When it comes to taking care of our lips, most of us just apply a lip balm and call it a day but is it enough? There are a plethora of other lip care products such as lip oil, scrubs, masks, etc. that we can add to our so-called 'lip care routine' as our lips are super sensitive.
Sure, you may have an envious lip balm collection, but sometimes even a lip balm cannot help you get rid of a flaky situation on your lips. And that's where a lip scrub comes in handy! You can either order one right off your favourite shopping sites or make one! After all, we all love DIYing, right?
Exfoliating your lips will not only get rid of dead, flaky skin but also create a smooth canvas for your favourite lipstick. Below, we are sharing the most lip-smacking DIY lip scrub recipes that you gotta try at least once!
PS: Try not to eat them all!
Step 1: In a bowl, add 2 tbsp brown sugar (you can also use 2-3 sachets), 2 tbsp wine and 1-2 drops of coconut oil.
Step 2: Next, add 1/2 tbsp honey and mix everything well. Make sure your DIY scrub has the perfect ratio of sugar and other ingredients otherwise, add more sugar.
Step 3: Once everything is mixed well, add the scrub into an empty container.
This yummy lip scrub will instantly get rid of dead skin while adding a pink tint to your lips. Talk about a double win! Don't forget to apply your fave lip balm afterwards.
Step 1: In a bowl, add 2 tbsp brown sugar, 1-2 drops of rosehip essential oil and 1-2 drops of any lip oil (or coconut oil) you use.
Step 2: Mix everything well and then add some crushed rose petals into the mix. That's it!
This Pinterest-worthy lip balm not only looks great but will also deeply hydrate your lips with every use.
Step 1: In a bowl, add 2 tbsp organic sugar, 2-3 drops of peppermint essential oil and 2 drops of vanilla extract.
Step 2: Next, add 1-2 drops of coconut oil and mix everything properly and then transfer the mix into an empty container.
This DIY lip scrub will remind you of Christmas morning and candy canes! It'll also gently exfoliate your lips while adding a ton of moisture back into your lips.
Step 1: In a bowl, add 1 tbsp cinnamon powder, 3-4 drops of coconut oil and 2 drops of honey.
Step 2: Next, mix everything well and your DIY lip scrub is ready to use.
Unlike other lip scrubs, use this to enhance your lips naturally while getting rid of dead skin. Do not use it on chapped lips as it will sting badly.
Step 1: In a bowl, add 2 tbsp brown sugar and 1 tbsp beeswax mix well.
Step 2: Next, 1/2 tbsp Nutella and mix well. Since Nutella is thicker in consistency, you can mix it with a few drops of water first.
Step 3: Add a pea-sized amount of beeswax into the mix and your DIY Nutella scrub is ready to use.
Ready for some scrub a dub?
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