19 DIY Homemade Lip Scrub Recipes For Soft, Plump lips!

19 DIY Homemade Lip Scrub Recipes For Soft, Plump lips!

Exfoliating your lips is just as important as it is for your skin. Scrubbing your lips with a good lip scrub is the key element to removing chapped, peeling, dead skin and keeping your lips soft, healthy and hydrated. You would never realize how much change a good homemade lip scrub recipe can bring to your lips until you try one.

Homemade lip scrub recipe

What are lip scrubs made of?

Lip scrubs typically contain two components: an emollient and an exfoliant. Emollient gives a hydrating base for the exfoliant that makes the product easier to apply to your lips. The exfoliant is sugar in most lip scrubs. The emollient and exfoliant work together to moisturize and smooth out your lips.

Benefits of Homemade lip scrubs:

Let’s be real, no one likes the look of flaky, dry and chapped lips.

These can happen as a result of the weather,  smoking, being dehydrated, or over-exposure to the sun unhealthy diet, stress, dehydration, dust, the habit of peeling the lip skin, consumption of coffee, tea, carbonated drinks, , use of excessive lip products.

Using lip balm sometimes isn’t quite enough to prevent dry, chapped or peeling skin on your lips. This is where making your own inexpensive homemade lip scrub can come in handy.

A lip scrub can get rid of dry and dead skin cells, chapped lips, dark lips, and discoloration making your lips soft, plump and kissable

How To Exfoliate Your Lips

  • Before starting, make sure your lips are clean of make up.
  • Apply the lip scrub of your choice on your lips
  • Gently exfoliate your lips using a toothbrush or flannel for a minute or two to get rid of dead skin
  • Make sure to wear a lip balm after exfoliating.

How to Make Homemade Lip Scrub?

In this article, I have put together a list of 19 homemade lip scrub recipes with simple ingredients that are most likely already stocked in your pantry.

Keep scrolling to find out!

19 Homemade Lip Scrub Recipes:

1. Three Ingredient Homemade Lip Scrub

Ingredients:

  • Sugar (2 tablespoons)
  • Honey (1 tablespoon)
  • Coconut Oil (1 tablespoon)

Directions:

  • Take honey and coconut oil and mix well.
  • Add sugar to the mixture and mix all the ingredients properly.
  • Rub the scrub on your lips in a circular motion for about a minute.
  • Rinse off with lukewarm water and moisturize.

Benefits:

Sugar is a natural exfoliator that helps remove the dead, dry skin cells from your lips. The antioxidants and fatty acids in coconut oil provide nourishment and hydration to your lips. Honey has moisturizing and natural healing properties that make your lips look soft and healthy.

2. Strawberry Lip Scrub

strawberry lip scrub

Ingredients:

  • Strawberry- 1
  • Sugar (2 tablespoons)
  • Coconut Oil (1 teaspoon)

Directions:

  • Mash one strawberry and add sugar and coconut oil to it.
  • Mix all the ingredients together.
  • Rub the mixture on your lips in a circular motion for one to two minutes and rinse off.

Benefits:

Strawberries are rich in vitamins and minerals that promote healthy lips and they also treat the discoloration of lips. Sugar exfoliates the skin of your lips and coconut oil provides nourishment to make your lips look healthy.

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3. DIY Lip Scrub with Honey, Coffee and Olive Oil

coffee lip scrub

Ingredients:

  • Coffee Grounds (1tablespoon)
  • Honey (1 tablespoon)
  • Olive Oil ( 1 teaspoon)

Directions:

  • In a mixing bowl, mix all the ingredients together and stir well.
  • Massage the scrub on your lips in a circular motion for about two minutes.
  • Rinse off with lukewarm water and moisturize.

Benefits:

Ground coffee exfoliates the dead skin cells and especially, for the coffee lovers out there- you’re gonna love the smell of this scrub. Honey and olive oil hydrates your lips making them look soft and plump.

4. Kiwi Lip Scrub

kiwi

Ingredients:

  • Kiwi (1/2, pureed)
  • Sugar (3 tablespoons)
  • Olive Oil (2 tablespoons)

Directions

  • Take half of a kiwi and puree it in a blender.
  • In a small bowl take the pureed kiwi and add the sugar and olive oil in it. Mix everything well.
  • Apply the mixture on lips and massage in a circular motion for about a minute.
  • Rinse off with lukewarm water.

Benefits

Kiwi can help soothe your dry and sore lips making them soft and supple. Sugar acts as a natural exfoliator and olive oil provides hydration to your lips.

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5. Pumpkin Spice Lip Scrub

Ingredients:

  • Brown Sugar (3 tablespoons)
  • Coconut Oil (1 tablespoon)
  • Pumpkin Pie Spice (1/2 tablespoon)

Directions:

  • In a mixing bowl, combine the brown sugar and pumpkin pie spice.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of coconut oil in it and stir well.
  • Apply the mixture to your lips and massage in a circular motion for a minute.
  • Wash off with lukewarm water.

Benefits:

This lip scrub acts as a remedy for your dry lips. The brown sugar scrubs away all the dead skin, coconut oil moisturizes your lips and the cinnamon plumps up your lips.

6. Vanilla Mint Lip Scrub

Ingredients

  • Brown Sugar (1 tablespoon)
  • Coconut Oil (1 tablespoon)
  • Vanilla Extract (2-3 drops)
  • Peppermint Essential Oils (5 drops)

Directions

  • Mix all the ingredients together well.
  • Apply the mixture on your lips and rub in a circular motion for about a minute.
  • Rinse off and moisturize.

Benefits:

This homemade lip scrub recipe is super effective in getting rid of dry chapped lips. The brown sugar helps with exfoliation and the essential oils in it give you smooth, kissable lips.

7. Homemade Lip Scrub with Sugar, Lemon and Honey

Ingredients

  • Sugar (2 tablespoon)
  • Honey ( 1 tablespoon)
  • Lemon Juice (5-6 drops)

Directions

  • Mix the ingredients together and stir well.
  • Apply a small amount to your lips and massage in a circular motion for a minute.
  • Rinse and moisturize.

Benefits

Use this homemade lip scrub for dark lips. The citric acid present in lemon treats discoloration of your lips, helps lighten the dark skin making your lips look pink.

Sugar helps exfoliate the dead skin cells and honey makes your lips softer and healthier.

8. Honey Almond Lip Scrub

Ingredients

  • Almond Oil (1 tablespoon)
  • Honey (1 tablespoon)
  • Sugar (2 tablespoon)

Directions

  • Mix all the ingredients together.
  • Apply the mixture to your lips and massage in a circular motion for a minute.
  • Rinse off.

Benefits:

Almond Oil works great in rejuvenating dead cells. It helps get rid of chapped lips making them soft and pink. Honey provides moisture to your lips.

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9. Homemade Lip Scrub with Shea Butter and Sugar

Ingredients

  • Shea Butter (1 tablespoon)
  • Sugar (1 tablespoon)

Directions

  • Mix the ingredients together and stir until you get your desired consistency.
  • Apply the mixture to your lips and massage in a circular motion for about a minute.
  • Rinse off with lukewarm water.

Benefits

Use this homemade lip scrub recipe for dry lips. Shea butter is rich in Vitamins A and E that moisturize your dry, chapped lips. Sugar acts as a natural exfoliator.

This homemade lip scrub recipe is super effective in giving you softer, healthier lips.

10. Homemade Lip Scrub with Cinnamon

Recipe: Hello Glow

Want naturally plump, kissable lips? That too with the amazing flavour of cinnamon? This homemade lip scrub recipe via Hello Glow is hands down the best you will find.

11. Sugar Cookie Lip Scrub Recipe

Recipe: Wellness Mama

Sugar Cookie Lip Scrub can be an excellent holiday gift idea. It shows you took the time and effort to make something for your loved ones. Plus, this lip scrub smells awesome and is super-effective in exfoliating and nourishing your lips!

12. Grapefruit Lemonade Lip Scrub

Recipe: A Beautiful Mess

This one is my personal favourite. This homemade lip scrub recipe makes an excellent gift idea. It helps nourish the lips making them healthier. Your loved ones are gonna LOVE this one!

13. Rainbow Jelly Bean Lip Scrub

Recipe: Natural Beauty Workshop

This one is for all the jelly beans lovers out there! This lip scrub is a treat to the lips as well as eyes which makes this one an excellent gift idea as well! Try out this awesome lip scrub recipe!

14. DIY Peppermint Lip Scrub

Recipe: Taste of Home

What can be a better holiday gift for all the lip scrub lovers out there? This peppermint lip scrub made with holiday candy works great in giving you smooth, plump and kissable lips!

15. Bubblegum Lip Scrub

Recipe: Hairspray and Highheels

Sounds almost good enough to eat? Well, it is. Try this easy-to-make, delicious lip scrub to nourish your lips!

16. Coconut & Honey Lip Scrub

Recipe: Hairspray and Highheels

This Awesome homemade lip scrub recipe with simple ingredients like- coconut oil, honey, essential oil, and sugar is an easy way to get moisturized, healthy lips. Try it out!

17. Watermelon Sugar Lip Scrub

Recipe: A Cultivated Nest

Keep your lips healthy and hydrated with this fun and refreshing lip scrub. Filled with the flavour of watermelon, it will be a perfect choice for summer.

18. Edible Ginger Snap Lip Scrub

Recipe: Poppy Talk

Heal and nourish lips with the wonderful taste of ginger! Try out this amazing DIY lip scrub recipe via Poppy Talk to get silky, smooth lips.

19. DIY Tangerine Lip Scrub

Recipe: The Happy Housewife

This popular lip scrub with delicious tangerine flavour is perfect for exfoliating and moisturizing your lips!

How to Store Your Lip Scrub

It’s recommended to store your lip scrub in a cool, dry place. It will prevent the germ growth.

Sugar lip scrubs may last you almost a week refrigerated. It’s best not use it after a week. You can make a new batch if you want to use it again.

You can reuse an old lip balm container, Mason jars or old make up containers to store them.

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