Total Time: 20 Minutes
Creates: approximately 7-9 lip balms


  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon beeswax
  • 2 tablespoons shea butter
  • 7 drops peppermint, lavender or citrus essential oil
  • Lip balm containers or chapstick tubes


  1. Stove: In a small pot over medium low heat, melt beeswax coconut oil and shea butter.
  2. Microwave: In a small bowl, cook beeswax, coconut oil and shea butter on high for 4 minutes (or until melted).
  3. Remove from heat and add essential oils. Whisk well to distribute oil throughout the mixture.
  4. Pour quickly into lip balm containers or chapstick tubes. Let cool on counter until hard.