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Beauty Review: Homemade Lip Scrub and (seed) Lip Oil

Hello Beauties!

Happy Saturday! I hope you all are having a fantastic weekend so far! As a lot of you remember, in the last few lipstick reviews I did, I mentioned that my lips were in very poor shape. They practically stay permanently chapped. They crack and peel and I am constantly biting them.

So, I knew I needed to be on the hunt for a great lip scrub, and some sort of lip moisturizer. I found a few recipes for making my own lip scrubs, and am pretty happy with the one I tried. I also landed on a page called Seed Body Care, and decided to purchase their (seed) Lip Oil in Smoothing Vanilla. I’ve been using both for about a week now.

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Lip Scrub:

In my search for recipes, I landed on the beautiful blog of Hairspray and Highheels. This is where I found the recipe for the DIY Honey & Coconut Lip Scrub:

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Save your cash and pamper your lips at home with this amazing DIY Coconut & Honey Lip Scrub! Your lips will thank you!

Recipe type: Beauty Product

Serves: 14

Ingredients:
  • 1 Tablespoon Coconut Oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Honey
  • 2 Tablespoons Sugar
  • ½ Tablespoon Luke Warm Water
Instructions:
  1. Mix Coconut Oil and Honey together
  2. Mix In Sugar and Water
  3. Rub on your lips in a circular motion for two minutes, rinse with luke warm water.

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The consistency I ended up with was a little thicker than applesauce.

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Lip Scrub Review:

I would give this scrub a 4 out of 5 stars. It smelled (and tasted) amazing. It was easy to make, and easy to use. It seemed to do the job as far as exfoliating goes, and it was easy to store in the refrigerator, and makes more than enough to use daily for 2 weeks.

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It was a little messy, and I would have liked for it to have sloughed off a little more dead skin, but it was still pretty awesome, considering I had all the ingredients at home already.

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(seed) Lip Oil:

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The (seed) Lip Oil cost me $8.71 USD after shipping and tax. There were seven options: Smoothing Vanilla, Magical Mint, Lemonade, Orange Dream, Therapeutic Peppermint, and Soothing Fragrance Free. The Lip Oil made promises of nourishment and moisturization from 100% plant based ingredients that soak in versus sitting on the surface of the lips.’

Ingredients:

Soothing Fragrance Free:

*Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Oil, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Oil) Cucurbita Pepo (Pumpkin) Seed Oil, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Oil, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride (Coconut Oil), Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Seed Oil, Tocopherol (Vitamin E).

Soothing Anise features the above*, along with Pimpinella Anisum (Anise) Oil.

Lemonade features the above*, along with Citrus Limonum (Lemon) Oil.

Therapeutic Peppermint and Magical Mint features the above*, along with Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil.

Smoothing Vanilla:

**Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Oil, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Oil), Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride (Coconut Oil), Vanilla Planifolia Extract, Tocopherol (Vitamin E).

Orange Dream features the above** along with Citrus Sinensis (Orange Essential Oil).

Size:

.13 FL OZ (4 mL)

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(seed) Lip Oil Review:

I have been using the oil every day this week and I have noticed dramatic differences. My lips feel smoother and healthier. They look better, and after application, I could literally feel the oil soaking in. After a few days I could tell it was not soaking in as fast, meaning my lips were improving as far as nourishment and moisture were concerned. And, for the size of the bottle (about half the size of my finger in length) I have not noticed the volume drop at all. I would rate this 5 stars and I will continue to use it every day! I will also be giving an update in my next lipstick review on how my lips react to liquid matte lipsticks.

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Pouty lips for dramatic effect!

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31 thoughts on “Beauty Review: Homemade Lip Scrub and (seed) Lip Oil

      1. I bet. But things don’t shut down with snow because it happens so much, right? We lived in the mountains of NC, so things would shut down, school would get closed, and even jobs in the medical field that didn’t require essential personal would close down if it snowed, haha. That may be another reason why I was never out in the cold for too long.

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    1. Yes! I hope you love it! If you are missing any of the ingredients, let me know. I have a few links for different ones that I found that I can give you to try. It is really nice that its cheap, easy to make, and can be stored in the fridge for 2 weeks. Plus fridge storage makes it easier to handle until it warms up, haha.

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    1. YES! Mine do too. I bite them because they peel so much, and I want to get the peeling skin off, and then I end up biting too much…*sigh* This is why I am never big on lipstick because my lips have always been gross looking. I really like the scrub and the oil, so if you give them a try, I hope you love them!

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  1. I’m also constantly suffering from chapped lips so I need to try that lip scrub! I just need some coconut oil and I’m good to go. That lip oil seems amazing, but I’ll have to look into shipping costs to Belgium then 🙂

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  2. I love DIY lipscrubs! It’s always so smart to make them at home, companies price them so high when you literally need three to four products to make them? My fave combo is brown sugar and coconut oil — smells good, tastes good (though I really try not to eat it!) But I do I admit to using a store-bought version in lipstick format for ease of use… Haha. I love the recipe you have here though, with honey? My mix has always been very dry, good for scrubbing off dead skin but harsh on the lips. I’ll need to add honey next time and see if that helps.

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