Citrus Basil Lip Balm

April 24th, 2011 § 0 comments § permalink


2 tablespoons avocado or almond oil
1 tablespoon shea or mango butter
2 tablespoons beeswax
1 tablespoon Vitamin E oil
1 teaspoon citrus zest
4 drops orange or lemon essential oil
¼ cup fresh basil leaves


Wrap basil with kitchen twine or in cheese cloth for easy removal. Heat up ingredients in small saucepan, and let simmer for 7 to 10 minutes, infusing ingredients. Discard basil, and fill it into jars. Let harden.

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