A cosmetic or beauty product that can be used to provide a glossy appearance to the lip, lip gloss comes in different forms and shades. The product can be applied with the use of a brush or with a doe foot applicator.
If you are looking for a cheap and effective product that you can use to provide a glossy look to your lips, you can make one with the use of ingredients that can be found in your home.
Making homemade lip gloss is very easy if you follow all the steps discussed below.
How to Make Homemade Lip Gloss
Some of the materials that you will need to make this beauty product are:
- a thin-tipped marker,
- cooking stove,
- cooking pot,
- measuring cups,
- paper cups, and
- paper towels.
Aside from these materials, you also need a utility knife and a lipstick.
In order to make sure that the beauty product that you will make in your home is safe to use, it is important to wash and clean all the bottles, containers, and or jars that you will use. In addition to this, it is necessary to dry the containers, measuring cups, and cooking pot thoroughly.
Afterward, start measuring the essential oils with the use of pipettes. Measure five teaspoons of essential oils. Some of the essential oils that you can use are tangerine, lime, peppermint, grapefruit, and lemon.
If you like to have a glossy lip balm, you can add 1 ½ teaspoon of safflower or sunflower oil.
Fill an inch of the cooking pot with water. Place the pot on the stove with medium heat. Add the essential oils as well as five teaspoons of beeswax.
Use the pipette to stir the mixture. Make sure that the mixture is well combined. Heat the mixture for three minutes and remove from heat. Let it cool and transfer the mixture to a clean bottle.
If you want to add fragrance to the lip balm, you can use different types of essential oils. To avoid having problems, do not forget to wash the pipette after you have added a different oil to the mixture.
To add nutritional value to the lip balm, you can include a vitamin E capsule in the ingredients for five tablespoons of essential oil. In addition, you can add honey to the ingredients that you regularly use when you make homemade lip gloss.
However, always be sure that you are not allergic to honey before using it.