How To: Make your own lipstick palette
What you’ll need:
-Empty palette: We suggest using an artist palette, a weekly pill box, or even empty contact lens cases. There’s no need to buy a fancy empty makeup palette online for this project. Get creative!
-Lipsticks/Lip balms: We recommend starting out your first “practice” palette with cheaper lipsticks. Try using NYX’s $4 Round Case Lipsticks or e.l.f.’s ridiculously cheap $1 Essential Lipsticks.
What you’ll do:
Step 1: Make sure you are working on a flat surface.
Step 3: Put your lipstick piece on a metal spoon and place the spoon over a lighted candle (ask mom for help!). The heat will slowly melt your lipstick. If you have a shimmer lipstick, use the spatula to mix the lipstick as it’s melting so that the shimmer is evenly distributed. Don’t worry; heat won’t do anything bad to your favorite lippie! Plus, the heat will help to kill some of the bacteria on a used lipstick. (Bonus!)
Step 5: Wait. Don’t disturb your lipsticks as they are cooling. Patience!
Step 6: Label your lipsticks. It might be a good idea to peel the labels off the packaging and put it on the top or bottom lid of your new palette.