DIY Lipstick and Lip Moisturizer. Woman with red lipstick

Easy DIY Lipstick and Lip Moisturizer: Get Luscious Lips with 2 Ingredients Only


About the author: Jinane Doughan is a professional make-up artist with a degree from the French Fashion Institute ESMOD Dubai. She specialized in natural handmade skincare and haircare products.
Her YouTube channel, Jinane World, has 600+ educational videos and 100K+ subscribers.
She is an accredited Master Trainer and gives courses at a reputed academy that has 16 branches worldwide. She sells online courses about natural skincare.
Disclaimer: This article is for educational purposes only and does not constitute professional medical advice. Use any natural skincare or haircare products at your own risk and perform a patch test before use.

Welcome to our comprehensive guide on achieving luscious lips through an easy do-it-yourself approach with DIY Lipstick and Lip Moisturizer. In this article, we will unveil the secrets of creating your very own lip moisturizer and lipstick using just two simple ingredients.

By following our step-by-step instructions, you’ll learn how to make a personalized DIY lipstick and lip moisturizer that will leave your lips looking and feeling irresistibly beautiful. Get ready to embrace the power of natural ingredients and unlock the secret to achieving those luscious lips you’ve always desired.

Ingredients Needed

  • Soft shea butter. It is a moisturizing and nourishing ingredient derived from the nuts of the shea tree. It is rich in fatty acids, vitamins, and antioxidants, making it effective in hydrating and protecting the lips. Soft shea butter helps improve lip texture, soothes irritation, and promotes healing. Its versatility makes it a popular choice for DIY lip care products, providing natural moisture and conditioning benefits.
  • Mica color powder

Choose high-quality ingredients to boost the effectiveness and safety of your DIY beauty products. Also, where an essential oil is included in my recipes, I utilize either of two types of essential oils: pure, if added in drops, or diluted, if mixed in grams.

Tools Needed

  • Scale to weigh quantities
  • Stainless steel bowl
  • Teaspoons
  • Small containers to store the lipstick and lip moisturizer

Prior to use, ensure that both your utensils and containers are properly cleaned and disinfected. Wash them with warm soapy water, dry with a tissue, and then sanitize by spraying with 70% medical alcohol. Wipe them clean and let them air dry before use.

Steps: DIY Lipstick and Lip Moisturizer

1- Start by putting 50 grams (1.76 oz) of soft shea butter into a bowl.

DIY Lipstick and Lip Moisturizer. Add soft shea butter
Add soft shea butter

2- Add 3 grams (0.10 oz) of mica color powder. Here I am using the red color. By adding that much mica color powder, you obtain a lipstick in addition to the lip moisturizer. Feel free to use any mica color.

DIY Lipstick and Lip Moisturizer. Add mica color powder
Add mica color powder

3- Now, we will melt the contents in a hot water bath (bain-marie). A bain-marie is done by placing the bowl in a larger pot of hot steaming water. This will gradually melt whatever is inside the bowl without causing it to burn. As the contents of the bowl melt, make sure to mix every now and then.

DIY Lipstick and Lip Moisturizer. After the bain-marie
After the bain-marie

4- After the ingredients have melted, pour the mix into a small container.

5- Let it cool down.

DIY Lipstick and Lip Moisturizer. Final product
DIY Lipstick and Lip Moisturizer. Final product

Let’s Try it Out

You can use a lip brush to pick it up and apply it.

DIY Lipstick and Lip Moisturizer. You can use a lip brush to apply it
DIY Lipstick and Lip Moisturizer. Great as a lipstick

How to Use the DIY Lipstick and Lip Moisturizer

To use the DIY Lipstick and Lip Moisturizer, follow these simple steps:

  1. Lip Moisturizer:
    • Start by ensuring your lips are clean and dry.
    • Take a small amount of the DIY Lipstick and Lip Moisturizer and gently apply it to your lips.
    • Massage the moisturizer into your lips using circular motions.
    • Leave it on to hydrate and nourish your lips.
    • Reapply as needed throughout the day to maintain soft and moisturized lips.
  2. Lipstick:
    • Choose a small amount of the DIY Lipstick and Lip Moisturizer and apply it directly to your lips.
    • Start from the center of your upper lip and apply the lipstick outward towards the corners.
    • Repeat the process on your lower lip.
    • For a more intense color, apply an additional layer.
    • Optionally, you can use a lip brush for more precise application.
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Benefits: DIY Lipstick and Lip Moisturizer

  1. Natural and Safe: By creating your own lip products, you have full control over the ingredients, ensuring they are natural and safe for your lips. You can avoid harmful chemicals commonly found in commercial lip products.
  2. Hydration and Nourishment: The DIY Lipstick and Lip Moisturizer provides deep hydration and nourishment to your lips, keeping them soft, supple, and free from dryness and chapping.
  3. Personalized Colors: You can customize the color to match your preferences. Experiment with different shades and mica powder colors to create unique and personalized lip shades.
  4. Cost-Effective: Making your own lipstick and lip moisturizer is a cost-effective alternative to purchasing expensive commercial products. The two-ingredient recipe saves you money in the long run.
  5. Sustainable and Eco-Friendly: By making your own lip products, you reduce the need for single-use plastic packaging and minimize waste, contributing to a more sustainable and eco-friendly beauty routine.

Enjoy the benefits of your homemade DIY Lipstick and Lip Moisturizer, and revel in the natural beauty of your luscious and nourished lips!

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Video How-To on My Channel | Jinane World

The steps to make the DIY Lipstick and Lip Moisturizer are demonstrated in this video.


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