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DIY Moisturizing Lip Oil

Heal and prevent dry, chapped lips with this homemade moisturizing lip oil recipe.

In this post explore my effortless lip oil recipe. This DIY lip oil heals dry chapped lips with natural ingredients that are good for you and your body ensuring your lips stay beautifully moisturized with a delightful gloss.

Creating lip oils with healthier ingredients is not only cost-effective, and better for the environment it's also a fun, and quick process, taking just a few minutes of your time.

For moisturizing and healing dry, chapped lips, you can consider using oils with hydrating and nourishing properties. Popular choices include coconut oil, grapeseed oil, sweet almond oil, jojoba oil, castor oil, and vitamin E oil. These oils are known for their ability to provide deep hydration, soothe dryness, and promote healing.

What type of oil do I need to make homemade lip oil?

Homemade lip oils incorporate natural oils that nourish and moisturize dry lips while preventing cracks, and imparting a glossy finish. Various natural oils like coconut, castor, jojoba, almond, vitamin E, and grapeseed oils are commonly used and highly effective. I made this lip oil using ingredients I had available at home. As long as you maintain the same ratios, the specific oils you choose aren't crucial. Have fun with this homemade lip oil recipe by experimenting with various oils to find the one that suits your needs.

Benefits of vitamin E in homemade lip oil

Vitamin E oil is often added to homemade lip oils for its antioxidant properties. It helps nourish and moisturize dry lips, provides anti-aging benefits, and protects against environmental damage.

How to use a vitamin E capsule in homemade skin care products?

Using a vitamin E capsule in a DIY lip oil is quite simple. Puncture the capsule using a sterile needle or a clean pin, and carefully puncture the vitamin E capsule to release the oil inside. Squeeze the contents of the vitamin E capsule into your chosen carrier oils, and adjust the ratio based on your preference, typically a few drops of vitamin E oil per teaspoon of carrier oil works well.

Why I Love Homemade Lip Oil

-all-natural ingredients

-the ability to substitute oils

-heals dry, chapped lips



-gift giving


-environmentally friendly

Did you know DIY self-care products can benefit the Earth in several ways?

1. Reduced Packaging Waste: DIY products often utilize reusable or easily recyclable packaging, reducing the amount of plastic and other non-biodegradable waste ending up in landfills or oceans.

2. Minimal Environmental Impact: Using natural and organic ingredients, DIY products can minimize synthetic chemicals and toxins that harm the environment during production and disposal.

3. Lower Carbon Footprint: Making products at home means fewer transportation emissions associated with shipping commercially manufactured goods, as well as fewer resources expended in the manufacturing process.

4. Sustainable Ingredient Sourcing: DIY self-care products often encourage the use of locally sourced, sustainable ingredients, supporting local farmers and reducing the carbon footprint associated with transportation.

How To Make Lip Oil At Home

What you will need: Your choice of the following oil.

  • Castor oil

  • Coconut oil

  • Jojoba oil

  • Grapeseed oil

  • Sweet almond oil

  • 1 vitamin E capsule

  • 10 ml roller bottle


Combine equal amounts of (I used) coconut, and almond oil, and one vitamin E capsule in the roller bottle, leaving space at the top for the roller insert. Shake to mix the oils and your DIY lip oil is ready for use. Store your lip oil out of direct sunlight for up to a year.

DIY lip oil offers a natural and effective way to keep your lips moisturized and healthy. By using simple, nourishing ingredients, you can create a personalized lip treatment that not only feels luxurious but also delivers real results. So, why not try it and pamper your lips with some homemade goodness? Your lips will thank you for it!

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