Homemade Lip Balm that REALLY Works

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For the past month or longer my 6 year old’s lips have been so chapped that I was beginning to be concerned that she has some sort of infection.
I tried a Badger Lip Balm, Burts Bees Chapstick, and coconut oil and it was just getting worse. I decided to try making my own. I followed this recipe from www.homemademommy.net yesterday and put some on her lips last night before bed. Today I was SO delighted to see that her lips are almost completely healed. When I say bad, I mean they were REALLY bad. I wish I would have thought to take a before picture.

Here are the items I purchased from Amazon to make this recipe:

Organic Shea Butter 63% off
Lip Balm Tubes 50% off
Beeswax Organic Pastilles 28% off
Coconut Oil

I used a high quality olive oil instead of almond oil, just because I didn’t have any almond oil on hand. I have essential oil brands that I prefer, but I am not an EO “seller” so I will leave that choice up to you. I do recommend that you use some high quality, organic oils if possible though. Plant Therapy has affordable organic essential oils that I have found to be of high quality.


Written by Carrie


Carrie is the owner & operator of Homeschool Giveaways. She is also the Operations Manager for Build Your Bundle – a once a year HUGE homeschooling sale. She has been homeschooling for ten years, has two girls and works side by side at home with her awesome husband. She has been saved by grace, fails daily, but continues to strive toward the prize of the high calling of being a daughter of the Most High God.

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