I probably should've clicked through to read the whole post because it looks like a lot of people had the same problems I did and they came up with some good advice.
These ones were slightly more successful. I just cut up some Avon flavoured lip balm and stirred it into the vaseline. These ones are Bubble Gum and Lemon Lime flavoured.
Even if they weren't 5 star successful my lips are pretty glossy and soft when I use them. Plus I got to pull out my sparkle Mod Podge to make decorate the containers! Sparkle Mod Podge makes anything worthwhile~