Wednesday, January 11, 2012

DIY Lip Balm...

No one likes to have ashy, dry lips during the winter months, right lovies? If you said, NO this hemp and honey lip balm recipe is great for you to make for yourself or to give as a gift to a friend. Put it in a jar, add a tag and tie a cute ribbon around the jar and there you have it, a great home-made lip balm!

Enjoy lovies and see you at the TOP!


Hemp and Honey Lip Balm:
(recipe yields 4 jars)

10 gram beeswax
10 grams cocoa butter
15 grams shea butter
4 tsp almond oil
1 tsp hemp oil
2 tsp honey

1. Melt beeswax, cocoa, shea butter, and almond oil in a double boiler.

2. Add the hemp oil and honey and stir gently until the mixture becomes liquid. Do not worry if the honey isn't totally dissolved at this will get there.

3. Remove from heat and pour the hot mixture into a jug. Blend with a milk frother until the honey is totally mixed in and the consistency is thick, but pourable.

4. Divide mix between the four jars and leave to set.

5. After the mixture has set, add the lid, the tag and the ribbon and your work is done!