Chapped, flaky lips are very uncomfortable, look bad and unappealing as well.
To remove the dead skin layer from your lips and improve their appearance you can make your own homemade lip scrubs with these recipes:
Honey Lip Scrub
You will need the following:
– 1 teaspoon of honey – 1 teaspoon of baking soda – a few drops of olive oil
Mix the honey and baking soda until a smooth paste is formed. Apply the mixture on your lips and leave it on for a few minutes then gently rub the lips to remove dead skin. Wash your lips with water and apply olive oil on your lips to moisturize them.
Sugar Lip Scrub
Mix a small amount of coarse sugar with a few drops of water.Apply the mixture onto lips and gently rub it in. Wash with lukewarm water and apply olive oil or vaseline to moisturize them.
Salt & Sugar Lip Scrub
Mix salt, white sugar and vaseline. Apply the mixture on your lips and gently rub the mixture to remove dead skin cells.Wash your lips with water and your lips will be soft and smooth.Use 2 or 3 time a week if your lips tend to be very dry and flaky.