DIY Lip Balm with Lemons

Heba Abohemed
1/14/15, 12:00 AM

Your lips constantly need attention and lip balm, in order to maintain their softness, especially in the winter. The cold weather and the lack of water intake in the winter, will make your lips more dry and chapped, and let’s face it cracked lips are not appealing at all. Sure, you can head out to the nearest drug store and purchase a lip balm, however, every woman should know how to make her own lip balm at home using lemons.

First way to make lip balm using lemons:

What you will need:

1 Tbsp Vaseline

1 Tsp lemon juice

1 Tsp honey


1. Place a spoonful of Vaseline in a glass bowl and heat it up in the microwave for 30 seconds. 

2. Add a tea spoon of lemon juice to the hot Vaseline, along with another tea spoon of honey. 

3. Mix the ingredients in the bowl thoroughly and place it in a plastic box.

4. Make sure to close the plastic box well, and place it in the fridge for 10 minutes. 

5. After 10 minutes, place the plastic box in the freezer for around four hours.

Second way to make lip balm using lemons:

What you will need:

1 Tbsp beeswax

2 Tbsp of olive oil and coconut oil

2 Tsp honey

8 Drops of lemon scented oil 


1. Fill up a large bowl with heated water, and insert another bowl containing the beeswax and coconut oil in the large bowl.

2. Mix the ingredients thoroughly until the beeswax turns into a paste.

3. Remove the smaller bowl from heat, and add the honey and scented lemon oil to to it. 

4. Mix the ingredients in the bowl, until the paste thickens and place it in a small box or container.

5. Leave the thick paste to cool off before using it.

Voila, you just made your very own lip balm using lemons. 


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Heba Abohemed

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