DIY Lip Balm: 15 Homemade Recipes for Soft and Sweet Lips

Taking care of your lips is an important part of your beauty routine, especially in the months when temperatures are shifting from warm to cold. You want your lips to be soft and healthy, not dry and cracked. The best way to take good care of your lips is by regularly applying lip balm. You know how much we love DIY beauty products and lip balm is definitely one of them! Pick out your favorite ingredients and make a super affordable, nurturing DIY lip balm in a matter of minutes!

1. Raspberry Lemon 

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Lemon brings much freshness to any beauty product. When paired with raspberry, such as in this raspberry lemon lip balm from Simplistically Living, the refreshing aroma is even stronger and the sourness of the lip balm will keep you from licking it all off your lips!

2. Organic Shea Butter

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If you don’t have any beauty products containing shea butter yet it’s time you give it a try; and if you’re already swearing by it then here’s another idea for you to pursue! Lia Griffith made a fantastic lip balm from organic shea butter that will take amazing care of your lips in all weather conditions!

3. Essential Oil Lip Balm 

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Beauty products that have an appealing scent draw us to themselves more often, don’t they? We all get a little lazy about out beauty routines sometimes, but when your products smell like your favorite essential oil you’ll naturally want to use them every day! Find out how The Nutty Pear included essential oils into a lip balm!

4. 5-Minute Lip Balm 

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You slept over the alarm clock and woke up late for work. Not only do you feel tired and in a rush, somehow your lips feel super dry too! With no lip balm at hand what’s there to do? In a time of crisis The Seasoned Mom is your rescuer with an outstanding 5-minute homemade lip balm!

5. Mint Chocolate 

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Nothing can beat the fresh smell of mint and the delicious flavor of chocolate. Mix the two together and you get a wining combination! Food + Words captured this combination within a lip balm and we think it’s going to be a real challenge not to lick it off the lips!

6. Lemon and Peppermint

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We’re not done with refreshing aromas just yet! Another incredible way to assure your lips get a rejuvenating treatment and an incredible scent is by using lemon and peppermint as your main ingredients when making a homemade lip balm. Take notes from One Little Project!

7. Eos Cupcake

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The Eos lip balms are easily some of the most famous and popular in the whole world. Did you know you can also make them at home and customize them in a way that makes them 100% unique? Check out how DIY Projects for Teens made Eos inspired cupcake lip balms!

8. Sweet Strawberry 

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If you love strawberries and can’t get enough of their sweet smell and an even sweeter taste, Bren Did has a lip balm for you! Everything you love about strawberries will now be able to nurture your lips and become an important part of your everyday routine!

9. Lime Lip Balm 

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For an extra sour aroma pick lime over lemon! If you closely follow Simply Stacie‘s instructions you’ll be able to make yourself a lip balm with a unique citrus aroma that easily rivals any lip balm sold in stores! Feeling extra generous? Make a few jars your friends as well!

10. Honey and Cinnamon 

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Intoxicated On Life created a lip balm that is perfect for winter months! Honey will nurture your lips even on the coldest days, making sure they are always soft and sweet, while cinnamon will give them a beautiful smell. Pure perfection!

11. Rose Vanilla 

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Treat your lips with much love and great care! A Delightful Home will teach you how to prepare rose-infused oil that’s going to be the basis for your homemade lip balm that will give you smooth and shiny lips. The addition of vanilla is just a cherry on top!

12. Pumpkin Pie 

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The end of summer announces the coming of the pumpkin season! It’s that special time of year when everything tastes like pumpkin – even your beauty products! Make your very own pumpkin pie lip balm by Saved by Grace that will protect your lips as you’re sipping on that hot pumpkin latte!

13. Grapefruit Lip Balm 

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The gentle rosy look of this lip balm is definitely the right choice for you if you always go for products that are a whole-package. They smell good, look good and have countless benefits! After you make this grapefruit lip balm from A Pumpkin & A Princess you’ll never leave the house without it again!

14. Maple Syrup Lip Balm 

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Sweet lip balms can be so addictive! Their sweetness has you hooked the second you first try them! It’s such a blessing, finding a product that takes great care of your lips and also has a natural sweet taste. We found it at Humblebee & Me!

15. Vanilla Lavender 

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Lavender is known for its soothing aroma and if you often feel like your lips are tired after a whole day of being outside in bad weather conditions and temperature shifts, don’t hesitate to make this vanilla lavender lip balm from Grow Forage Cook Ferment!

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