Lip balm – Goat’s Milk

This recipe shows you how to make your own lip balm with simple ingredients including powdered goat's milk. You can also substitute the goat's milk for other powdered milk if you like.

Lip balm – Goat’s Milk

What you need

1 oz (28 g) Shea Butter
1 oz (28 g) Beeswax
1 oz (28 g) Goats Milk Powder
.3 oz (8 g) Olive Oil
.9 (oz 25 g) Vitamin E Oil
1 oz (28 g) Apricot Oil or substitute for other oil



Instructions

The Goat’s milk in this recipe will leave your lips soft and smooth.

Start by using a double boiler to melt down the shea butter and beeswax. Once melted stir in remaining oils and then the goat’s milk powder. Whisk well to break down the any lumps. Once cooled pour into a small container and enjoy!!

Insure all containers are sterile by boiling them to prevent contamination of your lip loss. If you wish to dye this balm you can use a cosmetic coloring available from home made body product supply stores. You can also use a small amount of store bought lipstick to tint the balm. Alternatively you can also use colored beeswax or candle dye as it is being used in such a small quantity it will not stain or harm your skin.

This recipe will yield around 20 small lip balm pots.

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Comments

  1. If you use liquid milk, you do need a preservative. Shea butter can be purchased at craft stores with the soap making supplies, or at online soap supply stores.

  2. I am sure that I did something wrong, but I couldn’t get the milk to break down completely, no matter how much I whipped it. It also separated very easily until it was almost set. Like the way it works, but mine is slightly “gritty” until it has been on a few mins.

  3. I would like to know how long this recipe will last, because I am using real goats milk not the powdered kind. Would it help to use a perservitive and what kind could I use?

  4. Where do you find shea butter?

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