Make Your Own Rose Infused Peppermint Lip Balm

Lip care is very important: not only for looks, but also because chapped lips can get infected. Roses are well known for their amazing skin rejuvenating and softening qualities. Rose infused oil is a great addition to homemade skin care. And peppermint is refreshing and healing. You’ll get a tingling feeling when using this lip balm and your lips will smell delicious!

  • 1 tablespoon shea butter (.5 oz by weight)
  • 2.5 tablespoons (1 oz by weight) rose infused oil (for tubes, use about 1 tablespoon more for tins)
  • 1/2 tablespoon castor oil
  • 1 tablespoon beeswax (.4 oz by weight)
  • powdered alkanet root (for natural color)
  • 15 or so drops of peppermint essential oil

For directions and tips on making this delicious smelling lip balm, check out Jan’s blog post.

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