My sisters use lots of lip gloss and they're always throwing the containers out. I thought they'd be a perfect container. So I went to work.
This is Instructable isn't very long and anyone should be able to do it.
(This is my first Instructable so pardon any mistakes)
Step 1: Supplies ( What You Will Need)
Old, bad tasting, or near empty lip gloss container
Small slotted screwdriver
Rag ( your hands get greasy from the gloss)
Small bowl to put the parts in
For the gluing of the container:
Epoxy (or adhesive or your choice)
Step 2: Cleaning Your Lip Gloss Container
You should get to a thing that looks like this.
Step 3: Taking Out the 'Bucket'
You must take the 'bucket' out. This part can be a little difficult. It all depends on what brand of gloss you have. Some are made better than others; however you can get all them out! Turn the dial, bang it upside down on a table use your screwdriver, anything. Sooner or later it will pop out or loosen so that u can get it with your fingers. It should look something like this, Unfortunately there is no use for it and it must be thrown out.
Step 4: Removing the Dial
You should get a long screw like thing.
Now before continuing I washed mine because everything was greasy and I wanted to take off that dumb dog picture.
Step 5: Preparing for the Glueing
Now file it down ever so slightly to make it smoother.
Step 6: Starting the Glueing
Apply some Epoxy to the bottom of the gloss tube. Add more Epoxy to the top of the dial (mine is pink). Make sure to fully coat the shaft in the middle. Then stick em' together!
Take a clamp and secure the tube in it. Wait for it to dry.
Step 7: Use It!
I hope you enjoyed this Instructable and I would appreciate constructive suggestions or ideas.