Even though I’m a lip balm fiend and have my smackers lubed up 24-7, I go through periods of having dry, crusty lips (sexy, no?). Usually during these times, I just pile on the lip balm and layer it on thick, but I’ve discovered a much better solution: Lip scrubs.
I recently tried LUSH’s Mint Julips Lip Scrub ($8.95) and I am such a fan, you have no idea! First of all, the peppermint and vanilla oils (2 of my all time favorite scents) make this scrub smell like Thin Mint Girl Scout Cookies. It’s a sugar scrub, too, so that temptation to just eat the content of the lil’ jar is definitely present. This scrub is so easy to use! You just rub a small amount on your lips and rinse it off. Your lips will feel so incredibly smooth, fresh and tingly after scrubbin’ away all those dead skin cells and dry, scraggly bits. I like to finish it off with some tasty-smelling, vegan lip balm (like Crazy Rumors or Hurraw). LUSH has vegan lip balms, too, but I haven’t gotten around to trying them yet (on my to do list).
Ingredients: Castor sugar, organic jojoba oil, vanilla extract, tagetes oil, peppermint oil, limonene, flavor.