DIY LIP BUTTER

When citrus and cocoa collide.. we get a luxurious autumn lip butter!

Ingredients

30 grams cocoa butter
30 grams flax seed oil
30 grams sweet almond oil
20 grams beeswax
2.5 ml organic sweet orange essential oil
1/2 teaspoon sun gold mica (optional)
1/4 teaspoon amber mica (optional)

Method

-Combine cocoa butter and beeswax in double boiler and heat on high until ingredients are fully melted.
-Remove boiler from heat and add flax and almond oils. Stir to combine.
-Allow mixture to cool for two minutes, then add sun gold mica and essential oil. Stir well until fully blended.
-Fill jars halfway with melted balm, then chill in refrigerator for two minutes. Meanwhile, return boiler to the hot water to keep balm melted.
-Add amber mica to remaining balm, then pour into jars, filling them the rest of the way.
-Allow balms to cool and harden completely before handling

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