Rue Road Test: Gingerbread Lip Exfoliate


To those who know someone participating in “Movember“: this post’s for you. The ever-dropping temperatures and mustache-clad male population can take their toll on your face and lips, no matter how many layers of ChapStick® and moisturizer you apply. This lip exfoliate is the perfect way to combat Movember and achieve more kissable lips by the time mistletoe season rolls around.

Gingerbread Lip Exfoliate


1 tablespoon brown sugar

1 teaspoon coconut oil

½ teaspoon honey

¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon


1. Warm up the coconut oil by running the sealed container under warm water.

2. Combine all ingredients in a small bowl and stir to mix well.

3. Transfer to a small resealable container (I used a makeup sample jar).

4. Apply by using your forefinger in a small circular motion. Fully cover lips, but be sure not to scrub too hard or lips become raw.

5. Dab off with a warm washcloth.

By Grace Romanowsky of Valenki By ACE, Staff Writer

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