Homemade Prosecco and Peach Lip balm  

If you haven’t made your own beauty products before and fancy giving it a go I’d highly recommend trying out this kit from Sweet Cecily’s. My lovely sister-in-law Melissa bought me the kit as a birthday present from Not on the high street and it was dead easy to make. 


The unboxing was exciting and everything you need to make the lip balm arrives in a beautifully packaged box with all the necessary ingredients measured out for you. 

INSTRUCTIONS 

  • Empty the shea butter, beeswax and cocoa butter in to a double boiler and heat until melted
  • Add the bottle of almond and calendula oil and mix well
  • When all the ingredients have melted, remove from the heat and stir in the flavour provided 
  • Pour in to the lip balm containers provided 


I don’t have a double boiler at home so I just used a glass bowl and a pot, does the job just as good. The ingredients were in fairly small quantities so it took no time at all to melt. I was hoping to get a photo of me pouring the liquid in to the containers but I didn’t realise how quick it would set. 


I received 5 lip balm containers but only filled 4 (and a bit) with the ingredients that were provided but this could be down to me taking my time transferring from the glass bowl in to a jug so that I could pour it better and some of the product set in those containers before I managed to pour it in to the final containers. (Basically don’t mess around and just get it straight in to the containers provided). 


I enjoyed making the lip balm and I’ll probably experiment a bit more with different ingredients and bigger quantities but overall it was a great birthday present. According to the instructions the lip balm should last 2 years. Doubt mine will be around that long. 

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