Everyone loves to start their day with a hot cup of coffee but do you know about the amazing beauty benefits that these divine beans have to offer? From eliminating puffy eyes to exfoliating and brightening your skin, coffee can do a lot more than just wake you up in the morning.
Scroll down to read about 2 surprising ways of adding coffee to your beauty routine.
Natural Face Scrub
The antioxidant properties of coffee make it an excellent exfoliator. A coffee scrub will help you get rid of dead skin cells while promoting the cell production to give you healthy, glowing skin. Here’s how you can make this amazing mask.
- 3 tablespoons of coffee (freshly grounded is preferable)
- 1 tablespoon of fine brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon of any oil of your choice (olive, almond, coconut)
Mix 3 tablespoons of coffee in a small bowl and add 1 tablespoon of sugar in it. Then, add 1 tablespoon of any oil and gently mix the concoction. To get the right consistency, you can add more or less sugar in it.
Once the scrub is a little smooth, massage it onto your face in circular motion for a few minutes before rinsing it off with warm water. You will instantly feel the difference on your skin!
Skin Brightening Mask
You can use coffee to perk up your complexion and to give yourself glowing skin. Rich in antioxidants, coffee works to fight against premature aging which is caused by a number of factors like, heat, stress, exposure to the sun, stress etc. Here’s how you can make a skin brightening coffee mask.
- 2 tablespoons of yogurt (unsweetened)
- 1 tablespoon of ground coffee
Add 1 tablespoon of coffee to around two tablespoons of yogurt and mix well before applying the mixture to your face. Don’t forget to wash your face to remove excess oil before applying the coffee mask. Let it rest for about 15 minutes, then rinse. The caffeine will work to stimulate circulation leading to a radiant complexion!
So, when are you going to add this amazing coffee mask and scrub to your beauty regime?