Body & Soul: Coconut-Almond Lip Gloss


| February/March 2006

  • Lips are a unique part of our body in both appearance and construction. Keep yours looking and feeling their best with this simple lip care recipe.

This is a solid, waxy coconut-almond lip gloss that even can be formed into a lipstick. You can purchase empty lipstick containers or clean out old ones. Pour the melted gloss into these containers and allow to cool completely. MAKES 1/2 OUNCE

• 1 teaspoon coconut oil
• 1 teaspoon almond oil
• 1/2 teaspoon grated beeswax

1. Mix together coconut oil, almond oil and beeswax.

2. Either melt the ingredients in the microwave for 1 to 2 minutes (watch closely), or using the water-bath technique.



3. Pour into a clean lip gloss container and cool completely, approximately 20 minutes.

4. To use: Rub into your lips and enjoy.






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