Through the winter lips tend to get dry and chapped, the solution is lip balm or gloss. The problem with these items is that they tend to be full of chemicals and additives, things you don’t want around your mouth. There are all natural products you can find and buy, but they tend to be expensive. We have the solution, an inexpensive and easy homemade mint chocolate lip-gloss.
Welcome back for the next entry in our DIY beauty series. At the Planet Forward blog we are always looking for new ways to help you live a more sustainable and economical lifestyle, and using everyday household items in news way fulfills that mission. Cosmetics and toiletries are items that contribute in a large way to the size of your carbon footprint. By making your own products you are able to eliminate the waste associated with the production and packaging of these products.
Our homemade mint chocolate lip-gloss comes by way of Food + Words. Let’s get started.
• 1 teaspoon coconut oil
• 1 teaspoon pure almond oil
• 1 teaspoon cocoa butter
• 3-4 drops pure vitamin E oil
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