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4 DIY Lip Balms and Scrubs To Pamper Yourself With

Written By Evelyn Baltierra 22 Apr 2024

It’s time to celebrate someone special—yourself! Check out these DIY lip balms and scrubs to pamper yourself with in the spirit of self-care and appreciation.

4 DIY Lip Balms and Scrubs To Pamper Yourself With

You don’t have to visit a fancy spa to receive some TLC. Pamper yourself with a touch of homemade care—the gift of soft, nurtured lips with these DIY lip care treats. We have perfect recipes with natural ingredients and flavors that evoke comfort and indulgence. Check out these DIY lip balms and scrubs to pamper yourself with. 

Cherry Vanilla Lip Scrub

This delectable lip scrub blends the tangy zest of cherries with the warm, comforting aroma of vanilla—a classic combination that’s sure to please.


  • Two tablespoons of sugar
  • One tablespoon of coconut oil (for its moisturizing properties)
  • Five drops of Cherry Vanilla Flavoring
  • Three drops of vanilla essential oil


Mix the sugar with the coconut oil in a small bowl until they form a paste. Stir in the Cherry Vanilla Flavoring and the vanilla essential oil, and then transfer to a small jar with a secure lid. Gently rub a small amount on the lips in circular motions, then rinse or wipe off with a warm, damp cloth.

Strawberry Shortcake Lip Balm

What’s better than indulging in a slice of strawberry shortcake? Infusing your lip care routine with its flavors! Strawberry Shortcake is a great DIY lip balm and scrub to pamper yourself with. Here’s how to make it.


  • Two tablespoons of shea butter
  • One tablespoon of coconut oil
  • Half teaspoon of honey
  • Four drops of Strawberry Shortcake Flavoring


Add the shea butter and coconut oil to a heat-safe bowl. Microwave them in short bursts until they fully liquify. Remove from heat and stir in the honey and Strawberry Flavoring. Pour the product into lip balm containers and cool completely before capping.

Coconut Cream Lip Scrub

Invoke the feel of tropical bliss with a coconut cream lip scrub that’s bound to whisk you away to your favorite slice of paradise.


  • Two tablespoons of sugar
  • One tablespoon of coconut oil
  • Four drops of Coconut Cream Flavoring
  • One drop of vanilla essential oil


Mix sugar and coconut oil in a bowl. Add the Coconut Cream Flavoring vanilla essential oil and mix until you achieve a sandy paste. Place mixture into a small, decorative jar for a truly special gift. Apply to lips and gently massage before rinsing off.

Butter Vanilla Lip Balm

Subtle, rich, and creamy—this butter vanilla lip balm is as comforting as it is luxurious.


  • Two tablespoons of coconut oil
  • One tablespoon of beeswax pellets (to give the balm its form)
  • One teaspoon of honey
  • Five drops of Butter Vanilla Flavoring


Using a double boiler, melt the coconut oil and beeswax pellets together. Remove the mixture from heat and stir in the honey and Butter Vanilla Flavoring. Then, pour the product into empty lip balm tubes or tins and wait for them to set.

Want More?

Get creative with more DIY lip balms and scrubs with flavoring from Get Suckered. Imagine a bakery-style lip balm with our baking flavors or nostalgic lip scrub with our cereal flavoring. The possibilities are virtually endless!

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