Ive been playing around with homemade cosmetics for some time...and Lip balms are the easiest thing to make on the stove.
Generally the main ingredients I use in mine are:
cooking oil of some sort - i use a combo of either grapeseed, sweet almond, coconut, olive, sunflower, or veg oil
petrolium jelly - unscented
5 drops of essential oil of choice
if its too stiff, add more oils and jelly, and if its too soft, add more wax
be careful what essential oil you use cause citrus ones can promote sunburns, and certain other oils are skin irritants (cinnamon and clove) or....like one of my friends, some people can be allergic to the weirdest things.
Ive also made bath bombs, bath salts, and soaps in the past with veg glycerine soap and nuking it in the microwave.
here's a few sites that you guys might find helpful
Lip Balm recipies
Melt and Pour soap recipies
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