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DIY Lip Scrub for the Cooler Months Ahead

I’m not sure what it is, but every time I travel I get some sort of cold. I left on a red eye flight to NYC on Wednesday for the Latinos in Social Media conference and spent my short time there with the feeling that something was coming on. I was perfectly fine, felt healthy and energetic enough to venture into my old stomping grounds of the Big Apple. The first night there, I started to feel a sore throat. The following morning, my nose was stuffed, my lips were chapped (not a good look when all you packed was red lipstick) and I had a horrible headache. Yep, I was sick! I felt very self-conscious meeting so many people for the first time, especially with chapped lips that I tried to remedy with chap stick to no avail. As soon as I got home I went the honey route. It’s such a great way to get rid of dryness and redness. It always works.

For the upcoming cold months ahead, here’s a DIY Lip Scrub that’s sure to keep your lips moisturized. I will also be sure to pack this little beauty trick next time I travel!

  • DIY Lip Scrub for Dry Lips 1 of 6
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    Sometimes the best beauty solutions come right from your pantry! This recipe takes minutes to apply.

  • Ingredients – DIY Lip Scrub 2 of 6
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    Straight from the kitchen cabinet - I used honey, olive oil and sugar.

  • Olive Oil – DIY Lip Scrub 3 of 6
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    Grab yourself a bowl and measure about 1 1/2 tablespoons of olive oil. This will make enough to use throughout the week.

  • Olive Oil, Honey – DIY Lip Scrub 4 of 6
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    Add 1 tablespoon of honey.

  • DIY Lip Scrub with Oliv Oil, Honey, Sugar 5 of 6
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    Add 1 tablespoon of sugar. I used white sugar but brown sugar is a great option too. Keep stirring until you get a paste.

  • Apply DIY Lip Scrub 6 of 6
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    Apply a thick coat over your lips, and done! I do this before bed and let the ingredients do the work while I sleep.

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