The aromatic bean coffee not only comes with energising capabilities, making it one of the most loved beverages across the globe, but is also a great ingredient for skin care. Coffee scrubs for the skin have been widely popular not just in recent times. A look at some of the ancient beauty remedies and you will commonly come across coffee being used in the making of rejuvenating scrubs and masks to give the skin a deep cleansing and bring back natural radiance. So what makes coffee special? For starters, coffee is a great source of antioxidants, vitamin B3 and chlorogenic acid (CGA) that help reduce inflammation and hyperpigmentation, combat skin breakouts like acne, boost collagen production and provide a skin brightening effect.
Ground coffee works as a refreshing face scrub that helps in unclogging the pores to remove toxins and bring back your skin's natural glow. Because it doesn't dissolve easily in water, you can use it well to deeply cleanse your skin. Making a coffee scrub at home is incredibly easy as you require just a handful of ingredients.
All you need is ground coffee that will work effectively in exfoliating the skin like other scrubs. You can mix it with various ingredients to enhance your experience and also pamper your skin further. This can be moisturising agents such as coconut oil and olive oil or even citrus juices like lemon.
Take 2 tablespoons of ground coffee and mix it with equal measures of coconut oil or olive oil. Mix it well to get an even consistency. Apply on your face and body as a scrub and rinse with warm water.
Take 1 tablespoons ground coffee, 1 tablespoon granulated sugar and enough lemon juice to make a scrub. Mix it well to get an even consistency. Apply on your face and body, scrub well and rinse with warm water.
Take 2 tablespoons of ground coffee and mix it with milk and malai to get a thick paste. Use it as a scrub for those with dry skin. Coffee will help cleanse the pores while milk and malai will provide moisturisation.Comments
Make the most of ground coffee and pamper your skin with a refreshing scrubbing session.