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Saturday
Dec082012

Chocolate Bomb Lip Therapy

It’s winter and it’s dry and you can feel desiccated inside and out. For tips on how to deal with dry itchy skin in the winter, please go to my blog http://dreamingwillow.ca/blog/2012/1/19/dry-itchy-skin-in-the-winter.html. But what about your lips? They need some extra attention too at this time of year. Here’s my recipe for Chocolate Bomb Lip Therapy. A delicious way to keep your lips happy!

Coco Butter                 10 gramsLips : Female seamless background with lips

Shea Butter                  10 grams

A blend of Oils*           50 mls

Beeswax                      10 grams

Vitamin E                     5 capsules 400IU

Cooking Chocolate      20 grams

Peppermint Essential Oil    10 drops

*Use a blend of oils such as olive oil, sweet almond oil, castor oil, coconut oil, or a herbal infused oil for added healing qualities.

Preparation: In a double boiler melt the beeswax, coco butter, shea butter and chocolate. When melted add the fluid oils. When everything is melted into a liquid, take off the heat and add the vitamin E by snipping a cut in the capsules and squeezing out the contents. Lastly add the peppermint essential oil. Stir well and put into lip balm jars or tubes immediately.

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