It’s easy to make your own lipstick at home with a few natural ingredients.
Soak 2 tablespoons of alkanet root in ½ cup of olive oil or wheat germ oil for 2 weeks (or less for less colour). Melt 4 tablespoons of cocoa butter or yellow beeswax in a small pot and slowly add the strained oil. Beat together until cold and put in a small jar or tin.
This original beauty article first appeared in the Summer 2016 issue of City Style and Living Magazine.