The 7 Best Lip Scrubs To Exfoliate Your Lips

Best Lip Scrubs
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* Get plumper lips
* Keep your lips smooth
* Get rid of flakes and dead skin

A lip scrub is a crucial step in any skin care regimen. Usually made with a base of fine sugar granules, lip scrubs not only exfoliate the dead, flaky skin off your lips but a good scrub will also contain moisturizing ingredients to leave them soft, smooth and plump.

Exfoliated lips are the perfect prep for your favorite lipsticks, lip balms and glosses as they create a smooth canvas for them to adhere to. Using a generous amount of scrub, apply to your lips in a circular motion, let sit for one to two minutes and then remove with a tissue or warm washcloth. It’s important to apply your favorite balm or moisturizing lip treatment after each scrub to maximize the results.

Below are a few of our favorite lip scrubs that will give you the smooth, supple lips of your dreams. Pucker up!

1. Tree Hut Sugarlips

Sugarlips by Tree Hut is a polishing and hydrating lip scrub. This unique two-in-one formula is specially formulated with sugar to exfoliate the skin and a blend of organic shea butter with a splash of peppermint oil to nourish and soothe dry, flaky lips. This formula is unique in that it is a safe, leave-on formula, so you simply lick off the sugar post scrubbing and enjoy your kissable lips.

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2. Fizz & Bubble Lip Scrub

The all natural watermelon lip scrub by Fizz & Bubbles is exfoliating and hydrating while being a fun, fresh take on the ultimate summertime treat. Key ingredients such as shea butter deeply moisturize and replenish the skin, avocado oil enhances the smoothing effect and can boost your skin’s ability to generate stronger cells and Vitamin E prevents and repairs free radical damage.

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3. Hempz Exfoliating Lip Scrub

This Hempz Sugarcane and Papaya Herbal Sugar Lip Scrub is enriched with 100% pure natural Hemp Seed Oil which helps provide natural antioxidant properties to nourish and comfort the skin. This scrub leaves lips polished and ready to absorb moisture. Simply apply to lips as needed, remove and apply your favorite lip balm or lipstick.

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4. Ulta Brown Sugar Lip Scrub

Ulta’s Brown Sugar Lips Scrub is a two-in-one exfoliator and balm that has everything you need to exfoliate, soften and moisturize. Ingredients such as sugar granules get rid of dead skin, jojoba and grapeseed oils contain the antioxidants and vitamins you need for soft and protected lips and shea butter will moisturize. Since this scrub comes in stick form instead of a pot, it creates less mess and can easily travel wherever you may go.

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5. Kopari Beauty Coconut Lip Scrubby

The Coconut Lip Scrubby by Kopari is a gentle lip exfoliant in a convenient, mess-free tube. Fine volcanic ash and pure coconut oil rid the lips of dry, flaky skin while hydrating, leaving you with the smoothest lips. Glide on your lips with the tube and scrub with fingers until soft. Enjoy not only the softest lips but the intoxicating scent of coconut.

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6. Sara Happ The Lip Scrub

Sara Happ is the OG of lip scrubs. The Lip Scrub removes dead skin cells by gently exfoliating with finely ground sugar. In addition to scrubbing, grape seed and jojoba oils work to hydrate the lips in seconds, keeping them soft and supple. The best part is the Sprinkles Red Velvet flavor which is an ode to the famous Sprinkles Cupcakes‘ most popular flavor, making this the most decadent lip scrub around.

Red Velvet Lip Scrub Sara Happ Image Courtesy Ulta

  

7. Nyakio Coffee Lip Polish

Nyakio’s Kenyan Coffee Lip Polish is a softening lip scrub that polishes away dead, dry skin to reveal soft lips. Enriched with Kenyan coffee to gently exfoliate, this scrub is cruelty-free and can be applied with your fingers or a toothbrush for a more intense exfoliating experience.

Kenyan Coffee Lip Polish nyakio Image Courtesy Ulta

  

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