Lip Care at home – DIY Homemade Lip Scrub
Similar to our routine skin makeup, our lips also need the essential care. It has to be moisturized and exfoliated regularly in a gentle way. Since lips are most sensitive part of our skin, it should not be treated with harsh chemicals in any way. Also using cosmetics can damage the skin around it. There are also possibilities for the chemicals to get absorbed into our body through food. This is why it is essential to take care of your lips naturally. Homemade lip scrub and lip care products can be beneficial in many ways.
Having dry, chapped lips is a major concern for many. Gently exfoliating your lips can make them smooth and healthy. However, you cannot scrub your lips as we do for other parts of the body. This is why we need a simple yet natural scrub that is not so harsh on the lips. Here we have a homemade lip scrub that would be beneficial.
Homemade Lip scrub
Honey – 1 tsp
Olive oil/ Almond oil – 1 tsp
Peppermint oil/ lemon oil – 2 drops (optional)
Sugar – 2 tsp
How to make:
- Warm the honey slightly
- Add the olive oil into it. You can also use any edible oil.
- Finally add the granulated sugar into and mix thoroughly.
- If preferred you can use lemon juice or any other flavored oil as an optional.
How to Apply:
Wash your hands well and use your finger to apply the scrub onto your lips. Use gentle circular motions to exfoliate. Wipe off with damp cotton. Apply a lip balm to lock in the moisture.
The healing and hydrating properties of honey gives the lips the essential nourishment and moisturizing. Sugar is a gentle, exfoliating ingredient for the lips. This method will give an excellent alternative to any expensive lip scrubs. However, make sure to take care of your lips in other ways as well for preventing dryness.