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Burt's Bees Lip Balm Homemade DIY Copycat Recipe

Burt's Bees Lip Balm Homemade DIY Copycat Recipe
I absolutely LOVE Burt’s Bees Lip Balm and I recreated the perfect copycat recipe from scratch! History of Lip Balms Our ancestors didn’t have the luxury of owning many beauty products. From what I have researched it looks like when they got chapped lips they used goose or duck fat, vaseline, and in a pioneer memoir there was even mention of someone using ear wax (ewww!). Chapstick itself wasn’t invented until the early 1880’s by Dr. Charles Browne Fleet and didn’t get popular until around 1912. Making Homemade Burt’s Bees Lip Balm from Scratch I wanted to try to make my own lip balm from scratch. Burt’s Bees Lip Balm is my ultimate favorite – in fact if I had to go on the show “Survivor” it would probably be one of things I would choose to bring. I turned the tube around and read through the ingredients: Beeswax, Sunflower oil, Vitamin E, Lanolin, Peppermint and Rosemary. I got right to work looking for and ordering up some of these natural items like Beeswax and Lanolin. Then voila!

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