Make Lava Lamp Lip Gloss

We're digging this homemade lava lamp lip gloss that would make a totally groovy party favor or accessory.

August 14, 2019
Homemade Lava Lamp Lip Gloss

Homemade Lava Lamp Lip Gloss

Combine vegetable glycerine, castor oil, and colorful edible mica powder to make the grooviest lip gloss.

From: HGTV Handmade

Photo by: Sarah Busby

Sarah Busby

What You'll Need:

  • vegetable glycerin
  • castor oil
  • edible glitter
  • lip flavors and scents
  • lip gloss roller tubes
  • edible mica powder
  • eyedropper
  • small funnel
  • clay sculpting tool

Photo by: Sarah Busby

Sarah Busby

Make the Mica Mixture

Add two tablespoons castor oil to a small bowl (Image 1). Place a small scoop of mica powder to the oil, and slowly stir until combined (Images 2 and 3). Set aside. Note: Don't stir too much or the lava lamp effect won't work.

Add the Vegetable Glycerin

Remove the cap from the lip gloss roller tube, and fill the tube three-fourths of the way up with vegetable glycerin. Use a small funnel to make it easier to pour.

Photo by: Sarah Busby

Sarah Busby

Add the Mica Mixture

Gently fill the rest of the roller tube with the mica mixture using an eyedropper. (Images 1-3). Gently poke the mica mixture with the clay sculpting tool to create the path for the air bubbles (Image 4).

Add Flavors and Scents

To top it off, add a small scoop of edible glitter and a few drops of flavors and scents (Images 1 and 2). Replace the cap back on the roller tube (Image 3). Flip it over and back up, and watch the lava lamp magic happen (Image 4).

Make Lava Lamp Lip Gloss

Make Lava Lamp Lip Gloss

Lava lamp lip gloss makes a groovy gift idea, party favor or beauty accessory for yourself.

From: HGTV Handmade

Photo by: Sarah Busby

Sarah Busby

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