So, you want to learn how to make lip gloss?
The best thing about making a homemade lip gloss is that not only you save money, but you can make it so it what you really want and have tons of fun while doing it!
You will Love Homemade Lip Gloss
Even women who are not a fan of lipstick still love lip gloss. A lip gloss can provide just enough color and shine to look naturally healthy without appearing made up. Used on top of lipstick also gives you a toned down color but the moisture you need to look fresh and alive.
A good lip gloss can very expensive and often you do not get very much more your money. Learning how to make homemade lip gloss will not only save you money but it will you give the opportunity to make a lip gloss that is unique and perfect for you.
Use Homemade Lip Gloss to Protect Your Lips
Lip gloss not only makes your lips look better, it makes them feel better by helping to maintain a healthy level of moisture. Dry lips not only look bad, they feel bad. If you are prone to chapped lips you will love making your own homemade lip gloss because you can add just the right ingredients in amounts that are perfect for your lips.
You will want to try out a few recipes that other women like and then as you become more familiar with how to make lip gloss you can add your own bit of creativity to the mix and come up with something unique.
Select Your Base
Most home made lip gloss recipes begin with a base of either Vaseline or Beeswax. If you are looking for extra moisture you will want to use Vaseline or petroleum jelly. When you're just learning how to make lip gloss, Vaseline is a good start; it is not simple to use, and unlike beeswax, it doesn't require any additional equipment. Vaseline and beeswax will give you a slippery smooth lip gloss. A beeswax base will make a lip gloss that is firmer and more of a lip balm. It offers excellent protection from the sun, wind and weather.
Next - Get Creative!
Using Vaseline or beeswax as your base, add ingredients for flavor, extra moisture, aroma or whatever you want to try to turn a generic homemade lip gloss into a one of a kind for you. Here are a few recipes to get you started.
Here is a Really Easy Homemade Lip Gloss Recipe
Honey Lip Balm
1 tsp beeswax
1 tsp of honey
2 tsp almond oil
Melt the beeswax in the microwave. Heat the ingredients in small increments of time so as not to overheat. Combine ingredients in a small bowl and whisk to blend completely. Pour into a small pot and let cool until set.
Mint Lip Gloss
Melt 1 Tablespoon of Vaseline or petroleum jelly in the microwave as in previous recipe. Add 2-3 drops of peppermint to taste. Pour in pot. Let cool and set.
Other ingredients to try:
Flavored Drink Crystals
Sweet Almond Oil
Peppermint Essential Oil
Crushed Rose Petals
Adding oil base ingredients will add moisturizing properties to your home made lip gloss. Vitamin E and Aloe Vera will promote healing and add anti-inflammatory properties. Mix up a lip gloss that is exactly what you need right now. You can always make something different next time!
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