Smooth On Lip Gloss the Eco Way

September 5th, 2008 BY jennl | 9 Comments
Lip Gloss

Almost every female loves makeup along with lip gloss. Ever thought about giving your lip gloss a bit of an eco twist? Don’t know how? What about homemade lip gloss that is eco-friendly? Sounds great, but just how easy is it? Surprisingly, it is a lot easier than most people seem to think. If you are interested in creating your own homemade lip gloss then keep reading this post and you will more than likely find yourself quite pleased with the recipes shown here in this post.

Follow the following recipes to create your own eco-friendly lip gloss:

Homemade Lip Gloss

Instructions:
1 teaspoon of cocoa butter
1 teaspoon of shea butter
1 teaspoon of almond oil
a little of vitamin E oil
15 drops of sweet orange essential oil (or really any smelly and flavored oil)

Directions:
Melt together, pour into a empty tin or case, set in a refrigerator. Sounds easy right? And once you have those ingredients, you can make it over and over again.

This recipe is by Kendra Cunningham. You can view her recipe in her article online.


Citrus Lip Gloss

Ingredients:
3 tablespoons sweet almond oil
2 teaspoon beeswax (pearls or solid beeswax grated and measured)
1 teaspoon aloe vera gel
1 teaspoon honey
800 IU Vitamin E
4 drops lemon essential oil
3 drops tangerine essential oil

Directions:
Melt the beeswax and sweet almond oil together in a heat-proof container over boiling water. When the beeswax is melted, remove from the heat. Add the honey and Vitamin E, mixing briskly with a wire whisk. Add the aloe vera gel and stir into the mixture. Add the essential oils and stir in well. Pour into a low wide-mouth jar.

This recipe was posted by Annie B. Bond, and you can view it in her article online.


Chocolate Lip Gloss

Ingredients:
Take 4-5 chips of Chocolate
About 3 full tablespoon of cocoa butter
One capsule of Vitamin E

Directions:
Put all ingredients in a large boiler and melt them very well. After this, blend it by using a spoon. One can use this homemade lip-gloss on lips. Pour it into a small bottle and keep in a cool place for making it solid.

This recipe is by BeautyFeast.com.