This easy DIY Strawberry Lip Gloss is easy to make, tastes delicious and looks adorable in little heart containers.  Strawberry flavor, pink in color and smooth and glossy on your lips!

Easy DIY Strawberry Lip Balm
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This is a softer lip gloss.  If you are looking for a firmer balm then please check out my How to Make Lip Balm post.  That is perfect for tubes!

I wanted this to be soft and smooth.  Any other 80’s babies out there?  Remember Body Shop’s lip gloss tubs?!  I was heading in that direction.  Not as thick as petroleum jelly but not as firm as lip balm in a tube.  This melts perfectly on your finger and then is smooth on your lips!

Valentine Strawberry Lip Gloss

I used cosmetic grade mica powder to color these the perfect pink!  You can use any natural make up as well, such as Young Living’s Savvy Minerals line.  The blushes would be perfect and they are all natural and safe!

You only need a little bit to give great color.  I used this Smidgen Measuring Spoon.

Note:  The color of the gloss LIGHTENS as the gloss cools and sets up!

Since these are a pretty light pink, they will not act as a colored lip gloss.  They just add nourishment and shine without feeling too heavy on my lips!  I do not like feeling like I have a bunch of junk on my lips so I particularly like this recipe!

Homemade Strawberry lip gloss

You can use any 5 ml (or larger) drams you like, but I thought these sweet heart ones were perfect!  Fun for Valentine’s Day and also just because a pink heart is adorbs!  I am a mom of three boys, I will take pink heart lip gloss when I can!

This recipe will make 16 heart drams that I list below.  Your yield will vary depending on size of your container.

DIY Homemade Lip Gloss

Supplies for DIY Strawberry Lip Gloss:

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* You can get strawberry alone or for a little more you can get the sampler pack which is what I use so I can make more flavors!  You just use a tiny bit in each batch so it lasts!

Homemade DIY Lip Gloss

How to Make Strawberry Lip Gloss

DIY Homemade Lip Gloss
DIY Homemade Lip Gloss
DIY Strawberry Lip Gloss
Easy recipe for an awesome homemade soft and glossy strawberry flavored lip gloss. Heart shaped drams make them even more adorable!
Project Time 10 minutes
Yield 16 Heart Drams
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DIY Strawberry Lip Gloss
Easy recipe for an awesome homemade soft and glossy strawberry flavored lip gloss. Heart shaped drams make them even more adorable!
Project Time 10 minutes
Yield 16 Heart Drams
SUPPLIES
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. In a microwave safe cup (with spout) combine coconut oil and beeswax and microwave at 30 second intervals until completely melted. (this took me about 3 intervals, 90 seconds)
  2. Add Vitamin E oil, flavoring oil and cosmetic grade mica colorant. Mix well
  3. Carefully pour into heart shaped drams. Fill to the very top and if you can create a positive meniscus. The gloss will retract as it cools.
  4. Allow the drams to cool either in room temperature or to speed the process in the refrigerator.
  5. Apply to lips and enjoy!
SUPPLIES
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. In a microwave safe cup (with spout) combine coconut oil and beeswax and microwave at 30 second intervals until completely melted. (this took me about 3 intervals, 90 seconds)
  2. Add Vitamin E oil, flavoring oil and cosmetic grade mica colorant. Mix well
  3. Carefully pour into heart shaped drams. Fill to the very top and if you can create a positive meniscus. The gloss will retract as it cools.
  4. Allow the drams to cool either in room temperature or to speed the process in the refrigerator.
  5. Apply to lips and enjoy!
PROJECT NOTES:
  • SMIDGEN:  Please see measuring spoons above in post.  If you do not have a smidgen measuring spoon add slowly in small increments the color builds fast.
  • Color will LIGHTEN as it cools.
  • Color does not add much pigment to lips since it is almost the same color.
  • This is a soft gloss.  Not a firmer balm.  Please see my DIY Lip Balm recipe for a firmer to the touch balm.
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