Monday, 8 February 2016

Make your own lip smacking lip balm.....

Nourishing LIP Balm - DIY style - Respect for Earth and Body - Invest in yourself 

Amy Joyous - 0405377298
YLEO Specialist 1090238

Who doesn't LOVE Luscious lips and a nice collection of lip balms to go with it...
Most of us love lip balms, yes,  I would go so far as to say, that I was quite obsessed with it,  especially during my high school years.. And now my daughters have taken over... at the ripe old age of 5 and 7. ... an my beautiful niece :) 

There was one moment when I even remember during year 11 my chemistry teacher Mr Osmond say to a group of us "you girls put that on all the time in class... do you actually know what is in that stuff, its full of synthetic toxic chemicals" being teenagers,  we all shrugged and keep applying our balms... we knew better right.

Not really...

It's only in the last 7 years since expanding my natural health and wellness knowledge that I have become aware of unnecessary chemicals that lurk within commercially and industrially fragranced personal care / house hold products/ air freshener industries. .... And unfortunately some essential oil companies.......
Once you delve deeper you began to realise the full impact these synthetically fueled products are having on our mother earth, ourselves and will have on generations to come...

I especially would like to mention the colourful eye catching lip balms and glosses you can see out the front of chemists and novelty shops... over xmas it was huge... 5 balms in cool cylinders for 9.95.... (they caught my eye!) I was going to post a pic of the ingredient label,  of all of the numbers and codes and petroleum compounds, however, thats not what this is about.  Its so awesome how aware family are becoming when it comes to home and body products, yes you can go to the cheap shop of one of the four big supermarkets.... and get things for 2 or 3 dollars... but thats what you should expect in quality... cheap... I choose the highest quality world leading giving and transforming company..... :) We know where our oils come from, you know where the rest of you whole food ingredients are from. If it's from your back yard then that is even better........ self sufficiency is the key to happiness right...
So lets be JOYOUS, lets be self sufficient and toxin free with this whole food nourishing revitalising and tantalising recipe for lush lips!! xx

Choc Peppermint Lip Balm:


  • 2 Tbsp beeswax
  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 Tbsp cacao butter
  • 1 Tbsp macadamia oil
  • 1 Tbsp shea butter 
  • 1/4 tsp peppermint oil

(Shea butter not pictured) 

Equipment You’ll Need

  • 20 - 24 lip balm tubes


Gently melt the cacoa butter, coconut oil, macadamia almond oil, shea butter and beeswax in a double boiler 
 (or in a glass bowl set on top of a sauce pot of simmering water).

Remove from heat and then stir in the peppermint essential oil.

Quickly pour the melted oil into the tubes. You have to move very quickly before the oils start to set. 

I used a small funnel  which promptly got clogged! I do not recommend using a medicine dropper because it will quickly clog up as well!

Allow the lip balm to set, place in fridge if needed and then cap the containers. 

You are making lip balms!! How awesome is that, great to give gifts at your YL classes, at workshops and events. Have fun with changing the flavours and aromas around, Stress Away Lip balm sounds nice, along with frankincense, lush lavender and Ylang Ylang.....

Yummo, It feels so empowering to make your own lip balm and other natural beauty products, especially when its such a part of our every day lives….

Zola, Indie and I made these for Zola's 7th Birthday Party plus some Natural Perfume sprays.... the kidlets loved their goodies to take home and a new way to view their supermarket products......

When you make it, let me know........
Doesn’t it taste like chocolate mint? I am completely in love with these and so are my daughters and her friends… well I hope they love their nourishing balms...... their smiles say it all xx