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If you are a lot like me you love beauty tips and diy's. I have recently found a way to make diy lipstick from crayons! It is made of ingredients that you do have around your house. Other recipes have ingredients with coconut oil but I never have any of it on hand. Here is a way that is simpler and relatively cheap.

Step 1: What You Need

For one cosmetic container or Chapstick container of lipstick:
1 tbs of vegetable oil
3/4 of a crayon - any colour!
A lip stick container or cosmetic container
Muffin tin or small bowl
Tinfoil
Boiling water

Step 2: Perpetration

Now make sure your area is covered in newspaper or paper towels as this project is very messy (I learned the hard way!). Then take you muffin tin and flip it upside down. Take a sheet of tinfoil and wrap it around the muffin tin to make a bowl. You will melt the crayons in this and it is way easier for clean up. You can also use a glass jar or cups stead of tinfoil.

Step 3: Reaping Day

Now choose your crayon of choice. Make sure you un wrap him and break him into little pieces. This helps for a quicker melting process! Then add your veggie oil and place in the pot of boiling water. You can also do various combos of colours if you feel experimental! I chose a red strawberry colour and put some old lip smackers in for a strawberry cent!

Step 4: Melting

Then the wax and oil will start to melt. Make sure you constantly stir and blend them together. This is the messiest part because I spilled the wax concoction into the water so try keep your zen!

Step 5: Cooling

Once all the crayon has melted then you can pour it into your containers. I like the tinfoil because then I can also pinch the rims of the bowl to creat a spout to pour the lipstick put of! Put the container in the freezer for 5-10 minutes to harden and throw out the tinfoil. Then voila! Cheap lipstick that is creamy and vibrant and only costs a penny!
I want to make these as a Christmas gift but I was wondering if I left them out in a container will the mixture melt before its time or will they be fine without being refridgerated? I'm just asking to know if I could make them early or if it'd be best to wait it out?
<p>I made this and I found that the better measurement for olive oil would be 1 tsp, hope this helps!</p>
<p>has any one tried diy lip balm with cocoa butter??? If so how did that work out for you? I don't have coconut oil like a lot of the things call for so.</p>
<p>These were alot of fun to make! My sister and I did these and we have one tip: try NOT to poke a whole through the bottom of the tinfoil....</p>
Love it oh yeah
<p>love it! it works great! But i did use olive oil. Thank you so much! I had to beg my mom! lol but when she saw the color she said that it's fine! thanks!</p>
<p>i need to try this.does it work</p>
Love it! So vibrant!
<p>I'm going to make this for my mom on mothers day</p>
<p>i used a frying pan to boil the water so no spillage into the water</p>
I might make this sometime, but I might use Olive oil instead of veggie oil, cause Olive makes your lips softer &amp; in general is better for the skin than veggie oil can cause acne, just my opinion, thanks :3
<p>Made it!</p>
<p>made it!</p>
<p>I would have never thought to use tinfoil for these! I've been using a makeshift double boiler and haphazardly either spooning or pouring my lipstick into the tube/pot and making a huge mess. I'm gonna try your method next time I make a crayon lipstick so I can pour it more accurately. Thank you for this Instructable!</p>
The tin foil pots is a great idea, i tried to do this before but i couldnt find a pot i didnt mind ruining except a plastic &quot;microwave proof&quot; one that melted...<br>I will definitely try this thanks
<p>Ohhh had no idea you could make it with just veggie oil!</p>

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