Lip Balm Container With Up-cycled Bottle Cap

Ladies and girls normally have their own lip balms in their bags or pouches.  They use these daily to moisten the lips that are chapped due to cold season.  Lip balm containers are sold in the market, most of them are made out of plastic.  But did you know that you can make a lip balm container without spending a penny?  All you need is a piece of plastic bottle and you are good to go!  Does that excite you?  If yes, then let us start making a DIY lip balm container now!


Sassy Lip Balm Container – Supplies:

  • a 2-liter soda plastic bottle
  • plastic cover
  • cutter or X-acto knife
  • scissors
  • hot glue
  • a piece of popsicle stick
  • petroleum jelly
  • ½ centimeter thick red satin ribbon
  • lip balm

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Sassy Lip Balm Container – Instructions:


Step 1:  Cut the topmost part of the plastic bottle head, just below the neck bottle.  Use a sharp cutter or an X-actor knife for this.  Disregard the plastic bottle body after this.

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Step 2:  Clean the sides of the bottle cap using a pair of scissor.

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Step 3:  Cut a small piece of plastic that perfectly fits the size of the plastic bottle cap.

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Step 4:  Hot glue the plastic cover on the bottom, opened part of the bottle cap.

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Step 5:  Cut the excess plastic on the sides of it.

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Step 6:  Wrap the red satin ribbon around the bottle cap.  Use a hot glue to stick the ribbon to the cap permanently.

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Step 7:  Open the container and fill it with a considerable amount of petroleum jelly.  Use a popsicle stick to transfer the petroleum jelly.  This will transfer the jelly hygienically to the container.

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Step 8:  Carefully tap the container to the table to make the content compact.

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Step 9:  Close the lip balm container and you are now ready to go!

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Step 10:  Finished!  You now have a sassy upcycled lip balm container that can fit your pouch or even your makeup kit.

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