No matter at which time of age you are, you cannot deny the fact that the homemade recipes for skin care are far more better with less side effects as compared to any skin care product readily available in the market. This is one of the reason that I have stared creating my own recipes and today it is the time for homemade lip gloss with essential oils.
Be it DIY plumping lip balms or homemade sugar scrubs. My personal research has shown that if we use essential oils as compared to artificial scents and flavored used in many readily available in various lip gloss, we can get great results for our lips and they are not harmful even if we use them in our daily skin are routine.
What Essential Oils are Safe For Lips?
I have many friends that are using homemade skincare products and share their experiences with me, one of my friends once had a number of lip gloss made up of peppermint lip and she asked me “Is Peppermint essential oil safe for lips?” Now this questions takes us on another discussion which essential oils we can use for our lips care and which are the ones that we can easily mix together with our daily use skincare products and take advantage of essential oils. To close this discussion on Peppermint, let me clear your doubts, you can always use Peppermint essential oil on your lips, provided you use it correctly and do not mix them with products that can damage your sensitive lips skin.
- Essential oils should NEVER be used directly on your skin in concentrated form! You should always remember one clear fact, you need to mix it with a base or carrier oil.
- Every Essential oil has a different set of characteristics, do your research, and use the ones beneficial for your skin type.
- Always do a patch test before using essential oils; some people might be allergic to a specific essential oil.
List of Best essential oils which are safe to use on lips:
- Carrot seed
- Rose geranium
- Tea Tree
Homemade Lip Gloss That can work wonders in Winter Season
Well, there are numerous homemade recipes that you can use to keep you lips healthy and pulpy in all seasons but after thorough research and personal use, I have come across two of the most effective recipes that can be used anytime during the year, especially when winter season comes along and it demands extra care of your lips, then you can easily follow and use these two recipes and believe me, you will see remarkable results are more better and cost effective then ready made lip glosses available in the market.
Essential Oil Lip Gloss Recipe:
So, how do you make natural lip gloss? A very common question but you will not find many useful answer to it but Today you will get to know my own homemade lip gloss recipe which can easily be made using essential oil along with Vaseline, and you can incorporate essential oil of your choice to it. As an experienced homemade lip gloss maker, my own idea is to use at least one essential oil, but it depends upon you guys and how comfortable you are using essential oils, so this is not a hard and fast rule, you can also use a combination of essential oils of your own choice, examples can include a combination of orange and cinnamon.
I have personally added these two essential oils orange and cinnamon and when applied at night you can immediately start seeing the results within few days time.
They are organic, cheap and easily available in the market and you do not have to hustle to get any of the essentials oils that i have mentioned above, I have shared my personal favorites and I would be delighted to know, if you can have any of your combination and share with our community.
DIY Peppermint Lip Gloss Recipe:
To answer my friend question, I must start with the advantages Peppermint essential oil has, well there are many and I can share few of them right now, it contains anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties alongside have a very refreshing aroma. One thing you should remember, never ever add too much peppermint essential oil in your recipes because excessive use of this oil can sometime cause irritation which can also sting a little bit..
Castor Oil: 2Tbsp
Vitamin E: 3
Peppermint Essential oil: 3drops
Lip gloss tubes
- Melt Vaseline on a double boiler.
- In next step you have to take a bowl, empty Vitamin E capsule in it, then mix some castor oil and glycerin, then mix the mixture nicely.
- Add pigmentation and peppermint essential oil, stir and inject in lip gloss tubes using a syringe. I prefer using a syringe because it is less messy and easy to handle.
- Now you have completed all the steps, you have to give at least 5 to 7 minutes to your lip glass tube to cool down and do not forget to keep it in upright position. Afterwards, you should seal it properly.
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