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Edible gingerbread lip scrub

December 13, 2014

gingerbread lip scrubI made a gingerbread lip scrub and then I’ve eaten most of it on a toast…

But let’s start from beginning. Lately I have an obsessive urge to make my own cosmetics. It’s been a while since I made yeast face mask, or used a beer for hair wash, to be fair it was in my teens. So maybe I’m just bored with cooking, or need a DIY project, or just want  feel younger? I don’t know. But I made a my first lip scrub. It smells Christmasy.

The recipe couldn’t be easier. It takes literally 2 minutes, 5 if you need to find ingredients in your cupboard.

And if you don’t like it as a scrub, then just put it on your toast. I’m not sure which application I like more.

gingerbread lip scrub

Edible gingerbread lip scrub

Makes: Makes probably 3 or 4 portions

Edible gingerbread lip scrub

Recipe adapted from Hello Natural

  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon gingerbread spice mix (alternatively you can mix ground cinnamon, cardamom and ginger)
Mix all ingredients until well combined.
Keep in a covered container.
To apply - gently massage a very small amount (about the size of half a pea) into your upper and lower lips using circular motions for about one minute.
Lick off the excess. Apply a good lip balm.

3 Comments

  • Reply ciaraattwell December 14, 2014 at 10:44

    I love this! Will definitely be trying it!

    • Reply Magda December 14, 2014 at 10:46

      Thanks Ciara :)

  • Reply marianapdesousa December 14, 2014 at 15:36

    Magda I love this recipe! I also love making my own cosmetics x

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