DIY Lip Scrub Homemade Recipe

Natural DIY lip scrub homemade recipe that you can make at home and get smooth and soft lips. Lip scrubs don’t have to be complicated or expensive to achieve the desired results.

Why Use Natural Lip Scrubs

Scrubbing your lips should be done regularly to avoid having dry and chapped lips. Scrubbing should be done in addition to drinking enough water and keeping the lips moisturized.

Use natural lip scrubs once a week as a way of maintaining healthy and soft-looking lips.

Do Lip Scrubs Lighten Dark Lips?

Natural lip scrubs give amazing results even for people who smoke. If you have dark lips, you can scrub the regularly to reveal soft and supple lips.

This is because the lip scrub will remove any unwanted dead skin and helps accelerate the rate at which the dark skin is cleared.

If you have dark lips and want to lighten them, you can add turmeric which is a natural lightening agent to the recipe below. Check out this post on how to use turmeric as a lightening agent in different skincare recipes.

DIY Sugar Lip Scrub Recipe

This DIY lip scrub is a popular beauty DIY recipe and I have used it for many years. It is easy to make and you can use it as a natural alternative to store-bought lip scrubs.

Lip scrub Ingredients

1 tablespoon of sugar

1 tablespoon of honey

2 tablespoons of coconut oil

A few drops of peppermint essential oil (optional)

How To Make DIY Sugar Lip Scrub At Home

In a bowl, mix the sugar and honey until they are completely mixed together.

Next, add the coconut oil and stir until smooth. Finally, mix in the peppermint essential oil with a few drops at a time until you like the scent.

To use the scrub, it is advisable to use your hands and fingers. Scoop some of the scrubs and apply them to your lips.

Rub the scrub onto your lips for about 1-2 minutes in circular motions. This is the best method to thoroughly exfoliate the lips and get rid of any dead skin.

You should be gentle even as you rub your lips to avoid bruising. When you are satisfied, you rinse the lips off with warm water and reveal your soft and smooth lips.

The sugar in the recipe is a good exfoliating agent. It is not super abrasive and will not cause any bruising when used correctly.

Coconut oil and honey are good moisturizers. They will moisturize the lips and help keep them soft and moist.

Can You Leave Lip Scrub On Overnight?

You can leave lip scrub overnight depending on the ingredients used to make the scrub. If you use the above lip scrub, then you can leave it overnight. In the morning you will have smooth and supple lips.

However, some lip scrubs especially those that are store-bought should not be left overnight. Be sure to read and follow what the use instructions recommend.

Does Exfoliating Lips Make Them Bigger?

Exfoliating lips can give them the illusion of them appearing bigger. This is because the rubbing motion stimulates blood flow to the area.

However, this easy and quick lip plump is short-lived and the lips go back to their normal size within a few hours.

Final Thoughts on DIY Lip Scrubs

Scrubbing your lips at home should be a regular skincare activity just like scrubbing the rest of your body.

I have made this affordable lip scrub at home many times and enjoy making it. I hope you found this post on a DIY lip scrub helpful. If you love natural and affordable beauty recipes follow me on Primeskincare Pinterest for more beauty posts.

DIY Lip Scrub Homemade Recipes

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