Up-cycling is one of our favorite ways to give back to our planet. We LOVE seeing all the creative ways our fans are up-cycling their empty Bag Balm tins, which is why we're celebrating this Earth Day with a Tin Up-cycle Contest!

Earth Day marks the anniversary of the modern environmental movement, which started back in 1970! People from all over the world come together to join demonstrations and create projects & initiatives to help protect our planet. Recycling & up-cycling are just a few ways you can help protect earth. To learn more about Earth Day visit www.EarthDay.org.

Contest Rules

Show us how you use your empty Bag Balm tins for a chance to win FREE Bag Balm product & swag + one of our up-cycled rosemary & mint candles!

HERE'S HOW TO ENTER: Take a photo of your upcycled tin, tag us on Instagram or Facebook & use the hashtag #bagbalmupcycle. A winner will be chosen Friday 5/6/22!

For some Inspo, check out these Up-Cycled Tins:


What You Need:
- Empty Bag Balm tin
- Succulent
- Potting soil
- Small potting rocks

Step 1) Fill the bottom of the empty tin with a few small rocks (for drainage)
Step 2) Fill tin half way with potting soil, then place the succulent in and fill the rest with soil
Step 3) Pack the soil in tightly so the succulent is secure
Step 4) Fill the top with small rocks to keep your succulent secure and upright.

- If you don't have potting rocks, you can drill a small hole in the bottom of the tin for drainage
- Water your succulent about once a week or whenever the soil is completely dried out

DIY Candle

What You Need:
- Empty Bag Balm tin
- Pot to double boil
- Metal bowl a bit larger than your pot
- Stovetop Burner
- Wax (soy, paraffin, bees, or container wax)
- Wick
- Essential oil for fragrance (optional)

Step 1) Heat wax by double boiling on stovetop
Step 2) Once wax is completely melted, let it cool for a few minutes then add essential oils for fragrance if desired
Step 3) Tape wick to the bottom of Bag Balm tin
Step 4) Pour melted wax into tin (make sure to keep the top of the wick sticking out) and let it sit until fully hardened

- Use two toothpicks across the top of your tin to hold the wick in place while your wax dries
- If you don’t have wicks, you can use cottons string soaked in wax
- For best scented results, make sure your wax temp is cooled to 185 degrees or less so the essential oils don’t burn off

No empty tins? No worries...