Homemade Honey Lipbalm
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Serves: 1 x 60 ml balm
  • 30 ml (2 T) coconut oil or olive oil
  • 60 ml (4 T) grated beeswax
  • 10 ml (2 t) honey
  • few drops essential oil e.g. peppermint (optional)
  1. Place the oil and wax into a glass jug.
  2. Stand the jug in a saucepan filled up to one third with water.
  3. Gently simmer the water to melt the oil and the beeswax. Whisk gently every now and then with a fork. Continue heating until all the beeswax is melted and the oil base is clear.
  4. Remove the oil from the heat and add the honey and essential oil if using.
  5. Pour the lip balm into containers and leave to stand until set.
Recipe by Pomegranate Days at http://www.pomegranatedays.co.za/homemade-honey-lipbalm/