Making lip balms is easy and fun to do, why buy them if you can make them yourself, gift them to others and have more than enough for yourself. This recipe is nourishing. Vitamin E oil can also act as a preservative and help your lip balm last longer. Be sire to give the lip balm a good stir at this point to ensure that everything gets mixed together. You can use vitamin E oil from a capsule or a bottle. Vitamin E does not need to be heated so add after removing heat.