Mint Chocolate Lip Balm: A Fun and Easy DIY Christmas Gift Idea!
This delectable combination is the perfect DIY Christmas Gift for the Holidays or any time!
Recipe type: Beauty
  • 1 Tbsp beeswax pastilles (or grated beeswax)
  • 1 Tbsp cocoa butter
  • 1½ Tbsp avocado oil (can substitute your favorite carrier oil: coconut, sweet almond, grapeseed...)
  • ½ tsp cocoa powder
  • 5 Drops peppermint essential oil
  • 8 Drops vitamin e oil
  • 4 drops liquid stevia (can be omitted)
  1. Melt beeswax, cocoa butter and avocado oil in a double boiler (glass bowl or jar inside a pan with a few inches of water) over medium/low heat.
  2. Heat until thoroughly melted, stirring occasionally.
  3. Once melted, stir in cocoa powder and stevia and stir until combined and smooth.
  4. Remove from heat and stir in peppermint oil and vitamin e oil.
  5. Quickly pour into your storage containers.
  6. Save a little and top off your lip balm containers as the liquid will settle a little as it dries.
  7. Should fill 6 .2 oz lip balm containers (Feel free to double the recipe for more)
Recipe by The Nourishing Gourmet at