Advanced Hydration Lip Balm [RECIPE] | Seasons Foundry

Advanced Hydration Lip Balm [RECIPE] | Seasons Foundry

Advanced Hydration Lip Balm Recipe


  • 1 tablespoon Beeswax Pellets: Acts as a natural thickener and provides a protective layer on the lips.
  • 1 tablespoon Shea Butter: Rich in vitamins A and E, shea butter moisturizes and heals dry lips.
  • 1 tablespoon Coconut Oil: Known for its moisturizing benefits, it helps to smooth and soften lips.
  • 1/2 teaspoon Jojoba Oil: Mimics the skin's natural oils and provides a silky feel without being greasy.
  • 1/2 teaspoon Argan Oil: Packed with antioxidants and vitamin E, it adds additional nourishment and a slight glossy finish.
  • 5-10 drops of Essential Oil (optional): Peppermint or vanilla for a refreshing or sweet scent.
  • 1/4 teaspoon Vitamin E Oil: Acts as a preservative and helps to repair damaged skin.
  • Small containers or lip balm tubes for storage


  1. Prepare a Double Boiler: Place beeswax, shea butter, and coconut oil in a heat-proof bowl over a pot of simmering water. Stir occasionally until the mixture is completely melted and combined.
  2. Add Oils: Remove the bowl from heat and quickly stir in jojoba oil, argan oil, and vitamin E oil. Mix thoroughly to ensure all ingredients are well incorporated.
  3. Add Essential Oils: If using, add your chosen essential oils to the mixture and stir well. This step should be done after removing the mixture from heat to preserve the therapeutic properties of the oils.
  4. Pour into Containers: Carefully pour the mixture into clean lip balm tubes or small containers. If the mixture begins to solidify, reheat it gently until it's pourable again.
  5. Cool Down: Allow the lip balms to set and cool completely at room temperature or in the refrigerator for faster setting.
  6. Cap and Label: Once solidified, cap the containers and label them if desired.

This recipe will yield a luxurious, moisturizing lip balm that not only feels great but also supports sustainable practices by using natural and eco-friendly ingredients. It’s perfect for daily use or as a thoughtful handmade gift!

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