Lip Balm - Heritage Rose
2 tbs of beeswax
1 tbs of coconut oil
5 drops of rose essential oil
2 dried rose petals crushed to a fine powder
Melt the oil and beeswax in a double boiler (pan over a pan of water) on a low heat until the wax is melted. Remove it from the heat and while the mix is still hot add any remaining ingredients such as essential oils, the crushed roses or your optional coloring.
Mix all the ingredients together well and while hot pour into suitable pots or containers. Allow to set before use.
Insure all containers are sterile by boiling them to prevent contamination of your lip loss.
If you wish to dye this balm you can use a cosmetic coloring available from home made body product supply stores. You can also use a small amount of store bought lipstick to tint the balm.
Alternatively you can also use colored beeswax or candle dye as it is being used in such a small quantity it will not stain or harm your skin.
By Shellie Wilson. Shellie is the chief creative editor for Craftbits.