Who uses it already knows, the scrubs, the lips can create dependency as much as her partners in crime: the lip balm. And yes, it is all the fault of those micro granules sweets that make it up, often flavoured to the taste of some exotic fruit, able to remove the cuticles gently in a few seconds. And then, we tell the truth, massage an exfoliating the lips is also a true sensory pleasure. Along with the chap stick form one of the three perfect couples of the skincare routine (the others are the duo cream and serum for face and mix cleanser and toner).
The mode of application, however, differs: in the face of a scrub a week (maximum of two in winter seasons), followed by endless application of lip balm.
For the fans of this treatment, we asked Gaia Conforzi, biology, botany, herbalist expert, owner of’the Herbalist and the Bougainvillea of Rome three recipes to diy to get a scrub is always ready to use.
Scrubs, lips exfoliate, the classic recipe
The recipe: a teaspoon of honey, a teaspoon of olive oil, a teaspoon of brown sugar. Mix the ingredients and apply on the lips with circular movements, delicate, rinse with fresh water. Then moisturize lips with a balm to complete the treatment.
The softest lips plumped up and with the essential oils of Mint and Lemon
The recipe: three tablespoons sugar, two tablespoons of sweet almond oil pure, 4 to 5 drops of lemon essential oil, and 1-2 drops of essential oil of peppermint and two drops of vitamin E oil. Combine the almond oil to the sugar and start to mix, then add the essential oils, and to a greater hydration, and the drops of vitamin E. Apply on the lips with circular movements, without too much pressure. Rinse with warm water and apply cocoa butter to complete the beauty treatment.
Lips super smooth with the scrubs, Coconut Oil, and Vanilla
The recipe: a tablespoon of coconut oil,4/5 essential oil of vanilla, 1 teaspoon sugar and 2 drops of argan oil (optional). Mix together all the ingredients until you obtain a homogeneous mixture. With circular movements, delicate treat both the upper lip and the lower.