Applying a chemical based lip gloss on the lips will make it dark and dry. But, using a homemade and natural lip gloss, will nourish and soften the skin.
Experts advice one should avoid pampering lips with over the counter products, as the contents present in the gloss are somehow linked to cancerous and harmful ingredients.
Preparing lip gloss at home is relatively cheaper and safer. Today, Boldsky suggests to follow this simple recipe and make your own lip gloss at home. The contents present in this lip gloss recipe are easily available on the kitchen counter.
This homemade lip gloss recipe contains no chemicals, so swiping it off the lips with your tongue once in a while is totally safe to ingest.
To prepare this homemade shiny lip gloss at home, you will require: honey, almond oil and strawberries. These three ingredients present in the gloss, will make the lips shine naturally, soften and moisturise the dry/chapped skin, and give the lips a natural tint.
Together with using this shiny lip gloss, pampering the lips with a homemade cream is also essential (the cream is applied to the lips before an application of this shiny lip gloss). Take a look at this simple recipe:
Honey - 3 teaspoons
Almond Oil - 1 teaspoon
Vitamin E Oil - 1 teaspoon
Strawberry Pulp ( no seeds) - 3 teaspoon
In a mixer, add the honey, almond oil, vitamin E oil and the strawberry pulp.
Grind the ingredients together into a thick paste.
Fill the paste into a glass bottle and store it in the freezer.
Apply this homemade lip gloss on the lips two to three times in a day, only if the lips are chapped. (otherwise, you can use it whenever needed)
Since this homemade lip gloss contains no chemical preservatives, the gloss can be stored for only one week. After using the gloss, refrigerate.
Benefits Of This Lip Gloss
The gloss has no preservatives and chemicals so it is safe for your lips. It contains ingredients that will moisturise the lips, so use it liberally in winter when lips are chapped. The strawberry pulp will add a natural pink tint on the lips.