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Homemade Lip Balm

This time of year, it’s easy for your lips to get dry and chapped. Test out this fun, simple homemade lip balm recipe to keep your lips nice and soft. Plus, this homemade balm has a yummy, sour taste, and is completely edible!

Sb Tip: This recipe makes about two or three containers of lip balm. To make enough for your friends, use about 1 cup (1/4 L) of coconut oil with 8 packets of Kool-Aid® and 3 tablespoons (45 ml) of sugar.

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What You Need

  • 2 tablespoons (30 ml) of coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) of sugar
  • 1 packet of Kool-Aid®
  • Water to thin the mixture
  • 2 or 3 small containers (you can find
    plastic ones at most grocery stores)
  • Microwave-safe bowl
  • Whisk

Directions

  1. Put the coconut oil in a microwave-save bowl. Heat it in the microwave for 5 seconds, so that it’s nice and soft.
  2. Add the Kool-Aid® and sugar to the coconut oil. Mix well with the whisk.
  3. Add just a few drops of water to thin the mixture a little. Whisk again.
  4. It might take a little while and some effort to get the mix right. Keep whisking until the balm is thin and smooth.
  5. Carefully spoon the lip balm into the small containers. Put
    the containers in the fridge and leave them overnight.