I don’t know about you, but when I normally think about getting new lip balm, I think about booking it to the nearest drugstore to pick up three before my lips become chapped. All that changed when I was browsing on Pinterest for easy beauty DIYs and I came across some DIY lip balm tutorials. I thought that making your own lip balm would be a long, difficult process, but it’s actually really simple and kind of awesome.
4 cups water 1/2 cup granulated sugar Zest of one lime 4 bags Bigelow Green Tea 1/2 cup fresh lime juice (4-6 limes) 1. In a medium saucepan, bring the water, sugar, and lime zest to a boil. Stir until sugar is dissolved, then remove pan from heat. 2. Put green tea bags in hot water mixture and steep for one minute. Remove. 3. Let mixture stand 30 minutes to cool. Strain through a fine sieve into a pitcher. 4. Stir in fresh lime juice and serve over ice. Yield: 4 glasses.