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Pumpkin pie spice

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Now that the weather has turned crisp and cool, our lips may not be quite as kissably soft as we would like them to be. It is important to stay on top of chapped lips, and to exfoliate and moisturize regularly so that our lips stay plump and healthy, especially in colder weather.

For fall, I enjoy a brown sugar and pumpkin pie spice lip scrub. With few calories but all of the fully pleasing aroma, this lip scrub will work some autumn magic.

You will need:

2 teaspoons brown sugar
½ teaspoon liquid honey
1 teaspoon light olive oil
1/8 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
Mixing bowl
Small container

In the mixing bowl, begin by combining the honey and olive oil. This combination provides a nice, moisturizing base.

Next, gently mix in the brown sugar, which will act as an exfoliant. My favorite kind is raw sugar, but use whatever texture you prefer. The sugar will get rid of the dry skin and make way for freshness.

Finally, add the pumpkin pie spice to make the lip scrub fragrant and seasonal.

You can store the mixture in a dry container for a week or so. To use, simply dab onto your lips and massage gently with your finger for about thirty seconds, then rinse off. You will find that your lips feel smoother and softer, and your lipstick will look and feel great.

 

Pumpkin spice ingredients

Nicole earned her Bachelor of Arts degree (with distinction) from the University of Alberta, with a major in French Language and Literature and a minor in Italian Language. She then continued her education at McGill University, earning her Bachelor of Common Law and Bachelor of Civil Law, where she was selected as class valedictorian. Nicole works as a prosecutor with Alberta Justice and writes the Bella Vita Beauty Blog for Crystal Hills Organics.

Nicole enjoys being active with her husband and three small children. She also enjoys traveling, playing tennis, ballet, cooking, baking, and experimenting with skin care and makeup.

With too little sleep and a very exciting and hectic life as a mother of three young children, Nicole can appreciate the value and importance of implementing a skin care regimen composed of products containing quality ingredients. She also believes in the power of positive energy, and recognizes the benefits of using essential oils and other natural elements to create at-home beauty treatments. She would like to share this passion with Crystal Hills Organics followers, and would enjoy hearing your feedback and ideas.