Did you know that cinnamon is one of the most commonly used ingredients in lip plumpers? This is because cinnamon revs up blood flow, therefore making lips look fuller and plumper. Add to that a scrub, and your lips are guaranteed to look soft and voluminous! This DIY plumping lip scrub contains cinnamon and other all natural ingredients that will bring blood flow to the lips, making them look bigger after just one scrub!
DIY Plumping Lip Scrub
The coconut oil in this recipe is used to hydrate dry lips, and add a beautiful sheen. Coconut oil also gently cleanses the lips.
The sugar in this recipe is used to scrub off dead skin
cells, therefore revealing smoother, softer lips.
Cinnamon, as we mentioned above, revs up blood flow to the lips, making them look nice and plump!
Vitamin E oil adds a ton of moisture to your lips and also helps prevent wrinkles.
- 2 tbsp coconut oil
- 1 tbsp brown sugar
- 1 tsp vitamin E oil
- 2 drops cinnamon essential oil OR 1 tsp ground cinnamon, clove, or cayenne pepper
- Mix all of the ingredients above and stir until well combined.
- Transfer the scrub into a 2 oz container.
Using the Plumping Lip Scrub:
Wet lips and apply a small amount of the scrub to your index finger.
Use your index finger to scrub your lips in slow, circular motions. Do this for about 30 seconds.
Rinse off with lukewarm water.
Pat lips dry and follow up with a homemade lip balm.
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