There’s nothing worse than breaking a brand new tube of your favorite lipstick! Luckily, I’ve discovered two amazing ways to fix broken lipstick so it’s good as new. Check out my ideas in the post below!

A broken tube of lipstick is the worst! I used to head to the lipstick aisle every time mine would break, but now I don’t have to. (As much as I love an excuse to buy new lipstick, it’s such a bummer when a brand new one breaks!) I’ve discovered two different ways to fix broken lipstick so you can keep using it after it breaks. These amazing makeup hacks will save you a trip to Sephora and won’t cost you a dime! So you can save up to buy more makeup. 😉

How to Fix Broken Lipstick So It’s Good As New

Lipstick tube broken in half? Don’t throw it away just yet! I’ve found two ways to bring a broken tube of lipstick back to life so it’s good as new. Did you know that the secret to fixing broken lipstick is to heat the edge with a lighter and reattach it? You can also melt lipstick down and pour it into a contact lens case, then use a lip brush to apply! Both of these methods are fantastic solutions to fixing broken lipstick, and they’re totally budget friendly.

In the makeup tutorials below, I’ll show you how to achieve both of these makeup hacks, so you can choose which one works best for you! Both of them are super simple, so you can try them on all of your favorite lipsticks!

Are you ready to fix that broken lipstick? Check out the steps below and give these makeup tutorials a try!

Option #1: Fix Lipstick with a Lighter

What you’ll need:

  • Broken lipstick
  • Lighter

Step 1: Freeze the broken lipstick.

Fix Broken Lipstick Option One Step One

Remove the broken lipstick piece from the tube, then put it in the freezer for 10 minutes.

Step 2: Light the tip of the lipstick.

Fix Broken Lipstick Option One Step Two

After 10 minutes, take the lipstick out of the freezer. Using your lighter, heat the broken edge of the lipstick for a few seconds.

Step 3: Reattach the lipstick.

Fix Broken Lipstick Option One Step Three

While it’s still warm, quickly reattach the broken piece to the lipstick tube. Light the cracked part to seal it.

Step 4: Freeze again, then use!

Fix Broken Lipstick Option One Step Four

Pop the lipstick back in the freezer to make sure it solidifies. After 10 minutes, your lipstick will be good as new!

Option #2: Melt Lipstick into a Contact Lens Case

What you’ll need:

  • Broken lipstick
  • Clean contact lens case
  • Candle
  • Spoon

Step 1: Melt lipstick over a candle.

Fix Broken Lipstick Option Two Step One

Put your broken lipstick in a large metal spoon. Hold the spoon over a candle until the lipstick melts completely.

Step 2: Pour into a contact lens case.

Fix Broken Lipstick Option Two Step Two

Once the lipstick is completely melted, pour it into a clean contact lens case. Pop the case in the freezer for 10 minutes to solidify the lipstick.

Step 3: Ready to use!

Fix Broken Lipstick Option Two Step Three

Ta-da! Once your lipstick has cooled, it’s ready to use! Grab your favorite lip brush and apply.

Check out the video below to see how it’s done:

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