Posted on August 8, 2013

How to make a lip scrub

D.I.Y/ How To/ lips/ Natural beauty

diy lip scrub

I don’t think I stand alone when I say that there’s nothing better than a good D.I.Y that takes no longer than a minute to put together! So for this weeks second post, I thought I’d show you all how to make a lip scrub at home!

Why should you use a lip scrub?

A lip scrub is one of the things that you could use to exfoliate your lips! If you’d like, you could simply brush your lips with a tooth brush after brushing your teeth, but if you’d like to make your beauty routine a bit interesting, you could go on ahead and use this recipe to make your own lip scrub at home!

What you need to make a lip scrub:

1. 1 tbs  Olive oil

2. 1 tbs Honey

3. 2-3 tbs Sugar

4. A clean bowl and spoon

5. Damp face towel

6. Empty jar (optional)

7. Your beautiful lips!

How to put the lip scrub together:

1. Put the Olive oil, honey and sugar into a bowl.

2. Mix the ingredients until you get a pasty mixture as pictured below

how-to-make-a-lip-scrub

3. Using your index finger rub some of the mixture onto your lips for about 30 seconds.

You should already feel a difference at this stage!

4. Using your towel, wipe your lips and repeat the process this time rubbing it for a lot longer (1 -2 mins)

5. Again, use your towel to remove the lip scrub and voila!

6. If you’re a bit of a hoarder, you could put the rest of the lip scrub into an empty jar but make sure you get the full use of it, if not, it will only get hard and go to waste.

Note: Regularly exfoliating your lips with a lip scrub helps remove old and dead skin cells on your lips so over time your lips will become more moist and naturally plump

(Vote no to dry and chapped lips!)

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14 Comments

  • Reply Jen Hale August 11, 2013 at 11:35 am

    Such a great lip scrub to make those lips perfectly kissable. I always forget I have what I need at home to make DIY beauty products. Thanks for sharing.

    • Reply Bellefbeauty August 11, 2013 at 12:10 pm

      No worries hun, I’m glad you enjoyed it! Feel free to subscribe so that you could be in a chance to take part of my free giveaway :)

  • Reply Erica Ardali August 11, 2013 at 2:59 pm

    I think my readers would love to have softer more kissable lips. And who doesn’t want to use an all natural product? Thanks for the recipe!

    • Reply Bellefbeauty August 11, 2013 at 8:04 pm

      No worries, thanks for reading it! Send me your link so that I could have a look at your blog :)

  • Reply Delia @ Blog Formatting August 12, 2013 at 3:15 am

    Love DIY kind of products and all that organic stuff for our skin. I am subscribing to your posts to get more tips, I’d really enjoy them!

    • Reply Bellefbeauty August 13, 2013 at 11:52 pm

      Thanks so much hun, I’m glad you enjoyed it :)

  • Reply Michelle August 12, 2013 at 3:26 am

    My daughter is always making her own DIY beauty supplies. I will definitely share this with her. I had no idea that lip scrubs were even something to use! I’ll have to give it a try.

    • Reply Bellefbeauty August 13, 2013 at 11:53 pm

      Yes do, and let me know once you’ve tried it, would love to know how you got on! :)

  • Reply Amelia Éclectique August 12, 2013 at 12:22 pm

    This sounds wonderful, and so easy to make! I’ve wanted to get a lip scrub for ages – such as the Sara Happ ones – but could never bring myself to justify the price. This fits the bill perfectly however, and handy ingredients to get in (though I’m pretty certain I have them all in the cupboard somewhere anyway), I must try it now! Love your blog, subscribing now – and going to follow you on Instagram now! :))

    Amelia xx
    http://lafemmeeclectique.com

    • Reply Bellefbeauty August 13, 2013 at 11:54 pm

      Cheers hun! let me know how you get on once it’s done! xx

  • Reply rebecca August 18, 2013 at 4:01 pm

    Aw great post . .i have really dry lips so deffs giving this a go xx

    • Reply Bellefbeauty August 19, 2013 at 2:05 pm

      No worries! do let me know how you get on xx

  • Reply Sarah Phillips November 9, 2013 at 3:52 pm

    will def be doing this as my lips are getting so dry the second i walk outside these days, thanks fili!

    • Reply Bellefbeauty November 9, 2013 at 5:59 pm

      no worries, let us know how you get on! xx

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