Winter is now at its peak and we are all basking in the pleasant weather. But the chilled weather comes with a list of woes of its own, especially to the skin. Be it dry flaky skin, or lustreless hair or chapped lips, the shift in temperature and dryness in the air does it all.

lip scrub

Most of us use face or body scrubs to remove dead and dry skin cells for almost every part of the body, but often we tend to forget our tender lips. Although we might just blame it on the dry frigid weather, but when the lips become dry, chapped and start peeling, defining the lips with lip balms, lipsticks or lip tints doesn’t help at all. Little do we realise that the chapped skin doesn’t let the moisturiser or lip balm to penetrate into the skin to make it soft. Also Read: Lip Care In Winter: Top 15 Lip Balms For Soft And Shiny Lips

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Lip Scrubs come in handy when you want to exfoliate your lips. Most lip scrubs have an exfoliant and a nourishing agent that removes the dead flaky skin sans the natural moisture of the lips. And to do that you don’t even have to spend a fortune since you can easily make these scrubs right at home with some natural ingredients available on your kitchen shelves.

If you want to flaunt smooth, supple and rosy lips, try these easy to make DIY lip scrubs that will not only exfoliate your lips but also moisturise and smoothen them.

Coconut And Honey Lip Scrub


2 tbsp virgin coconut oil

1 tbsp organic honey

2 tbsp brown sugar

Few drops of mint essential oil

1/2 tbsp lukewarm water


Mix all the ingredients in a bowl.

Apply it on your lips and scrub them in a circular motion for 2-3 minutes.

Wash off with lukewarm water and apply some lip balm or vaseline.

How It Works:

Brown sugar is a natural exfoliant that helps to get rid of the dead dry skin from the lips. Coconut oil abundant in antioxidants and fatty acids help in nourishing and moisturising the skin whereas honey helps in healing chapped lips. Also Read: Wonder Benefits Of Coconut Oil

lip scrub ingredients

Coffee And Vanilla Lip Scrub


2 tbsp coffee grounds

1 tbsp honey

Few drops of vanilla essence

1 tbsp cocoa butter


Mix all the ingredients in a bowl.

Gently scrub the paste into the lips in soft circular strokes.

Wash off with lukewarm water and apply some lip moisturiser.

How It Works:

Coffee grounds being softer than sugar granules are gentle on the lips but does the job of exfoliation pretty well. Cocoa butter is extremely beneficial in moisturising and nurturing the lips while honey being anti-bacterial in nature heals damaged skin. The addition of vanilla essence gives an aromatic latte flavour to the lip scrub.

Orange Peel And Strawberry Lip Scrub


2 tbsp dried orange peel particles

2 tbsp brown sugar

1 tbsp strawberry extract

Few drops of olive oil


Mix all the ingredients in a bowl till it becomes a rough paste.

Smear it all over your lips.

Scrub away the dead skin cells with circular strokes.

Wash off with cool water and follow with a lip balm.

How It Works:

Both dried orange peel particles and sugar granules naturally exfoliate the dead skin of the lips. Olive oil moisturises the lips and locks in moisture whereas the addition of strawberry extract to the lip scrub gives it a yummy bubble-gum flavour.