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The winter months are definitely upon us! This time of year is well known for creating havoc when it comes to skin care. But it doesn’t have to be. Especially when there are so many easy solutions. Making your own homemade lip scrub is easy to do and an excellent way to combat against the winter damage!
Kiwi Strawberry Homemade Lip Scrub That’s So Easy To Make
All winter long my lips get chapped. It just comes with the territory of living in the Midwest where we have the excessive windchill factor to deal with. I’m constantly having to but chapstick on my lips to moisturize. Exfoliating is also important for help to aid in the care of chapped lips.
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Benefits Of Homemade Lip Scrub
Lips scrub are a quick and easy way to exfoliate your lips all winter long. (Or anytime of the year when your lips get dried out and cracked.) A good lip scrub will leave your lips softer and smoother for applying your favorite lipstick
How Do Lip Scrubs Work?
Lip Scrubs always have some type of gritty texture to work as an exfoliant. This helps to remove the pieces of dry skin and stimulate growth of new skin. Most lip scrubs will also have a soothing oil (like coconut oil) to hydrate and protect. All leaving your lips feeling amazing, but especially during the winter months!
DIY Kiwi Strawberry Lip Scrub Recipe
Lip scrubs tend to be sold in smaller jars and can get expensive rather quickly. Mainly because you’ll use it so often during the winter month. Making your own can be both affordable and creative.
This recipe is such an easy one to follow. Plus, you can substitute different flavor oil and mica powder to create a whole new type. Don’t just stop with the kiwi strawberry lip scrub. The base is the same. Simply get creative by using your other favorite flavors in place of the kiwi strawberry. Such a great recipe to have!
This recipe makes about 3 jars.
Ingredients to make homemade lip scrub:
- 2 tsp sugar
- 1 tsp honey
- 1 tsp coconut oil
- 1 drop Kiwi Strawberry flavor oil (available HERE)
- ⅛ tsp fruit green mica powder (available HERE)
- 3 gram jars (available HERE)
Directions for making homemade lip scrub:
Step 1: In a small bowl, combine the honey and coconut oil by stirring together.
Step 2: Add sugar and stir well.
Step 3: Add flavor oil. Stir.
Step 4: Add mica powder. Stir.
Step 5: Add mixture to jars.
It’s that easy to make your own homemade lip scrub and it turns out great every time! DIY lip scrubs also make great homemade gifts. Go ahead and make a batch today and be sure to set some extra aside to give away to your friends.
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