DIY Lip Scrub – 15 easy recipes with natural ingredients

If you have never heard of a DIY lip scrub before, you are not the only one. When it comes to our lips, we often pay more attention to moisturize them. However, you must also clean them regularly to keep them healthy and smooth.

diy lip scrub 15 easy recipes with natural ingredients


The weather is often cold and when your lips are dry they tend to flake off. That is why a homemade DIY lip scrub can help remove dead skin cells. Your lip balm can also penetrate deeper into the skin. The result? Smoother, rosier and healthier lips.

What ingredients can you use for your DIY lip scrub?

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You do not have to spend a fortune to buy an expensive lip scrub from the market, if you can easily prepare one with just a few ingredients at home. Natural products are also easy to find today, and almost every one of us has them in the kitchen cabinet. Just read on to discover some amazing homemade DIY lip scrub recipes.

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DIY lip scrub may contain two or more components. Mostly it is a flavor, a spice or flavor and a nutrient. The emollient or conditioner provides your body with a moisturizing base that makes it easier to apply on the lips. These two make a soothing combination that will moisturize and smooth your lips. That is why we have selected 15 simple recipes for DIY lip scrub, which you can prepare at your own home. Some of them look so delicious that you might want to eat them, but do not do it.

DIY lip scrub with cinnamon, honey and olive oil

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Cinnamon is a natural lip filler. So if you want to make your lips fuller without hyaluronic acid, this scrub is a safe technique to achieve this result. Cinnamon acts as a natural exfoliant and your lips will be smooth and soft right away. Furthermore, cinnamon removes dead skin cells, while the other ingredient – olive oil – moisturizes. In addition, honey provides the skin with enzymes, antioxidants and minerals while sugar helps moisturize.

 Ingredients:

1 tbsp ground cinnamon

2 tablespoons honey

1 tbsp olive oil

2 tbsp sugar

diy lip scrub 15 recipes with natural ingredients cinnamon honey olive oil tutorial


Directions:

Add olive oil into any glass container and then add the honey and cinnamon powder.

Add the sugar and mix the ingredients until a homogeneous mixture is obtained.

Coffee grounds, honey and shea butter

lip scrub with natural ingredients coffee honey shea butter


Coffee is not just for waking up in the morning. You can use the coffee grounds as a secret weapon by applying it to the skin and lips. This will certainly make you look healthier and happier. Combining coffee honey is also a great way to exfoliate and moisturize your lips. The coffee grounds also protect the skin from UV rays, while the fatty acids in shea butter complete the DIY lip peeling.

Ingredients:

1 tbsp coffee grounds

Honey, about 1 tbsp

1 tbsp shea butter

lip scrub with natural ingredients coffee honey shea butter step by step instructions

Directions:

Combine the honey with the shea butter and then add the coffee grounds. Mix until creamy and homogeneous.

Rose petals, mint oil and milk

diy lip peeling with natural ingredients rose petals mint oil

Rose petals are moisturizing and help brighten discolored lips in a natural way. The antibacterial properties also help protect the lips. Cold milk soothes the skin and gives a pleasant and soft feeling. In addition, it increases the production of collagen, while peppermint oil adds a sense of freshness and cleanness.

Ingredients:

10-15 rose petals

3 tablespoons milk

10 drops of mint oil

diy lip peeling with natural ingredients rose petals mint oil tutorial

Directions:

Tear the rose petals out of the flower and then crush them with a pair of scissors or hand blender.

Put the leaves in a glass and pour the milk on top.

Stir well and add 10 drops of the mint oil.

DIY mint and coconut butter scrub

DIY mint and coconut butter scrub

Coconut butter has antibacterial properties and sugar can peel the skin. The moisturizing effect of coconut butter has greatly increased the general interest in its effect as a natural home remedy and skin care in recent years. In alternative medicine, coconut butter is a major ingredient in the treatment of burns. This is due to its moisturizing and pain relieving properties.

Ingredients:

2 tablespoons of coconut butter

10 drops of peppermint oil

2 tbsp sugar

DIY mint and coconut butter scrub instructions

Directions:

Put the coconut butter in a glass and add 10 drops of mint essential oil.

Add the sugar and then mix all the ingredients until you get a creamy scrub.

 Chocolate Lip Scrub

Chocolate Lip Scrub with cocoa and coconut butter

This DIY scrub not only satisfies your chocolate craving, but also helps the cocoa to deeply moisturize your lips and remove brownness. In addition, cocoa aids blood circulation. Again, we use coconut butter because it contains a whole bunch of anti-aging properties and antioxidants that prevent and reverse skin damage from free radicals.

Ingredients:

1 tbsp coconut butter

1 teaspoon cocoa powder

2 tbsp sugar

1 tbsp honey

diy chocolate scrub with cocoa and coconut butter instructions

Directions:

Mix honey and coconut butter and add cocoa and sugar. Stir well until you get a chocolate paste.

DIY lip scrub with lavender

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Honey’s natural antibiotic properties are so wonderful that applying it on a cut or scratch can make them heal faster than other remedies. Adding this sweet, delicious natural phenomenon to your scrub will help you heal your lips faster. Being a natural moisturizer, it will help them stay soft throughout the day. Lavender provides oxygen and can detoxify the skin from harmful substances. Its pleasant aroma will also add a special touch.

Ingredients:

2 tablespoons honey

10 drops of lavender oil

2 tbsp sugar

diy lip scrub recipes with natural ingredients lavender tutorial

Directions:

Add honey to a glass and add lavender oil.

Sprinkle with the sugar and homogenize the mixture.

Citrus Lip Scrub

DIY Citrus Lip Scrub petroleum jelly

Lemon juice acts as a natural bleach. This scrub also helps you remove dead cells, revealing new, fresh skin. Petroleum jelly prevents the skin from drying out and makes your lips soft.

Ingredients:

Lemon Juice – 1 tsp

Petroleum Jelly – 1 tbsp

Sugar – 2 tbsp

DIY Citrus Lip Scrub tutorial

Directions:

Combine petroleum jelly and lemon juice in a glass, then add the sugar as you stir the mixture.

Shea butter and honey scrub

DIY Shea butter and honey scrub

Shea butter contains vitamins A and E. This ingredient can moisturize and soothe chapped lips. Sugar is the perfect natural supplement for shea butter, which also provides the skin with nutrients. The benefits of honey we have already noted above.

Ingredients:

1 tbsp shea butter

2 tbsp sugar

1 tbsp honey

DIY Shea butter and honey scrub recipe and instructions

Directions:

As with the other scrubs, you can start by mixing the honey and shea butter together and finally homogenize everything with the sugar.

 DIY Sea Salt Lip Scrub

DIY Sea Salt Lip Scrub

Sea salt acts as a great exfoliant while coconut butter is an excellent moisturizer. This scrub will make your lips rosy in no time. This salt contains several minerals and can give your skin a very soft and relaxed feeling.

Ingredients:

1 tablespoon of sea salt, fine-grained

2 tablespoons of coconut butter

1 tablespoon of sugar

DIY Sea Salt Lip Scrub recipe and instructions

Directions:

Mix salt and sugar in the glass container and combine the two with the coconut butter to a creamy mixture.

Maple Syrup and coconut butter scrub

Maple syrup and coconut butter scrub

Since maple syrup is water soluble, you can add some soy lecithin to ease emulsification. When the mixture cools, whisk the ingredients, and when the lip balm thickens, you will notice that the maple syrup has really incorporated itself well. This syrup is also a source of vitamins A and B that can reduce dryness.

Ingredients:

1 tablespoon of maple syrup

2 tbsp sugar

1 tbsp coconut butter

Maple syrup and coconut butter scrub recipe and instructions

Directions:

Pour maple syrup into a glass and then add coconut butter. Stir well and add the sugar.

Maple syrup, ginger and cinnamon scrub recipe

Maple syrup ginger and cinnamon scrub recipe

Cinnamon is such a delicious taste during the Christmas season and its scent is simply enchanting. When you add this spice to lip scrub it creates a warming sensation that can also make the lips bulge. Since ginger has so many great properties we can take advantage of its beneficial effects on many home-made products. In addition, ginger can also tone the skin.

Ingredients:

1 tablespoon of maple syrup

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

2 tbsp sugar

1 tbsp coconut butter

1 tsp ginger powder

Maple syrup ginger and cinnamon scrub recipe and directions

Directions:

First mix the maple syrup with the coconut butter in a glass container and then add ginger. Add cinnamon and stir well.

Green Tea Lip Scrub

DIY Green Tea Lip Scrub recipe

Sugar helps remove dead skin cells from the lips, leaving them soft. Powdered green tea acts as a scrub for the lips. The tannin in the green tea also treats cracked and chapped lips, reduces the burning sensation and increases the moisture in the lips.

Ingredients:

1 tbsp honey

about 1 tbsp sugar

1 tsp green tea

1 tbsp shea butter

DIY Green Tea Lip Scrub recipe and directions

Directions :

Combine honey and shea butter in a jar. Add the green tea and sugar. Stir well.

Coffee, cinnamon and cocoa scrub

homemade Coffee cinnamon and cocoa scrub recipe

As mentioned above, coffee can revitalize and make your skin look fresh. Coffee grounds remove dead skin cells, while cocoa tightens the skin. Coconut butter is an excellent moisturizer and heals dry lips. It also has antibacterial and antifungal properties and fights bacteria or fungus on the cracks of the lips. Vitamin E in the butter also acts as an antioxidant.

Ingredients:

1 tbsp honey

about 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 tbsp coconut butter

about 1 teaspoon cocoa powder

1 tbsp coffee grounds

Coffee cinnamon and cocoa scrub recipe DIY home remedies

Directions:

Mix honey and coconut butter and add coffee grounds, cinnamon and cocoa powder. Mix all ingredients well until a homogeneous mixture is obtained.

DIY Kiwi Lip Scrub

DIY Kiwi Lip Scrub recipe

This refreshing scrub is a cost effective way to moisturize and nourish the lips with fresh fruit. Kiwi soothes sore and dry lips, making them softer and smoother. Kiwi contains Vitamin C and stimulates the production of collagen. In addition, it contains vital minerals and vitamins that help treat discolored lips.

Ingredients:

1 tbsp mashed kiwi fruit

2 tbsp sugar

1 tbsp coconut butter

DIY Kiwi Lip Scrub recipe and directions

Directions:

Peel a kiwi and mash it in a bowl using a fork.

Transfer the pulp to a glass container and add coconut butter and sugar.

Stir well.

Lip balm with cinnamon and shea butter scrub

Lip balm with cinnamon and shea butter scrub

You can give an ordinary lip balm extra flavor and use it as a DIY lip scrub. You only need a few fragrant and beneficial ingredients, such as cinnamon oil or powder. The sugar can also stimulate cell regeneration.

Ingredients:

1 tbsp lip balm

10 drops of cinnamon oil

2 tbsp sugar

1 teaspoon cinnamon powder

1 tbsp shea butter

Lip balm with cinnamon and shea butter scrub recipe and directions

Directions:

Place the lip balm to a jar and mix with the shea butter until the two combine together.

Add sugar and cinnamon oil. Finally sprinkle the cinnamon powder and stir well.

How to store DIY lip scrub properly

How to store DIY lip scrub

It is advisable to exfoliate your lips regularly, but not too often. About once or twice a week is quite sufficient. Store your scrub in a clean and dry container with a lid. It is recommended to sterilize it by keeping it in hot water for a while to avoid germs. Your smile is not just about pearly white teeth, it’s also about your lips. You do not have to spend a lot of money on expensive lip scrubs to make them look fresh and well-groomed.

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