowl to cool in this bigger bowl that has the water (make sure not to allow any water to enter the bowl that contains the mixture).
- Now, when the mixture is cool enough, scoop it out gently and place it in an air-tight container.
Since this is a homemade body care product, it is best to store this in a dry and cool place. It is also important to use this product within 15 days after it has been prepared.