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Homemade Lipsticks – How To DIY Lipstick At Home

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Who doesn’t love to colour their pout? A wise woman once said, give a girl lipstick and she can conquer the world! And of course, we’d like to believe that that is true. You can never have too many lipsticks, however a lot of lip makeup products often contain ingredients that can strip your lips off its natural nourishment –– post which a whole lip care routine comes in handy. So why not opt for a few homemade lipsticks that you can try and make at home. Here’s how to make homemade lipsticks!

 

DIY Lipstick At Home With Beetroot

 

Back in the day when there were no lipsticks, beetroot was the go-to lip tint! Just a little dab of this and people were ready to go. This healthy veggie has great anti-inflammatory properties too. Here’s how to make homemade lipstick with beetroot.

 

Ingredients

 

  • A beetroot

  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil

  • Grater / Food processor

  • Container

 

Homemade Lipstick With Beetroot

 

Step 1 - Wash the beetroot and then scrape out its peel. Cut the beet into small slices and pop it in the food processor till you see some liquid residue. You can also grate the whole peeled beetroot and extract the juice from it. Do not add water.

 

Step 2 - Strain the juice from the processed beetroot and pour it into a container and keep it in the fridge for some time.

 

Step 3 - Take a teaspoon of coconut oil and add it to the beetroot juice. Depending on the intensity you’d like, add more coconut oil (if you just want a tint).

 

Step 4 - Using a chopstick or a toothpick to mix the two ingredients together. Set it in the fridge.

 

Note: Since this is an all-natural lipstick, make sure you store it in the fridge. You can use it for up to one month.

 

MyGlamm’s Recommendation:

MyGlamm’s K Play Flavoured Lipstick

How To Make Homemade Lipstick With Fruits

 

Berries and pomegranate seeds are rich antioxidants –– while giving your lips a hint of colour, these fruits also nourish your lips and moisturise them instantly. Here’s how to make lipstick with fruits.

 

Ingredients

 

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 2-3 blackberries

  • 2-3 raspberries

  • A bunch of pomegranate seeds

 

Method

 

Step 1 - Mash the berries together to form a runny paste. Squeeze the juice out of the pomegranate seeds into the mix.

 

Step 2 - Add the olive oil and stir. Let the colour from the fruits bleed into the olive oil evenly.

 

Step 3 - Strain the mixture and drain the liquid into a container. Leave in the fridge for 30 minutes to set.

 

Note: Make sure you store this in the refrigerator after every use. It can be used for 2-3 weeks.

 

MyGlamm’s Recommendation:

MyGlamm’s K.Play Flavoured Lipstick

How To Make Homemade Lipstick With Rose Petals

 

Rose petals leave your lips with a gorgeous pink tint. This lipstick is loaded with antioxidants that help nourish your lips while leaving them soft and pink. Here’s how to DIY lipstick at home with rose petals.

 

Ingredients

 

  • A bunch of rose petals

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon beeswax

  • A drop of vanilla extract

  • An empty container

 

Method

 

Step 1 - Add your rose petals to a blender and blend away until you reach a sticky consistency.

 

Step 2 - Empty the rose petals into a pot of boiling water (½ cup) and mix.

 

Step 3 - Using a cheesecloth or cloth strainer, strain out the juice from the petals.

 

Step 4 - Add the olive oil and beeswax and melt them in the microwave for a few seconds. Mix it well.

 

Step 5 - Add a drop or two of vanilla extract and mix again.

 

Step 6 - Pour the concoction into a container and leave it to cool in the freezer for 30 minutes.

 

Note: This rose petal lipstick can be used for approximately six to eight months.

 

MyGlamm’s Recommendation:

MyGlamm POSE HD Lipstick

Manish Malhotra Soft Matte Lipstick

MyGlamm’s LIT Liquid Matte Lipstick

How To Make Homemade Lipstick With Vaseline

 

Vaseline is literally the go-to for most things skincare. It’s that one-stop solution for chapped lips, dry skin, flaky elbows...the works! Vaseline and lip care go hand-in-hand. So here’s how to make lipstick with vaseline.

 

Supplies Required

 

  • 1 tablespoon vaseline

  • 1 stick of butter

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

  • A packet of drink mix like Tang

 

Method

 

Step 1 - Boil some water in a pot and add a glass bowl in the centre of it.

 

Step 2 - Add the vaseline, butter, and olive oil to the glass bowl and wait till it all melts.

 

Step 3 - Add the drink mix packet (it’ll smell and taste good too). Now blend till all the ingredients mix together nicely.

 

Step 4 - Pour it into a mould or container and let it cool. Store it in the refrigerator.

 

Note: Because of the butter, you might want to store this lipstick in the fridge. You can use this DIY lipstick for up to four to five months.

 

How To Make Red Homemade Lipstick 

 

How can you love lipstick and not love red? Red lipsticks are a classic. They literally uplift your makeup game and take it to a whole new level. Find out how to make red lipstick at home.

 

Ingredients

 

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon beeswax

  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil

  • A few drops of red food colouring

 

Method

Step 1 - Melt the olive oil, coconut oil, and beeswax in a bowl and mix away.

 

Step 2 - Add a few drops of red food colouring to this moisturising mix. Use a stick or a toothpick to stir the mixture together.

 

Step 3 - Pour the mixture in a container and leave it in the fridge to set.

 

Note: Store this lipstick in a cool, dry place, away from sunlight. This can be used for around eight to ten months.

 

MyGlamm’s Recommendation:

LIT Liquid Matte Lipstick

Manish Malhotra Hi-Shine Lipstick

MyGlamm’s POSE HD Lipstick

How To Make Pink Homemade Lipstick 

 

How can you call yourself a lipstick junkie, if you do not have a bunch of pink lipsticks in your stash? This DIY pink lipstick adds a nice tint of a rose hue to your lips. Scroll down to see how to make pink lipstick at home.

 

Ingredients

 

  • 1 teaspoon almond oil

  • 1 teaspoon vaseline

  • A few drops of red + orange food colouring

 

Method

 

Step 1 - Melt the almond oil and vaseline in a bowl and mix away.

 

Step 2 - Add a few drops of red food colouring to this mix. Then add a few drops of orange food colouring. Adjust the colours accordingly, based on your preference. Use a stick or a toothpick to stir the mixture together.

 

Step 3 - Pour the mixture into a container and leave it in the fridge to set.

 

Note: Make sure to store this lipstick in a cool, dry place, away from sunlight. It can be used for around eight to ten months.

 

MyGlamm’s Recommendation:

Manish Malhotra Soft Matte Lipstick

K.Play Flavoured Lipstick

How To Make Nude Lipstick At Home

 

Nude lipsticks are always an everyday go-to, especially if you’re one who likes the feel of lipstick without being too OTT. Check out how to make nude lipstick at home.

 

Ingredients

 

  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil

  • 1 teaspoon beeswax

  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon powder

Method

 

Step 1 - Melt the coconut oil and beeswax in a bowl and mix away.

 

Step 2 - Add the cinnamon powder to this melted mixture and blend away, till the powder is spread equally.

 

Step 3 - Let the mixture cool down a little and then pour the liquid into a container. Leave it in the fridge to set.

 

Note: Store this lipstick in a cool, dry place, away from sunlight. It can be used for around eight to ten months.

 

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You can never have too many lipsticks! These homemade lipsticks are apt for if you’re looking for something more natural, that’ll leave you with a gorgeous pout. How to DIY lipstick at home honestly couldn’t get easier than this.

 

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