Winter is here and chapped lips are extremely common during this season. Chapped lips are awfully irritating and unpleasing Everyone wants soft, supple, and attractive lips. Lips are the most attractive part of your face. Most people first notice your lips and we all want them to be perfect. Having chappy and harsh lips can be an irritating thing. Lips are also a part of your skin, so they need the same nourishment as our skin. 

Chapped and irritated lips make our face look dull and unappealing. So, what to do? Well, a lip balm may help you. Lip balm is used to keep the lips nourished and hydrated

You might be wondering if there is a way to make a homemade lip balm? Yes, there is!  You can make a homemade lip balm easily. You can use it and even gift it to your loved ones. 

What causes chapped lips? 

There can be many factors responsible for your chapped or cracked lips. One thing to notice about lips is that they do not have oil glands like other skin areas which means lips are more prone to dry out easily. The lack of moisture is mostly responsible for chapped lips. Applying Lip balm and drinking enough water may hydrate your lips. 

The other cause of chapped lips can be the weather. Weather can have a great effect on the lips. Winter season is mostly accountable for this problem. Continuous exposure to the sun is also a cause of your chapped lips. 

Another cause can be your habit of excessively licking your lips. Saliva can dry out the moisture from your skin and cause more dryness. Lack of proper Self-care can induce this problem. Self-care is extremely important if you want healthy and attractive lips. Keeping them hydrated and nourished can only help you in achieving soft and healthy lips. 

DIY homemade lip balm ideas

Your answer to how to make lip balm at home is here! Here are some great ideas for a DIY homemade lip balm which are an easy and incredibly useful plus, they are 100℅ pure and natural with no chemicals added. Continue reading to find out how to make lip balm at home with the help of the ingredients you’ll easily find in your kitchen. 

Coconut and lavender lip balm

Coconut oil is rich with antioxidants and is a great moisturiser when it comes to hydration. Lavender which will give a great fragrance and a beautiful colour to your homemade lip balm. The goodness of these two ingredients will make a perfect DIY homemade lip balm for your lips. 

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What you need?

  • 4 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp beeswax
  • 7 drops of lavender essential oil
  • Half tsp Vitamin E oil
  • Half tsp coloured lipstick (optional)

What to do?

  • Warm (low heat) the coconut oil and beeswax in a bowl.
  • Stir till they are melted and add the essential oil, vitamin E oil, and colored lipstick into it.
  • Continue stirring this mixture and put it into a small container.
  • Refrigerate and your homemade lip balm is ready.

Chocolate mint lip balm

Chocolate and mint give a refreshing and great smell to your lips. Plus, this lip balm will give a great taste to your lips. The taste, smell and dark colour of this chocolate and mint lip balm will make you a great homemade lip balm. 

What you need?

  • 1 tsp cocoa powder
  • 2 drops of peppermint oil
  • 2 tsp of beeswax
  • 2 tsp almond oil

What to do?

  • Step first is to melt the beeswax on a stove or microwave.
  • Add cocoa powder and blend it properly.
  • After that, add peppermint and almond oil into the mixture and stir well.
  • Wait until it cools down and put it into a small container.
  • Store it in a refrigerator and your DIY Homemade lip balm for lips.

Olive oil and shea butter lip balm

Olive oil contains a lot of nourishing and hydrating properties which can heal your chapped skin of the lips. Shea butter has a great smell and can make your lips soft and supple. These two ingredients will make an amazing DIY homemade lip balm. 


What you need?

  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp shea butter
  • 3 tbsp beeswax
  • 10 drops of any essential oil

What to do?

  • First, melt the beeswax, shea butter and olive oil in a stove or microwave.
  • While stirring this mixture to add some essential oil into it.
  • Whisk all of these ingredients well and pour into a small container.
  • Let it cool and it’s ready to use.

Vanilla orange lip balm

Orange which is rich in vitamin C can work great in healing your chapped lips and hydrate them. Vanilla can add a great smell to your lip balm. Let’s see how we can make a moisturising lip balm with these two ingredients.

What you need?

  • 2 tsp beeswax
  • 8-10 drops of orange essential oil
  • 2-3 drops of vanilla extracts
  • 1 tbsp of any liquid oil (almond or olive oil)

What to do?

  • Melt the beeswax and add the chosen oil into it. Let it melt over medium heat.
  • Stir and remove from the stove.
  • Add orange essential oil and vanilla extract and stir again
  • Let it cool and pour into a small container.
  • Store in a refrigerator and your lip balm is ready.

Lime and raspberry lip balm

This might be the most refreshing lip balm you’ll ever use. The goodness of like and raspberry will give your lips a fruity and cooling effect. Let us learn how to make homemade lip balm at home. 

What you need?

  • 2 drops of lemon essential oil
  • 2 tbsp of coconut or olive oil
  • 2 tsp of raspberry gelatin powder

What to do?

  • Heat the coconut or olive for 20 seconds and add raspberry gelatin powder.
  • Mix these two well and heat again.
  • Add lemon essential oil drops into it and mix well.
  • After mixing, let it cool and place it in the refrigerator. Tada! Your DIY homemade lip balm is ready.

These are 5 ways you can make lip balm at home. Hope this answers your question to how to make lip balm at home. It is an easy and great way to save money and make a natural product at home. Flaunt that smile after you use these lip balms.