Is Air Conditioner Making Your Lips Dry? Try These Homemade Coconut Oil Lip Balms

If your lips are feeling dry and chapped, they need moisturization and there is nothing better than a homemade coconut oil lip balm.

Chanchal Sengar
Written by: Chanchal SengarUpdated at: May 26, 2020 13:40 IST
Is Air Conditioner Making Your Lips Dry? Try These Homemade Coconut Oil Lip Balms

The cruel summer sun and scorching heat are back! So are your water coolers and air conditioners. With temperature rising day by day, it has become difficult to survive this hot and humid weather without air conditioners. Whether at home or office, AC is our ultimate summer saviour. The only con about air conditioners is that they dry up the skin. You could feel your skin, as well as lips, are drying out fast. This demands for lip care products or lip balms, to be precise. The store-bought ones have chemicals & preservatives which you should avoid for healthy pink lips. Why buy those costly lip balms when you can make your own at home at a much cheaper cost. Scroll down for details.

DIY Coconut Oil Lip Balms

Do you have 5 minutes? We will tell you how to make lip balms at home in just 5 minutes with only 2 ingredients.

Coconut Oil And Vaseline Lip Balm

  • All you need is 1 tablespoon Vaseline and 1/2 teaspoon of coconut oil.
  • Microwave vaseline for 10 seconds to melt.
  • Add coconut oil to melted vaseline and mix well.
  • Take a container and pour this mix into it.
  • Let it cool down.
  • You can increase the quantities as per your requirement.
To prevent dryness, you must also keep a toner with you always. A rose and aloe vera toner is the best. 

Coconut Oil And Aloe Vera Lip Balm

  • In a bowl, add 1 teaspoon beeswax and 1 tablespoon of coconut oil. Microwave them or heat in a pan to melt.
  • Add fresh aloe vera gel to this mixture and blend well.
  • Pour the mixture in the container.
  • Let it cool down.

Coconut Oil And Olive Oil Lip Balm

  • Melt 1 tablespoon beeswax, 1 tablespoon coconut oil and 1 teaspoon olive in a pan.
  • Mix all of them so that oil and wax combine well.
  • Put this in the container and let it cool down.

Coconut Oil And Shea Butter Lip Balm

If you have access to shea butter, you can use it in multiple ways, You can make different skincare and beauty products with shea butter. Here is a shea butter lip balm recipe.

  • Melt beeswax, coconut oil and shea butter in 1:1:1 ratio.
  • Take equal parts of these and melt them.
  • Once done, transfer in a container.
  • You may also keep it in the fridge to set it quickly.

Coconut Oil And Lavender Lip Balm

If you want your lip balm to have a nice fragrance, make this lip balm.

  • Melt 1 tablespoon beeswax and add coconut oil to it.
  • Mix them well.
  • To this mixture, add about 10 drops of lavender essential oil and mix again.
  • Pour the mixture in the container.
  • Let it cool down.

Coconut Oil and Petroleum Jelly Lip Balm

  • Melt 1 teaspoon petroleum jelly in a bowl and add an equal amount of coconut oil to it.
  • Mix these together and pour the mixture in a container.
  • Let it cool down.

These are just some of the options but we have given you the idea of how to make lip balms at home. There are plentiful coconut oil lip balms benefits that make this a perfect choice for lip balm.

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