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Homemade lip gloss recipes aren’t as complicated as you may think. With the right ingredients (see below for supply resources) and a little time, you can make free lip gloss for yourself or as gifts.

Each of the free lip gloss recipes listed below are from our collection, and haven’t been tested out by us personally. They also do not have an author, so we weren’t able to give them proper credit. If you have used any of these free lip gloss recipes, please be sure to leave your comments and tell us what you think!

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Free Lip Gloss Recipes

Basic Lip Gloss Formula
1/4 cup vegetable or nut oil
1/4 ounce beeswax
1 teaspoon honey or glycerine (humectants)
1/2 to 1 teaspoon Essential Oil.

Heat the oil and beeswax in a double boiler (or microwave) until the beeswax is melted.
Remove from heat and whip with an electric beater until creamy.
Add the honey or glycerine and approx 5 drops flavoring oil; whip some more.
Add more flavoring if desired.
Store in small glass jars, small tupperware bowls, decorative tins or film containers.
Try different oils on your lips to choose the best one for your skin and taste preference.
If the Balm is too hard (waxy), add more oil to your mixture.
If it is too soft, add more wax.

You can add a few drops of beet juice for a beautiful & natural red color. But instead of going to that trouble, you can just shave off a little of your lip stick for that beautiful (not natural) color. Don’t use food coloring, it may contain alcohol base.

Never use extracts found in cooking sections of the grocery stores as they contain alcohol. Use safe essential oils. The good part about them is they have thousands of great flavors. Comfrey, Rosemary, Tea Tree or Camphor Oils are excellent for healing effects.

How do you know if it’s time to throw away your gloss? If it changes color, odor, or texture, though, throw it away.

Basic Beeswax Lip Gloss
1/2 ounce beeswax beads, refined
4 ounces sweet almond oil
2 teaspoons essential oil or food flavoring oil

Put the 4 ounces of sweet almond oil in measuring cup, add beeswax beads and melt in microwave.
Stir with spoon, and when cooled a bit, add essential or flavoring oil. Pour into jars or containers

Chocolate Lip Gloss
1 1/2 tsp grated cocoa butter
1/2 tsp coconut oil
1/8 tsp vitamin E oil
1/4 tsp grated chocolate or 3 small chocolate chips
In a double boiler or microwave heat the cocoa butter, coconut oil, and vitamin E oiluntil melted. Stir in the chocolate chips and keep stirring until melted and well blended Pour into small container and allow to cool before using

Cranberry Lip Gloss
1 tablespoon sweet almond oil
10 fresh cranberries
1 teaspoon honey
1 drop of vitamin E oil

Mix all the ingredients together in a microwave-safe bowl.
Microwave for a couple of minutes or until the mixture just begins to boil. (Bowl may also be heated in a pan of water on a stovetop).
Stir well and gently crush the berries.
Cool mixture for five minutes and then strain through a fine sieve to remove all the fruit pieces. Stir again and set aside to cool completely.
When cool, transfer into a small portable plastic container or tin.

Honey Lip Balm
2 tsp. olive oil
1/2 tsp. beeswax
1/2 tsp. cocoa butter
1/2 tsp. honey
3 drops essential oil
1 vitamin E capsule

Measure oil, beeswax and cocoa butter into a glass or enamel pan. Melt over low heat. A hotplate works well and reduces the risk of overheating the oils.
Stir the mixture often until the wax is melted. Remove from heat and stir in the honey and essential oil. Pinch open the vitamin E capsule and squeeze the contents into the mixture. Stir well. Pour the mixture into containers.

Vanilla Lip Gloss
1 tablespoon grates beeswax
1/2 tablespoon coconut oil
1/8 teaspoon vitamin E oil
1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract

Slowly heat beeswax, coconut oil, and vitamin E oil until melted. Stir in the vanilla extract then cool

Supplies for Free Lip Gloss Recipes

Not all of the free lip balm recipes above have supplies which are easy to find. Luckily here online you can find just about anything if you have the time to search. Idea Queen has made it even easier by finding a great store with great prices for many of the ingredients you see above.

One main shop has basically anything you’d ever need for making your own lip gloss or balm. This shop isĀ Mountain Rose Herbs. To make any of the free lip gloss recipes above, be sure to click the banner below to check out their supplies.

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2 Responses to “Free Lip Gloss Recipes”

  • Lip Balms are really my bestfriend I cannot go out a day without it. And now that there are some products which might put on some unwanted or unsafe chemicals it gives me worries about it. This is absolutely what I needed, its really safe since I’ll be the one who will be making it..Thanks a lot for this.

  • I am always on the run and I always have pressed powder, moisturizer and lip gloss/lip balm with me. I barely use lipstick. And those lip gloss, sometimes they are pricey. Having knowledge how to make them is fabulous. Thank you for this.

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