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honey, unsweetened drink mix (eg. Kool-Aid), hot water
Use a small bowl to mix 1 tbsp of the solid vegetable shortening
and 1 tsp of honey. In a separate bowl, mix the drink
mix and 1/4 tsp of hot water until it is dissolved. Stir
in as much of the drink mix as possible. The actual amount
will depend on the temperature of water. The more you can
dissolve, the stronger the flavour will be.
You can choose the color and flavor of you lip gloss by the type of drink mix you use.
Add one drop of the water mixture to the
shortening/honey base. Stir well. Repeat until you
get the color/flavor combination you want. Pour into a
clean container or old lip gloss pot.
Store in the refrigerator. Keeps
for 3 days, but it tastes so good that you will use it up very
Here are some recipe ideas from our
You can make lip gloss with shortening
and any drink mix. Just mix them together and maybe add a
little food coloring, then microwave it until it's a liquid.
Once it's a liquid pour it into the container you want it to
be in then let it set.
Instead of cool aid I used pop and it taste like something had just exploded in my mouth so try pop it taste like your favorites candy and more.
Try smashing up candy canes and mixing them in.
Just use petroleum Jelly and kool-aid. Warm up the petroleum jelly in the microwave for 30 sec or more. Than mix the
kool-aid into it. Let it sit if you want it sour, or add sugar to make it sweet!
You don't have to put it in the
refrigerator either! Add a tiny drop of water if you like and mix it in. It stains your lips because it's kool-aid my lips were red and they looked
cute! Taste it! it tastes good If you like sour or sweet!
I used "Pop Rocks" in one batch (melted) and wow! A big flavor burst! I'd say better than brands that are
for sale! I also used some yummy teas such as strawberry, chamomile, and "sleepy time"! They were
PS Try using hot cocoa mix!
Use some glitter for cake decorating to add glitter to your lip gloss.
Send us a note if you have any questions.
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