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Dry, flaky lips seem to come with the territory when the weather gets dry and cold, case in point, harmattan season.

So some exfoliation is necessary to keep your pout soft and flake-free!

You don't have to pick up a high-priced scrub, because chances are, you already have everything you need to make one at home.

This sugar scrub looks great, tastes delicious, and will leave your lips kissably soft.

Here's what you need to try out this DIY sugar scrub for flaky lips.

Ingredients

White granulated sugar

Almond oil

Almond extract

Red food colouring

A small empty jar

Method

1) Combine 3 tbs sugar with 11/2 of almond oil. you could also use jojoba, coconut or olive oil for hydration.

2) Add 3 drops of almond extract for flavour. Feel free to add more sugar for stronger consistency.

3) You do not have to do this but you could chose a preferred colour of food colouring to use. Add two drops.

4) When colour is evenly mixed, pack into a small jar for easy reach and usage.

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