Ever Wonder What Gives Lipstick Its Shade?

The Process Of Making Lipstick Refinery29 a modern woman’s destination for how to live a stylish, well- rounded life. In this video, we get a glimpse into how a...

The Process Of Making Lipstick

Refinery29 a modern woman’s destination for how to live a stylish, well- rounded life. In this video, we get a glimpse into how a lipstick comes to be.

The process isn’t very difficult, but there is a secret blend of solvents used, so it still keeps us guessing just a little.

There are thousands of pigments that can be used to create the shade of a lipstick. Combining different pigments, of course, is an art. That blend will give the lipstick it’s color, vibrance and overall look!

Once the pigment powder is blended, the secret solvent blend is added along with some wax to give it more density. The lipstick is cooled and molded with applicators, and don’t worry…your perfect shade is never touched throughout the process.

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