Easy recipe for lip scrub made from just a few natural ingredients in 2 minutes.

how to make lip scrub

My friend Jamey and I were sharing our winter woes when the topic of dry lips came up. Both Ani {my middle} and I suffer from really dry lips. I told her we’ve been using aquaphor and Fresh Lip Advanced Treatment, which has made them better, but not returned them to their original, summer bliss state. She suggested an exfoliator.

It’s been years since I’ve exfoliated my lips and an important step I’ve been missing. I exfoliate the rest of my skin, why not give my lips the same luxury {but very necessary} treatment?

honey lip scrub recipe

After looking online and finding they were all $25 and up, I resorted to a few of my favorite kitchen ingredients and a homemade bath recipe book from 15+ years ago that I often refer to. With a few tweaks I came up with a lip scrub recipe that polishes and nourishes for a perfectly soft pout – in winter!

This lip scrub can be stored in an airtight container for 3 weeks and used daily, if needed. You may want to because it leaves your lips feeling so soft!

homemade lip scrub

I’ve found using a lip scrub also helps prevent Ani from licking her lips – the vicious cycle…she licks, they become chapped, then she feels the need to lick them again.

I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as we do! You can find my sweet rose lip scrub recipe here for a completely different “flavor”…it’s simple and sweet, perfect for gifting.

The Best DIY Bath & Beauty Products

Here's a few more of my favorite DIY bath and beauty recipes for your enjoyment! It's fun to make your own bath goodies and it's wonderful to know what's in the products you're putting on your skin. These are perfect for gifting as well!

If you try this recipe, please come back to share using my 5 star rating in the comments below! Not only do I appreciate it, but I know readers do, too! You can find my other favorite DIY Lip Scrub recipe here!

lip scrub with honey and coconut oil

More Homemade Bath Recipes

lip scrub with honey and coconut oil
5 from 1 vote

Lip Scrub

Easy recipe for lip scrub made from just a few natural ingredients in 2 minutes.
Cook: 5 minutes
Total: 5 minutes
Pin Rate Print


  • 2 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup white granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Honey


  • Mix coconut, sugar, and honey until well incorporated.
  • Store in an airtight container for up to 3 weeks.


Airtight container

You May Also Like

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Rate this Recipe


    1. Yes, I’m sorry! Can you tell I’m on day 6 of the flu? I’ve been using this daily to relieve my dry lips. I hope you love it, too!