Sweet Orange & Cocoa Lip Balm

A wholesome and nourishing lip balm with the uplifting aromas of citrus and chocolate. This recipe has an abundance of rich oils, perfect for protecting and conditioning lips, especially during cold winter months.     

 

Ingredients

1 tablespoon organic Cocoa Butter or 4 Cocoa Butter wafers
1 tablespoon organic Sweet Almond or Sunflower Oil
2 tablespoon organic Avocado, Olive, Hemp, or Jojoba Oil
1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon Beeswax
15 - 20 drops organic Sweet Orange essential oil (or other)
A few drops of Vitamin E Oil (optional, but recommended)

 

Directions

Coarsely chop the beeswax or use beeswax pastilles. Place beeswax, Cocoa butter, and oils in a small pot or glass Pyrex measuring cup and gently heat in the top of a double boiler until the beeswax and butters have melted. Once melted, remove from the stovetop and add essential oil and Vitamin E Oil. Immediately pour the mixture into lip balm tubes or tins. Allow to cool completely before placing caps onto the lip balm tube containers or tins.