Make Your Own Liquid Lip Gloss

February 5, 2008 by Kristie Leong MD  
Published in Makeup

Are you tired of the chemicals and other unhealthy compounds found in your cosmetics? Here’s how to make your own soothing liquid gloss for lips using all natural ingredients.

Do you like the look and feel of liquid lip gloss but want to avoid the unnecessary chemicals found in store bought roll on lip glosses? It’s easy and economical to make your own roll on, liquid lip gloss at home using all natural ingredients you can find at your local health food store. Here’s how to make homemade liquid gloss for lips:

Here’s how to make a basic liquid lip gloss that can be customized by using your choice of flavor oil:

Ingredients for Making Liquid Gloss for Lips

  • 3 ounces sweet almond oil
  • 3 milliliters natural flavor oil of your choice
  • 1.5 ounces liquid vegetable glycerin
  • 12 drops vitamin E
  • 10-12 small roll on bottles designed for liquid lip gloss
  • 2 drops food coloring (optional)

Make liquid gloss for lips: Collect your ingredients

The first four ingredients can be found at most natural food markets and health food stores. If you local store doesn’t offer these items, there are a variety of online sites that sell them at a reasonable price. The roll on bottles may be more difficult to find locally but a Google search should reveal a variety of sources. Many sites that sell soap making supplies offer roll on bottles for making liquid lip gloss.

Make liquid gloss for lips: Mix ingredients

Mix the sweet almond oil and your chosen natural flavor with the vitamin E drops in a glass container. Slowly add the liquid glycerin to the almond oil/vitamin E mixture. Stir thoroughly. Some people elect to add food coloring at this point to add a bit of color. If you decide to do this, choose an all natural food coloring product available at most natural food stores.

Make liquid gloss for lips: Fill your bottles.

Fill your roll up bottles carefully with your liquid gloss mixture.

Homemade liquid lip gloss is so economical and makes a popular, inexpensive gift. Try experimenting with a variety of natural flavor oils and all natural food coloring. You can add a drop of liquid sweetener to give your homemade lip gloss a pleasant taste. Some people even add flakes of sparkle mica to add a touch of brilliance to their homemade lip gloss. You’ll be impressed with the high quality of this homemade product as well as the simplicity of the recipe. When your friends see what you’ve created, they’re going to want instructions on how to make their own custom liquid lip gloss formulations. Best of all, the ingredients are all safe and natural.

Why not try your hand at making your own liquid gloss for lips?

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  1. Isabelle Says:

    were can I buy the bottle?


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