Lip Balm Tutorials

What other B&B product has addiction support groups? Yes, really! There are lip balm addicts around the world. Lip balms are stuck in purses, nightstands, kitchen drawers, car consoles, coat pockets, work desks - and every place in between. So when the urge hits, the tube or pot is within easy reach for quick application. And every addict has their favorite brand with the consistency, texture, flavor, color, and more that helps to create their own personal lip nirvana and ward off the dreaded chapping. Myriads of different bases are available (several here at Rustic Escentuals) and the number of recipes are pretty much endless. Hone your craft here with tips, recipes, ideas from other readers. Who knows - maybe your Lip Balm no. 9 will be the new rage among the world of lip balm addicts...

How to Make Lip Balm Scrub

by Rustic Escentuals Skin care for the lips! We take care of our skin, and now it’s time to take care of our lips with an easy-to- make lip scrub. This tutorial shows you how to make a moisturizing and skin-loving lip scrub. This tutorial will make approximately 10 to 11 jars of lip scrub. […]

Learn to Formulate a Recipe for Lip Balm

by Rustic Escentuals This tutorial is going to start you off with a lip balm recipe from scratch. It uses a basic formula that you can use to come up with your own custom formulated lip balms! Because this is a bit more advanced, to learn the basics of measuring out your ingredients and adding […]

How to Color Lip Balm Using Mica

by Rustic Escentuals An easy way to add a shimmer of color to your lip balms using lip safe micas! This tutorial will show you how easy it is to add micas to lip balm base. Stay tuned for a tutorial showing you how to formulate a simple lip balm recipe in which you can […]

Swirled Lip Balm Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals This tutorial will show you how to add a little pizzazz to single colored lip balms. These can be customized to someone’s favorite colors & flavors or as special shower and party favors. add pizzazz to your lip balms with this tutorial!   Supplies and Equipment Needed Spoons or butter knives for […]

How to Make Two Tone Lip Balm

by Rustic Escentuals Here is a fun twist on lip balms using the Natural Lip Balm Base and Lip Balm Tints. This is an easy way to wow all those around you with your lip making skills! Plus, during the dry season, the more lip balms the merrier! Following the amounts used in this tutorial, […]

How to Make Heart Lip Balm Tins

by Rustic Escentuals To make a unique Valentine’s Day gift, I decided to use a similar technique that I used in the Bubble Gum Lip Balm Tutorial. Check out that tutorial if you haven’t had a chance! This tutorial will be using a small heart cookie cutter, which can be found at Michael’s or Joann’s […]

Solid Perfume Tutorial

by Rustic Escentuals I will be using the super versatile Natural Lip Balm Base as the base for this solid perfume tutorial. Solid perfumes are wonderfully easy to make and carry with an added bonus of not having to worry about spillage!   Supplies and Equipment Needed Spoons Rubber gloves Glass measuring cup Scale Disposable […]

Custom Flavored Natural Wax Jelly

by Vickey Robinson Natural Wax Jelly is a fantastic alternative to Vaseline because it’s free of petrolatum and completely all-natural. We like to use it plain, but also custom flavor it for both adults and kids in the family. Step 1: Gather items needed: Natural Wax Jelly Lip Balm Flavor Oil Sweetener (if desired) Zip […]

Color Coordinating Lip Balm Caps & Flavors

submitted by Rustic Escentuals Looking to make lip-smacking good lip-balm? With this handy dandy chart, you can color-match cap colors from Rustic Escentuals to flavor oils that we offer. Click any cap or flavor to be taken to that page. Enjoy! Beige Almond Biscotti, Brown Sugar, Butter Pecan, Buttery Toffee Crunch, Cappuccino, Coconut Milk & […]

How to Make Lip Balm

by Rustic Escentuals Our natural lip balm bases are easy to use, save you time & money, and are excellent emollients and full of natural antioxidants. Made from natural waxes and luxury oils, you’ll find these bases make a finished product that is smooth and creamy without leaving a waxy drag. 1 lb. of base […]