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Lizzie McTrucker

DIY lip scrub

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Lizzie McTrucker

Okay, winter is awful, amirite? Chapped lips are a real pain if you've been slacking on wearing Chapstick regularly (guilty).

But did you know you can make a quick and easy lip scrub with just 2 simple ingredients:

Brown sugar

Honey

That's it! And it doesn't have to be a precise formula, either. 1 teaspoon of each in a little cup/jar/plastic condiment cup with a lid. Mix them both up. Dab a little on your finger and scrub that dead skin off! Rinse with a wash cloth and then put on chapstick or your favorite protective lip balm.

 

For funsies, you can also mix in a little bit of table sugar as well but it's not necessary. 

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Carolyn Marie

Great tip, Lizzie.  Thanks!  Please stay safe out there on those icy roads.

 

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Jani

Wow, nice and simple!  Thanks Liz!

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Josie Beth

Great tip Lizzie! I’m constantly using lip balm but good to know if I have dry lips.

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Lizzie McTrucker

What's really crazy is, if you're traveling (or a truck driver), you can get these two things for free.

Brown sugar you can find at any breakfast buffet right next to the tub of oatmeal.

Honey you can usually find in packets near self-serve hot tea. Or at Popeyes. (be mindful of places like KFC or Wendy's as they may have honey but it's "honey sauce" and not the same thing)

What's better than a DIY lip scrub? A free DIY lip scrub! 😁

 

P.S. the suggestion about adding a little table sugar is because white sugar and brown sugar are different size granules, so it's just getting a better variety of exfoliation ingredients. But it's totally optional, as brown sugar will do just fine.

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