DIY Tips for Smooth Lips

So you just unwrapped that brilliant new color of Red Apple Lipstick. What’s next? Show off your new pout! The key is to start with smooth lips. Everyone knows that a soft, kissable base is the easiest way to make your lips pop when you add that final coat of color. And while we recommend our Exfoliate Stick to ditch the dry skin and add softness right off the bat, here’s what you can do while waiting for it to ship! Read on to discover the easiest DIY tips for a nourished pout right now in the comfort of your own home.   How To Exfoliate Your LipsExfoliate Did you know that many other brands of lip balms actually cause your lips to become more chapped? Combat this by ridding your lips of dead skin.

Method 1: Try this easy two-step trick: apply a dab of petroleum jelly directly onto a toothbrush. Then brush your lips in a gentle, circular motion. Leave a little bit of petroleum jelly on for added moisture and voila!

Method 2: Mix honey, olive oil and a little sugar together and gently rub your lips. It has the same effect—just be sure to scrub gently. Once finished, add a coat of Rallye Balm.

Method 3: Mix baking soda and water to a paste-like consistency. Then, massage your lips with the mixture using a toothbrush. Finally, rinse off your lips and moisturize with some balm. Take Your Vitamins Sometimes chapped or cracked lips are a result of vitamin deficiencies. Consult with your physician and swing by the pharmaceutical aisle to pick up some vitamin B or iron pills.

If you have Celiac disease, we all know it’s tough for you body to hang on to nutrients, making exfoliation and hydration extra important. Hydrate The skin on your lips is already thin.  At only 4 to 5 dermal layers (compared to 15 to 16 every where else), water evaporates faster through the lip skin. Further dehydration can result in dry lips. Drink plenty of water and consider adding a humidifier to your room. The added H2O also has other health benefits such as weight loss, productivity, increased mood and an overall healthy glow. Using Rallye Balm by Red Apple Lipstick.  This special formula is packed with high quality gluten free Vitamin E and a high quality Castor Seed oil.  Both ingredients are extra beneficial at keeping skin strong, and strong skin retains moisture better. Avoid Licking Your Lips Contrary to popular belief, adding moisture to your lips from saliva does not hydrate them. Biting or licking your lips just furthers the process of chapping. Remember, vitamin-E enriched Red Apple Lipstick will nourish your pretty smile, and help keep your lips soft in between at home DIY treatments.


I found this awesome video explaining how to use Red Apple Lipstick’s Exfoliate Stick, and I thought I would share it with all of you.


  1. Sandi Gast says

    I love all the ways you have explained to exfoliate the lips… I will admit… I am guilty of the “licking the lips” :)

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