Do It Yourself: Lipstick Shades on the Go!


Making lipstick yourself cuts down on makeup costs and allows you to create a rainbow of custom colors that you'll never see another person wearing.

Base Supplies

All you need is beeswax, shea butter or almond milk butter, olive oil and Pigments.

Bright Red Lip Shade

For a bright red lipstick, use beetroot powder or crushed beet chips

Brown Lip Shade

Cinnamon can be used to achieve a reddish-brown color.

Copper Shades

Turmeric can be mixed with other powders to make the shade more coppery.


For Matte Texture Lipstick: You can always use bentonite clay to make your shade stay on lips   Remember to use essential oils for a fragrant lip shade..

Containers For DIY Lipsticks

You can use an old lipstick or chapstick tube, a small cosmetics pot, or any container with a lid as a container for your new lipstick.


Conventional Lipsticks can be a source of harmful chemicals, these homemade lipstick variations let you create a personalized lip shade that is chemical free and inexpensive.