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Sweet Almond Oil for Lip Balm

Grani L

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Hello Fellow Crafters....Could you Please help me out. I am going back and forth with my decisions on using Sweet Almond Oil in my lip balm due to the possible allergic reactions one could have. ?  I do understand the product must be labeled accordingly.  Also, for those that do not use SWO - what would be the other best choices of carrier oils to use instead of the SWO?  I currently will test with Sunflower oil. I did make a batch with Soybean oil, but to me  - it has a Greasy Feel.  Any help will be greatly appreciated! TIA.

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Here is a good article that will help you





Shelf Life of Vegetable Oils

Below is a list that displays the typical shelf lives for vegetable oils when stored properly. The most stable vegetable oils include jojoba (actually a liquid wax), meadowfoam, fractionated coconut, watermelon seed, moringa and high oleic sunflower oils. When receiving new shipments of oils, we recommend recording the date of receipt and the shelf life on the label of each oil to help you keep track.

6 Months:
Flax Seed
Rosehip, Cold Pressed

6 - 9 Months:

6 Months - 1 Year:
Andiroba (Refined)
Evening Primrose (10% GLA)
Tamanu (Foraha Oil)

1 Year:
Almond, Sweet
Apricot Kernel (Refined)
Avocado, Refined
Black Raspberry Seed Oil
Blueberry Seed
Broccoli Seed
Chardonnay Grapeseed, CP
Cherry Kernel (Sweet)
Emu, Clear, AEA Certified Fully Refined
Emu, Grade A, AEA Certified Fully Refined
Emu, Ultra, AEA Certified Fully Refined
Grape Seed
Hemp Seed
Kiwi Seed
Kukui Nut
Macadamia Nut
Maracuja (Passion Flower), Refined
Passion Flower (Passionfruit), Refined
Pomegranate Seed
Poppy Seed
Pumpkin Seed
Rice Bran
Riesling Grapeseed, CP
Seabuckthorn Berry (Fruit)
St. John's Wort
Super Berry Trio Blend
Veggie Trio Blend

1- 2 Years:
Aloe Vera
Argan, Deodorized
Camellia Seed
Monoi de Tahiti, Unscented
Perilla Seed
Sangre de Drago Resin, Refined
Yangu (Cape Chestnut)

2 Years:
Black Cumin Seed
Blackberry Seed
Camelina, Refined
Castor, Pale Pressed
Coconut (76 degree)
Coffee, Green
Cranberry Seed
Olive, Grade A
Palm (96 degree)
Palm Kernel (106 degree)
Peach Kernel
Pomace Olive
Red Raspberry Seed
Safflower High Linoleic
Strawberry Seed
Turkey Red
Vegetable Squalene
Vitamin E, Natural (1000IU/g)
Vitamin E, Natural (1400IU/g)
Vitamin E, Natural (250IU/g)
Vitamin E, Natural (400 IU/g)

2 Years+:

3 Years:

Coconut Oil
Fractionated Coconut
High Oleic Sunflower Oil
Jojoba, Clear
Jojoba, Natural
Meadowfoam Seed
Virgin Coconut Cream Oil
Watermelon Seed



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Mostly lip balm includes wintergreen, orange, lime, lemon, vanilla, grapefruit, and lavender oils.  These oils are recommended when you deal with your rough and chapped lips. Also, use cosmetic boxes for lip balm to protect from harmful sun rays.

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