Homemade Lip Scrub with Vanilla and Mint

Is it just me or when the temperature drops my lips start to feel dry and eventually have painful cracks? Do you have that problem too? Even with my favorite lip balm, my lips still look like a mess when the weather starts to be cooler. I have tried many kinds of lip balms to no avail. Fortunately, I ended up knowing that lips need to be exfoliated too! That is why I came up with this homemade lip scrub that is all organic, smells great, and feels super refreshing as well. Introducing the Vanilla Mint Lip Scrub! See how easy it is to make here.

homemade lip scrub
  1. By far the best blend lip scrub I’ve tried!
  2. Super easy to make. It literally took me 5 minutes.
  3. My lips absorb the lip balm better thanks to this scrub.
homemade lip scrub

Brown Sugar

Brown sugar acts as an exfoliant to get all the dead skin off of your lips!

Granulated Sugar

Granulated sugar is very similar to the brown sugar in this recipe! It allows for this recipe to fully exfoliate your lips.

Vanilla Extract

Vanilla Extract brings the vanilla flavor to this recipe! It may seem like a little amount, but it brings a lot of vanilla scent!

Fractionated Coconut Oil

Fractionated coconut oil is a carrier oil to dilute this recipe and also moisturize after your lips have been exfoliated.

Peppermint Essential Oil

Just 1 drop of Peppermint Essential Oil is used in this recipe! Because it is so diluted, it is safe to use with any age group!

Small Jar

A small jar is used to house this recipe. Keeping it in a small, airtight container allows for all the properties of this recipe to stay intact.

homemade lip scrub
homemade lip scrub

This recipe is safe to use with children 2+.

Keep this recipe away from your pets as the oils may cause them irritation.

Don’t use this recipe if you have cardiac fibrillation or G6PD deficiency due to the Peppermint Essential Oil.

Never ingest any essential oil, even if it’s generally regarded as safe. For more information on why we don’t ingest essential oils, check out this blog post

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Homemade Lip Scrub with Vanilla and Mint

Recipe by Katie Veldkamp


  • 1 tsp Brown Sugar

  • 1 tsp Granulated Sugar

  • 1/2 tsp Fractionated Coconut Oil

  • 1/8 tsp Vanilla Extract

  • 1 drops Peppermint Essential Oil

  • Small jar*


  • In a small bowl, mix all ingredients.
  • To use, get a small amount and rub with your finger to exfoliate lips, store in a small jar.
December 2018

This exfoliator and moisturizer combo in a homemade lip scrub is amazing! You will have phenomenal lips! Let us know what you think about this recipe by commenting below or connecting with us on social media @fromsimplyearth!

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