As obsessed with pumpkin everything as I am? Then you're going to cherish this homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice lip scrub recipe! This Pumpkin Pie Lip Scrub is a must make this fall! If you love pumpkin spice, you won't want to miss out on this luxurious lip scrub that will leave your lips silky smooth with a slight taste of pumpkin pie! Best part – it only takes about 5 minutes to whip up and makes a great homemade gift for your friends and family!
I love making simple homemade beauty products, and this pumpkin pie lip scrub is a favorite. Since it is homemade, I make it in small batches so it doesn't spoil. You can gift this easily, but make sure you let those you give it to know that it needs to be used fairly fast.
One of my least favorite things about winter (besides all the snow I have to shovel or pray someone else will do by the time we are up & moving for the day – thank you Dad!) is cracked lips. During warm weather, just making sure I drink enough water will keep my lips nice & soft. During the winter, it doesn't matter how much water I drink or lip balm I slather on – they end up cracking and so sore! My poor boys inherited this lovely quirk from me too!
A few years ago, one of my sisters told me to brush my lips with a soft bristled brush or use a lip scrub. I can't thank her enough for that advice…if only I could remember which of them it was! Now, my lips feel nice year-round and I get to experiment with new flavors for my lip scrubs. Making your own lip scrub is SO easy you'll be wondering why you haven't been doing it for years!
What’s In This Pumpkin Pie Lip Scrub
Olive Oil: I normally use coconut oil in my homemade recipes, but *gasp* I was out the day I went to make this. It turned out quite well, but I think I'll try coconut oil next time.
Pumpkin Puree: Pumpkin contains alpha and beta-hydroxy acids, so they are natural exfoliaters that actually eat away dead skin cells!
Pumpkin Pie Spice: You could skip this, but it leaves such a nice flavor on your lips when you are done!
Brown Sugar: The brown sugar exfoliates gently, to remove dead skin without irritating your lips, plus the molasses in it works as a conditioner for your lips!
Pumpkin Pie Lip Scrub
1/4 cup 100% pumpkin puree
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
3 tablespoons brown sugar
1 tablespoon olive oil
1. In a small mixing bowl, add all of the ingredients and mix until well incorporated.
2. Transfer to an airtight container.
How to use:
- Apply the lip scrub generously to your lips.
- After a few minutes, wipe off the residue.
Benefits of Pumpkin Spice Lip Scrub:
- Exfoliating – the grains of sugar exfoliates the dead skin and renew
- Moisturizes – the olive oil moisturizes and softens your lips
- Nourishes – the vitamin A and C in the pumpkin will nourish and add nutrients to your lips.
You can easily grab some small lip gloss containers to put this in and create a super fun gift. These are a great choice for anyone to help smooth their lips, and since everything is edible and healthy, it won't hurt if a bit gets in your mouth.
Note: This should be stored in the fridge because it has pumpkin puree in it. It will keep for up to 6 weeks, but if you use puree or oil that expires sooner than that, go by the earlier expiration date.
This pumpkin spice lip scrub is a great choice for a first-time homemade beauty product project. Since you only have a few ingredients to mix together, you'll be able to do this most likely with what you already have on hand in your home. Once you've made one great beauty product, you'll be hooked! Next up you'll want to make something like this great Pumpkin Spice Body Scrub or even a wonderful Pumpkin Souffle Body Butter. These are simple recipes you can make together with this great Pumpkin Spice Lip Scrub for a great gift basket idea!
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