How to Make Lip Scrub for Natural Exfoliation

Lip scrubs help you exfoliate your lips.

When we talk about exfoliation, we mostly think of skin exfoliation.

But exfoliating your lips is also a very nice treatment.

Exfoliating your lips helps get rid of dead skin cells, and make you feel and look healthy.

However, it is very important to know how to do it properly.

And with that in mind, how to make lip scrub.

The good news is that there are many natural and DIY recipes for exfoliating agents.

Consider using one of these and say goodbye to chapped lips.

Honey and sugar scrub

Sugar is one of the most effective natural exfoliating agents.

Mix it with honey, and you get a moisturizing lip scrub.

How to do it?

  1. Mix one teaspoon of honey and 2 teaspoons of sugar
  2. Massage the mixture into your lips
  3. Leave the mixture to stay for 10 minutes, and then remove with a face washer

Grapefruit and lemonade

If want a citrusy scent on your lips and moisturizing properties, look no further.

Yes, this scrub can be a bit complicated to make.

There are a lot of ingredients, but that means even more benefits for your chapped lips.

How to do it?

  1. Mix 1 tablespoon of coconut oil, 4 tablespoons of caster sugar, 1 teaspoon of wild orange honey, and 8 drops of each grapefruit and lemon essential oils
  2. Once you get a smooth consistency, scoop the sugary scrub into balm jars and store for 6 months
  3. Apply the scrub on your lips on a regular basis

Mint lip scrub

As we will see further down, most of the lip scrubs contain sugar or honey.

It is understandable, sugar is the best exfoliating agent, and honey keeps your lips moisturized.

What varies is the other ingredients.

In this case, we have some olive and peppermint oil for some mint feeling.

  1. Mix ¼ cup of sugar, 1 teaspoon of honey, 1 teaspoon olive oil, and 2 drops of peppermint essential oil in a bowl. Once you get a coarse paste, you can store in a glass jar or container with a lid
  2. Hold a warm washcloth over your lips to soften them for 3 minutes. Apply the minty scrub, and then allow it to stay for 5 minutes. Wash off with a warm washcloth and apply lip balm afterward

Coconut sugar

Coconut oil is very beneficial for your lip health.

The oil can help soften your lips, give them a shiny look, and lock moisture in.

Here is how to make a coconut sugar lip scrub.

  1. Mix 2 tablespoons of coconut oil, 2 tablespoons of coconut sugar, and 1 tablespoon of honey in a small bowl. One you get grainy paste form, store in a glass jar
  2. Spread the coconut scrub over your lips, and gently massage it for 5 minutes
  3. Rinse thoroughly with warm water and follow up with a hydrating lip balm

Chocolate lip scrub

Who doesn’t want some chocolate flavor on their lips?

This scrub will give you a taste of chocolate, all while making sure your lips look wonderful and ready for kissing.

How to do it?

  1. Mix 3 tablespoons of white granulated sugar, 1 tablespoon cocoa powder, 2 teaspoons of olive oil, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, and a small drizzle of honey in a small bowl
  2. Mix until you get a gritty chocolate paste. If your mixture is too thin, add more sugar. If it is too thick, add more honey or olive oil. Store in sealed container in the fridge for 2 weeks before usage
  3. Swab your lips with a thick glob of the mask and leave it for 5 minutes. Rinse off thoroughly with warm water. Apply a light coat of lip balm afterward

Cinnamon lip scrub

Cinnamon is a natural lip plumper, meaning your lips will look bigger, have more volume, and just be better looking for kisses.

So, you want bigger lips without lip injections?

Now you can have them.

How to do it?

  1. Mix ½ teaspoon of ground cinnamon powder, ½ tablespoon of raw honey, and 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a bowl
  2. Once mixed well, apply the mixture on your lips using only fingertips
  3. Gently slough off dead skin cells
  4. Rinse with lukewarm water and apply lip balm afterward

Orange peel lip scrub

Orange peel is great for treating discolored lips.

The orange peel will help you even out the coloration of your skin.

And thanks to almond oil, the lip scrub will also nourish your dry and chapped lips.

How to do it?

  1. Grind dried orange peel to make a fine powder
  2. Mix 2 tablespoons of dried orange peel powder, 2 tablespoons of brown sugar, and 10 drops of almond oil
  3. Gently scrub the mixture on your lips for just 30 seconds
  4. Wipe or wash with warm water, and repeat the process two times per week

Kiwi and Strawberry scrub

With fresh fruits that are rich in antioxidants, this scrub provides all the nourishment your lips need.

And it the same time makes your lips feel fresh.

How to do it?

  1. Pure 1 strawberry and ½ of kiwi in a blender
  2. Mix 6 tablespoons of sugar, 2 tablespoons of olive oil, and 2 drops of vitamin E
  3. Add in the pureed fruits to the mix, and then continue mixing
  4. Apply the scrub using a circular motion to your lips for 30 seconds, and allow it to stay for 2-3 minutes more
  5. Rinse with warm water

Raspberry scrub

Speaking of fruits rich in antioxidants, raspberry is right there on the top.

Get some fresh raspberries or frozen, and you can make yourself a DIY lip scrub and a sweet snack with the leftover raspberries.

How to do it?

  1. Put four raspberries in a bowl, and mash them using a fork
  2. Add in 1 tablespoon of coconut oil, and 1 tablespoon of brown sugar
  3. Apply the lip scrub, and after 5 minutes, wash off with warm water

Almond lip scrub

Almond oil is perfect for rejuvenating your lips and prevent further damage.

The best part about this scrub?

You can use it more frequently.

How to do it?

  1. Mix 2 tablespoons of light brown sugar, 1 tablespoon of honey, and 1 tablespoon of almond oil
  2. Stir until properly blended, and then gently rub it onto your lips
  3. Rinse to take off the sugar, but try to leave the almond oil for extra hydration of your lips

Lime and Honey homemade scrub

Most people go for lemon when they want some vitamin C and citrus flavor in their lip scrub.

But lime works just as well.

  1. Mix 1 teaspoon of honey, 1 teaspoon of white sugar, and 1 teaspoon of freshly squeezed lime juice
  2. Use a spoon to cover your lips with the scrub, and then gently rub it all over
  3. After five minutes, rinse off, and then apply lip gloss or lip balm

Vitamin E Lip scrub

Vitamin E is one of the best things you can apply to your skin and lips.

As a natural conditioner, vitamin E will treat your chapped and dry lips in an instant.

How to do it?

  1. Mix 1 tablespoon of honey, 1 teaspoon of olive oil, 1 teaspoon of vitamin E oil, and 1 tablespoon of brown sugar.
  2. Apply by rubbing your lips with a clean finger in a circular motion
  3. Rinse with lukewarm water

Sea salt and sugar scrub

What we have here are the two most popular and widely known exfoliating agents.

If you want a potent exfoliator, look no further.

How to do it?

  1. Mix 1 teaspoon of sea salt, 2 teaspoons of coconut oil, ½ teaspoon of sugar, and 1 drop of lavender essential oil
  2. Apply to your lips, and then scrub in circular motion. Keep your lips closed while applying
  3. After one minute, rinse with lukewarm water

Tips for exfoliating lips

To make sure you get best results from the exfoliating agents, follow these tips

  • Be gentle when exfoliating, do not exfoliate too hard
  • Do not over exfoliate, limit the treatment to once per week
  • Always apply moisturizer after exfoliating in the form of lip balm

How to properly store DIY lip scrubs

You can make most of these DIY lip scrubs in small batches.

They will remain fresh and last if you store them properly.

That means storing them in clean and dry jars or containers.

Sterilize the container before that by leaving it in hot water for a while.

This will prevent germs.

Refrigerate the container.

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