Peppermint Cocoa Lip Balm Recipe

It seems like ages since I posted a bath and body recipe, so I decided to share my Peppermint Cocoa lip balm recipe. It takes no time at all to whip up, and it smells divine.


You need:

1 oz Beeswax

2 oz Cocoa Butter

.5 oz Olive Oil

.5 oz Avocado Oil

Few Drops of Organic Peppermint Essential Oil

Lip Balm Tubes or Pots


Add all the ingredients except the peppermint oil in a microwave safe bowl. Heat on high for 15 – 20 seconds, stir, and repeat until melted*. Mix in a few drops of peppermint oil. Don’t go crazy. A little goes a long way. Pour into your tubes or pots. They are ready to use as soon as they’re cool. 

All done!

*I’ve never tempered my cocoa butter for this recipe, and I’ve never had trouble with crystallization, but if you want to, you can heat this up very, very slowly in a double boiler until it’s melted. 


4 thoughts on “Peppermint Cocoa Lip Balm Recipe”

    1. Yes, of course! You can get everything from If you want to find it locally, you will probably find the beeswax, cocoa butter, peppermint essential oil, and avocado oil at a local health food store, if you have one. We have a Natural Grocers (Vitamin Cottage) and they also carry the tubes and pots. If I remember right, Hobby Lobby might carry the containers. Lip balm is so fast and easy, and you can make a ton at once. It makes great gifts, too!


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