Some Easy Homemade Lip Scrubs For Smoother, Healthier Lips

Chapped lips are no fun, but we all get them from time to time. If you find yourself constantly reaching for your lip balm, then maybe it’s time to consider a lip scrub.

Benefits of Homemade Lip Scrubs

Homemade lip scrubs are beneficial. They’re a great and inexpensive addition to your beauty routine.

Homemade lip scrubs exfoliate your lips, removing dead and dry skin.  It also moisturizes and nourishes the lips, leaving them looking fuller, healthier, and more hydrated.

Recipes

Your lips are more delicate than most other areas of your skin. Therefore, you’ll want to use different ingredients than you would for a general body scrub and these ingredients can be found in your pantry.

Examples of exfoliants to use on the lips include finely ground sugar, cinnamon, and coffee.

The directions for these lip scrubs are all the same. Combine all ingredients, mix well, and store in an airtight container when you’re done.

Sugar lip scrub

A homemade sugar lip scrub like this one taste delicious and leaves your lips feeling luxuriously soft.

Ingredients:

2 tbsp finely ground sugar

1 tbsp olive oil

½ tsp honey

1-2 drops of your favorite essential oil

Honey lip scrub

Honey is a popular humectant in all scrubs, including lip scrubs. Combine it with sugar and almond oil for this homemade lip scrub.

Ingredients:

2 tsp sugar

1 tsp honey

1 tsp almond oil

Brown sugar scrub

This lip scrub without coconut oil exfoliates just as well using olive oil and honey as the humectants of choice.

Ingredients:

1 tsp brown sugar

1 tsp white sugar

1 tsp honey

½ tsp olive oil

Coffee lip scrub

Coffee lip scrub doubles up on the exfoliants and moisturizers.

Ingredients:

1 tsp finely ground coffee

1 tsp finely ground sugar

1 tsp oil (coconut, olive, or jojoba)

½ tsp honey

Cinnamon lip scrub

For fuller and plumper lips, lip scrubs with cinnamon (or peppermint) in them are highly recommended. Try this cinnamon-based lip scrub recipe:

Ingredients:

2 tbsp coconut sugar

2 tbsp coconut oil

1 tbsp cinnamon

1 tbsp honey

Strawberry lip scrub

Strawberries are full of citric acid and vitamin C, which help polish your lips and combat aging signs around your mouth.

Ingredients:

1 strawberry

½ tsp coconut oil

2 tsp raw sugar

½ tsp honey

Homemade lip scrubs are an excellent way to exfoliate your lips simply and affordably while also knowing exactly what ingredients are going on your lips.

Always use very fine (not coarse) exfoliants such as finely ground coffee and sugar.

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