Once you learn how to make lip gloss and/or lip balms - there'll be no stopping you!
If you want home made clear gloss or lip gloss for dark skin - these tips will help get you started~~~~I'll give you a few simple and basic recipes to start with - then you can get as creative as you want!
Just add or change the ingredients to suit your taste, needs, moods, or even the season!
It's so easy. Some ingredients may be found in your kitchen cupboard right now!
I have so much fun with these different recipes and the list is endless…..so come on try one......…I promise you'll be hooked!
Plus, they make great gift ideas too.
1. How To Make the Base For Lip Gloss
2. How To Make the Base For Lip Balm
That's it! That's the basic formula for making lip glosses or balms.......................................
Now The Fun Starts! Make Your Lip Gloss/Balm Flavors
This is where the fun part starts.
Once you've heated your base (listed above) just add your favorite ingredients to color, flavor, or heal.
1. Healing Macadamia Nut
If you're lips are extremely cracked, bleeding, or peeling, consider adding 1 teaspoon of macadamia nut oil. This oil is a strong hydrator and moisture attacking emollient.
This super rich oil prevents scaling and flaking and contains antioxidants to prevent aging and damage from the environment. Since macadamia nut oil is very emollient, I would make it into balm…the recipe for this is as follows:
2. Antioxidant Rich Vitamin E
You can substitute vitamin E oil which is also a potent antioxidant that helps encourage elasticity to cells which can support firmer a pucker. Help your lips get younger with continue use.
In addition to learning how to make lip gloss, making your own healing lip balms are easy too and much better than store bought ones......
To Make Healing Gloss/Balms ...........Simply Add:
Fun Colorful Gloss/Balms.................Simply Add:
The list is endless. Use your imagination!!
Lip Plumping Gloss/Balms....................Simply Add:
Also, once a week or so make a scrub (you can use this on your face, neck, elbows and knees too) to exfoliate the dead cells and smooth out skin.
To make this scrub just mix together:
Mix into a paste – adding more or less ingredients to your liking. Then gently massage this onto your lips and other dry flaky parts for a few minutes. Rinse well and moisturize or apply your lip gloss.
You can find tons of great little lip gloss pots and contains at your local drug store where they sell travel size toiletries.
You can even get creative and buy some really cool glass containers at local thrift shops, flea markets, or antiques stores.
There are no rules here just a basic simple recipe and the rest is up to your imagination…but I'll get you started with some ideas first.
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