Are you looking for a natural and easy way to keep your lips soft, smooth, and hydrated? Look no further than raspberry lip scrub! It’s an easy DIY lip scrub that will give you smooth, healthy lips. A few days of using this raspberry sugar scrub for lips will have your pucker ready to be kissed!
Not only is a raspberry lip scrub simple to make with ingredients you already have in your kitchen, but it also provides an effective exfoliation that can help remove dead skin cells from the lips. In this blog post, we’ll show you how to make raspberry lip scrub at home as well as provide some tips on using it so you can get the best results.
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Why make homemade lip scrubs?
Winter is harsh on our lips and some days I feel like I am applying lip balm just about every hour. I am the queen of lip balm. I find them in my pants pockets, in the car, and quite often I find them in the dryer.
You could say I am a bit of a lip balm addict, especially in the winter! However, lip balm application is not always enough to keep my lips smooth and soft. And with Valentine’s Day fast approaching, we all want soft, kissable lips, right? I might be old and married but I do like a nice kiss from my husband on Valentine’s Day!
I decided that in order to combat the dry, crunchy winter lip phenomena I would try a sugar scrub for lips this weekend. Since I had splurged on some raspberries at the grocery store, I thought I would throw a few in to give it a nice pink color. I do love the smell of raspberries!
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How much lip scrub does this make?
Since you need such a small amount of this sugar scrub for lips, you are measuring out your ingredients in tablespoons rather than cups. I found that the raspberries were ripe enough that I could smash them with a spoon and the sugar, coconut oil, and raspberries were very easy to mix together in a small bowl.
Once you have the ingredients mixed together, just gently apply this raspberry sugar scrub directly to your lips and rub very gently with your finger. Don’t be too rough, lips are tender!
Afterward, just wash off with a washcloth soaked in some warm water, pat dry, and apply your favorite lip balm. A few days of using this sugar scrub for lips will have your pucker ready to be kissed!
What you will need
There are only three simple ingredients in this scrub. Plus you will need a few basic kitchen supplies.
- White sugar
- Coconut oil
- Fresh raspberries
- Small mixing bowl
- Metal spoon for mixing
- Small storage jars (I like the one-ounce glass storage jars but you can use whatever small container you have on hand. I upcycled an old metal container for this one)
How to store homemade lip scrubs
Store the lip scrub in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to two weeks. Just make sure to write a label and put it on the container so you know what is inside! To reuse, simply take out a tablespoon or so of your homemade sugar scrub and massage it onto your lips again. Enjoy!
For more DIY beauty treatments, check out our other blog posts for ideas. We have everything from face masks to homemade body scrubs and more. Thanks for reading, and we hope you enjoy your homemade raspberry lip scrub! Stay beautiful. 🙂
Raspberry Sugar Scrub Recipe
This homemade lip scrub is a great way to keep your lips soft and nourished. Not only will it remove dead skin cells but it also gives you a natural, sweet flavor that can’t be beaten by anything store-bought! Plus, this one is very easy to make at home in less than 5 minutes.
Want more DIY beauty recipes? Check out this Orange and Pomegranate sugar scrub recipe.
- 6 TBSP white sugar
- 2 TBSP coconut oil
- 3 ripe raspberries
- Place ingredients in a small bowl and smash together with the back of a metal spoon
- If the mixture is too wet, add more sugar, too dry, add another berry!'
- Place into a small container with a lid and store in a cool, dry place for up to 2 to 3 weeks.
- To use: Gently massage a small amount onto your lips. Rinse with warm water, pat dry and use your favorite lip balm.
Diane is a professional blogger and nationally certified pharmacy technician at Good Pill Pharmacy. She earned her BS in Microbiology at the University of New Hampshire and has worked in cancer research, academics, and biotechnology. Concern over the growing incidence of human disease and the birth of her children led her to begin living a more natural life. She quickly realized that the information she was learning along the way could be beneficial to many others and started blogging and freelance writing to share this knowledge with others. Learn more about her HERE.