Lux Beauty: DIY Lip Exfoliators
Four Scrumptious Must-Try Lip Scrub Recipes
Chapped lips got you down? If you were battling chapped lips this winter, give yourself fresh, renewed lips this spring by mustering up your own exfoliating lip scrubs at home. For reusable access when your lips are dried out and need revitalization, use containers such as lip balm pots, jars, or tins so that you can reseal the scrub for freshness. All scrubs are applied by fingertip or with a toothbrush for extra exfoliation. Rub in a circular motion on the lips for a few minutes then rinse off with warm water. Here are four DIY lip scrubs to rejuvenate and give new life to a pretty pout.
Credit: Wonder Forest
You can't go wrong with the basic components of scrubs: brown sugar, white granulated sugar, honey and olive oil. These are the only ingredients that you need for Wonder Forest's Homemade Natural Lip Scrub. Aside from the easy recipe and application, the scrub possesses anti-bacterial and hydrating qualities and is rich in vitamins, antioxidants and minerals.
Credit: One Good Thing by Jillee
Exfoliate your lips with a refreshing peppermint lip scrub from One Good Thing by Jillee. The Edible Peppermint Lip Scrub ingredients include white granulated sugar, coconut oil, honey and peppermint essential oil. Both the honey and coconut oil help to retain moisture and infuse your lips with antioxidants ,while the peppermint adds a minty freshness.
Credit: Queen of All You See
Have a soft side for fruity, sweet flavors? Try strawberry-flavored DIY Lip Scrub from Queen of All You See. The ingredients include white granulated sugar, petroleum jelly and a strawberry lip balm for the flavor. If you don't want to use a lip balm as a part of your scrub recipe, substitute the strawberry lip balm with strawberry or your favorite flavor extract and food coloring. Don't forget that a little food coloring goes a long way, so test sparingly when adding to your scrub mixture.
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For the citrus and zest lovers out there, try Milk Free Mom's Homemade Lemon Sugar Lip Scrub. What's exciting about this homemade scrub is that you get to use freshly squeezed lemon juice. The other ingredients include coconut oil and white granulated sugar. Say hello to your super soft lips.
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