A while ago, I was given a Sweet Cecily’s Make Your Own Lip Balm Kit as a gift from a lovely and generous friend. I kept it in sight so that when I had the time I would make it, as I wanted to write about it.
In December, after waiting for good enough daylight (I am now ordering lights.), I got impatient and decided to make them. I especially love a good lip balm this time of year. As Winter can be a hard time on the skin. I also thought, seeing how it was nearly Christmas, that it would be nice to give my friend one as a Stocking filler.
She knew how much I love cruelty-free beauty and skin care and made sure it was from a great company. Sweet Cecily’s is a brother and sister duo, and my kit was bought from them on Not On The Highstreet dot com. All of their products are free from parabens, petrochemicals, harmful preservatives and SLS. If you’d like to know more about them you can find them here.
All the lovely ingredients are ethically sourced and packaged in a 100% recyclable box. There are some little plastic bags inside to keep the ingredients safe. Which I was able to recycle or you could reuse.
I received the Strawberry kit. But they now do other kits. Such as the cocktail or prosecco lip balm kits, as well as a face mask kits and scrub kits.
Easy to Make
Inside the kit you get; all the necessary ingredients, containers and some stick on labels for you to personalise it.
Everything smelled lovely and was easy to use. The instructions are simple and easy to follow and the recipe doesn’t take very long.
In fact, the longest part of the preparation was melting the ingredients together. Which wasn’t that long either. It was quite relaxing.
A Lovely Gift
It’s really nice to have something in your makeup bag that you made yourself and you know exactly what’s in it. This would be a great gift idea for Valentines Day, a Birthday, or just because. I noticed on their page that they also have a kit for children.
The lip balm itself is very moisturising and feels very nourishing on the skin. The taste and fragrance are not overpowering and doesn’t linger. I keep one on my bedside table to apply at night.
Which I really like.I would love to try some more of their products and will definitely check them out when looking for gift ideas. Even the box the kit comes in can be personalised.
The kit I have, which makes 5 lip balms, was £17.70 (not including postage). Which makes each lip balm £3.53. Which is great and I think makes this a great gift.
Where to find: Make Your Own Lip Balm Kit
Have you tried anything from them before? What’s your favourite flavour of lip balm?
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