Make homemade lip balm in minutes, using just two ingredients. Yes, it’s really that easy!

Materials Needed

– Kool-Aid powder packets – Petroleum jelly

Start by adding petroleum jelly to a small microwave safe bowl. Then microwave on high for 30-45 second intervals until melted, stirring in between.

Next, add Kool-Aid powder to the melted jelly slowly while stirring, until you reach the desired color. This will also give the lip balm a tasty flavor.

I found that the tropical punch flavor was the closest to a red-pink. Then I added the lemonade flavor to get it lighter for the really soft pink shades you see.

The darkest almost purple / mauve color was using cherry and a little bit of tropical punch together.

Once the Kool-Aid is completely mixed with the melted jelly, scoop it into screw top pots and let them return to a solid state overnight.

Now, they're ready to be given as gifts or kept for yourself.

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