How to Make a Homemade Lip Gloss

Difficulty: Easy

Things You'll Need:

  • Petroleum jelly / Vaseline
  • Microwaveable bowl
  • Small tins (Altoid tins work well)
  • Flavored extract (coconut, watermelon, orange, grape)
  • Fruit-flavored water bottle drink packet (white)
  • Food coloring
  • Honey
  1. Step 1

    Place 1 cup of petroleum jelly and 2 tbs. of honey into a microwaveable bowl and put it in the microwave on high heat for 15-30 seconds.

  2. Step 2

    Remove from the microwave and immediately pour one flavored drink packet into the mixture. Stir well. Put in 5 to 7 drops of the fruit extract. Stir again.

  3. Step 3

    Add one drop of food coloring at a time. Stir. About 5 to 7 drops should be enough for a shiny tint of color. Drop in 8 to 15 drops for a darker hue.

  4. Step 4

    Pour the mixture into small tins and close tightly. Place the tins in the refrigerator.

  5. Step 5

    To use, dip the tip of your index finger into the lip gloss and spread onto the lips. Reapply as needed.


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