DIY: Natural Lip Scrub

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No matter how many powerful ingredients the most expensive lipstick contains, it will not get rid of the cracks on your skin in one application.

Chapped lips may be a result of weather changes, medication, wind, dehydration, sun exposure, and allergies just to name a few.

While applying lip balm will soothe them, scrubbing the accumulated dead skin off of your lips will maximize lip balm absorption and will make your lipstick glide smoother and last longer, crack-free!

The nice thing about these DIY lip scrubs is that you can do them at home at your own convenience, the ingredients are found in your kitchen cabinet, and most importantly they’re all natural and safe!

You can do this twice a week, and for a bit more fun, you can use a toothbrush to rub your lips with each method!

Let’s start our mission to get the perfect pout:

Method 1: The Basic Scrub

Ingredients:

  • 1 tsp honey

  • 1 tsp oil (either olive, almond or other of your choice)

  • 1-2 tsp white or brown sugar

Directions:

  • Put the honey in a microwave-friendly bowl, heat it for 5 seconds.

  • Mix the oil with the honey.

  • Add the sugar and keep mixing till it gets pastry.

  • Apply the paste to your lips and leave it on for 5 minutes.

  • Massage your lips in circular motion to remove the dead skin.

  • Rinse with warm water.

  • Apply your favorite lip balm!

Method 2: Coffee Lip Scrub

Caffeine will waken up and rejuvenate your lips.

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp of coarsely ground coffee

  • 1 tbsp of olive oil

Directions:

  • Mix the coffee with the oil, and apply them to your lips for 5 minutes.

  • Gently rub your lips and rinse with warm water.

Method 3: Mint Lip Scrub

Mint-lovers this one is for you! Mint works wonders and has super healing properties!

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup sugar

  • 1 drop peppermint oil

  • 1 tbsp honey

  • 1 tbsp olive oil

Directions:

  • Grab a clean wash cloth and run it under hot water till it gets warm.

  • Test it to make sure it isn’t too hot then apply it to your lips until you feel it’s no longer warm.

  • Mix the ingredients in a bowl altogether, and then rub them on your lips to remove the dead skin.

  • Rinse with warm water and apply your favorite lip balm!

We hope you learned something new, keep coming back for more great tips!

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