Beauty DIY

Need an Easy, Fun Homemade Gift Idea? Try This DIY Winter Lip Scrub Recipe with Rose and Lemon!

Looking for a truly unique gift this holiday season—one that’s not only made with love but will be loved by the recipient? Check out my go-to DIY Winter Lip Scrub Recipe with Rose and Lemon!

If you’ve ever used a lip scrub, you know how refreshing and beneficial it is. And if you haven’t, well, you’re in for a treat!

So, what are the benefits of using a lip scrub? Well, first, using a homemade lip scrub recipe such as this one will help keep your lips free of dry, peeling skin. After all, no one likes the look or feel of chapped lips in the winter, right?

This DIY Lip Scrub Recipe with Rose and Lemon contains exfoliating sugar, sea salt, and lemon to help slough off dead skin cells and leave your lips feeling smooth.

Another benefit? This lip scrub recipe contains coconut oil, which is known to help hydrate skin and keep it free of pathogens.

In fact, studies have shown that coconut oil contains anti-microbial properties known to help prevent and fight cold sores! [1]

Additionally, this lip scrub recipe contains vitamin E, which is an antioxidant—meaning it helps to protect your cells from further damage. [2] So, using this lip scrub will help protect your lips from becoming chapped in the first place. How great is that?

Finally, the rose petals featured in this DIY Lip Scrub Recipe with Rose and Lemon is known to contain anti-inflammatory properties, which helps to reduce redness and irritation. [3]

Perhaps one of the best features of this lip scrub recipe is that it makes the perfect holiday gift! It’s coming to you just in time to combat common winter skin problems, and makes a beautiful, thoughtful gift.

All it takes is a few jars, some gift tags, and about 10 minutes of your time!

So, what are you waiting for? Whip up a batch of this, give it a try, and then make some for your closest friends and family members. It’s the gift that keeps on giving!


DIY Winter Lip Scrub Recipe with Rose and Lemon

Time: 10 minutes

Makes: 1 cup


Lip scrub recipe - Dr. Pingel



2 tablespoons dried rose petals

½ lemon

¼ cup granulated cane sugar

¼ cup brown sugar

2 tablespoons sea salt

2 tablespoons coconut oil

1 teaspoon vitamin E oil

5 small jars with lids



For assembly:

1. Finely chop the dried rose petals.

Lip scrub recipe - Dr. Pingel

2. In a medium bowl, zest and juice the lemon.

3. Add the sugar, brown sugar, salt, chopped rose petals, coconut oil, and vitamin E oil to the bowl. Stir to combine.

Lip scrub recipe - Dr. Pingel

4. Divide the mixture between the jars. Affix a tag with directions for use.

Lip scrub recipe - Dr. Pingel


For use:

1. Apply a small amount to clean lips. Gently rub in a circular motion, exfoliating your lips to remove dry skin.

2. Rinse with warm water.

3. Reuse as needed, up to 2 to 3 times per week.


Tip: 1.5-ounce mason jars are perfect for packaging these gifts! 

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