Homemade Shea Butter Lip Balm

Date Posted: 22 June 2023 

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Keep your lips luscious over winter with this soothing lip balm recipe. Make for yourself or gift to someone special.

This is a simple recipe you can make using ingredients you may have at home or everything is available in our store.



  • 4 drops Vanilla Extract

At the time of posting, our oils are only available in store. All other items available online.


  1.  Melt together in a double boiler or a pyrex jug in the microwave(short bursts of 20 seconds at a time then check)
    • Coconut Oil
    • Shea Butter
    • Beeswax Pellets (or Candelilla)
  2. Allow the mix to cool a little - around 2-5 minutes
  3. Stir in the vanilla extract if using
  4. Pour into the lip balm tins or a small jar and allow to cool
  5. Your lip balm is now ready to use!

Recipe makes enough for 3-4 x 10ml tins. Always patch test prior to use. Happy making!

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