Homemade Lip Gloss

1/2 ounce pure beeswax
1 tablespoon olive oil or jojoba oil
2 teaspoons coconut oil (solid at 74º F)
1 teaspoon shea butter (can substitute with cocoa butter)
1/2 teaspoon castor oil
1/2 teaspoon lanolin
1/2 teaspoon pure aloe vera
1/4 teaspoon vitamin E oil
5-10 drops essential oil (like peppermint or grapefruit)

In a double boiler, combine the beeswax, olive oil, coconut oil, shea butter, castor oil, and lanolin. Heat over low heat just until oils and beeswax are melted. Remove from heat. Stir in aloe vera, vitamin E, and the essential oils.

Pour the mixture into small 1/2-ounce tins.

Makes 4 1/2-ounce lip gloss tins.

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