DIY Citrus Lip Scrub

Summer is coming to a close and we are beginning to embrace the weather of Fall. Although the break from heat is nice, the effects of weather change can take a toll on our skin. Have you noticed that your lips may seem dryer than usual? Perhaps even a little chapped? Not to worry, we came up with an easy DIY citrus lip scrub to exfoliate your lips. This scrub will remove the dry skin, leaving your lips soft and smooth.

 

 

What you’ll need: ½ cup of cane sugar, Plantlife Macadamia Nut Oil 2oz, Plantlife Citrus Bust Essential Oil Blend, 1 mixing bowl, 1 spoon, and 1 container with a lid to store your mixture.

DIY lip scrub ingredients

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 1: Pour cane sugar into a mixing bowl. The cane sugar helps remove dead skin cells from the lips without drying the skin.

Cane Sugar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 2: Pour 12.5 full droppers of Macadamia Nut Oil into your sugar. If you cannot get the dropper full, then put 25 half droppers in the sugar.

Macadamia Nut Oil

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Benefits of Macadamia Nut Oil: It is rich in monounsaturated fatty acids, which means the fat molecules have one double bond in the fatty acid chain with all of the remainder carbon atoms being single-bonded. Macadamia Nut Oil also contains an antioxidant called Squalene. This protects your skin from free radical damage. Not only does it moisturize your skin, but it contains anti-bacterial properties and reduces acne, skin irritations, and balances skin tone. Macadamia Nut Oil is rich in Omega 3 and Omega 6 fatty acids as well, making it an excellent choice to soften dry lips.

Step 3: Mix sugar until it is evenly coated.

Mix Sugar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 4: Pour 6 drop of Citrus Burst Essential Oil Blend. This blend has a fruity aroma with hints of lemon and lime that will uplift your mood! Next, stir Citrus Burst into your lip scrub.

Citrus Burst

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 5: Put your new citrus lip scrub into a sealable container.

Lip Scrub

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to use: Wipe lips dry of any product. Apply a dime size portion onto your lips in a circular motion, this will help with the exfoliation process. Then let mixture sit on your lips for 1 minute. Finally, wipe off the mixture with a warm damp wash cloth. You will have soft and healthy lips in no time!

 

*Discontinue use if irritation occurs.

 

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