Lip scrubs smoothen and soften your lips by taking away any dead skin cells and giving them a good exfoliation. Lip scrubs are not uncommon. But if you start using them, you will see the difference and love it. There are two different ways to go about scrubbing your lips. Firstly, which can be made at home with sugar and natural oils, the other which can be bought from the market- make sure they are made of natural ingredients and are organic. One can choose to scrub their lips before the application of any lip balm and lipstick.
How to exfoliate your lips:
Start by taking a small amount on your finger and covering your lips with it. Start rubbing gently, either with your finger or a toothbrush. A toothbrush is better for exfoliating your dead skin away. Once you are done scrubbing for a minute, wash it off with lukewarm water and pat dry. Follow it up with a lip balm of your choice.
We have created a list of Lip scrubs available in India for dark pigmented lips.
Dot & Key Lip Polish Exfoliating Sugar Scrub
This chocolate and mint sugar lip scrub gently exfoliates and heals cracked lips. Almond oil and vitamin E helps lighten dark lips. Cocoa and peppermint oil has a soothing effect on your lips.
Juicy Chemistry Blood Orange & Rosehip Organic Lip Scrub – For Pigmented Lips
Perk up your parched lips instantly with this hydrating lip scrub! Blood Orange lightens dark pigmented lips; Rosehip, Avocado, and Almond provide intense nourishment revealing soft and smooth lips. Sugar granules and apricot work gently to buff away dead skin cells on the lips.
Alphavedic Rose Lip Scrub
An all-natural lip scrub from Alphavedic that polishes and exfoliates your lips. Enriched with rose extracts, shea butter, and white sugar, it helps heal, repair, and moisturize dry, chapped lips. It evens out dark lips and fades nicotine stains.
Bella Vita Organic Nicolips Lip Scrub
Shea Butter has anti-inflammatory properties that help heal chapped lips, leaving them soft and supple. It is an effective lip lightener that restores the lost pink color to your lips. Avocado oil keeps lips soft and supple. Beeswax moisturizes the lips longer and forms a protective layer on the skin that protects it from sun damage, tanning, stains caused by nicotine, and cold weather.
TAC – The Ayurveda Co. Beetroot Lip Scrub For Dark Lips With Cane Sugar & Almond Oil For Men & Women
TACâ€™s Beetroot Lip Scrub is infused with Ayurvedic ingredients that make your lips soft and supple. With gentle exfoliation, this scrub prevents cracked and dry lips. This Beetroot Lip Scrub has Shea Butter & Cocoa Butter reduces lip lines and combats pigmentation, lightens and restores the shine and smoothness of lips.
TNW The Natural Wash Lip Lightening Exfoliating and Moisturizing Scrub for Tanned Darkened Lips
TNW Lip Scrub is a natural lip scrub for dark lips made of natural ingredients such as flowers, rich oils, nuts, etc. Its mild exfoliation gently scrubs off the outer layer of the lips and uncovers the soft, supple, and natural colour of the lips that you had prior to tanning or darkening. The rich oil and butter-based formula of this lip scrub helps to soften the lips.
Callesta Lemon Lip Scrub
It is a gentle exfoliating scrub that cleanses and conditions lips. It is enriched with the power of lemon and granulated white sugar, shea butter; this scrub effectively exfoliates dead surface skin cells. It stimulates blood circulation, making your lips beautifully smooth, soft, and plumped. Lemon helps reduce tan and pigments from your lips give your skin a more even tone.
Alanna Beet and Berry Lip Scrub
Alanna Beet and Berry Lip Scrub is a treat for vegan skincare lovers. With the goodness of pomegranate, strawberries, and beetroot extracts, it has been specifically designed for plumping, nourishment, and darkness removal. All these gorgeous pink fruits give an amazing and natural hue to your lips—this lip polish aids in gently buffing off dead skin cells. The unique blend of exotic ingredients allows skin regeneration, thus increasing the production of cells.
While the ingredients, flavour, and scents are notable features. There are many other factors that you also need to take into consideration when narrowing down your options.
- The intensity of the exfoliation
- Ease of use
- Moisturizing effects
- Shelf life
If you have dry, chapped lips, using a good lip scrub and lip balm will help, but also staying hydrated, not peeling the dead skin, not licking your lips often, and using a good moisturizer will eventually help in keeping your lips pink and healthy.