miércoles, 10 de febrero de 2010

Vegan Lip Balm

Vegan Lip Balm
step 1Materials
1oz hard wax (candelilla, soy, etc)1 oz solid-at-room-temperature oil (coconut oil, avocado oil, mango butter, or shea butter).75 additional hard-at-room-temperature oil (cocoa butter, floral waxes, or palm oil)2 oz liquid oil (jojoba oil or olive oil) (not shown)few drops of Vitamin E Oil (Tocopherol)Essential oils (optional, your choice) - maximum 8 drops for each lip…

step 2Melt Wax
Measure your wax with your scale (not pictured).Add wax to your microwave safe container and melt on high heat in 30 second bursts.Stir between nukings and continue until the wax is completely liquified.

step 3Add Extras
Stir the mixture while you add all of your oils - I used coconut, jojoba, vitamin E and essential oils for a lovely scent!If the wax starts to harden while you're still mixing in ingredients, just zap it in the microwave for another 30 seconds and stir!

step 4Dispense
This is the hardest part, I think, and if you have access to a pipette or a dropper, that would probably work out much better!I used a funnel that fit exactly into my little tubes. Pour the mixture slowly into your containers, tapping a bit to remove any trapped air.If the resulting product cracks, it means you're pouring it while it's too hot - let it cool a bit and t…

step 5Label and Share!
Come up with your own special label to let all your friends know this is something awesome that you made and couldn't wait to share with them!(hopefully you'll come up with something cooler than I did)This project is so quick and easy, I know you'll love getting all your friends involved!Enjoy :D

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