DIY Chocolate Peppermint Lip Balm

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I grew up loving Lip Smackers. If you were a child of the ’80s or ’90s I know you know what I’m talking about. They were so delicious that I wanted to eat them! Guava was my favorite, with Chocolate Peppermint a close second. I had about 20 different flavors, I celebrated the entire collection. Well, one day I realized that those intensely flavored chap-sticks were filled with some not so great ingredients (see image below)

Being the all-natural gal that I am, I opted for coconut oil as a lip balm for quite a while instead. I dreamt of the delicious flavors of my lip balms of the past. Until I bought some homemade chocolate peppermint lip balm at a farmers market. My lips were so happy with my new find, that when I ran out I simply had to figure out how to get more. So, I made my own.

Chocolate Peppermint Lip Balm



Chocolate Peppermint Lip Balm | Real Food RN

  • Add in essential oils and stir until combined and fragrant
  • Pour into desired containers (I use THESE or THESE), act quickly because it can harden fast! You can also find some really cute bottles and jars HERE!
Chocolate Peppermint Lip Balm | Real Food RN

  • Makes about 20 small containers of chocolate peppermint lip balm
  • I store the extra chocolate peppermint lip balm in the fridge
Chocolate Peppermint Lip Balm | Real Food RN

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13 Replies to “DIY Chocolate Peppermint Lip Balm”

  1. Can’t wait to try this, but I only have the lip balm tubes, will this harden enough to use those, or do I need to have the small lip balm pots?

      1. Perfect, thanks! I am sending tubes to school with my kiddos, I hate to have their hands near their mouths with all the germs going around 😉 Little pots for me though!

  2. Hi! Thank you for this recipe! I want to try to make my own lip balm! I don’t like chocolate is it possible to leave the cocoa butter out? Or do you need that in order to get the right consistency? Also is this a rather firm lip chap or does it slide on easy like a gloss? I’m using the tubes so I don’t want to make a actual gloss but I want it to be a little greasier…. If that even makes sense 😉

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