Pumpkin Pie Homemade Lip Balm + Edible Lip Scrub

Chapped lips are the worst! I think I reapply lip balm 50 times a day! So here’s how to make homemade lip balm that will keep your lips soft and kissable all season long. To get ready for chapped lip season, this year we switched up the recipe and added my new favorite ingredient (hint, it’s honey!).

How to Make Homemade Lip Balm with Pumpkin Spice | HelloNatural.co And who doesn’t love the taste of pumpkin pie? It’s my favorite dessert, hands down. (Then again I admit to being a nut for all things pumpkin spice.) Last year I made pumpkin spice lip gloss, and it became one of my favorite parts of the season. . Oh, and we also tried out an edible lip scrub. Feel free to skip the pie and just eat the lip scrub!

Edible pumpkin lip scrub

How to Make Homemade Lip Balm with Pumpkin Spice | HelloNatural.co Ingredients needed:

  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice

How to Make Homemade Lip Balm with Pumpkin Spice | HelloNatural.co Combine ingredients together in a small bowl and transfer to a covered jar or container. This makes more than you need for a single use so keep the extra in a cool, dry spot or give to friends (they’ll love you). Apply to lips with your finger and gently rub back and forth. Finish with an application of pumpkin pie lip balm.

Pumpkin Pie Lip Balm

How to Make Homemade Lip Balm with Pumpkin Spice | HelloNatural.co Ingredients needed:

  • 2 tablespoons sweet almond oil
  • 1 teaspoon beeswax
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • ¼ teaspoon pumpkin spice mix
  • Lip balm container
  • No coconut oil needed (oops :)

How to Make Homemade Lip Balm with Pumpkin Spice | HelloNatural.co In a double boiler combine almond oil and beeswax until melted together. Remove from heat and stir in the honey and pumpkin pie spice. Once mixed, then carefully pour the mixture into a lip balm container. Let it harden and cool.

This is the first time I’ve used honey in a lip balm recipe, and it’s divine. It smells heavenly, keeps the texture smooth and soft and, of course, tastes pretty good too.

How to Make Homemade Lip Balm with Pumpkin Spice | HelloNatural.co Making homemade lip balm is becoming my favorite fall tradition. That way I can enjoy my pumpkin spice all winter long!


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  1. Erica says

    Did you happen to do a trial with coconut oil instead of almond oil for the balm? I have coconut oil and have used it before in lip balm, do you think the difference is very significant? I just happen to have coconut oil on hand and live out in the country so sometimes getting specialty ingredients is a bit of a chore.

  2. sarah says

    I’m making this for a friend for her wedding gifts to the attendees but the honey keeps separating out. I’m supposed to make 200. Can you help me? Sugar nor honey dissolve in my makeshift double boiler

  3. Tammy says

    On the lip balm in the picture you have coconut oil on the blue spoon but coconut oil is not listed in the ingredients. Can you give any more details?

  4. Adelita studer says

    Oh! My mom loves it. I will never buy lip balm from the store EVER again. You could practically eat the stuff!

  5. Nikki says

    I really don’t understand why people aren’t specific in their recipes. Dark or light brown sugar? Did you melt the coconut oil first or use it solid? Just spent 15 minutes making this with solid coconut oil because that’s what’s in the photo, only to find out that it turned into a creamy mess. Now I have to make it all again with melted oil. I really don’t see why people don’t put it in their recipe. It’s like not specifying that you need to mix the dry ingredients together then add the wet. It ruins the entire thing,

    • gerbermom says

      Hi Nikki – sorry for your frustration! You can use light or dark brown sugar – either will work. And no, I didn’t melt the coconut oil first before combining it with the other ingredients. Even when solid the coconut oil has a soft enough consistency that you can easily mix everything together. But if it was easier to melt it first, that’s fine too!

  6. Stefanie says

    Question: how well does this keep??? I understand that honey is a natural preservative, but I’m unsure about sugar (it can go either way- bacteria breeding or preserving, depending on what you read…). I’m making my own lip scrubs and plan on sending them as gifts; hate for my friends to get sick!

  7. Elena says

    Hi! I am from argentina, nowadays i am living in israel, but the thing is taht i don’t know what you mean with pumpkin pie spice? We dont have that, so what is it made by? Can i make it by my own? Thanks!

  8. says

    What measurements approximately would I use if I wanted to make a batch of these the pumpkin lip balms and lip scrubs as gifts for my nieces that would Just adore this kind of stuff <3

    • Ursula says

      Hi Melissa,

      To make a batch you just need to convert the measurements to parts (I did it below for you).
      Then, you can use any measurement you want (tsp, Tbsp, Cups, etc, etc) and replace the “part” for your chosen measurement.

      2 parts coconut oil
      1 part honey
      1 part brown sugar
      1/3 part pumpkin pie spice

      6 parts sweet almond oil
      1 part beeswax
      1 part honey
      1/4 part pumpkin spice mix

  9. says

    Oh. My! This is exactly what I have needed! You are incredible. ;) Thank you for posting this awesome lip scrub! I have been craving pumpkin pie flavored *anything* for weeks, so this is totally perfect! Dunkin Donuts’ Pumpkin Pie donut just didn’t quite take care of the craving for me. ;)

  10. mamaB says

    Is there supposed to be coconut oil in the lip balm? It just shows it in the picture, so didn’t want to leave it out! Thanks for the recipe.

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