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« Reply #20 on: February 09, 2011 07:19:12 PM »

could we just reuse the container from our old lipbalm? this would be fun to try out.

Absolutely! Recycling a tube for your personal use is a great idea! You may need a few of these though...because I was surprised at how much one batch made.  Smiley

How wonderful!  I have little containers to make lip gloss with DD, but she would love this as well. She has a slight obsession with lip balm and begs me to buy her some every time we walk into a store. 
That's fantastic that you got a wonderful result after only one try!  I would probably make a big mess of it.  But it would be a fun learning process, right?  Wink

Very fun! A great project for a mom who's DD is lip balm obsessed...I can relate!  Cheesy

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« Reply #21 on: February 09, 2011 07:32:55 PM »

Regular sized lip balm tubes hold .15 ounces ( a smidge over 4 grams) by weight so that helps in calculating! Cheesy
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« Reply #22 on: February 09, 2011 07:44:59 PM »

Thanks MareMare! I'm going to cut back how much I do next time...which at this rate will be July before this home needs any more lip balm!  Cheesy
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« Reply #23 on: February 09, 2011 08:35:23 PM »

great job!! love them..they will be multiplying like rabbits Smiley

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« Reply #24 on: February 10, 2011 03:48:10 PM »

These are great! I really want to try them myself. I have a bit of a chapstick obsession... although I don't usually eat it Smiley.
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« Reply #25 on: February 10, 2011 07:05:40 PM »

Cannot wait to try this! They look great  Grin
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I think I need to make some, maybe involving honey. Mmmm honey lips.
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« Reply #27 on: February 10, 2011 10:45:53 PM »

This is amazing.
Where would you find some of the hardware for this?
Online or in store.
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« Reply #28 on: February 11, 2011 03:25:57 AM »

This is amazing.
Where would you find some of the hardware for this?
Online or in store.
I'll post links to where I bought the stuff in a bit...all the stuff ...I found online.   Smiley
I think I need to make some, maybe involving honey. Mmmm honey lips.
I love this idea!!!
I mix up a couple cups of sugar with a table spoon full of honey, and then enough olive oil to saturate the sugar... mix it all together & you've got a sugar scrub that will banish flaky dry winter skin like nobody's business! mmmmm... honey!  Cheesy
Cannot wait to try this! They look great  Grin
Thank you! It's such good useful crafty fun! I'm officially hooked!  Smiley

These are great! I really want to try them myself. I have a bit of a chapstick obsession... although I don't usually eat it Smiley.
Sure you don't! LOL!  Cheesy
My little girl applies hers so often...she just may as well be eating it.

great job!! love them..they will be multiplying like rabbits Smiley
I almost sprayed my laptop with coffee!!! Thank you for the laugh!
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« Reply #29 on: February 11, 2011 04:00:23 AM »

Where would you find some of the hardware for this?
Online or in store.

for some oils & wax, I used this supplier on etsy...who was extremely nice & helpful!
http://www.etsy.com/shop/countrysoapshack?ref=pr_shop_more

for the white plastic tubes I found this website & you'll find many different options from pots to slider tins:
http://www.naturesgardencandles.com/candlemaking-soap-supplies/category/82222/Lip-Balm-Containers.html

For my flavoring, I used candy oil from a little amish place down the road from me.  Wink

For more waxes & oils & colorants, I used this supplier & they have tubes as well:
http://www.elementsbathandbody.com/
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