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Craft: Lickety-split Lip Gloss

Lickety-split Lip Gloss

Total Time Needed: 30 Minutes or less

Pucker up! This super lip gloss is fruity, sweet, and sassy, and it gives your lips a little kiss of color. We bet tiny pots of this stuff would make tasty party favors at any gathering of your favorite glamour gals.

Materials

  • 1 tablespoon solid vegetable shortening
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 packet (.13- to .23-ounce, or enough to make 2 quarts) unsweetened flavored powdered drink mix, such as Kool-Aid
  • ¼ teaspoon hot water

Instructions

Lickety-split Lip Gloss - Step 1

1. Combine the shortening and honey in a small bowl.

2. In a separate bowl, stir together the drink mix and water until the powder is dissolved.

3. Stir the water mixture a drop or two at a time into the base mixture, until the gloss is colored and scented to your liking.

Tips:

To save the lip gloss for another day, refrigerate it in an empty lip gloss pot or other clean container for up to three days.