Homemade natural lip balm is always healthy, chemical free and does not cost you even a penny. Here is a simple homemade beetroot lip balm using a few ingredients. These ingredients are really good for your lips.
Summer season is one of the worst times for your lips. In this period your lips go through high heat and blazing sun. It results in reddened, chapped and dried out lips. If you find how to take care of your lips properly, then it can be maintained so soft.
Take one full beetroot, peel and take it in a mixer. Grind well without adding water and get the extract. Take beetroot extract in a pan. Add coconut oil and beeswax. Wait patiently for the wax to melt completely. Boil them in low flame for 10 minutes. Transfer the hot wax into a container. Leave it overnight to allow the lip balm to set and it is ready to use.
- 1 medium Beetroot
- Beeswax (as required)
- 1 teaspoon Coconut oil
- To make the beetroot lip balm use one medium sized beetroot, beeswax and coconut oil.
- Peel and chop a beetroot into small pieces.
- Add the chopped beetroot to blender.
- Blend them well without adding water.
- Strain the extract.
- Add the beetroot juice to a pan.
- Add beeswax as required.
- Add one teaspoon of coconut oil to it.
- Boil the ingredients in low flame for 10 minutes.
- Transfer the hot wax into a suitable container.
- Leave it overnight.
- Beetroot lip balm is now ready to use.
Regular use of this beetroot lip balm makes your lips soft and reddish-pink colour. The antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that help lighten the dark pigmentation, mark or black spots in your lips and protect the lips from sun damage. Apply this powerful natural lip balm as often as possible and you can have softer, pinker lips in a week.
Why beetroot for lips?
Beetroot is considered as a great purifier. Drinking beetroot juice detoxifies all toxins from the body. It also stimulates red blood cell production and builds immunity. Although it has high sugar content, it is low in calories and fat free. Beetroot is loaded with fibre which makes you feel full for a longer time. So it is recommended for those looking to keep their weight down. Beetroot is a great source of vitamin C, folate, iron, potassium, manganese which are all essential for good health.
Follow the detailed steps in this DIY and make your own natural lip balm at home.