Why do you need to use a Lip Scrub?
If you are a skincare/beauty aficionado, chances are that you might have heard of lip scrubs. While lips are a visual focal point of your face, they may be sensitive to the changing weather, foods that you consume. You may have put lip scrubs in a non-essential ‘category, they, however are not just a marketing gambit but much more than that.
Let’s look at what is really the deal with lip scrubs, shall we?
First of all, what is a lip scrub?
Lip scrub belongs to the better-known clan of body scrubs. In this case, why not use the body/face scrub for the lips as well? Aforementioned, lips are extremely sensitive and use of incorrect products can result in dryness, tear and discoloration of lips in worst case scenario and that is the reason you need to use a lip scrub, which, unlike body and face scrubs is made from finer particles which are gentle on your lips.
Like any other scrub, lip scrub also is made of exfoliant which is the solid, crystalized component like sugar/coffee granules while emollient is the hydrating base product like oils and butters. As we know, properly exfoliated lips absorb moisturizing agents such as lip mask or lip balm better.
Why you should start using a lip scrub right away?
If you’re having a self-care/pamper session, lip scrub would be a perfect addition as we often neglect taking care of our lips. They can be a treat for your dry, chapped lips because let’s face it; they can be really annoying at times!
Lip scrubs are essential for a makeup minimalist and makeup maven alike. Apart from comforting your lips, they create a perfect base AKA act as a lip primer before you put on your favorite lipstick. It creates an even base and removes all those fine lines on the lips which make the lipstick glide better and ensures its longevity.
Even if you’re facing trouble removing that 16-hour long, matte lipstick, scrub it away without tearing your lip. Just what you want!
How to use a lip scrub?
Fortunately, lip scrubs are tremendously easy to use and apply. All you need to do is gather some product on your index finger and gently rub it on your lips in circular motion for about a minute. Make sure that you do not rub it harshly. That would end up removing the next layer of the skin under the dead cells.
Wash it away and top your lips off with some hydrating lip balm/lip mask to seal the hydration deal.
Are you worried about dark and pigmented lips?
Pigmentation is one of the most common lip concerns out there. Numerous things can result in dark, pigmented lips. To name a few – sun exposure, smoking, foods that you consume. Lip scrub should be your go-to product when it comes to addressing this concern.
Using lip scrubs 2-3 times can result in removing that pigmentation making lips pink and soft.
Why use Alanna Lip Scrubs?
At Alanna, a USFDA approved entity, we believe that ingredients are the key to the simple yet effective lip scrubs. Enriched with the goodness of Castor sugar, which is Sulphur-free, and finer than regular sugar. cocoa powder and shea butter that is vegan and cruelty-free ALANNA Chocolate Lip Scrub, which gives dewy lips and ensures 8-Hour Hydration is one of the best exfoliators out there formulated by experts. Alanna Chocolate Lip Scrub is also ranked no. 1 in India by Pouts.
Being extremely rich in fatty acids and antioxidants, shea butter is an exceptional healing agent for dry, cracked lips locking in the hydration whereas castor sugar gently exfoliates the lips as well as battles lip pigmentation making them softer, plumper and healthier.
Highly delicious, this chocolate-scented lip scrub makes your lips luscious and better than ever.
The Lemon Lip Scrub, which is rich in Vitamin-C, helps in tan removal and its regular use makes the lips soft and pink. Another one, Beet & Berry Lip Scrub, oozes with goodness of strawberries giving a pink hue to the lips and ensuring bright lips instantly.
Once you’re done with gently exfoliating your lips, make sure to seal that moisture with a lip balm as it would lock in the moisture instantly. The Lemonade Lip Balm and Chocolate Lip Balm make your lips intensely nourished and protects your lips from harsh pollution by keeping them hydrated for long hours.
This season let’s exfoliate the dead skin cells away to achieve softer and plumper lips!
Purvi Singh on February 02, 2021
Thanks for sharing this wonderful info 🙌💕
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