Chocolaty treats and kisses are everywhere on Valentine’s Day. Why not combine the two? Whip up these three varieties of cocoa-flavored lip balm — held in adorable heart-shaped containers — for the sweethearts in your life. Who knows? Maybe you’ll get a thank-you smooch.

Hands-on time:
30 minutes

Total time: An hour

Adult help: No

6 cocoa-flavored
lip balm hearts


● tablespoon

● unsweetened cocoa powder

● small microwave-safe bowl

● paper towels

● 7.5 ounce jar of Vaseline Jelly Cocoa Butter

● teaspoon

● small container with lid for extra balm

● vanilla extract

● peppermint extract

● 6 plastic heart-shaped containers with lids (each holding about 0.14 ounces,

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● eye dropper (found in the local drugstore eye-care section)

● table knife or toothpick

● 6-inch-wide sticker hearts

● ultra-fine-point permanent marker