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DIY Single Tub Soothing Lip Balm

When you only want to make one lip balm.  Not everyone needs 5 to 10 tins/tubes at one time.

So quick and simple to make
Easy to double if you want two 🙂

What you’ll need:

  • ¼ oz. metal tub/container or tube
  • ½ tsp. coconut oil
  • ½ tsp. shea butter
  • ¼ tsp. beeswax pellets
  • 2 drops essential oil – Your choice (Recommend using Young Living)


  1. Use a small pot/container to melt shea butter, coconut oil, and beeswax pellets (beeswax pellets take the longest)
  2. Stir over low heat until liquid
  3. Remove from heat add essential oil drops
  4. Pour mixture into the tin
  5. Let cool to become solid

Optional Instructions for less prep time:

  1. Add the coconut oil and shea butter into a small plastic bag (3×3) or the corner of a sandwich bag.
  2. Omit the beeswax
  3. To melt the oil and butter hold in hands then squish the corner of the bag to mix ingredients
  4. Cut bottom corner to squeeze contents into the tin container
  5. Add essential oil to the tub
  6. Mix with a toothpick to incorporate essential oils
  7. Let cool to come to a solid form
  8. This is fast and quick but it could liquefy in hot temperatures

Essential Oil Options:

  • Lemon and p0eppermint
  • Grapefruit
  • Lavender
  • Frankincense
  • Wintergreen

Enjoy your home-crafted lip balm with all healthy ingredients.  How cool it that!

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