Welcome to A Modern Girl Recommends and for today I will be kicking things off with a DIY that’s not only quick to make, but smells incredible and is right up a chocolate lover’s alley and what might it be? It’s my Peppermint Hibiscus Chocolate Sugar Lip Scrub that has been helping to keep my lips smooth, soft and lipstick ready and if you do decide to give this DIY a try you’re going to want to make an extra batch, because this scrub doubles as a body scrub as well so stay tuned and let’s get things started.
What You’ll Need
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Organic Peppermint Essential Oil
Dried Hibiscus Flower
Add 1/2 of a cup of cane sugar, 4 tablespoons or one packet of cocoa powder, a quarter size of dark chocolate that has been ground with mortar and one hibiscus flower that has also been grounded with a mortar into your bowl.
Mix all of your dry ingredients evenly together and then you can move onto step 3.
Add one tablespoon of Extra Virgin Olive Oil to the mixture at a time until the scrub takes on a consistency that’s similar to sand and then continue to add olive oil until the scrub reaches a desired consistency once it does add four to five drops of peppermint essential oil and mix in and your lip scrub is ready for use just transfer into a jar for storage. To use, simply apply your scrub onto your lips in a circular motion and remove with warm water and then follow-up with your go to lip balm.
Tips & Tricks
- You can swap out the Extra Virgin Olive Oil for any other oil that you may like and you can even combine oils create a special blend.
- This scrub works great on the lips, but it can also be used as a body scrub.
- The Hibiscus Flower is optional.
And there you have it folks that was my Peppermint Hibiscus Chocolate Sugar Lip Scrub that’s quick to make and is great at keeping my lips smooth, soft and makes dry, cracked and flaky lips a thing of the past. Thanks for stopping by and like, share and subscribe for more to come.
Disclosure: The ingredients and items featured in the post Peppermint Hibiscus Chocolate Sugar Lip Scrub were purchased by me for A Modern Girl Recommends website for the purpose of the featured DIY/Tutorial, and all views and opinions expressed are of my own, and in no way dictated, affiliated or drawn by any retailer’s influence.
Please remember that I am not a doctor, dermatologist, herbalist, or health care specialist of any sort, so before adding, beginning or stopping any medication or skin care product of any sort please be smart and consult with your dermatologist or health care specialist, because what might work great for me, might be potentially harmful for another.
*** This DIY Peppermint Hibiscus Chocolate Sugar Lip Scrub is not intended for children so please keep out of their reach***.