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Chapped Lips Tips

Updated on August 28, 2015

Hello There Sugar Lips

So, it's no secret that we all desire great lips. It's a desire that inspires many people to spend hundreds of dollars a year getting lip plumper's, fillers and even injections. But, what if there was a way to enhance your kisser naturally... well, there is! Don't get all "crazy" on me, this isn't gong to make you have lips like Angelina Jolie but I promise, your lips will look their absolute best and they will be screaming "kiss me" without having to say a word.

Lip Service

Mix a small amount of brown sugar in olive oil to consistency of an easily spreadable paste. Gently spread this mixture onto your lips and leave on for a few minutes. Next, gently rub the mixture back and forth over the entire lip surface. Rinse with water and apply your favourite lip balm to seal in moisture.


White or brown sugar mixed with honey to form a paste
White sugar mixed with olive oil to form a paste

I sometimes will also use a toothbrush (not the one I brush with) to gently, (be very gentle) brush the mixture over my lips. This is amazing for helping and even preventing winter dryness and chapping.

Why Exfoliate?

Exfoliating the lips is great for soft, smooth, kissable lips. The sugar is a gentle abrasive that removes rough dead skin (and doesn't taste bad if it gets in your mouth). The honey is a great anti-bacterial ingredient that helps prevent infection and the olive oil is an amazing lubricant to enhance moisture. It might be my imagination, but I swear my lips appear more full and plump after I exfoliate them. Either way, your lips will be soft, healthy looking and kissable.


Remember to remove all lip-stick or glosses before applying the sugar solution. Also, it is very important that you are gentle with your lips when you exfoliate as lips are very sensitive. Apply the solution to the entire lip area and don't forget the corners. Remember to keep your lips well moisturized and to use a lip balm that also offers protection from the suns harmful rays - lips need protection too. Start now and you'll be mistletoe ready by Christmas.


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