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7 DIY scrubs for enviable lips

When it comes to beauty products, we’re all about DIYs. These give us a control over the ingredients used as well are easy and fun to do. Instead of splurging on the expensive ones out there, why not make our own amazing scrubs? You will mainly require an exfoliator and nourisher. Here are some homemade remedies to get those soft and luscious lips.

Sugar lip scrub

This is one of the simplest lip scrubs to make with all the ingredients straight from your kitchen. Also, a very delicious one which you might end up eating!

Ingredients:
1. Sugar granules (2 teaspoons)
2. Almond oil (1 teaspoon)
3. Honey (1 teaspoon)

Method:
1. Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and make a paste.
2. Take a small amount of the scrub and gently exfoliate your lips by massaging in circular
motions.
3. Rinse with lukewarm water and you’ll be left with super soft lips.

Chocolate shea butter lip scrub

Cocoa powder and shea butter being the key ingredients, this scrub is a treat to the lips. It removes the dry and dead skin and hydrates the lips as well.

Ingredients:
1. Brown sugar (2 teaspoons)
2. Cocoa powder (1 teaspoon)
3. Shea butter (2 teaspoons)
4. Walnut oil (2-3 drops)

Method:
1. Take a bowl and add brown sugar, shea butter and cocoa powder.
2. Mix them properly until a fine paste is obtained.
3. Add few drops of walnut oil and mix again.
4. Massage on your lips and rinse it with warm water.

Honey and coconut lip scrub

As these ingredients are easily accessible at your home, making this scrub will be very simple. Not only will it exfoliate and moisturise your lips, but the honey present in the scrub will help lighten the dark pigmented lips and tone them.

Ingredients:
1. Sugar granules (2 tablespoons)
2. Coconut oil (1 tablespoon)
3. Honey (1 tablespoon)

Method:
1. Mix together honey and coconut oil in a bowl.
2. Then add sugar and make a thick paste.
3. Rub this scrub on your lips gently to remove dead cells and rinse it off with water.

Click here to know the benefits of honey.

Sugar and cinnamon lip scrub

Cinnamon is known as a natural plumping agent which makes your lips look fuller and luscious. This scrub has its WOW properties for sure!

Ingredients:
1. Brown sugar (2 teaspoons)
2. Coconut oil (1 teaspoon)
3. Cinnamon powder (1 teaspoon)

Method:
1. Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl and make a thick paste.
2. Gently scrub your lips with it.
3. Rinse it off with water.
Don’t worry if you feel a slight tingling sensation, it would be because of the presence of
cinnamon.

Bubblegum lip scrub

If you feel a little fancy and nostalgic about those old school days, try out this yummy lip scrub to walk down that memory lane!

Ingredients:
1. White sugar (2 tablespoons)
2. Olive oil (1 teaspoon)
3. Bubblegum flavouring (3-4 drops)
4. Pink food colour (2-3 drops) (optional)

Method:
1. In a bowl mix sugar and olive oil together.
2. Then add a few drops of bubblegum flavour and food colouring.
3. Mix the ingredients well until a thick paste is obtained.
4. Scrub your lips properly and rinse with lukewarm water.

Blueberry lip scrub

Blueberries have a mouthwatering effect and also serves as an amazing lip scrub ingredient. It’s enriched with Vitamin E, which provides anti-ageing benefits.

Ingredients:
1. Blueberries (3-4)
2. White sugar granules (2 tablespoons)
3. Sweet almond oil (3-4 drops)

Method:
1. Take a bowl and blend the blueberries to make a paste.
2. Then add sugar and sweet almond oil and mix it.
3. Apply the scrub on your lips and gently massage for a few minutes.
4. Rinse it off with water.
This Vitamin E enriched lip scrub not just protects your lips from ageing, but also makes them look smooth and soft. Make sure that the blueberries are fresh, or the scrub would be less effective.

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Honey and lime lip scrub

Both honey and lime are known to have bleaching properties that lighten the pigmentation on your lips. This scrub provides instant softness and gets back those baby pink lips.

Ingredients:
1. Sugar granules (2 teaspoons)
2. Coconut oil (1 teaspoon)
3. Honey (2 teaspoons)
4. Lime juice (6-8 drops)

Method:
1. Mix sugar granules, coconut oil, honey and lime juice together and make a fine paste.
2. Apply a small amount on your lips and gently massage in circular motions.
3. Rinse it thoroughly with lukewarm water.
The Vitamin C present in lime will fade away pigmentation and the combination of honey and coconut oil will provide instant moisture to your lips.

Along with having highly effective properties, these ingredients are also pocket-friendly. You
too can motivate yourself to come up with a few recipes of your own. Try these amazing DIY
scrubs at home and get those enviable lips!

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