How to Make Your Own Tea Flavoured Lip Balm (Vegan)

Follow these simple steps to create all-natural lip balms with your favourite DAVIDsTEA flavor. These vegan lip balms will moisturize and protect your lips year round (and will taste pretty good!).

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How to Make Your Own Tea Flavoured Lip Balm (Vegan)
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Find some empty mini tins. Clean them thoroughly and leave them to dry completely.

Find some empty mini tins. Clean them thoroughly and leave them to dry completely.

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Measure your ingredients. I recommend a ratio of three parts butter for one part oil. If you want a softer balm, go for half and half.

Measure your ingredients. I recommend a ratio of three parts butter for one part oil. If you want a softer balm, go for half and half.

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Cocoa butter acts as a protective barrier by supplying and retaining moisture in the lips and skin. Cocoa butter also contains antioxidant vitamins A, C and E. (www.livestrong.com)

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Pick your favourite DAVIDsTEA flavor!

Pick your favourite DAVIDsTEA flavor!

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I picked Organic Hot Lips because I thought the spicy flavor would go well with the cocoa butter, but also because cinnamon is a natural lip plumper! :-)

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Put about an inch (2.5cm) of water in a small-sized pot and bring to a boil. Using a Mason jar to make a bain-marie, melt your cocoa butter and coconut oil.

Put about an inch (2.5cm) of water in a small-sized pot and bring to a boil. Using a Mason jar to make a bain-marie, melt your cocoa butter and coconut oil.

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Turn off the heat and add your tea, then let sit for about 15 minutes.

Turn off the heat and add your tea, then let sit for about 15 minutes.

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Using a tea strainer, pour your mixture in another jar.

Using a tea strainer, pour your mixture in another jar.

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You could also add a tiny bit of beet juice (for a rosy tint), vitamine E, shea butter, sweet almond oil, essential oils, sugar, cocoa powder, etc. For a scrubby feel, simply leave the tea leaves!

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Carefully pour a little bit of the oil mixture in each mini tin.

Carefully pour a little bit of the oil mixture in each mini tin.

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Let sit for about an hour on the counter, then move carefully the tins to the fridge. After a few hours, your lip balms should be perfectly set.

Let sit for about an hour on the counter, then move carefully the tins to the fridge. After a few hours, your lip balms should be perfectly set.

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Use as often as you like! :) These balms can also be used as cuticle moisturizers.

Use as often as you like! :) These balms can also be used as cuticle moisturizers.

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Pour les instructions en français, veuillez visiter le : vertetfruite.com/baume-au-the/

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