Lip-gloss is very necessary to give the lips a shiner look. Read the article for the various recipes on how to make your own liquid lip-gloss.

How To Make Your Own Liquid Lip Gloss

From little girls to adult women, lip-gloss is a necessary part of their beauty arsenal. Check out the makeup kit of any girl, and you are sure to find these tiny tubes of lip-gloss displayed prominently. This is because lipsticks provide only color while lip-gloss adds a shine, more like a glossy luster. So, this heightens the prominence of the lips. It also makes the lip looks fuller and also enhances the pout. Lip-gloss is available commercially in a number of colors but it is not only expensive it also contains a lot of harmful chemicals and preservatives. Many people don’t know the alternative option available, which is to prepare your own lip gloss. This is because most consider lip-gloss to be a complex substance, dazed as they are by its gloss and glitter, and would never dream of trying to make lip-gloss at home. However, lip gloss can be made at home, with all the glitter, without any great expense and labor unless you are seeking to make lip gloss for an entire army of girls. Making lip gloss at home, apart from being cheap and safe, can also be an excellent hobby and you can display your works on nothing less than your lips.


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Homemade Lip Gloss Recipes 

Colored Lip Gloss

  • 1 tbsp petroleum jelly
  • 1 inch scoop colored lipstick
  • 3 drops vanilla essence
  • A pinch of eye glitter
  • Take the colored lipstick piece, petroleum jelly, eye glitter, and vanilla essence in a zip pouch and remove all the air from it.
  • Zip the bag. Gently squish the pouch with the fingers so that you mix the ingredients together.
  • Blend it properly so that it is uniformly colored.
  • Cut a small hole in the zip pouch and then squeeze out the gloss into a container.

Liquid Gloss

  • 3 ounces sweet almond oil
  • 3 ml of any natural flavor oil
  • 1.5 ounces liquid vegetable
  • Glycerin
  • 12 drops vitamin E
  • 2 drops food coloring
  • In a glass container, mix the almond oil, natural flavor oil, and vitamin E drops.
  • Into the mixture, slowly add the liquid glycerin. Stir thoroughly to mix.
  • Add the food color.
  • Transfer the gloss from the glass container to roll up bottles. 

Apple Flavored Lip Gloss

  • 3 ml natural apple essence oil
  • 3 ounces sweet almond oil
  • 1.5 ounces liquid vegetable glycerin
  • 10 drops vitamin E oil
  • Take the vitamin E oil and apple essence in a glass bowl and mix.
  • Gently add the liquid glycerin and mix.
  • Pour it into a glass container and seal. 

Honey Gloss

  • 10 fresh cranberries
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon sweet almond oil
  • 1 drop vitamin E oil
  • Take all the ingredients in a microwave bowl and microwave it till it boils. Remove from the microwave.
  • Then using a spoon, crush the cranberries by pushing them against the sides of the bowl.
  • Let the mixture rest for some time to cool.
  • Strain the mixture through a fine sieve and pour the liquid into a glass bottle. 

Raspberry Lip Gloss

  • 2 teaspoons raspberry blitz flavor oil
  • 4 ounces sweet almond oil
  • ½ ounce white beeswax granules
  • 1 tsp liquid sweetener
  • 1 tsp sparkle crimson mica
  • In a double boiler, mix the beeswax in a low flame.
  • Add the almond oil, raspberry flavor oil, sweetener and sparkle mica to the melted beeswax, and stir thoroughly to mix.
  • Place the mixture in a glass container.

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