Can you reuse lip gloss tubes?
You may think that old lipstick tubes seem like a throw-away item as soon as you finish the lipstick, but think again! After they are cleaned, these tubes can be recycled to hold Q-tips, bobby pins, or toothpicks. Perfect to throw in your purse! Recycle or upcycle, but keep those containers out of the landfill!
Is there any way to sanitize liquid lipstick?
Lipstick. Just like other cream formulas, you should clean your lipsticks with alcohol. Wind up your lipstick bullet so most of it is exposed, then fully submerge the pigment in a small cup of alcohol for about 30 seconds. Once you remove the product from the cup, it will be completely bacteria-free.
Can you sanitize mascara?
For sanitizing mascara, you’ll need isopropyl alcohol and paper towels. Next, wipe the mascara wand down the alcohol-soaked towel. Allow the wand to completely dry before placing it back in the tube. Eye makeup such as mascara, however, is generally better being thrown out than sanitized.
What can you do with old lip balm tubes?
6 Things to Do with Empty Lip Balm Tubes
- Make Your Own Lip Balm. Homemade lip balms.
- Carry Jewelry. Store jewelry in old lip balm tubes.
- Hide Money! Store cash discreetly in old lip balm tubes.
- Create a Seasoning Shaker. Salt and Pepper shaker in a lip balm tube.
- Make a Mini Sewing Kit.
- Use in Arts & Crafts Projects.
What do you do with old lip gloss?
When you get to the bottom of a few lipsticks, scoop out what’s left with a small knife and melt them together in a large spoon. If you’re worried that you’ll look like you’re cooking crack, try using a microwave. Pour the completed contents into a small container and leave it in the refrigerator to harden.
How do you disinfect eyeshadow?
Disinfect your eyeshadows Skim the tip layer of the shadow by just removing it with a tissue (i.e. rubbing it quickly to brush off the top layer), and then spritz it quickly with rubbing alcohol and let it dry. This won’t actually harm the shadow, just kill the germs. This is a handy tip!
How do you disinfect makeup?
You can sanitize makeup with a spray bottle filled with isopropyl alcohol from the drugstore (do not use ethyl alcohol). I sanitize my makeup kit, products, tools, and bags with Beauty So Clean. They have makeup sprays and towelettes that kill germs on contact without damaging your makeup, and without any fumes.
Can you put rubbing alcohol on your lips?
Only use creams that are specifically for the lips or facial area. Dabbing rubbing alcohol on a cold sore can also dry it out and promote healing.