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This homemade recipe for pumpkin spice latte scrub will exfoliate, plump and soften your lips.


This is one of my favorite homemade skincare recipes because it works so well, exfoliating, plumping and softening your lips.

Each ingredient in this recipe has some cool science behind how it works, so make sure to check out the blog post to learn more about this.

What you need:

• 1 tbsp pumpkin puree

• 1 tbsp brown sugar

• 1 tsp fresh coffee grounds (not instant)

• 1 tsp jojoba oil

• 2 drops pumpkin spice essential oil

Mix ingredients in small bowl and use it immediately or refrigerate for later.

To use this homemade pumpkin spice latte as a lip mask, simply apply a layer to your lips, let it sit for five minutes, scrubbing in a circular motion.

Remove with a warm microfiber cloth or regular cloth.

Alexis Rochester is an investigative chemist, blogger and founder of Chemistry Cachet. She shares science-based skin care, cleaning, gardening and health tips. She was diagnosed with RA at age 10, so she has a passion for pain management tips and research, along with sharing her journey through this disease. When she’s not writing for Chemistry Cachet, she is taking Pilates or Barre classes, and also received her Barre teaching certification this year! She grew up in Stephenville and recently moved back with her daughter, husband and bulldog. You can find her posting pictures and fun stories daily on Instagram. Also look for Chemistry Cachet on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter and LinkedIn.


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