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  1. EllieMae

    Lip Balm Fragrance

    I'm hoping someone with some lip balm experience can help me out. I've recently made 4 batches of lip balm (only about 8-10 tubes each, keeping it small batch while I work out which recipe I like the best) and I'm having a huge issue getting any scent to "stick". So far I've tried grapefruit...
  2. M

    Essence - fragrance WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE ??

    hi everyone! i'm confused about the difference between essentiel oils - essences - fragrances? i found in a small shop an ESSENCE of orange blossom but i'm really confused if it is like an EO or a FO.? i'm developing my lip balm recipe and when i use EO on it the scent disapear in 3-7 days so i...
  3. DeeAnna

    Lip Balm need advice !

    The stronger odor and dark color of the beeswax most likely means you are using wax that has been mostly harvested from brood comb (the comb that bees raise babies in). Wax from brood comb is not something you want to use in lip balm, in my opinion. If you want wax that smells better and is...
  4. KimT2au

    Lip balm and flavour oils / essence

    In Australia lip safe flavour oils are not as plentiful nor as cheap as they appear to be in other countries so I was wondering if I could use these oils (link below). They are for chocolate and icing and described as an essence but I guess that is similar to a flavour oil or am I wrong? Also...
  5. K

    Anhydrous ingredients to enhance lip balm active absorption?

    Hi there, I missed you guys and am so happy I'm back on the forum! I was an active forum member for a few years up until about 2016, and now I finally decided to re-join you guys after consistently being put off by not being able to remember my screen name/login (or even what email I used...
  6. M

    Using Soapmaker 3 for other body products?

    I just started using Soapmaker 3 Pro for my soaps and I like it a lot. I was wondering if anyone on the forum uses it for things like lip balms? I use some of the same oil inventory for the lip balms as in my soaps so was hoping that I could keep track of my inventory for both. Nothing on the...
  7. S

    Magnesium stearate (lip balm) separation anxiety

    Is anyone out there working with magnesium stearate in lip balms or other products? I ask because my balms are behaving rather strangely. I've been working on a tinted lip balm. My balm base is satisfactory to me, (although it could be a little firmer, possibly). My main concern was color...
  8. S

    Improving stability and color adhesion in tinted lip balm with candelilla?

    Hey there; I've been experimenting with tinted lip balms but can't quite get the color adhesion/smoothness balance I want. My working formula is 20% beeswax, 25% firm/hard oils (coconut oil and shea butter, usually), 15% brittle butters, and 40% liquid oils. I add a small amount of magnesium...
  9. S

    How long does it lip balm to harden?

    I just made some lip balm earlier today using (in descending order) 2.5 TBSP Coconut oil 2 TBSP Beeswax 1.5 TBSP Shea Butter 2 tsp Castor Oil 1/2 tsp Argan Oil just a teeny bit of Vitamin E oil some lip safe essential oils I thought putting them in the fridge would harden them up...
  10. S

    "Rustic" lip balm recipe

    Hi all, I am hosting an Outlander event at my library (I'm a librarian) and I was going to give out some lip balms as giveaways to the guests at the event. I have made a few sweet lip balms in tubes, but I am trying to wrack my brain to think of a more rustic recipe in terms of smell/flavor to...
  11. S

    Helpp please - natural tinted lip balm problem

    Hello, I hope someone can help me. When I pour my tinted lip balm, it comes out all mottled in appearance....I'm looking for a smooth color. I infused coconut oil with beet powder and alkanet powders and used this infusion to get the color. Wax is candelilla. I pour into jars /...
  12. M

    How to make labels

    Hi all, I was wondering if anyone could give me some guidance on making labels for my lip balms, lotions, and salt scrubs. I used canva.com to create a label, but I'm having trouble customizing it to the various sizes and shapes for each item (round for salt scrub, etc). Does anyone...
  13. KateInBrightPlaces

    Candellila Wax in Lip Balm - Grainy?

    Does anyone have experience substituting candellila wax for beeswax in lip balm? I'm trying it out as a vegan and more bee-friendly option, since all my other recipes use beeswax, but I'm not sure I'm using it right. The lip balm has been turning out slightly grainy in texture. Not like...
  14. Q

    Lip balm- First time and a disaster

    Hi all, I am looking for some wisdom here from people with experience. I have been doing some research and decided on a combination for a lip balm- based on a number of recipes, I decided on 1.5 oz cocoa butter, 1 oz illipe butter, and 2 oz of jojoba. This is based on a recipe that had very...
  15. S

    Problem with lip balm

    I tried making lip balm last night, all went well .. Or so I thought! Once out of the fridge my lip balm begins turning back into liquid form! While its hard from the fridge it feels great, just like it should but I can't carry it around incase it leaks! I was wondering if this is because I...
  16. R

    Lip Balm Colours

    Hi there guys, Could anyone suggest an effective way I could colour my lip balms please? I've tried my pigmenst, liquid colour & water soluble pigment but non of these worked, pretty much as expected. My balms are made up of almond oil, cocoa & shea butter & beesax with vit E. The only colour...
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