The best homemade bees wax lip balm that will your skin will love! I help women switch to organic wellness and become the best version of themselves by using plant medicine solutions to body and beauty care using pure essential oils. This DIY Lip Balm is made with coconut oil, shea butter, cacao butter and honey to rejuvenate dry skin, hair and nail.
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Beeswax is a natural substance produced by honeybees (Apis mellifera) and is commonly found in beehives. It is a waxy material secreted by the worker bees, which they use to build the honeycomb cells where they store honey and raise their young.Beeswax has a variety of uses and properties that make it valuable:
Candles: Beeswax candles are popular due to their natural composition, slow and clean burn, and subtle honey-like aroma when they're burned.
Cosmetics and Skincare: Beeswax is often used in cosmetics and skincare products like lip balms, lotions, creams, and balms due to its emollient and protective properties. It helps to lock in moisture and create a barrier on the skin.
Polishes and Sealants: Beeswax is used to make furniture polish, shoe polish, and even wax for surfboards. It provides a protective and water-resistant layer when applied and buffed.
Food Preservation: In some cultures, beeswax has been historically used to coat cheeses and preserves, helping to extend their shelf life.
Crafts and Art: Beeswax is used in encaustic painting, where pigments are mixed with melted beeswax and applied to a surface. The wax provides a unique texture and luminosity to the artwork.
Medicinal Uses: While not widely recognized in modern medicine, some traditional remedies involve the use of beeswax for skin conditions and wound healing.
Industrial Applications: Beeswax is used in various industrial applications, such as in the manufacture of cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and even in the coating of fruits to extend their shelf life.
Beekeeping: In beekeeping practices, beeswax serves as the foundation for honeycomb construction, providing the structure for bees to store honey and raise brood.
It's important to note that the production of beeswax involves the collection and processing of bees' natural resources, so it's essential to consider ethical and sustainable practices when using and obtaining beeswax products.
Ingredients Lip Balm/ 10 = 15ML lip balm )
42grams Coconut Oil
42gram Bees Wax
21grams Shea butter
21gram Cocoa butter
20 drops Aromatic compounds essential oil, 2drops x 10 tins
4 ESSENTIAL OIL DIFFERENT BLENDS
2 DROPS each tin; 1 + 1 = 2 drops per serve.
Lavender + geranium = nurture and calm
Wild Orange + peppermint = invigorates and cleanse
Lime + Ylang Ylang = joyful, soothe skin
Spearmint + Lemon = confidence and circulation
Measure all butters and oils in glass jar.
Fill a large saucepan with one to one and a half inches of water. Bring to a boil ( double boiler ).
Once boiling, add the glass jar to the center of the saucepan to melt and combine ingredients.
Stir every few minutes until the ingredients are melted and combined. (10–15 minutes)
Tip: Use a popsicle stick to stir for easy cleanup.
Once everything is melted, remove from heat and let sit for 5–10 minutes.
Cool before adding your desired essential oils Blend
Let it rest in a cool place (such as the refrigerator) until it has set.
Note: Store mixture in a glass jar and keep in a cool place.
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