How to Make Lipstick With Crayons - Fun & Colorful DIY Tutorial

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$7
2 Hours
Easy

Ok, this may sound crazy, but I’m going to show you how to make lipstick with crayons! This homemade lip balm with crayons is really excellent since you choose to make any colors you want. There are only two ingredients - crayons and coconut oil - so it's super-easy to try out too! Let's get started.

Tools and materials:

  • Non-toxic crayons
  • Bowl
  • Stove
  • Large pan
  • Blade or knife
  • Coconut oil
  • Mixing utensil
  • Storage containers
Is it safe to make crayon lipstick

Is it safe to make crayon lipstick?

Yes, absolutely! Crayons are actually non-toxic and are safe for any application since they are made for little kids to enjoy! I’m sure your curiosity is really taking over, so without further ado, let’s start the DIY crayon lip balm tutorial!

Removing the paper from the crayons

1. Prep the crayons

Remove the paper from each crayon with a sharp blade or knife. Then, break the crayon into four pieces.

Heating water to melt the crayons

2. Melt the ingredients

Add water to a large, flat pan and bring it to a consistent boil. Then, place a little bowl in the middle.

How to make lipstick out of crayons with coco

As for the rest of the DIY crayon lipstick ingredients, all you’ll need is around ½ a tablespoon of coconut oil. Add it to the little bowl and let it melt.

How to make lip balm at home with crayons

Next, take ⅓ of the crayon and let it melt into the coconut oil.

Testing the DIY crayon lip balm

Keep testing to see that you get to the desired color, texture, and consistency for your DIY crayon lip balm. If you’re not satisfied, then add more crayon pieces to the mixture.

DIY lip balm with coconut oil and crayons

While you’re at it, you can go ahead and make a few more colors because, why not?


Tip: if you want to make a lightly tinted lip balm, add more coconut oil and fewer crayon pieces.

Homemade lip balms with crayons

3. Store the DIY lipstick

Once you're happy with the consistency, pour the mixture into a container. As you can see, I’ve got my recycling game on as I’m using contact cases for storage!

DIY tinted crayon lip balm


DIY crayon lipstick

How to make lipstick with crayons

Here are the lovely results! You can see the difference between the lipstick that’s more concentrated with crayon and the lip balm with more coconut oil. The application works best when applied with fingers.


Now you know how to make lipstick with crayons, you can see it’s actually really easy! Get creative and make a whole lot of shades by mixing in different colors. Let me know what you think in the comments below. Good luck!

DIY blue crayon lipstick
DIY purple crayon lipstick
DIY pink crayon lipstick


Suggested materials:
  • Non-toxic crayons
  • Bowl
  • Stove
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  • KimofCoventry KimofCoventry on Nov 19, 2021

    Love the purple on you. All of them! What a cheap way to try colors. The grownups that ate crayons as a kid will be all over this 😁 Awesome idea! Can store in those little Altoid cases too.


  • Hol51299359 Hol51299359 on Nov 24, 2021

    Does the lipstick come off easy as well? Is soap needed to remove?

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