How to make a lip scrub
To get rid of peeling lips skin it’s necessary to use scrubs regularly. But common scrubs for face and body won’t work with a tender lips skin. It’s better to choose them with small and not very rigid abrasive particles – cinnamon, grinded oat flakes, herbal powders.
- Sugar – 3 tsp
- Grinded cinnamon – 2 tsp
- Cocoa oil – 2 tsp
- Crambe oil – 2 tsp
Crambe oil (Crambe abyssinica) – is widely used in substance for lips care, it removes dryness, moisten lips skin, giving them softness and tenderness. Crambe oil intensifies blood flow to the lips, thanks to which natural color of the lips visibly intensifies, they become brighter. Abyssinian mustard oil becomes solid when stored in refrigerator, stored in room’s temperature it quickly turns into a liquid state.
To crambe oil we add cocoa oil and put it to a water bath to melt. Cocoa oil nourishes and softens lips, prevents from chaps. Being solid in room’s temperature, it makes the scrub thick, more comfortable for usage.
We add grinded cinnamon to the melted oils. It not only gives the scrub a saturated aroma, but also has peeling properties, that allows to get rid of dead skin scales.
We add sugar, which carefully peels lips skin, without damaging it.
Mix everything well and put into the tin with tight closing lid. 1-2 times per week is enough to smear the scrub on lips skin and tenderly massaging them so that the lips would become even, bright and attractive.
- Until the scrub becomes thick, the sugar may come down at the bottom. In such case you simply need to mix it.
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