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Does anyone have a use for old, unused lipsticks? A craft? A method to make them usable as lipsticks again? Thanks!

Mary from Weaverville, NC


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By Cathy (Guest Post)02/19/2007

You can keep using them as lipsticks without having to make them diluted with vaseline into a lipgloss. As long as the colours are similar, you can scoop the remnants out into a small microwaveable pot, and zap briefly until soft enough to stir together. Store them into a sealed pot and use a brush to apply like regular lipstick. I do this with all of mine.

By Karen (Guest Post)02/13/2007

Check out the DIY show called Creative Juice. They did an episode called "New Looks for old containers" and they took an old compact, lip balm and pieces of old lipstick and made some great lipgloss!
Website is Look up Creative juice and scroll thru their episodes. "New looks for old containers" is episode number DCRJ-313.
Good Luck!

By LRP (Guest Post)02/13/2007

you can always use them for writing on bathroom mirror . (reminders, love notes, messages)

By kitty84 (Guest Post)02/11/2007

make your own lipgloss by melting them into a little vasaline in a small pot (microwave for about 30 seconds). the more vaseline the more transulcent the gloss

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