Introducing Mix Cosmetiques’ Lip Gloss Bar!
Picture this – you’re getting ready to go out, your outfit finally came in the mail and you’re super excited to show off your new look! As you’re doing your hair and getting ready, you’ve decided on what color palette you’re going with for your eyes.
But how are you going to bring it all together? What’s the finishing touch that will make your look perfect? You reach for your bag and pull out your new lip gloss (or stain!) from Mix Cosmetiques.
You got it when you and your friends recently headed to Mix to make your own lip gloss or stain! With founder Lanae Rhoads walking you through the creation process of these clean, organic ingredients, you selected the perfect product for your lips, identifying your preferred color, moisture, SPF, and durability. You take it out, put it on, take a step back, and BAM! Your look is complete. You feel confident and are ready to take on the night!
With our Lip Gloss Bar, Mix Cometiques offers something very special – the chance to create your own customized, natural makeup products.
Achieve the perfect lip product at Mix Cosmetiques’ Lip Gloss Bar.
This new self-guided bar is where you can make custom, all-natural, organic lip gloss or lip stain. There are so many different colors or looks you can decide on!
Why create your own custom lip gloss or lip stain?
Here at Mix, we’re all about moisturizing! Who wants chapped lips when you’re looking good? Not us.
Our moisturizing gloss saturates lips while providing beautifully sheer color and high-impact shine. This fully custom lip gloss formula goes on smoothly with no stickiness. Who wants that?? No one. Even better, our products are made with organic ingredients sourced from nature.
Ever wonder what’s in our customized lip gloss or lip stain? Well, here’s a full list!
Lip Gloss Contains:
- Castor Seed Oil
- Hydrolyzed Oat Protein
- Cetyl Palmitate
- Sorbitan Palmitate
- Sorbitan Olivate
- Candelilla/Jojoba/Rice Bran Polyglyceryl-3 Esters
- Glyceryl Stearate
- Cetearyl Alcohol
- Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate
- Sodium Hyaluronate
- Silk Proteins
- Pearl Proteins
- Zinc Stearate
- Magnesium Myristate
- Zinc Oxide
Some May Contain:
- Titanium Dioxide
- Iron Oxides
- Tin Oxides
We want you to know, with this and any of our products, we do everything in our power to make sure all ingredients are safely and ethically sourced.
Mix Cosmetiques lip gloss and lip stain process – here’s how it works!
First, the castor oil and beeswax blend create a gel base. These can help maintain moisture, making it a useful treatment for dry skin. They also help draw moisture from the air, keeping the skin hydrated.
Then, we add in glycerin, which moisturizes, smooths, and makes skin appear dewy. Due to its low molecular weight, the gloss will continue to draw moisture to the deeper layers of the dermis. You can also add oat proteins to create a soft, cushiony feel on the skin, drying to a velvety smoothness. It forms a light, shiny, flexible, protective film.
One thing we add-in is hyaluronic acid, which is what our skin uses to hold moisture in. It is a skin-identical ingredient. We can’t technically source it from nature because we can’t ask 20-year-olds if we can harvest their excess! Ha! It is created in a lab on the top of potatoes, harvested and dried. Then reconstituted, 1 gram of dried hyaluronic acid can hold up to 98 grams of water in a gel suspension.
What makes Mix Cosmetique’s natural, customized makeup products different?
The biggest difference between us and the other lip gloss brands – synthetic liquids.
The other brands out there use hydrogenated polyisobutene, a synthetic liquid used to replace mineral and silicone oils in formulations. It acts as a waterproofing agent and an emollient. An emollient helps to maintain the natural skin barrier, prevent moisture loss, and improve the texture of the skincare product.
This liquid is used in products such as lip gloss, sunscreen, and foundations. It’s mainly used to increase the longevity of the product on the skin and enhance the dewy, glowing look of the skin – but it’s not natural, and that’s what we’re all about here at Mix Cosmetiques.
The Castor oil in our lip gloss does the same thing naturally when blended with beeswax, which helps us reach our natural and sustainability goals.
Natural, customized makeup. You have our word on it – and recommendations from customers!
Our Lip Gloss Bar is perfect for all ages – and we mean it!
Heather Duval lives near Rice Lake, MN. She drives past Mix Cosmetiques all the time and love supporting local businesses. A few months ago, Heather decided to reach out to us about the Lip Gloss Bar. She was planning a small birthday party for her 12-year-old daughter.
“I wanted to do something that she and her friends would enjoy. Obviously, I appreciate anyone who is making anything natural and clean. To be able to take home some sort of makeup that isn’t filled with crap,” Heather said.
When it was finally time to celebrate, Heather reserved a spot for six people. They all had the time of their lives. “The girls just had a blast with it! The whole environment [Lanae Rhoads] had set up, she is so helpful; she guides you through it,” she said.
The party loved how there were different kinds of ingredients that they could choose from. Some were interested in moisturizing; some wanted a matte finish. All their desires were met at Mix. Each person went home with their own personalized lip gloss.
“The girls had a lot of fun picking out colors and testing everything themselves. We liked how we could create, test and then decide. It was very different compared to a traditional birthday party!,” she laughed.
Heather and her family loved the experience so much, they’ve recently returned to Mix to create their own eye shadow. This time, for her mom’s birthday! Then around Thanksgiving, they will be back to create their own lipstick. I’m so grateful they love Mix so much, and even more grateful that Heather is willing to share her story, loud and proud!
Stop by our Lip Gloss Bar or schedule today!
If this all sounds like an awesome way to protect, moisturize and perfect your lips, all you have to do is reserve an hour, or call 206-694-9170. You and up to five of your friends can join! Otherwise, you can stop in anytime and we’ll guide you through the process. We are located at 2301 Woodland Ave, Duluth, MN 55803. And be sure to follow up on social media: Facebook and Instagram