DIY Organic Coconut Sugar Lip Scrub
Cost $ varies (time spent in pantry looking for ingredients)
Why we love it: Beauty begins with skin. And we can’t forget our lips! Some of us struggle with dry lips in the summer and the winter. This gentle exfoliator will leave your lips smooth and moisturized.
Why you will love it. Home-made made easy. Trust us, you likely have all the ingredients in your pantry! To make your own sugar scrub: Combine 1 tsp of organic coconut sugar*, 1 tsp local honey, 1 tsp melted coconut oil in a bowl. Apply scrub to lips and gently massage the lips with finger to exfoliate lips. Remove scrub from lips with a damp cloth. Apply moisturizing lip balm of choice. *substitute brown or refined sugar if you prefer a less granulated scrub.
Why he will love it: Budget-friendly Beauty. Let’s admit it, whether you’re saving for the big day or not, finding ways to help keep money in your piggybank makes you that much more attractive to him!
Photo credit and recipe adapted from www.nutritionstripped.com
[divider]meet Carmen. she’s a mathematician turned makeup artist that loves to create and will still solve the occasional quadratic equation. she prefers florals as the top notes of her parfum and vintage thrift finds over modern day labels. her work has been featured on essence.com, stylemepretty.com, munaluchibridal.com, thebridescafe.com, TLC’s “Say Yes To The Dress”, Style Network’s “Whose Wedding Is It Anyway?”, and in Atlanta’s Wedding Magazine, Pregnancy Magazine, and Women’s Health and Fitness Magazine. her love over logic is sweet potato pie and a cup of coffee for breakfast.