Make Your Own Lip Scrub At Home!
Got chapped lips? Today, I’ll show you how to make an amazing lip scrub at home!
It’s February as I write this post and so my lips are a dry and chapped mess! Chapstick just isn’t cutting it and although I use my toothbrush to gently scrub my lips after I brush them, they could really use a nourishing, exfoliating lip scrub to make them smooth and healthy looking again!
One of my best beauty tips is homemade treatments!
I like to make my own products when I can, no with what I already have at home- it’s like a fun hobby of mine! It’s natural, convenient and saves money! And hopefully you already have these ingredients too so you can get right to it! Be sure to add this to your self care checklist🙂
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How To Make Homemade Lip Scrub
-One tablespoon of honey
-One tablespoon of coconut oil
-Two tablespoons of sugar
-Mix together the honey, coconut oil and sugar in a small bowl until it forms a thick paste.
-Apply the scrub to your lips using gentle circular motions.
-Leave on for about five minutes before wiping off with a tissue or cloth.
-Enjoy softer, smoother lips! 🙂
Repeat this process once or twice a week for best results. Coconut oil is great for hydration, sugar helps remove dead skin cells and honey has antibacterial properties that can help keep your lips healthy and free from infection. Give this easy DIY lip scrub a try today! 🙂
Benefits Of Using Our Homemade Lip Scrub
The ingredients in this homemade lip scrub are all natural, simple and easy to find! They also boast a ton of benefits for your skin and lips!
Benefits of coconut oil for skin and lips:
Coconut oil is moisturizing and healing! It makes a gently yet very effective makeup remover as it also has cleansing qualities! Using it in your lip scrub will help replenish moisture and remove any cleanse your delicate lips.
-Coconut oil is a natural moisturizer that helps keep skin hydrated and prevents dryness.
-It is also effective in treating conditions like psoriasis, eczema and dermatitis.
-Coconut oil is rich in antioxidants which help protect the skin from free radical damage.
-Lips are one of the most delicate areas of the face and can often become dry and chapped. Coconut oil helps to nourish and protect lips, preventing them from becoming cracked or sore.
-Plus, it smells amazing! 🙂
Benefits of sugar for skin and lips:
Yum! Sugar makes this lip scrub taste so sweet you could eat it, but it’s also a very effective exfoliant. Sugar works to remove all the flakiness from your lips.
-Sugar is a natural exfoliant that helps remove dead skin cells from the surface of the skin. This leaves skin looking brighter and feeling softer.
-It also helps prevent dryness by locking in moisture and creating a protective barrier on the surface of lips so they don’t become dehydrated throughout the day.
-Sugar acts as an anti-inflammatory agent which can help reduce swelling or redness caused by irritation due to chapping, windburns etc… :-
Benefits of honey for skin and lips:
Honey is anti-bacterial and antiseptic, so it works to heal your dry, damaged lips from deep down. It’s also soothing and tastes delicious. This lip scrub is scrumptious!
-Honey is antibacterial which makes it great at fighting acne breakouts or other bacterial infections like cold sores.
Extras To Add To Your DIY Lip Scrub
You can also add a few drops of essential oils, just make sure they are edible such as peppermint!
If you don’t have coconut oil you can substitute with almond or olive oil!
Wrapping Up How To Make Lip Scrub At Home
If you’re suffering from dry, chapped lips like me, try making this lip scrub at home and kiss your dry lips goodbye!
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