Apart from benefits of the moderate consumption of coffee to your health, coffee also acts a skin tonic. Availability of coffee in every household makes it a convenient source to include it in your beauty regime. The caffeine present in coffee acts as an excellent antioxidant imparting skin brightness. It is a great skin exfoliator. Coffee tightens the skin and also has anti-aging properties. It stimulates the blood flow for smoother and firmer skin.
Adding these 2 skincare steps toward your beauty regime will leave your skin super healthy in the longer run.
1.Using Coffee as a scrub.
This scrub works like a wonder for your skin. For this, you will only need 2 ingredients.
1. tablespoon of coconut oil
2. tablespoon coffee grounds.
How to use.
Mix the mixture well. Gently massage the mixture on your face and body for about 2-3 minutes and then wash it off. Visible effects will be seen after the first use itself.
This face scrub acts as a gentle exfoliator. Removing dead skin cells, it also promotes new cell growth and also aids in cellulite reduction. The coconut oil provides the essential vitamin e to the skin leaving your skin smooth and glowy.
2. Coffee face pack as a D-Tan pack
The topical application of coffee protects the skin from sun damage but also reverses the damage caused by the UV rays of the sun. For this, you need 3 ingredient
- Pinch of turmeric
- 1 tablespoon yogurt/curd
- 2 tablespoon of coffee powder.
How to use.
Mix the mixture. Apply the mixture on your face and body and leave it for 15-20 minutes. Wash the mask.
Turmeric is known to have anti-inflammatory, antiseptic properties also work great in reducing scars. Yogurt will help in providing moisturization to your skin
Coffee will benefit your skin in many ways, but to ensure you get the best out of this is to use high-quality pure coffee. Also coffee may not suit everyone so before using it make sure to conduct a patch test to confirm if it works for you.