12 Lip balms using:
containers purchased from eBay seller
for .26 cents each or $3.12
2 ounces olive oil $0.39
1 ounce of beeswax purchased from
http://myworld.ebay.com/bee--healthy/ for .24 cents of wax
1 ounce of shea butter given to me, approximate cost is .50 cents for 1 ounce of the butter with shipping.
1 dropper of tea tree and peppermint essential oil. Approximately .50 cents.
Total for all $4.75 or .40 cents each and no chemicals.
Cost at Wally World with tax $12.99
Time for this experiment was 10 minutes from measuring, mix, melt, and pour.
New hobby for the boys to make family handmade gifts!
Thoughts from inside the coop......