DIY Breakfast Lip Balm

DIY Breakfast Lip Balm | Food Your Body Will Thank You For

Lip Balm. Such a simple item that feels so luxurious to put on. Ever since I started making my own, I’ve become somewhat of a junkie. All I know is I will NEVER pay $3 for a tube of organic lip balm again—not when I can make it for mere cents!!

As a foodie, pastured bacon is a staple at my house. This means I end up with a lot of white gold, AKA pastured bacon fat. This year I decided to spread the wealth to friends and family and make this tasty, aromatic, and moisturizing lip balm for Christmas gifts. They were a HUGE hit!

Enjoy! <3

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DIY Breakfast Lip Balm

You’ll Need:

bacon balm


  1. Preheat the oven to 250 degrees.
  2. Place the bacon fat and beeswax  into the Pyrex measuring cup and put into the oven (on a cookie sheet if you wish)
  3. Heat until oil/beeswax until fully melted (about 10 minutes).
  4. Remove from oven and place on stove top or stable trivet/heat proof flat surface.
  5. Add essential oils and stir.
  6. Pour IMMEDIATELY into lip balm containers (for pouring ease, place a rubber band around all 15 tubes so they are more stable as you fill).
  7. Allow to cool to room temperature.
  8. I place my balm in the fridge overnight and then use/give as gifts as needed.

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3 comments on “DIY Breakfast Lip Balm”

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  2. Heather

    Thank you for this! Does it taste like bacon? Or does the orange take a “front seat” to the flavor?

    • elizabeth

      I find it to be pleasantly balanced. But I am a bacon lover–add a few more drops of orange to give it a slight citrus edge. It’s not like you’re eating bacon, but more like you’re smelling it cook. Mild, but present :-)

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