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DIY Vegan Lip Balm Recipe

Easy to make vegan lip balm with candelila wax and coconut oil.
Active Time20 mins


  • 30 g candelilla wax
  • 120 g coconut oil
  • 5-10 drops essential oils optional


  • Place the candelilla wax in a small bowl and melt slowly in a microwave or on a double boiler.
  • Make sure the wax has melted fully, but don't overheat.
  • Stir in the coconut oil.┬áBlend the two waxes together carefully.
  • If they don't completely emulsify, heat the bowl gently for 5 seconds in a microwave.
  • Add a few drops of essential oils, if using.
  • Slowly pour your lip balm into your containers or lip balm tubes.
  • Allow to fully set in room temperature before closing the containers with lids and using.
  • Use within 6 months


Makes 12 small lip balm tubes