Monday, September 15, 2014

More Lip gloss

Flavored Lip Gloss Recipes 

Chocolate Lip Gloss
This lip gloss is soothing, plus it has a yummy scent and flavor.
1-1/2 tsp grated cocoa butter
1/2 tsp coconut oil
1/8 tsp oil of vitamin E (optional)
1/4 tsp grated chocolate or 1-3 chocolate chips
1.       Mix all of the ingredients in a small microwaveable or heat resistant cup or bowl.
2.       Heat 1-2 minutes in the microwave or in a double boiler until the mixture is melted.
3.       Remove from heat.
4.       Mix well.
5.       Spoon the gloss into a container.
6.       Cool completely with the lid resting on the container, but slightly ajar to allow moisture to escape and prevent condensation.
7.       Seal and label the container.

Tropical Lip Gloss
This lip gloss will drench your lips with moisture. Vitamin E is a natural preservative.
1 teaspoon cocoa butter, grated
1 teaspoon coconut oil
1 teaspoon macadamia nut oil (may substitute almond oil or olive oil)
1 teaspoon light sesame oil
1 teaspoon petroleum jelly (optional: use to make gloss more solid or to add more shine)
1.       Mix all of the ingredients in a cup or bowl.
2.       Rest the container inside of a larger container of very hot (not boiling) water.
3.       Stir the ingredients together until they are melted.
4.       Pour the mixture into a small container with lid (lip gloss containers are commercially available).
5.       Smooth the gloss onto lips, either to be worn alone or to add shine over lipstick.

Peppermint Lip Gloss
Peppermint lip gloss is soothing and refreshing. You can substitute spearmint flavor, if you like, or actually any flavor, such as lemon or orange.
2 tablespoons petroleum jelly
1 teaspoon beeswax
10-14 drops peppermint oil
1.       Melt the petroleum jelly and beeswax in the microwave or over a double boiler.
2.       Remove the mixture from hear and add the peppermint oil.
3.       Pour the lip gloss into a small container and allow it to cool.

Berry Lip Gloss
Make this gloss with your favorite berry. Berries will impart a natural color to your lips, plus they contain antioxidants to help keep your lips smooth.
10 fresh cranberries or 5 fresh raspberries or blackberries
1 tablespoon sweet almond oil
1 teaspoon honey
1 drop vitamin E oil
1.       Mix the ingredients in a microwave-safe bowl.
2.       Microwave 1-2 minutes or until the mixture begins to boil.
3.       Mash the hot berries.
4.       Allow the mixture to cool slightly, then strain it through cheesecloth or a sieve to filter out the berry skins and seed.
5.       Spoon the gloss into small containers and allow it to cool completely.

Vanilla Lip Gloss
This is an easy recipe that uses slightly different ingredients.
1 tablespoon aloe vera gel
1 tablespoon petroleum jelly
1 1/2 teaspoons coconut oil
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
 the ingredients in a small bowl or cup and set this container inside a larger pan of hot water. Stir and melt the ingredients together, then pour the mixture into a lip gloss pot and allow it to cool completely.

Lemon Lip Gloss
Note that you can make this gloss any flavor, depending on the flavoring that you add. Try cherry or orange too.
2 teaspoons grated beeswax
1 teaspoon honey
1 vitamin E oil capsule
1 teaspoon aloe vera gel
1 teaspoon pure almond extract (optional)
6 drops of lemon flavoring
Melt the beeswax. Stir in the honey, vitamin E, and aloe vera. Add the almond and lemon flavorings.

Honey Lime Lip Gloss
2 teaspoons grated beeswax
7-8 teaspoons sweet almond oil (or jojoba oil)
1 vitamin E capsule
1 teaspoon honey
5 drops lime essential oil or flavoring
Melt together the beeswax and almond or jojoba oil. Open the vitamin E capsule and stir in the contents. Add the honey and flavoring. Pour the mixture into a lip gloss pot and allow it to cool.