- Hydrating your lips is important in winter
- But exfoliation is equally important
- Instead of using drugstore products Homemade lip scrub Do You Have to Try
Have you ever peeled your lips? If not, you should start now because moisture is not the only thing your lips demand. You need to exfoliate your lips regularly to get that pout. In winter, the lips are very easily cracked and dry and it is even more important to wash them with a good lip peeling and what is better than a homemade.
Before we go into the homemade lip scrubs, you need to know what the lip scrubs actually are. They are basically an exfoliant that moisturizes your lips.
Coconut oil and brown sugar lip peel
Mix 1 tablespoon of coconut oil and honey, add 2 tablespoons of brown sugar and mix with lukewarm water. Rub this mixture on the lips for two minutes in a circular motion and wash it off.
The antioxidants and fatty acids in coconut oil nourish the skin, brown sugar peels and removes dead skin.
Also Read: 5 Unexpected Things That Will Destroy Your Lips
Lip Balm Scrub
Mash a lip balm stick and take it into a bowl. Add 2 spoons of granulated refined sugar and mix to a paste. Mix with coconut oil until it loses its consistency. Store in a jar and use 3-4 times daily for best results.
Chocolate Lip Scrub
Mix 3 spoons of granulated white sugar, 1 spoon of cocoa powder, 2 spoons of olive oil and a little vanilla extract in a bowl to make a paste. The paste should be thick, if not then add some sugar to make it thicker. Apply this chocolate scrub
Orange Peel Lip Scrub
Take two pieces of dried orange peel powder and make powder. Add brown sugar and almond oil to the powder. Mix everything thoroughly in a bowl. When the paste is ready, apply it to your lips and scrub for 30 seconds. Wipe it off with a damp cloth or cloth. Do it twice a week for the best results.
If you have dark or discolored lips, this lip scrub is ideal for you. The moisturizing properties of almond oil and the exfoliating properties of sugar can help you to eliminate chapped lips in no time.
Read also: Manage oily skin in winter with these steps
Sea salt and sugar lip peel
Mix 1 spoon of sea salt, coconut oil and a few drops of lavender essential oil and mix well. Scrub circular on your lips for a minute. Wash with lukewarm water.
Sea salt acts as a scrub and coconut oil as a moisturizer. This lip scrub will give you pink lips in no time.
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Written by: Arushi Bidhuri
Source: Onlymyhealth Editorial Staff January 4, 2019