14 Easy Lip Gloss Recipes You Can Make

Last Updated on May 22, 2023 by Ellen Christian

While you can go to the store and buy a new lip gloss, it’s fun to make your own with one of these easy lip gloss recipes.  Get the recipes here.

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14 Easy Lip Gloss Recipes You Can Make

14 Easy Lip Gloss Recipes You Can Make

No matter how casual or sophisticated you apply your makeup, a coat of lip gloss is an easy way to add a bit of shine to your look. These lip gloss recipes are a wonderful treat that you can make for yourself or they can be given to friends and family as gifts. 

It’s really very simple to make your own lip gloss. The basic function of a lip gloss is to add shine to your lips. You can keep it simple or you can add extra ingredients to add a hint of color and flavor to your recipe.

DIY Lip Gloss Recipe with Coconut Oil

Best containers for DIY lip gloss

Any small container will do to hold your recipe. I often reuse lip gloss pots when I purchase one from the store. You can also use small pots or tubes purchased from your local craft store.  You can apply the lip gloss with your finger or even a cotton swab.

How to Make a Simple Natural Two Ingredient Lip Gloss

Easy homemade lip gloss

    1. Tinted Mint Lip Gloss
    2. Easy 2 Ingredient Lip Gloss
    3. Cocoa Lip Gloss
    4. Homemade Beeswax Lip Gloss
    5. Mint Chocolate Chip Lip Balm
    6. Strawberry Lemonade Lip Balm
    7. Natural Lip Balm
    8. Coconut Lip Balm
    9. DIY Lip Gloss with Koolaid
    10. Raspberry Lip Gloss
    11. Homemade lip balm
    12. Beeswax lip balm
    13. Organic chapstick
    14. 5 minute Lip balm

These lip glosses should be able to be made using ingredients that you can find at your local craft store.  If you cannot find everything that you need at a craft store, you can order supplies online from Amazon.

a small metal tin with lip balm

Best base for homemade lip gloss

If you want to go a more natural route, look for lip gloss recipes that use beeswax instead of something like petroleum oil which is not as good for your lips.  If you add sugar as one of your ingredients, be aware that it can make your lips more chapped.

 Try substituting Stevia instead or simply use peppermint or spearmint as a natural flavoring. If you don’t mind unflavored lip gloss and lip balm, you can simply leave the flavoring out of the recipe for a natural gloss or balm.

10 thoughts on “14 Easy Lip Gloss Recipes You Can Make”

  1. I have never made my own lip gloss but this looks  so fun. I am gonna try this with my daughter.

  2. My daughter made me some homemade lip balm last spring. It is some of the best I’ve ever used! I will share these “recipes” with her. 🙂

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