10 DIY Lip Scrub Recipes - Winter Edition | DIY Experience

10 DIY Lip Scrub Recipes – Winter Edition

Whether for you or as a quick homemade holiday gift  these DIY lip scrub recipes are an affordable and easy way to impress not only yourself but all your friends and family. Instead of going to the store and searching for the perfect lip scrub consider making a few at home that are not only better but that will also save you money in the long run. Here are the best, most nutritious DIY lip scrubs:

1. DIY Vanilla Sugar Lip Scrub

This DIY lip scrub with vanilla and sugar is for everyone out there who loves sweet flavors. Not only is this lip scrub recipe completely easy to follow but it also includes only a few ingredients that can be found in almost everyone’s kitchen cabinets. Here’s what you will need:

  • Sugar: Commonly used in sugar based lip scrubs.
  • Coconut Oil: You probably have heard that coconut oil can be used for just about everything well lip scrub is one more thing it can be used to make.
  • Vanilla Extract: Another common household item that is bound to add the perfect amount of vanilla to this DIY lip scrub.

diy lip scrub with sugar

2. DIY Cinnamon Lip Scrub

This DIY Cinnamon Lip Scrub is for all those cinnamon lovers out there. Not only is cinnamon used in many popular dishes and baked goods around winter but it is also one of the most popular scents or flavors to a lot of products out there and is sure to be a big hit with everyone. What you need for this lip scrub:

  • Sugar: Commonly used in sugar based lip scrubs.
  • Ground Cinnamon: To give you some flavor of cinnamon but more for looks of the product.
  • Cinnamon Essential Oil: This ingredient is more of what gives you the hint of cinnamon flavor in your lip scrub.
  • Vitamin E Oil: Vitamin E oil is a very important ingredient as it can help with chapped lips.

cinnamon and chocolate lip scrub

3. DIY Peppermint Mocha Lip Scrub

This DIY Lip Scrub with peppermint and mocha is for people who love peppermint and chocolate together. Another super easy DIY lip scrub recipe that would make a great homemade gift for the holidays.  Here’s what you need in order to make this peppermint mocha lip scrub:

  • Coffee Grounds: Coffee grounds have many benefits for your skin so it only makes sense for them to be apart of this lip scrub recipe.
  • Cocoa Powder: Needed to give you that mocha chocolate flavor that is mixed in with peppermint.
  • Peppermint Essential Oil: What gives you the peppermint flavor.
  • Coconut Oil: Another common ingredient.
  • Sugar: Commonly used in sugar based lip scrubs.

4. DIY Peppermint Brown Sugar Lip Scrub

Suppose you’re not into peppermint mocha or a big coffee drinker but you love peppermint. This DIY Peppermint Brown Sugar Lip Scrub is perfect for you. Not only will the peppermint soothe your lips in the harsh winter, but the brown sugar will bring you warmth. What you will need to make this lip scrub:

types of brown sugar

  • Honey: This ingredient is always soothing during the winter and will add a great taste to your lip scrub.
  • Brown Sugar: There to complement the peppermint and give your lip scrub consistency.
  • Coconut Oil: Commonly used in lip scrub.
  • Peppermint Oil: For peppermint flavor.

5. DIY Pumpkin Pie Lip Scrub

This DIY Lip Scrub with pumpkin pie flavor is the perfect lip scrub for everyone out there who loves pumpkin pie. Who doesn’t want a lip scrub that tastes like pumpkin pie? Here’s what you need for this Lip Scrub:

  • Pumpkin Pie Spice: This is the main ingredient as it is what gives the lip scrub the flavor of pumpkin pie.
  • Honey: For a hint of honey flavor.
  • Brown Sugar: Commonly used in sugar based lip scrubs.
  • Coconut Oil: Commonly used in lip scrubs.

6. DIY Brown Sugar Lip Scrub

Sometimes just a plain old brown sugar lip scrub is all you need to get you through winter and get you in the holiday spirit. This is the perfect lip scrub for when you just want to moisturize your lips. What you need to make this DIY Brown Sugar Lip Scrub:

  • Honey: To sweeten the lip scrub and give it a hint of honey.
  • Coconut oil: Common essential for most lip scrubs.
  • Brown sugar: Commonly used in sugar based lip scrubs.

7. DIY Mocha Lip Scrub

If you have any coffee lovers in your group of friends that you want to give something special for the holidays just whip them up a batch of this. This lip scrub is for those who prefer to have just plain mocha lip scrub rather then the Peppermint Mocha. Here’s what you need to make this DIY Mocha Lip Scrub:

  • Coffee Grounds: One of the two main ingredients is the coffee grounds. After all it would not be mocha without the coffee.
  • Cocoa Powder: To give a little bit of a chocolate flavor
  • Coconut Oil: Another essential ingredient
  • Sugar: A common essential in sugar based lip scrubs

8. DIY Honey Cinnamon Lip Scrub

Cinnamon is a favorite around the holidays but its even better when you add honey into the mix to create a sweet cinnamon lip scrub. This DIY Lip Scrub with honey and cinnamon is the perfect amount of sweet mixed with the right amount of spice. This is what you will need to whip some up:

honey half a lemon and spices

  • Almond or Jojoba oil: Almond and Jojoba oils have many benefits which is why using one of them in this lip scrub is necessary.
  • Cinnamon Essential Oil: For cinnamon flavor.
  • Sugar: A common essential in sugar based lip scrubs.
  • Honey: For honey flavor.

9. DIY Chocolate Sugar Lip Scrub

This DIY Lip Scrub with chocolate and sugar is a great gift idea for anyone who loves chocolate more than anything. After all, Chocolate makes everything better. Here’s what you will need to make this chocolate concoction:

  • Coca Powder: For chocolate flavor.
  • Sugar: a common essential in sugar based lip scrubs.
  • Grapeseed Oil: To help soften lips.
  • Vanilla Extract: To add a little flavor.

10. DIY Gingerbread Lip Scrub

It wouldn’t be winter without gingerbread cookies and gingerbread houses so why not have gingerbread lip scrub also? This DIY lip scrub is a great idea for those who love gingerbread. Here’s what you will need:

gingerbread cookies

  • Nutmeg: One of the essentials in giving you that perfect gingerbread flavor and scent.
  • Cinnamon: Another great spice for gingerbread.
  • Ginger: The main ingredient for gingerbread lip scrub. You can’t have gingerbread without the ginger.
  • Molasses: A great ingredient to give your lip scrub some texture.
  • Brown Sugar: The brown sugar is what makes the lip scrub a scrub.
  • Coconut Oil: Another common lip scrub essential.

Whether you are interested in making lip scrub for yourself or for your friends and family there are many different recipes to choose from. As you can see, many of these DIY lip scrubs are easy, affordable, and would make a great gift for the holidays. Take care of your lips with these DIY lip scrub recipes.

And if you liked our ideas, make sure you also check out our articles on 15 DIY sugar scrub recipes and 6 body scrub recipes.

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