If you prefer not to use beeswax or you just don't have it on hand, you can still easily make sweet lip balm or gloss! In this article we're going to discuss how to use chapstick flavors without beeswax.
The best replacement or substitute for beeswax is coconut oil, shea butter, honey, and castor oil which can all be utilized in various proportions to make a solid, hydrated lip gloss. Try a simple honey lip balm with coconut oil or shea butter, for instance.
Simple Honey Lip Balm Method
- Add 1 tablespoon (15 mL) of shea butter or coconut oil to a small pan. You can double the amount if you want to make multiple lip balms.
- Another option is to put this in a small microwave-safe bowl to heat in the microwave.
- Shea butter is a better general moisturizer, since it has vitamin E in it. However, coconut oil is also hydrating.
- Heat the shea butter on the low. Because you're using such a small amount of shea butter, it can easily burn. Don't let it bubble! It's heated enough when the shea butter or coconut oil is melted.
- If you're heating it in the microwave, start with 10 seconds and check on it. Stir it and heat it in 5-second increments after that.
- Add in 1 tablespoon (15 mL) of raw honey and 4-5 drops of chapstick flavors. Take the shea butter off the heat and let it cool for 2-3 minutes. Stir in the honey and chapstick flavoring oil until they're well blended.
- Try peppermint, strawberry, or a cherry flavoring oil.
- If you don't want to use honey, you can substitute castor oil, which is a vegan ingredient. Use castor oil in the same proportions as the honey. Honey draws moisture to your lips and helps exfoliate them, while castor oil is good for hydration and dealing with chapped lips.
- Pour the lip balm into a container too cool. Opt for an old lip balm container or any small container you have.
- Leave it overnight to cool and solidify.
- You can store this lip balm at room temperature for several months.
Chapstick Fall Flavors
- Pumpkin Spice
Making Fruity Gelatin Lip Balm Method
- Warm up 2 tablespoons (30 mL) of coconut oil in the microwave.
- Start with 15 seconds.
- If that doesn't melt the oil, heat it at 5-second intervals. You need the coconut oil hot enough to liquefy and activate the gelatin. It won't mix well if it's still in its solid form.
- You may need to stir it a bit to make sure it's evenly melted.
- Mix in 2 teaspoons (about 6 grams) of your favorite gelatin powder.
- Mix it in while the oil is hot, making sure to stir it thoroughly. The heat will help activate the gelatin so the lip balm will set up properly.
Add Chap Stick Flavors
- You can use any chapstick flavor you like, but keep in mind it will also tint the lip balm. Try raspberry, cherry, or strawberry. You can also go a little crazy with grape or blue raspberry.
- You can use sugar-free gelatin, too, but you may need to use a little less powder. Experiment to see what works!
- Gelatin mainly helps set the lip balm, though the protein in gelatin may be beneficial.
Add Chapstick Flavors
- Add in 6-8 drops of an chapstick flavor oil in a complementary flavor.
- For instance, try lemon or mint oil with raspberry, grapefruit oil with cherry, or orange oil with grape gelatin. Mix the oil in.
- Pour the mixture into a small container to set.
- Put it in the refrigerator to cool for 2-3 hours if you're in a hurry, or you can just let it sit overnight. You can use it when it's cooled down completely and solidified a bit.
- If you want to use multiple lip balm tubes, use a rubber band to tie them together. That will make it easier to pour the lip balm into the tubes.
- This should keep several months at room temperature since it doesn't have water in it. However, if it smells off or has mold, throw it out.
In conclusion, we can see that applying flavor oils to chapstick is a simple task and can be easily accomplished with most of Dolce Foglia Flavor offerings.
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