Homemade lip scrubs for dry lips are numerously available in the market. But, they include a lot of ingredients and methods, which isn’t convenient for all times. Despite the numerous lip scrubs that are available in the market, it is preferred to use ones that are easily available at a low cost. That is when homemade lip scrubs come in, the ingredients used in the scrubs are easily available in the house, and do not harm the lips as much as the bought lip scrubs that are available in the market. Here are some homemade lip scrubs that will work their wonders on monsoon victimized lips:
1. The OG Sugar And Lemon Scrub
Everyone’s favourite scrub, the sugar and honey scrub. It is easily available around the house, and tastes amazing even when it gets into the mouth. There are numerous benefits in using lemon on the skin, but on the other hand, not many are aware of the benefits of sugar on the skin. Lemon and sugar are a match made in heaven. They go hand in hand and create one of the best homemade lip scrubs and not just for the lips and skin.
Mix a spoon of lemon juice and half a spoon of granulated sugar. This mixture can be applied onto the lips, either using a toothbrush or the fingertips. Do not scrub with too much pressure as it may hurt the skin leaving behind scars. To this mixture you can also add a drop of honey, which is a natural moisturizer. This lemon and sugar mixture will leave your lips smooth and plump with any damage. For best results, after scrubbing, leave the mixture on for 2 minutes and do not wash it off, but using a paper towel, wipe it off.
2. Coffee And Honey Scrub
Coffee is an amazing ingredient to add to the skincare routine. It has anti-aging benefits, calms irritated skin, treats dark circles, and more. But when it comes to lips, oit helps rejuvenate the lips and highlight the natural pigmentation of the lips. Honey has numerous benefits when it comes to the skin and health. When coffee and honey are mixed, they together keep the lips hydrated and help bring it to the natural state.
Mix a quarter teaspoon of coffee in half a spoon of honey. Mix it well, until it is completely blended, after that you can apply it onto the lips using the tip of the finger. Scrub the mixture on for a minute or two, and let it sit on for another thirty seconds, before it is wiped off.
3. Vitamin E Lip Scrub
Vitamin E is the best supplement for acne prone skin, damaged and dehydrated skin. When it is mixed with coconut oil, honey, and sugar it is the ultimate solution for monsoon lips. Mixing all these ingredients together in the ratio of 1:1 and massaging it onto the lips, will result in a healthy and plumpy lip. After massaging it, wipe it off using lukewarm water.
4. Orange Lip Scrub
We all eat oranges and know the benefits of vitamin C. The peel of an orange also has its own benefits that will help with any monsoon lip. In order to use orange peel, you have to dry it in the sun for it to dry up. The friend orange peel can be blended to make powder. The next ingredient in the line is Vitamin E tablets which are available in any pharmacy. A strip of vitamin E would last for about 30 to 40 days. The reason being that the vitamin E oil is thick in consistency, therefore too much of it, will leave the lip uncomfortable. Finally, the ingredients that bind it all together, coconut oil and sugar. Coconut oil and sugar, keep the lips hydrated, plump and help remove any dark pigmentation. Mixing these blissful ingredients together will give you the ultimate flawless lips.
Mix half a teaspoon of the powdered orange peel and sugar, along with a teaspoon of coconut oil. When it comes to vitamin E oil, only use two to three drops. Mixing these together, it can be massaged onto the lips. Similar to most homemade lip scrubs, let the mixture sit on the lips for a minute and then it can be wiped off using a paper towel or a towel dipped in lukewarm water.
5. Coconut Lip Scrub
Virgin coconut oil for the hair, skin, and even for consumption is proven to help with a lot of health and skin issues that most people face in their lives. Using virgin coconut oil will make more of a difference than using processed coconut oil, as it does not go through any chemical or artificial addition. Mixing your coconut oil with sugar and honey will help in removing all the dry and flaky skin on the lips and leave a smooth and lucious lips.
Mix half a teaspoon of coconut oil, and honey with one teaspoon of granulated sugar. Massage and scrub the mixture onto the lips and let it sit on for about a minute or two. After which it can be wiped off using a towel that is dipped in lukewarm water.
Homemade lip scrubs for dry lips that are mentioned above have been proven to work miraculously for those who have suffered from chapped lips. Although these homemade lip scrubs will leave your lips smooth and flake free, it is important to use a lip mask for the ultimate results and always finish off with a lip balm.