Tuesday, 22 November 2011

Hand-made sparkly strawberry lip balm

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46 comments:

  1. Thank you so much! I will certainly try these!!! Wonderful idea!

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  2. You my friend are amazing! These are delightful...hugs to you today.

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  3. isn't that darling? perfect for gift giving, although i'm not sure where to find edible glitter...maybe a cake decorating shop?

    xo
    molly

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    1. Cake decorating shops usually sell a variety of edible glitter.

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  4. No way! Such an awesome gift. I had no clue it could be so easy. Such a thorough post- thanks for posting the how to steps!

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  5. Hi Torie!What a cute idea.I love the lip balm, Im copying that down.Thanks for sharing!

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  6. You amaze me every day. I was not expecting this.

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  7. Wow, this was brilliant. A wonderful idea, and perfectly executed.
    Maureen

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  8. Oh my goodness...this is impressive and way more than I would ever do! They are darling and I'm sure they smell wonderful!

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  9. So nice! I love your blog, congratulations!

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  10. I would never have thought to make these myself. Well done you! I am definitely going to give it a go myself now! Thanks for the tutorial!

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  11. Thanks for this I have taken note of the instructions and will have a go at this myself when I have time - it's a fabulous idea.

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  12. I can't beleive how much you have done these last few months and everything looks lovely and very inspiring. Seasons Greetings :)

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  13. Beautiful! they would make perfect gifts!:D

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  14. Just curious about the deer mould, where can i find something like that. I am looking for a butterfly & can not seem to find one small enough..

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    1. Nabby on Etsy has a large variety of great mini moulds
      http://www.etsy.com/shop/Nabby?ref=seller_info

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  15. umm.. what is lipstick shaving?

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  16. WOW, so awesome cannot wait to try these. I have one question...what kind of lipstick do you use? Thank you!!!

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    1. I used a mini sample from Clinique that I had not used before.

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  17. Where did you buy the pots and how many ml or grams are they? Thanks

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    1. Have the same question. For now, experimenting, I got a pack of the mini condiment cups they send with to-go meals($2.00 at WalMart). Not classy, but functional for now.

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    2. Hi, I bought my pots from http://www.containerstore.com/welcome.htm whilst on holiday in Chicago. Muji sell something similiar.

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  18. Love the idea for a friend but was wondering if you could use food coloring instead of lipstick shavings? She is allergic to SPF and most lipsticks contain it, I'm trying to find a recipe to make colored balm without lipstick thank you.

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    1. Hi Colleen, I used food colouring in my mint version that can be seen here:
      http://toriejayne.blogspot.co.uk/2011/11/hand-made-cool-mint-lip-balm.html

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  19. Can you use a different oil other than sunflower oil like grapeseed or coconut?

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    1. I am sorry, I am not sure.

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    2. Yes, I do believe you can. Coconut oil is a great one to use. Also, you can use olive oil as well as Vitamin E oil which acts as both a preservative and a moisturizer. I have seen grapeseed oil used before I think.

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    3. Actually u can also use pure almond oil

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  20. Such a great tutorial. Very sweet color strawberry lip balm. :)

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  21. Love this :)

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  22. Hey hi nice recipe.. but plz can u tell me do we get these labels in market? and on total how much does it cost us to make these lippies?

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  23. Hi! Do you know if there is something that you could substitute for the lipstick shavings? Just curious! Thanks!

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    1. I have seen recipes that call for kool-aid powder or crystal light powder for coloring. But fyi, a little powder goes a long way and it may stain your lips, but I am not sure as I have yet to try it. Hope that helps!

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  24. where can I get beeswax pellets?

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    1. Hi , If you click the blue link "beeswax pellets" it will take you to the store where I bought mine from.

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  25. Gorgeous lippies! I can't wait to give this a try :)

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  26. Just two questions:

    1) What is the shelf-life of this product?

    2) Is Strawberry Flavor Oil the same thing as Essential Oil?

    Thanks
    Katrina

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    1. Hi Katrina, Should last at least 6 months , strawberry flavour oil is an edible oil, please ensure you use an edible oil.

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  27. I haven't ever seen tiny molds for making the deer. Where are these found?

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    1. Hi Suzie, If you click the blue link "mini deer mould" it will take you to the Etsy store where I got the mini moulds from.

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  28. Hi! Quick question when do you add the edible glitter? I bought some but didn't know when to add it.

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    1. hi Angie, you should add the glitter when you have the desired colour
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  29. Hi there! I absolutely love this idea but how many do they make?! need to know how many pots to buy asap!!x

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