How To Make Red Lipstick At Home For Beautiful Red Lipstick

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How wonderful it would be if you could make your own red lipstick at home, right? Home-made red lipsticks are safe for your lips, easy to make and don't cost you any money. Yes, you read it right. You just need to buy some ingredients such as beeswax, some essential oils, red food colouring and beetroot powder.

This time make your lips worth a compliment by using a home-made natural red lipstick. After applying this red lipstick, you will find most of the girls enquiring you on where you bought this red shade.

Natural red lipsticks have their own charm and give a deep red colour to your lips. You must try to make these red lipsticks at home this time, as they are very simple to make and are cost effective as well.

how to make red lipstick at home

These natural lipsticks are lead free, the toxic metal that is found in commercial lipsticks. These lipsticks are also safe to be used during pregnancy, as they don't contain any harmful ingredient and are natural.

Here are some of the best home-made natural red lipstick recipes. Check them out and try them on:

how to make red lipstick at home

Recipe 1: Red Beet Lipstick Ingredients

  • Dried beetroot powder (quantity depends on how much red colour you want in the lipstick)
  • 1 tablespoon of sunflower oil
  • 1 tablespoon of beeswax

How To Make A Natural Red Beet Lipstick
Add sunflower oil and beeswax into a bowl and melt the sunflower oil and beeswax on a low flame. Mix beetroot powder depending on how much red colour you'd want. Mix them well and transfer the contents to a container. Once cold, the mixture should be set into a lipstick form. This natural lipstick gives an intense red lip colour that is completely out of the world.

how to make red lipstick at home

Recipe 2: Natural Lipstick Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon of shea butter or cocoa butter
  • 1 teaspoon of coconut oil
  • Few drops of essential oil (any essential oil of your choice)
  • Few drops of red food colouring for that awesome red shade
  • ¼th teaspoon of cocoa powder or cinnamon for a brown hue

How To Make A Natural Lipstick
Add coconut oil and shea butter into a small bowl. Put the bowl inside a vessel containing hot water, so that they will melt. You can also melt them on a low heat. Mix the rest of the ingredients to it by stirring continuously. Transfer the mixture into a container using a dropper. The lipstick will swell up, so don't fill the container to the top and leave some space.

how to make red lipstick at home

Recipe 3: Moisturising Red Lipstick

  • 1 teaspoon of beeswax
  • 3 teaspoons of olive oil or sweet almond oil
  • Few drops of essential oil (such as lavender, cinnamon or peppermint oil)
  • Few drops of red food colouring

How To Make A Moisturising Red Lipstick
Heat beeswax and oil on a low flame, so that they will melt. Mix the rest of the ingredients with the oil. Transfer the contents into a container. When the mixture gets cold, it will set in the form of a lipstick.

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Story first published: Sunday, January 17, 2016, 14:00 [IST]
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