DIY Lip Gloss Recipe


Lip gloss adds a sheen and definition to lips that always looks gorgeous. Though store bought glosses are amazing on giving your pucker that perfect shine, they are filled with chemicals that shouldn't be ingested. Keep reading to see how to create your own natural lip gloss with a few ingredients!


  1. 1 Teaspoon of fresh or real aloe vera gel (to obtain the real, slice open a aloe vera leaf and scrap the gel from within)

  2. 1/2 Teaspoon of coconut oil

  3. 1/8 Teaspoon of vitamin E oil

  4. Essential oils (optional) Examples: Vanilla, rosemary, rose, peppermint, and lime

Mix all three ingredients together until its smooth and store it in a clean container. You can add a drop or two of your favorite essential oils to flavor up the gloss if you like. A little bit of gloss goes a long way so if you're making a whole batch, make a few extra ones for your friends too!

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