I don't know about you... but my lips have been extra dry lately! I have been treating them well with lip balms but it doesn't seem to help a whole lot. Finally, today I was fed up! I hate the feeling of dry lips so I decided to exfoliate them with a homemade scrub.
What you will need for this delicious lip scrub:
- Your favourite lip balm
To start off, pour a teaspoon of sugar into your container. Next, add about 2 tsp. of honey to your little container. Use the other end of your spoon to mix it all together until all of the sugar is blended into the honey. In my picture of my scrub, it is hard to see, but it is mixed well. The sugar is just hard to see within the honey in my picture.
On clean bare lips, apply a little bit just as you would a lip balm. Massage your lips for about 1-2 minutes until you feel all the dead skin is removed. Also, don't be afraid to give those lips a little lick - it is a delicious sweet treat! Rinse your lips with water and pat dry with a towel (make sure you do a light patting motion when drying your lips because you do not want to remove all of the moisture - just the excess). Keep reapplying your favourite lip balm throughout the day to protect your lips and moisturize. I am using Smith's Minted Rose Lip Balm because it contains a petrolatum base which protects and soothes my lips. Also, I love the hint of mint (ha, I rhymed!), very refreshing.
I recommend doing this once a day. If your lips are real bad, I would do twice. But no more, because you don't want to dry out your lips.
There you go! My favourite delicious homemade lip scrub that saves my lips in the winter! If you give it a try, let me know how you like it!