Recipe: Macadamia Oil Lip Balm

Makes 2 little pots (you will have about 75 mls of mixture)

Macadamia oil is the star ingredient in this silky-smooth lip balm that once tried, you will not be able to live without. It adds a smooth softness and richness that other oils do not. This recipe is super easy and can be doubled or tripled, ensuring the ratio of the ingredients remains the same.


  • 2 tablespoons macadamia oil
  • 2 tablespoons shea butter
  • 15g piece of beeswax or 2 tablespoons beeswax pastilles
  • 3-4 drops of rose oil or other essential oil of your choice


Combine all the ingredients in the top part of a double boiler and melt over a simmering heat. When completely melted, pour into little pots and allow to set and cool before sealing.

Note: to clean your bowl, scrape out as much remaining mixture as possible and finish cleaning by rinsing with boiling water from a kettle.

Recipe courtesy of Australian Macadamias

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