Have you ever thought of making a handmade lipstick yourself? It really is not as difficult as you usually think. In this article, I will show you how to make a handmade lipstick at home with the ingredients from nature.
Not only is it safe and cheap, but you can step out that day with the most alluring lip color possible under a beautiful sunny sky.
These are the most basic and important ingredients to make your own lipstick:
Remove the beetroot paring with a knife, cut into smaller pieces and put it in a blender to squeeze water. Use a filter cloth to remove the residue, so that only the juice remains Pour the beetroot juice into the saucepan over the gas burner until the steam comes out and the solution thickens.
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Next, remove the pot from the stove, wait for it to warm, then add 1/2 teaspoon of beeswax, 1/2 teaspoon shea or cocoa butter, 1/2 teaspoon coconut oil. then heat it on the stove over the heat until the wax is completely dissolved and then turn off the heat, stirring constantly.
When the mixture thickens, add 1 capsule of vitamin E (Note: Use scissors to cut off the tip of the capsule and put the solution into the lipstick mixture and stir well). Until all the thick consistency forms a lipstick-like substance, pour it into the container. That's it then done, making a handmade lipstick does not take much time, does it?
If I don't have beeswax, what ingredients can I use instead? You can use vaseline instead.
I want to replace beetroot with another color material, maybe what? You can use a crayon, mica powder and food coloring safe (pressed colors from cherries, tomatoes, carrots, baby jackfruit ...).
Does handmade lipstick take for long time? Since all ingredients are completely benign natural ingredients, it doesn't have lead and heavy metals to make the lipstick last longer. That's why it can't be as long and as long as normal lipsticks. The handmade lipstick will light up as it cools down. When you apply colored lipstick, it will come naturally and we do not need to worry if you accidentally ingest it while eating.
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What is the shelf life of a handmade lipstick? The composition of handmade lipstick is mainly essential oils and plant group vitamins, containing no preservatives. For example, the shelf life of natural shea butter may be 24 months. Coconut oil or beeswax has a shelf life of about 2 years. The shelf life of a handmade lipstick can be around 1 year. Of course, it depends on whether your storage conditions are good or not.
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