DIY – Lip Balm

Do it yourself, often referred to by the acronym DIY, is a term used by various communities that focus on people (called do-it-yourselfers or DIYers) creating or repairing things for themselves without the aid of any professional or with out spending huge amount πŸ˜‰ πŸ™‚


I usually have Dry and chapped lips through out the year and me kept spending buck on lip balms of various brands … i tried using body butter on lips as well but didnot acheive teh desired result … my dad suggested me using vaseline … though its effective but its way too greasy and i dont like its smell πŸ˜› so i wanted something as effective as vaseline but with fragrance n color n less greasy πŸ™‚ so here i learned with hit n trial the way of making my own lip balm πŸ™‚ hope you girls like it πŸ™‚Β 

Ok, there are many ways of making lip balm but today i am sharing with u in the most basic and easiest way …. by time i will share with u how to make Store like Lip Balm πŸ™‚

Following things you will need to accomplish on making your Lip balm

  1. Vaseline
  2. Eyeshadow or Pigment [alternatively u can use food color]
  3. any body butter of your fav flavor πŸ™‚Β 
  4. Napkin or Tissue Paper
  5. Container
  6. microwave
  7. Freezer πŸ™‚Β 

Ist Step :Β 
Take a scoop of Vaseline in a container and put in microwave for 1 minute. keep putting it on for 1 minutes till it get melted. it tookΒ  me 6 minutes to get it melt completely.

2nd Step :
Take about half tea spoon of your body butter and mix it in the liquid Vaseline.

3rd Step :
Now take a small amount of your eye shadow which u don’t use much or don’t like it any more and mix it well in the liquid Vaseline… keep adding the shade till u get the color u like. make sure u put a napkin on your desk..

4th Step :
Now pour it in any Empty chap-stick bottle or any container u can find and set it to freeze for 15 mins and your done πŸ™‚ this can get a bit messy ….

MY EXPERIENCE :Β 
when i decided to make my Ist lip balm i couldn’t find any small container which is microwave resistant so i used double boiler for getting the Vaseline melt … it took lot of time trust me …. making lip balm is easier just mixing the color takes effort πŸ™‚ personally i like using body butter for flavoring and not the fragrance oil . my cousin asked me to make her cherry blossom flavoured lip balm so i decide to put some butter. i used Japaneses Cherry Blossom BB of The Body Shop – TBS and i loved it , it gave my Balm the desire fragrance and made it extra moisturized plus i no more need to go to TBS and buy that Balm πŸ˜›

PROS :

  • Creamy texture.
  • Moisturizing.
  • Tinted Color
  • Glides on to the Lips smoothly.
  • Stay for 1-2 hours (without meals)
  • Has scent of your own choice.
  • Non irritant.

CONS :Β 

  • If you like Sheer color
  • prefer lip gloss over lip balm
  • if you expect a long wearΒ  its not for you

COST & AVAILABILITY :
It Don’t cost u much. almost every one have Vaseline at home and every girl have eye shades which she can spareΒ  what u just need is container … which cost around Rs 5-10 πŸ™‚

Thank you for your time. Don’t forget to Subscribe. *Stay Beautiful* hope you like my tutorial ….

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