Dry season has officially sprung. One thing that the cold always does without fail is suck all the moisture and life out of your lips—it's a given. We don't condone dry lips, which is why two very important things need to essentially become your sidekicks: a hydrating lip balm and a hardworking lip exfoliator.
Trust us, exfoliating your lips is a serious TLC treatment. Moisturizing lip scrubs will leave you with soft and supple lips free of flakes and dryness. After some crowd-sourcing, we came up with 10 of the best lip exfoliators made of really amazing things that your lips will become addicted to. Check out these lip exfoliators that need to be staple fixtures in your skincare routine.
You don't have to worry about washing off this handy little scrub. It's made of sugar beads that melt right on top of your lips, working to moisturize and soothe dry lips. It's essentially a lip balm and scrub all in one that'll leave you with a subtle wash of color.
There's no way we could talk about lip scrubs without throwing this OG hero product in the mix. One of the first and most trusted lip scrubs on the market, this hydrating grapefruit scrub will seriously give you baby-soft lips. Apply a small handful in circular motions on your lips then gently remove the remnants with a tissue.
Okay so once you hear what this lovely lip scrub is made of you'll want some, like, right now. Its star ingredients are ground robusta coffee and coffee seed oil—these two work together to shed away flaky skin and have a nice plumping effect. There's also sugar, beeswax, and macadamia oil, which provide a nice exfoliation and locks in the moisture on your lips for extended amounts of time. You can follow up with a lip balm.
Fresh did not disappoint with this conditioning scrub that'll paint the perfect canvas for your lips before applying lipstick. First of all, there are brown sugar crystals (yes, crystals) in here, which will gently buff away any signs of dryness. Jojoba oil and shea butter are also infused in here to bump up its hydrating benefits.
A personal favorite of mine, this sweet little scrub not only has the most delightful scent but also will leave you feeling like your lips are clothed in pillows. It's a sugar-based scrub that zaps dryness and restores your lips with moisture.
Want your lips to feel like satin? Cop this agave scrub. Full of enzymes—which include pineapple, yum—and vanilla, you can depend on this scrub to provide a deep exfoliation. Try this out a few times a week and watch the texture of your lips transform.
Spoiling your lips with luxury sounds like such a good idea, especially with this Rose Diamonds Lip Exfoliator. Created with botanical-based ingredients, free of any harshness, this scrub will offer up a soft veil of hydration for your lips.
The problem with a lot of lip scrubs is that they feel rough and unpleasant on your lips. Kari Gran dreamed up an all-natural scrub full of oils and organic beeswax that feels like the total opposite. This silky lather will feel soothing to the touch and give your lips the same results.
A K-beauty favorite, this organic lip scrub is "smoothe in a jar," according to the brand—and I believe them. Considering its blend of rice bran, which is full of natural oils and B vitamins, and sugar, which sweeps away dead skin cells, this stuff sounds like softness in a bottle. And we can't not mention that it's also packed with manuka honey. Um, yes please.