DIY tinted lip balm
Making your own tinted lip balm is a great way to upcycle your makeup containers. Not only are they often beautifully designed and aesthetically pleasing, but they can also be repurposed as storage boxes. In addition to storing items such as earrings and hairpins, you can also use them to store your own homemade tinted lip balm. Simply cut a small piece of a colored lipstick and mix it in a 1:1 ratio with petroleum jelly. You can adjust the color depth according to your personal preference, and then fill it into your container. If you want the surface of your lip balm to be smooth and polished, you can use a hair dryer to melt the surface and then let it cool. And voila, your homemade tinted lip balm is ready to use!
Many moisturizers come in beautiful glass containers that are often too pretty to throw away. After cleaning the container and removing the label, you can upcycle it into a beautiful scented candle, reducing waste and creating a relaxing and cozy atmosphere in your home.
Cut a candle wick to the appropriate size and secure it in the bottom of the container. Melt soy wax in a double boiler until it is completely liquefied. Once the wax has melted, add 3% essential oils to the mixture. Finally, pour the liquid wax into the container and let it sit for 48 hours to solidify.
All of these materials can be found at chemical supply stores in Hong Kong.
After cleaning out your makeup container, you can repurpose it into a unique and one-of-a-kind planter. First, line the bottom of the container with a layer of hydrophobic gravel to prevent the roots of the plant from getting waterlogged. Then, fill the container with soil and your favorite green plant. If you want to make it even simpler, you can just add water and grow aquatic plants directly in the upcycled container. This is a great way to reduce waste and add a touch of green to your living space.
These small DIY projects are enough to help us enjoy a leisurely holiday.
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Last update: 2023/07/01
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