Life with kids in Sydney City
We KIDtested this super easy and fun lip balm making kit from Wild Science and were surprised by the results.
Product description: Melt berry wax beads, cosmetic oils and other ingredients together to make custom balms. Make multi-coloured, flavoured, shimmer effect lip balms in a Crystal Compact
Ages: 8+ RRP: $28.00
KIDtested Review: My daughter Lily loves all things girly girl (which sometimes is a bit of a mystery to me as I'm a bit of a tom-boy at heart). She is particularly obsessed with lip balm and makeup in general which I let her experiment with as I'm a firm believer in allowing kids to express themselves in their own way.
I'm happy to say, she is also very interested in science, so when we received the LIP Balm Factory to try out, I was pretty excited.
The kit comes with everything you need to make your own customised balm and includes colours, glitter and scents. There is also a cute decorative pot to save you favourite creation in. I would suggest using this once you have a handle on making the lip balm.
Our first go contained berry flavour and a pink colour (of course). I couldn't believe how easy it was. I had to help Lily with a few steps, like heating and the vigorous stirring involved, but she basically did it all herself.
The end result was a really great lip balm. It actually worked really well, smelled nice and felt good on the old lips. Lily was so proud of herself for making it and loves using the balm.
Stay tuned for our review of Wild Science's soap-making DIY kit!!
Stockists: Selected range of Wild! Science is available at Australian Geographic, Big W, Kidstuff, Myer and all good independent retailers. www.wildscience.net