Creamy D.I.Y. Lip Balm

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Create your own lip gloss that will leave your lips feeling soft and smooth!

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 tbsp. beeswax
  • 3/4 tbsp. cocoa butter
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. almond butter
  • 3 tbsp. shea butter
  • 2 1/2 tbsp. mango butter
  • 1/4 tsp. essential oil (whichever scent is your preference)

 

Directions:

  • In a double broiler or a pan on the stove, melt all the ingredients except the oil over low heat
  • Remove from heat; add oil
  • Stir well
  • Transfer mixture into lip gloss containers
  • Let cool completely before using

D.I.Y. Moisturizing Lip Gloss

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Moisturize dry and chapped lips with this easy to make moisturizing lip gloss!

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp. petroleum jelly
  • 1 tbsp. honey
  • Couple drops of food flavoring (whichever you prefer: vanilla, strawberry, etc.)

Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients; mix well
  • (if too runny add more petroleum jelly/if too thick add more honey)
  • Transfer the mixture into lip gloss containers

D.I.Y. Butterscotch Lip Gloss

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Create your own delicious butterscotch lip gloss with this easy recipe!

Ingredients:

  • 1 tsp. beeswax pearls
  • 1 tsp. sweet almond oil (or 1/2 tsp. vitamin E)
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • 1 tbsp. cocoa butter
  • 7 butterscotch baking chips

Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients in a double boiler; melt and stir well
  • Transfer mixture into lip gloss containers
  • Let cool before applying

Exfoliating Banana and Honey Face Mask

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Scrub away dead and dry skin revealing healthy and smooth skin with this exfoliating facial mask!

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 ripe banana
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • 1/4 tsp. jojoba oil
  • 1 tbsp. wheat germ

 

Directions:

  • Mash the banana using a fork
  • Add the remaining ingredients to the mashed banana
  • Apply to clean face (avoiding eye area)
  • Let sit for 10 minutes
  • Rinse with warm water
  • Follow up by rinsing with cool water (this seals pores, locking in nutrients from the mask)

Aloe Vera Lip Gloss Recipe

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This soothing recipe for Aloe Vera Lip Gloss is perfect for dry or sunburnt lips!

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 tsp. Aloe Vera gel
  • 1/2 tsp. coconut oil
  • 1 tsp. petroleum jelly

 

Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients; mix well
  • Heat mixed ingredients in the microwave for about 2 minutes
  • Stir well and pour into small container
  • Let cool (either at room temperature or for quicker results in the fridge for a nice cold application)