Skin Care

How to Make a Sugar Lip Exfoliating Scrub

Lips play an important role in enhancing the beauty of our face. Rosy and glossy lips look attractive. Whereas dry, chapped and cracked lips spoil the glamour of entire face. Though lips are the first thing in our face which is observed by others when we speak to them, we mostly don’t pay much attention on grooming it. During winter months, lips want more care and attention. Dry and cold wind is enough to steal away the moist of lips leaving it parched and cracked.

Sugar Lip Scrub

However, with a bit of care and pamper one can definitely avoid the influence of cold weather on Lips. Applying sugar scrub on lips solves half of the problem. And the best thing is that it can be easily prepared at home without much hassle. We present here the procedure to prepare it at home. So, your glossy, soft and rosy lip is just a read away.

Keep the Following Ingredients Handy

As the name suggest, sugar is the most important ingredient for this scrub. So, you need to have 1 tablespoon of sugar. The next ingredient is honey which is considered as the best natural moisturizer. Honey has the property to lock moisture. You need 1 tablespoon of honey for this recipe. To add more moisturizer, you need to mix ½ teaspoon of olive oil and ½ teaspoon of Vaseline. Additionally, you will need a spoon, small bowl and a container (to store the scrub).

honey

Preparation Steps for Sugar Lip Exfoliating Scrub

First of all, mix honey and sugar in a small clean bowl. Then add the given quantity of Vaseline into it. Mix it thoroughly with the spoon. Now mix in olive oil and stir again until it forms a smooth paste. The scrub is ready to be stored in a container. This scrub should be used within 1 week.

honey and sugar

Useful Tips on Using the Scrub

As you now know the way to prepare lip scrub, you must be eager to know the proper way to use it. Scrubs are little harsh on skin and lip’s skin is even more tender than the other body parts. So, you should not use the scrub more than two times a week. Always take a small amount of scrub in your fingertips and gently rub on the lips until some sugars are dissolved. Then rinse your lips preferably with warm water. Finally, apply a lip balm to soften it.

lip scrub

Some More Recipes

If you get bored after using the same sugar scrub for long, then you can switch to another recipe. Here is one more easy and simple recipe of sugar lip scrub. Most of the ingredients used here are the same other than the vanilla. Vanilla is used here to give a different flavour and twist. You can also use brown sugar instead of regular sugar for a change. Mix one tablespoon of brown sugar with one tablespoon of honey in a bowl. Pour in a drop of vanilla into the mixture and stir well. Now store the scrub in a container.

vanilla and honey

Other Considerations

Though the scrubs given above are prepared entirely from natural ingredients, do not over use them on lips. The skin of lips is very tender and overuse of scrub may harm them. Limit the use to twice a week to enjoy supple and glossy lips forever.



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