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25 DIY Lip Scrub Recipes for Kissably Soft Lips

During a recent shopping trip to one of my fave beauty and makeup stores, my friend and I noticed a shelf full of lip scrubs.  We were shocked by the price, especially since I make lip scrubs all the time for a fraction of the cost.

Why lip scrubs you ask?  Lip scrubs are perfect for exfoliating your lips, keeping them moisturize during extreme weather like the 100 degree plus days we've had this Summer and those cold, Winter months which will soon be here.  
Lip scrubs gently exfoliate lips and help keep lips kissably soft and lip scrubs are simple to make.  All you really need are 3 ingredients you've probably got in your pantry right now:
   1.  Sugar
   2.  Carrier oil
   3.  Essential oil or extract  
Most recipes call for a 1/2 cup sugar to 1/2 teaspoon carrier oil ratio with 10-20 drops of essential oil or extract for scent and flavoring and some food coloring for those who want a splash of color.  I usually forego the food coloring as I prefer the natural coloring.
Here's a collection of 25 lip scrub recipes I have either tried or can't wait to try. 
What are some of your fave make at home beauty products?


Masshole Mommy said…
I love, love, love lip scrubs. There are a whole bunch on here that I want to try!! Love this roundup.
These are some great sounding lipscrubs they really are a must to have especially with the colder weather coming too.
Anosa Malanga said…
Though I rarely use lip scrubs I make mine with olive oil, honey and sugar and works wonders. This is a lovely roundup of recipes, a chance to try some new ones. Thanks
Betty Boiron said…
How had I not heard of lip scrubs? And so easy... and using essential oils? You've totally sold me. I think I'd like peppermint!
Jen Temcio said…
I have not made lip scrub in a ling time. I am going to start with the vanilla chai and the apricot.
Pam said…
Homemade lip scrubs are one of my favorite ways to pamper myself. I need to try out all these different recipes.
Liz Mays said…
You definitely can't neglect your lips this time of year! I think it would be fun to try some new scrubs.
Parent Palace said…
I use lip scrubs all winter long but have never tried to make them myself. I will have to give this a try!
I haven't made any of my own beauty products. I am a bit confused, I thought a scrub was for well scrubbing, so wouldn't have expected it to have colors.
Shanika said…
I've been meaning to find some great at-home remedies for moisturized lips. Thanks so much for sharing! I'll definitely try a few of these! #BLMGirl‬
Amanda Simkin said…
My lips always get so gross in the winter so I am pinning these lip scrubs for later. Nothing like a good sugar scrub!
My daughter has one in every flavor it seems, she loves lip balm, lip gloss, lip anything! I would love to try to make some of these with her.
rosemary palmer said…
I love making scrubs but have never done one for my lips. Think I will have to add that to my recipes.
I have never made a lip scrub before, but I like the idea of them! My lips can get so dry and doing something like this would help out a ton!
Mimicutelips said…
This is quite the list, they sound yummy although they aren't for eating. lol I've never made any beauty products at home before.
adriana nudo said…
These all sound amazing, but I SO need to try the pina colada one!! I love lip scrubs so much, they are so therapeutic to me haha!
Brandi Hayden said…
I didn't know that making lip scrubs were so easy. I love using them to freshen up my lips. The Pina Colada Lip Scrub sounds fantastic!
Stephanie Pass said…
I love lip scrubs. They make my lips feel so good and fresh again. I can't wait to delve into a few of these.
Thanks for sharing the links to these delicious lip scrubs! I have tried some of these but I am really interested in the honey cinnamon lip scrub!

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