The quest for beautifully soft and luscious lips has led many beauty enthusiasts to explore natural and homemade alternatives to store-bought lip glosses. One such option that is gaining popularity is creating your own Vaseline lip gloss combining the benefits of coconut oil.
Creating your own Vaseline lip gloss with the goodness of coconut oil is not only a fun DIY project, but also a wonderful way to care for your lips using natural ingredients. With just a few simple steps, you can whip up a personalized lip gloss that will keep your lips looking and feeling their best.
Whether you’re a beauty enthusiast or someone who appreciates natural remedies, this homemade lip gloss is sure to become a staple in your beauty routine. So, gather your ingredients and get ready to indulge in the luxury of soft, glossy lips the natural way! Start by deciding the quantity of lip gloss you want to make. A common ratio is one part Vaseline to one part coconut oil, but you can adjust this based on your preference. For instance, you can use one tablespoon of Vaseline and one tablespoon of coconut oil for a small batch.
Place the Vaseline and coconut oil in a double boiler for melting or simply use a Pyrex jug and place them in the microwave. If you are using a microwave, heat the mixture in short bursts, stirring in between until both ingredients are completely melted and combined.
If you’d like to add a delightful scent to your lip gloss, consider incorporating a few drops of your favorite flavor oil or essential oil. Optionally, you can also add tint to the lip gloss with Mica powders or lake dyes. Once the mixture is well-combined and any optional fragrance is added, carefully pour it into your empty lip gloss container or cosmetic jar. Use a small funnel if needed to avoid any spills.
Let your homemade lip gloss sit undisturbed for at least an hour, allowing it to solidify and take its final form. During this time, the mixture will cool down and regain its texture. Once your Vaseline lip gloss with coconut oil has set, it’s time to put it to the test. Apply a small amount to your lips and revel in the smoothness and natural shine it imparts. Enjoy the nourishing benefits of coconut oil while keeping your lips moisturized and soft!
What You Will Need:
- Vaseline (Petroleum Jelly)
- Coconut Oil
- Empty lip gloss container or small cosmetic jar
- Optional: Flavor oil and Mica powder
- Adjust your lip-gloss viscosity based on your preference or use ratio 1:1 (1 part Vaseline to 1 part coconut oil).
- You can add in organic essential oils which is safe for lip use.