Many young girls like to play dress-up and wear makeup. Mothers and daughters share a similar love of lip products. In fact, the most-used cosmetic products, according to Karen Grant of the research Group, NPD, are lip products. Young girls and women of all ages use lip balms, glosses and lipsticks. Now you can bond with your daughter, by creating a homemade fruity lip balm right in your kitchen.
Things You'll Need
- 1 tbsp. vegetable shortening
- 1 tsp. honey
- Powdered drink mix (The packet should say it makes 2 quarts)
- 1/4 tsp. hot water
- Clean container
Place 1 tbsp. shortening in a pan. Add 1 tsp. honey. Place over low heat and stir the ingredients. Cook until the shortening and honey are melted. Turn the stove off.
Open a packet of fruit-flavored powdered drink mix. Pour the contents into a bowl. Add 1/4 tsp. hot water. Stir the ingredients, until the powder is completely dissolved.
Take 1 tsp. of the powdered drink mixture and place it into the shortening and honey mixture, and stir.
Pour the lip balm into a clean container. You can store it in the refrigerator for three days.