DIY Lip Exfoliant to Lighten Lips

by Shalini
7 Materials
2 Minutes

Here, I’m going to show you a DIY lip exfoliant that you can make for yourself at home using only natural ingredients.

It’s super simple to make, and the finished product works like a dream. Let me show you what to do!

Disclaimer: When applied to the skin, turmeric can sometimes cause temporary staining, so please proceed with caution! You may wish to use slightly less turmeric than the recipe recommends.

Tools and materials:

  • Bowl
  • Spoon
  • Coconut oil
  • Turmeric
  • Sugar powder
  • Lemon juice
  • Toothbrush
Adding coconut oil

1. Add coconut oil

Start by adding one teaspoon of coconut oil to a bowl.

Adding turmeric

2. Add turmeric

Then, add a pinch of turmeric.

Adding sugar

3. Add sugar powder

Then add some sugar powder.

Adding lemon juice

4. Add lemon juice

And then add a couple of drops of lemon juice.


5. Mix

Mix everything well.

Applying to lips

6. Apply

To apply, first clean your lips with water or a wet wipe.

Then, apply it with your finger and leave it on for five minutes.

Once that time has passed, scrub it gently on your lips and wipe it off.

Scrubbing lips

Take a toothbrush and gently brush it on your lips to remove dead skin.

Then, wash your lips and apply lip oil or lip balm. I recommend doing this technique once a week.

Soft lips after DIY lip exfoliant

DIY lip exfoliant to lighten lips

This technique definitely exfoliates and moisturizes your lips, and it’s also supposed to lighten the color of your lips as well.

Give it a go, and let me know how it works for you!

For another beauty tutorial, check out This DIY mask helps open pores and get rid of wrinkles.

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Suggested materials:
  • Bowl
  • Spoon
  • Coconut oil
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