If winter left you with dry lips, it is time to enjoy the warmth using an amazing lip scrub. I did not have a big thing for lip scrubs before, I was usually quite fond of a homemade lip balm. However, after a heavy winter, my lips needed so much more than just a balm. Looking for lip scrubs, I noticed that I was very easy to just make one at home. You already have some of the ingredients which add to the comfort of this recipe. Thus, if you are curious to try out a homemade version of lip scrubs, keep reading. This article will show you my favorite DIY sugar lip scrub so far that finally banish my unsightly dry lips.
First off, let's see what ingredients are perfect for a lip scrub and why. For example, I love the virgin coconut oil. It has tremendous uses for skin care. in this lip scrubs, the coconut oil will be perfect because it will provide antioxidants and moisture. Also, it will help to thicken the final product so you can use it mess-free.
Moreover, I also like to use sweet almond oil. For this recipe, this oil will be the liquid carrier and it will help to smooth all the other ingredients together. This oil is perfect because it has a high content of vitamins A and E and thus it will definitely nourish your lips.
Furthermore, the raw honey is another amazing ingredient on the list because it really adds moisture and it will rejuvenate your damaged lips. This will help with the final lip scrub because it is also slightly emulsifying, so it will hold the ingredients together.
Thus, let's see the measurements for this sugar lip scrub recipe for these ingredients:
- 1 tablespoon of organic cane sugar
- ;½ teaspoon of unrefined coconut oil
- ;¼ teaspoon of sweet almond oil
- ;½ teaspoon of vanilla extract
- 1/8 teaspoon of raw honey
Now, to prepare this DIY sugar lip scrub, follow these instructions:
Combine all the ingredients in a small glass bowl.Make sure you mash them into a paste with a spoon.Stir until you get the ingredients into a mixture that has a little creamy consistency.Lastly, just store your lip scrub recipe in a ;½ ounce glass jar.
Easy peasy, am I right? To use this properly, use your finger to take out a small amount of the scrub. Then, rub it gently on your lips to completely exfoliate them. I also like to keep the scrub on my lips for more 10 minutes, I feel this also contributes to the exfoliation and moisturizing. Then, just rinse everything with lukewarm water, using a washcloth.