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14 Easy DIY Lip Scrubs That Work

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Lip scrubs help to make the skin on the lips softer. If you doubt it, touch the skin of the lips and feel the texture after using a typical lip scrub. Jojoba oil from the scrub would have done its job as an emollient. In this article, we will discuss how to make your own DIY lip scrub at home.

We are here to show you how to make lips scrubs that will make your lips fresh, softer and healthier. Here are 14 easy-to-make lip scrubs you can try at home.

1. Homemade Sugar Lip Scrub

Sugar is a good exfoliant. And it is pretty cheap and available almost in your house right now. Add a couple of ingredients and you can make a DIY lip scrub for you.

Ingredients:

  • 2 teaspoons of sugar: it could be raw sugar, regular sugar, or brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of honey
  • 1 teaspoon of almond oil

Process:

  • Pour all the ingredients into a bowl.
  • Mix thoroughly to have a paste.
  • Apply some across the lengths of your lips with your fingertip.
  • Use warm water to rinse it off.

2. Homemade Bubblegum Lip Scrub

You might not like flavors, but the flavor of this DIY lip scrub will make you remember to use it always. It’s nice!

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon of sugar
  • 2 drops of bubblegum flavoring
  • 3 drops of food coloring
  • 1/2 tablespoon of olive oil

Process:

  • In the order we have listed above, put all the ingredients into a bowl.
  • Mix thoroughly and use.

3. DIY Gingerbread Lip Scrub

This homemade lip scrub tastes good. Well, you are not meant to eat it as food, but its ingredients are yummy. Go ahead, lick it off.

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons of softened coconut oil
  • 2 teaspoons of brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of molasses
  • 1 teaspoon of ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon of fresh ground nutmeg

Process:

  • Pour and mix all the ingredients together in a small bowl.
  • Stir continuously till it becomes a paste.
  • Store in a lip gloss container.
  • Rub a little on your clean lips. Scrub it around on your lips for about a minute.
  • Leave it to set for a few minutes. Wash it off or lick it off.
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4. Homemade Cinnamon Lip Scrub

Cinnamon is a healthy falvoring. And now you can use it for making lip scrubs: it is healthy, and your lips will become healthy – double win.

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons of brown sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon of raw honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon powder

Process:

  • Mix the ingredients in a bowl.
  • To use on lips, put some on your fingertips and gently slough off dry, dead skin cells.
  • Rinse off with warm water.
  • Apply some lip balm or lip butter.

5. DIY Coconut & Honey Lip Scrub

For one, you will love the creamy appearance and the feel on your lips. It is made of few ingredients that you can get at the next-door shop or online.

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon of coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon of lukewarm water

Process:

  • Add the coconut oil and honey together in a glass bowl.
  • Add sugar and water.
  • If the mixture is too thick, melt in a microwave.
  • Use your fingertip to rub on your lips in a circular motion for two minutes.
  • Rinse off with lukewarm water.

6. Mindy Almond Lip Scrub

Sugar is a good exfoliant, you remember. But what will you say of sugar in the company of peppermint and almond oil? The best!

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • 1 tablespoon of sweet almond oil
  • 1 drop of peppermint essential oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon of brown sugar

Process:

  • Mix brown sugar and sweet almond oil in a small bowl. Mix thoroughly until fully combined.
  • Add honey gradually until sugar is fully coated.
  • Add peppermint oil and stir.
  • Take out a little with a spoon and rub gently on lips for 15 seconds with your fingertip.
  • Rinse off with warm water and a washcloth.
  • Pour the rest into a container and store in a cool dry place.

7. DIY Honey Sugar Lip Scrub

When you feel you need a lip scrub, go into the kitchen and make this – you will be done five minutes.

Ingredients:

  • 2 teaspoons of raw, brown, or regular sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of honey
  • 1 teaspoon of almond oil
  • Optional: A dash of cinnamon or cayenne to get naturally ‘plumped’ lips

Process:

  • Mix the ingredients in a small bowl until you have a paste.
  • Apply with fingertips and massage into your lips to gently slough off dry, dead skin cells.
  • Rinse with warm water.
  • Follow with some lip balm.
  • Store the rest in a small container.
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8. DIY Kiwi Lip Scrub

Kiwi is another natural exfoliant and an amazing ingredient for making a homemade lip scrub that works.

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon of sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of oil
  • 1 tablespoon of kiwi pulp

Process:

  • Add your sugar to grape seed oil or olive oil.
  • Put 1 tablespoon of kiwi pulp to the scrub. And you are done!
  • You can try other exfoliating fruits, like strawberries or pineapple juice too.

9. Homemade Coconut Lime Lip Scrub

Lime and coconut look simple when they mix, but the feeling when you are using the combination is hard to describe. Pretty is an understatement.

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon of sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of coconut oil
  • 1 squeeze of lime juice
  • Optional: 1 tablespoon of coconut flakes

Process:

  • Melt your coconut oil in a double boiler or over a candle. Then, heat in a microwave for 15 seconds, stop, repeat till it is completely melted.
  • Add your sugar to the oil and stir. Wait. The coconut oil will solidify.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of lime juice.
  • Finally, add 1 teaspoon of coconut flakes. It’s ready.

10. Edible Pumpkin Lip Scrub

Since you will be applying lip scrubs on your lips, won’t it be interesting if you use something edible? This is it. It is made of pumpkin pie spice. And it is edible.

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons of coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • 1 tablespoon of brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of pumpkin pie spice

Process:

  • Mix the ingredients thoroughly in a small bowl.
  • After mixing, pour into a covered jar or container. Your edible lip scrub is ready!
  • You can apply pumpkin pie lip balm after using the scrub.

11. DIY Vanilla Sugar Lip Scrub

Let me make a quick guess. You are going to taste some out of this lip scrub. Or on a serious note, you will eat some of it because it’s delicious.

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup of white granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup of brown sugar
  • Vitamin E capsule
  • 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons of coconut oil

Process:

  • Add the coconut oil to honey in a bowl.
  • Warm in a microwave for about 30 seconds, just to soften and make it easy to mix.
  • Add the other ingredients and mix. Squeeze the vitamin E out of the capsule and then just dispose of the capsule.
  • Your ‘delicious scrub’ is ready.

12. Homemade Healing Lip Scrub

You will need just two ingredients, and this DIY lip scrub will work magic, I promise. You can make it with just a minute visit to your kitchen. And the result is a lip exfoliator that conquers chapped lips.

Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons of Epsom salt
  • 1 tablespoon of petroleum jelly

Process:

  • Mix the two ingredients together to get a healing lip scrub.
  • Apply in a circular motion on your lips.
  • Remove with a damp towel or paper towel.
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13. Orange Creamsicle Lip Scrub

You love the taste and flavor of orange, and that could come from a lip scrub like this. And you will be doing it yourself.

Ingredients:

  • A scrub base
  • 2 drops of orange essential oil
  • 2 whole vanilla beans

Process:

  • Add orange oil to the scrub base.
  • Add spice of any kind. This is optional.
  • Slit open the entire length of the vanilla beans. Use the knife to scrape out all of the vanilla inside the bean. Add the scraped vanilla to the scrub and mix.

14. DIY French Toast Lip Scrub

With soft, hydrated lips and maple syrup, you will like this lip scrub. It is recommended for those of you who live in dry climates.

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon of organic cane sugar
  • 1/8 tablespoon of ground cinnamon
  • 1 pinch of ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tablespoon of pure maple syrup or honey
  • 1/4 tablespoon of coconut oil
  • 2 drops of pure vanilla extract

Process:

  • Pour the sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg together into a small bowl and stir.
  • Add maple syrup/ honey, coconut oil, and vanilla extract. Stir thoroughly.
  • Continue mashing till you get a thick, fragrant, sugary paste.
  • Put little scrub on your finger and massage the sugar mixture into your lips, sloughing off any dry skin.
  • Rinse away the remnants of the scrub with some warm water.
  • You can apply some lip balm.

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