BEET RED LIP BUTTER Super Simple Recipe!
Tell me how many times you have actually got to the very bottom of your lip gloss, lip balm, or chapstick? So rarely do we make it to the end before it gets lost or breaks or some strange demise.
This way we ensure we are luxuriating our pouters with all natural, organic ingredients to ensure our lips stay soft, sweet, and KISSABLE!
- 2 tbsp Coconut Oil
- 1 tbsp beeswax (or Soy Wax for vegan butter)
- 1 tbsp beet juice (for more sheer colour, use 1 tsp)
- 1 tsp lemon juice
- 2 small containers or 1 small jar
- Mix coconut oil and beeswax in a double boiler or a metal bowl placed on a pot of simmering water over medium heat for 5-7 minutes. Beeswax can be tough to get off pots or pans, so be careful what container you use! (Don't use your favourite pot!) I have purchased a rice cooker from the Salvation Army to use for all things beeswax; if you're going to be making a lot of your own beeswax products this may be the way to go!
- In a separate bowl, add your beet juice and lemon juice together. (If you do not have a juicer, getting the beet juice can be a messy process. I peeled and chopped a small beet, then put the pieces in a blender. Once fully shredded, I used my hands to squeeze the juice into a small bowl, trying to avoid getting clumps in the bowl.)
- Reduce heat to low and add the beet juice stirring until it combines with the coconut oil and beeswax (it could take 5-10 minutes for the little juice specks to dissipate).
- Remove from heat and add your desired essential oils.
- Pour into your small containers. Leave out or pop in to the refrigerator to solidify for at least one hour.
- Spread upon your lips and enjoy the compliments!
Beetroot is rich in iron and has a gorgeous red stain. Coconut oil is all things amazing for our bodies, skin, and absolutely for our lips. Moisturising and softening is on the agenda whenever coconut oil comes to the party. Beeswax keeps our mixture solid and stops it from melting all over the place, because coconut oil can also get pretty loose when it starts to heat up!