Friday, February 6, 2015

Peppermint Hot Cocoa All Natural Homemade Lip Balm

I came across this wonderful recipe for homemade Peppermint Hot Cocoa lip balm this week and thought I would try my hand at making some for my family. This is not a recipe I made up myself although I plan to experiment with some ingredients in the near future to create my own.  I found this recipe over at Amy's at:
Amy has a lot of homemade beauty products that you will love so hop on over for the recipe and see her other products.
My goal is to completely change the chemical laden products that our family uses to all natural ones free of all unhealthy ingredients.  We have also started to lean toward vegan eating as much as we can too. LOL, I know its a big change all at one time but if you are going to do it you may as well do it all at once, right!
I made this lip balm and gave it away to see what my family and friends thought.  I planned to make it as gifts this past Christmas but I just ran out of time.  Everyone, and I do mean everyone LOVED it.  It feels so soft and glides on so smooth.  It does not turn your lips brown as some thought it would.  I am already getting request for more, so you know it has to be great stuff.  Here are some pictures of how I made it:

These are the ingredients I used.

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I melted the ingredients in a sauce pot.
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I used "Young Living" essential oils because of their quality but you can use another brand if you like

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I don't have a holder for my tubes so I used an egg carton for now.

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Here is a pic of them all done except the label.  I just used stickers on them for my family and friends but I plan to make labels for the next batch.

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Another great place to buy all natural products is at  She uses only the best ingredients.

If you are interested in making some natural, healthy skin care or green cleaning products, then I highly recommend the two eBooks listed below by Stacy over at "A Delightful Home".   I  personally have purchased from Stacy and LOVE her eBooks.  You can follow this link to check it out more:

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This is another one she has that I personally have in my collection.

I put a link in my side bar for "A Delightful Home" for your convenience as well.

I Hope this post gets you excited to try your hand at making healthy skincare products and household cleaners.

Have a Healthy Day!!




  1. What a great idea! Thanks for sharing the resource places where you get you recipes. Is it hard to find the holders for the lip balm?

  2. Containers are easy to find online with a search but I purchase mine at Bulk Apothecary and Mountain Rose Herbs. I recommend both places.