Category Archives: Beauty

DIY Lip Scrub

Mar. 3rd, 2014

Dry, flakey lips drive me crazy! You can put chap stick on it until the cows come home, but if you don’t scrub those bitties off, your lips will never be silky smooth. This all natural lip scrub does the trick!

Ingredients
2 Tbl Coconut Oil
2 Tbl Brown Sugar (or White Sugar if your lips are sensitive)
2 Tsp Honey
1/6 of a Grapefruit

Directions
1. Add all ingredients into a bowl and incorporate.
2. Transfer mix into a sealable jar.
3. Rub scrub on your lips for 15 seconds or until dry flakes are gone.
4. Remove scrub with washcloth or lick it off!
5. Store jar in fridge for up to 2 weeks.

Lip balm you can use after you scrub:

 

Homemade Chapstick

Oct. 28th, 2013

I reapply chapstick a million times a day and decided I may as well spread something au natural on my lips. With much interwebs research I bring to you – homemade chapstick!

Ingredients
1 tbsp Shea Butter
1/2 tbsp Coconut Oil
4-8 drops Peppermint Oil (or other essential oils)
Container for chapstick
Optional: 1 tbsp Beeswax

Directions
1. Combine Shea butter and coconut oil. Also add beeswax in this step if you want a harder chapstick
2. Microwave until all ingredients are incorporated
3. Add 4-8 drops of essential oil
4. Pour mixture into chapstick container
5. Freeze chapstick container until mixture is hardened
6. Moisturize your lips, elbows, hair to your heart’s content