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Ali Fedotowsky-Manno is showing you how to make your own lip balms using all-natural ingredients.

Ingredients for Sweet Raspberry Lip Balm

  • 10 fresh raspberries
  • 1/4 cup beeswax
  • 1/8 cup coconut oil
  • 1/8 cup shea butter

Ingredients for Peppermint Oil Balm

  • 1/4 cup beeswax
  • 1/8 cup coconut oil
  • 1/8 cup shea butter
  • 5 drops of vitamin E
  • Peppermint Oil

Ingredients for Honey Lip Balm

  • 1/4 cup beeswax
  • 1/8 cup coconut oil
  • 1/8 cup shea butter
  • 2 tsp acacia honey

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Directions for Sweet Raspberry Lip Balm

1. Cut the edge of beeswax block off into slivers (using a sharp, heavy knife), until you have 1/4 cup.
2. In a 2 cup pyrex measuring cup or a small pot, combine the beeswax slivers, coconut oil and shea butter... Microwave for 1 minute, stir until everything is melted together. (If using a pot, put over low heat and stir continuously until melted.
3. Put raspberries in a one cup pyrex glass. Add a splash of water.
4. Microwave on high for 20 seconds.
5. Remove and strain by pressing the raspberries through a sieve.
6. Set aside the raspberry juice and discard the pulp.
7. Stir in the raspberry juice and whisk. Blend ingredients together. (The raspberry juice tends to separate from the rest of the liquid, but as it begins cooling it will blend better. Do not allow it to cool too much as the balm will set and stick to the sides of the measuring cup and become difficult to pour.)
8. Pour the balm into holder. Set aside to cool.

Directions for Peppermint Oil Balm

1. Cut the edge of beeswax block off into slivers (using a sharp, heavy knife), until you have 1/4 cup.
2. In a 2 cup pyrex measuring cup or a small pot, combine the beeswax slivers, coconut oil and shea butter... Microwave for 1 minute, stir until everything is melted together. (If using a pot, put over low heat and stir continuously until melted.
3. Add a Teaspoon of vitamin E.
4. And a few drops of peppermint oil.
5. Pop back in for 10 sec until everything is melted and STIR.
6. Pour balm into holders. Set aside to cool.

Directions for Honey Lip Balm

1. Cut the edge of beeswax block off into slivers (using a sharp, heavy knife), until you have 1/4 cup.
2. In a 2 cup pyrex measuring cup or a small pot, combine the beeswax slivers, coconut oil and shea butter and honey... Microwave for 1 minute, stir until everything is melted together. (If using a pot, put over low heat and stir continuously until melted.
3. Stir in crushed rose petals. Stir together to blend.
4. Pour the balm into each plastic container, set aside to cool and firm

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