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DIY Lip GlossMaking your own lip gloss is an easy task and can be very fun. By making your own you can choose the color and feel you want and save money while doing it; a beauty win!

We all love lip gloss; it’s the finishing touch to any fresh makeup look. The right lip gloss can add a touch of color to your complexion and give you a polished finish. Lip gloss also prevents your lips from feeling dried out, as many lip sticks can do.

iStock 000013690442XSmallIf you are looking to make your own lip gloss in order to save on the cost of the product or because you are looking for the right lip gloss color match, it’s actually very easy. We have three do it yourself lip gloss recipes that will have you whipping up your perfect color in no time. You might already have many of the products you need at home; all you need to do is whip them up just right.

1. Natural Lip Gloss

You will need:

  • Kool Aid in the flavors you like
  • Petroleum Jelly
  • Plastic Bead Jars

Start by placing about a cup of the petroleum jelly in a bowl and microwave until it’s a liquid. It will be very hot when you remove to make sure to use hand gloves. As soon as you remove the liquid mixture add the Kool Aid packet in the color that you choose. Feel free to mix colors as well and if you are doing this with your kids encourage them to make the colors they want. Plan on using 1 package of Kool Aid per the cup of jelly/liquid mixture. Once you have the perfect color match pour the liquid in to the plastic containers until it hardens.

2. Coconut Honey Lip Gloss

This do it yourself lip gloss includes natural honey and coconut for a great smelling and moisturizing gloss.

You will need:

  • 3 Drops of Almond Oil
  • 2 Drops of Vitamin Oil
  • 1/8 Teaspoon Honey
  • 1 Tablespoon Coconut Oil
  • Mixing Bowl and Spoon
  • Measuring Spoons
  • Small Plastics Jars

Combine all of the ingredients in to your mixing bowl using the measuring spoons and stir. Place in to the plastic jars and feel free to label them.

3. Eye Shadow Gloss

This lip gloss recipe is easy and can be made using products you probably already have. Take clear gloss and add color to make a gloss in any color you please.

You will need:

  • 1 Tube of Clear Lip Gloss
  • Mineral Powder Eye Shadow (in any color)
  • Clear Plastic Funnel

Take your funnel and pour the eye shadow through it in to the clear gloss tube. Add as much color as you would like and mix. You are done!

These recipes all include easy to make lip gloss and there are many options depending on the look and feel you want. Pick your mixture and have fun with it.

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