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Homemade scrub for dry lips

Homemade scrub for dry lips

Planning to wear your favourite lipstick and that too a matte one? You apply it and instead of looking pleasing they become a cause of embarrassment because of dry and chapped lips. In this article, I have listed 5 homemade scrub for dry lips.

Who doesn’t like soft, luscious and pink lips? Soft and pink lips enhance your overall physical appearance. Just like our skin our lips also need pampering and care from time to time. If not taken care, they can become dry and chapped. Dry lips can be caused because of a number of factors. Staying dehydrated, overexposure to the sun during summers, cold and dry air during winters, licking your lips are some of the factors of dry lips. Along with being uncomfortable, they look unattractive and embarrassing.
There are many high end lip scrubs available in the market, but you can instead treat those dry lips within the convenience of your house itself. These homemade lip scrubs are definitely going to exfoliate and treat dry and chapped lips.

Homemade Scrub for dry lips 1:

Honey and Sugar lip scrub

homemade scrub for dry lips-honey and sugar lip scrub

Honey is a natural humectant, which means that it attracts moisture. It helps in keeping your lips hydrated and supple. When sugar is mixed along with honey it acts as a gentle exfoliator to unveil pink and soft lips.
Ingredients
1 teaspoon sugar
1 tablespoon honey
Directions to apply
Mix both the ingredients together. Once blended apply the scrub on your lips and rub it in circular motions. Rinse off with lukewarm water and apply a good quality lip balm.

Homemade Scrub for dry lips 2:

homemade scrub for dry lips-rose,almond and cream lip scrub

Rose petals, almond and cream lip scrub
Rose petals nourish, soothe and lighten dark lips. Almonds are rich in Vitamin E and minerals which helps in making lips softer and fuller. The lactic acid present in cream will work to lighten and provide intense moisturization to chapped lips.
Ingredients
Grind 6-7 rose petals
1/2 teaspoon almond powder
1/2 teaspoon fresh cream
Directions to apply
Mix all the three ingredients together. Apply this mixture on your lips and gently massage this on your lips for a few minutes. Let this stay on your lips for 2 minutes so that the lips can soak the necessary moisture from this. Wipe it off with a damp cloth. Apply a lip balm if necessary.

Homemade Scrub for dry lips 3:

homemade scrub for dry lips-coffee and coconut oil lip scrub

Coffee and Coconut Oil Lip Scrub
Coffee is a natural exfoliator that helps in removing the dead skin of our lips. When mixed with coconut oil it nourishes dry and chapped lips.
Ingredients
1 teaspoon Ground Coffee
1 teaspoon coconut oil
Directions to apply
Mix both these ingredients together. Take a small amount of this and scrub this on your lips for 2 minutes. Wash it off with lukewarm water and apply coconut oil over your lips.

Homemade Lip Scrub 4:

homemade scrub for dry lips-beetroot lip scrub

Beetroot Lip Scrub
Beetroot provides a natural pink tint to our lips. It helps in removing pigmentation and acts as a detoxifier. When mixed with sugar and petroleum jelly it acts as a powerful exfoliator in revealing soft and pink lips.
Ingredients
2 tablespoon beetroot juice
1 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon vaseline
Directions to apply
Take a small amount of this scrub and gently massage it for 2 minutes. Wipe it with a soft damp cloth and finish it with applying vaseline on your lips.

Homemade Lip Scrub 5:

green tea olive oil lip scrub

Green tea and olive oil/almond oil
Green tea is high in antioxidants and can help in treating dry and chapped lips when mixed with any of the above-mentioned oils.
Ingredients
1 teaspoon green tea leaves
1 teaspoon olive/almond oil
Directions to apply
Mix both the ingredients together and gently scrub this in circular motions on your lips for 2 minutes. Wash your lips with lukewarm water and follow it up with olive oil/almond oil.

Pamper and treat your lips with these effective homemade lip scrubs for dry lips. You can store these lip scrubs for up to 1 week in an airtight container. Let me know which lip scrub you found the best in the comment section.


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