If you’ve ever tried to sort your massive collection of lipsticks, lip pencils, lip glosses, and lip balms – but failed miserably – we can commiserate. But we will have to insist that you add another product to the mix: lip scrub. After all, you take the time to exfoliate your face and buff your body, so why should your lips be neglected?
Now it might feel a little counter-intuitive to scrub such a sensitive part of the face, but gentle exfoliation can actually do a lot of good. Not only will the removal of dead skin help improve pigmentation, but it will also give you smoother lips. It’s also proven to help makeup stay on longer, thereby giving your lip products a longer shelf life. What’s not to love? And if you’re wondering if you really need another scrub, know this: face scrubs are made with more abrasive materials, so they shouldn’t be used on your pout.
The good news here is that, with a decent lip scrub in tow, smoother and healthier lips will take under five minutes. We have some personal favorites at every price point, all of which you can shop in our edit, below.