This do-it-yourself vegan chocolate lip balm is easy to make and tastes scrumptious! It makes use of all-natural substances and is nice for softening and smoothing lips.
Moreover the truth that this recipe contains solely three substances, you will be comfortable to know that if you happen to maintain a stash on easy DIY physique care provides available, you will possible have them in your cabinet already. Plus, one substances is definitely a meals merchandise that is present in most pantries (until you’ve got eaten them already): chocolate chips.
Do-it-yourself skincare does not get a lot simpler than this!
Let’s take a fast take a look at the substances:
Cocoa butter is the bottom of this recipe as it’s extremely emollient and glorious as soothing and softening the pores and skin. Moreover it is skin-soothing advantages, cocoa butter supplies a pleasant chocolate scent and taste. It additionally contributes to the hardness/firmness of the lip balm, and helps it maintain collectively. Since we aren’t utilizing beeswax so as to maintain this a vegan product, this contribution of firmness and a strong consistency is essential.
Babassu oil or coconut oil can be utilized interchangeably on this lip balm recipe. Each present moisturizing energy in addition to brining a bit ‘gloss.’ The consistency of those two oils helps make the lip balm tender and spreadable. Babassu can be utilized rather than coconut oil in most skincare recipes and is a superb substitute for individuals who are allergic or delicate to coconut oil.
Study extra about utilizing babassu oil as a coconut oil substitute in DIY skincare recipes right here.
Chocolate chips present a chocolate taste and likewise tint the lip balm a lightweight brown, which helps point out that it’s chocolate in nature. Use fewer chocolate chips for a lighter taste and shade, and extra for a darker shade and stronger chocolate style.
Peppermint important oil is optionally available on this recipe, however pairs superbly with chocolate (in addition to supplies a lightweight tingly, refreshing sensation on the lips). Chocolate and peppermint is certainly one of my favourite combos, in scent and taste! You possibly can see it in motion in my favourite chocolate peppermint lotion bar tutorial and likewise on this scrumptious mint-infused chocolate truffle recipe.
Need extra chocolate recipes? Listed here are a number of so that you can strive:
Chocolate Lip Balm Recipe
1.75 tablespoons cocoa butter
3/four teaspoon babassu or coconut oil
2-Three semisweet chocolate chips
2 drops peppermint important oil, optionally available
Add cocoa butter, babassu or coconut oil, and chocolate chips to a glass measuring cup.
Place in a pot with an inch or two of water.
Heat over low warmth till melted.
Take away from warmth and stir till properly blended. Add important oil if utilizing, and stir to distribute evenly.
Pour into lip balm containers.
Let cool fully earlier than including the lid.
Here’s a printable model of the recipe so as to add to your DIY recipe assortment:
- 1.75 tablespoons cocoa butter
- 3/four teaspoon babassu or coconut oil
- 2-Three semisweet chocolate chips
- 2 drops peppermint important oil, optionally available
- Glass measuring cup with spout
- Lip balm container
- Add cocoa butter, babassu or coconut oil, and chocolate chips to a glass measuring cup.
- Place in a pot with an inch or two of water.
- Heat over low warmth till melted.
- Take away from warmth and stir till properly blended. Add important oil if utilizing, and stir to distribute evenly.
- Pour into lip balm containers.
- Let cool fully earlier than including the lid.