Beauty guru Sofia brings us an amazing and super easy beauty hack. With a little bit of Chapstick, cinnamon, and cayenne pepper, you can elevate your look on those special occasions.
Sometimes you just want a fuller, plumper lip to show off your favorite lipstick or gloss. Skip the lip injections or the over-the-counter plumpers and maker your own! Cinnamon is the most common ingredient in lip plumpers and conveniently, it’s also a common ingredient in most of our cabinets.
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Bite Beauty sells a 99% organic cinnamon lip plumper for $22.00, while the popular Lip Venom will run you about $16.00. With a dollar store lip balm and a few common pantry items, you can get the same effect.
- 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper (optional)
- Chapstick or vaseline
- 1 cup water
Place 1 cup of water into a pot and bring to a boil. Place a heat ready glass bowl into the boiling water.Melt the lip balm then add the cinnamon and cayenne. Lastly, refrigerate until solidified.
Warning:Sofiacautions that if you have cracked lips this will burn! Moreover, if you have a cinnamon allergy please skip this DIY!