Small Projects

DIY Exfoliating Lip Scrub

IMG_0075 (2).JPG

If like me you suffer from dry, cracked lips in the winter, make this easy four ingredient lip scrub. Just using a small amount on your lips leaves them smooth and to top it off apply a little lip balm afterwards.

What you’ll need:IMG_0062 (2)

  • Small Pot

  • Olive Oil

  • Honey

  • Granulated Sugar

  • Vaseline

  • Coloured Lipstick (Additional)

  • Small bowl

So let’s start with the wet ingredients. I’ve used small ramakins just to show you the different ingredients. Mix together ½ teaspoon of olive oil, ½ teaspoon of honey and roughly a pea sized amount of vaseline in your small bowl. If you want to keep the recipe all natural, coconut oil would be a great choice!

IMG_0066 (2)IMG_0068 (2)

Now we just need to add in the sugar! I have used 3 heaped teaspoons of white granulated sugar. Add that in and give it a good stir and it should start to come together.

IMG_0069 (2)IMG_0070 (2)

An additional step is to give the lip scrub a bit of colour. You can do this by adding in a small dap of lipstick or a tinted lip balm. I have added in about a pea sized amount of pink vaseline. Once you have stirred the colour in you’re done!

IMG_0071 (2)IMG_0072 (2)

Just spoon the mixture into your small pot and voila! As the ingredients are sweet the scrub should last a couple of weeks or longer. Just make sure the lid is firmly on after every use. To use the lip scrub just put a small amount on your finger and rub gently against your lips in circular motions.

IMG_0075 (2)

I hope you enjoy making your own lip scrub!

4 thoughts on “DIY Exfoliating Lip Scrub

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s