Many people depend on their first cup of coffee in the morning (and quite enjoy depending on it) which helps them awaken and boosts their energy to help them function throughout the day. But, do you know about its perks related to beauty regime? We bring you the top 5 beauty benefits that these odorous ground beans can offer to your skin.
For your information, even models fight with these annoying dimples. Studies show that at some point during life, 90% of women “suffer” from cellulite. Apart from clinical treatments, there are natural ways of reducing the orange peel syndrome. Caffeine is known to be the no.1 enemy of cellulite. It works as a stimulant which improves the circulation in the blood vessels. This way, the vessels dilate, which leads to tissue tightening. Furthermore, it helps with fluid retention in the body, which is another great plus when it comes to smooth skin. Simply mix it with coconut oil and a little bit of sugar and, when you get the paste-like form you’re ready to use it!
Puffy eyes reduction
We’ve mentioned the problem of water reservation in the body. Precisely this is the main cause of eye puffiness - the reservation of fluid in the under-eye area. This is another case where coffee may be useful. In the morning, after brewing and drinking your cup of joy, scoop out the coffee grounds, put them in a bowl and let them cool off. Then mix them with aloe vera gel and apply the mixture to your face and under your eyes and leave it on for 15 minutes. Then rinse it off.
If you’re a brunette, you’re going to love this one! Coffee will enhance your hair color to reach its peak. Simply mix 1 or 2 teaspoons of chilled coffee grounds with conditioner and apply it to your hair. Massage the brewed grounds into your scalp for about a minute. Leave it on for 5 minutes and wash it off with cold water after. Moreover, thanks to caffeine, you’ll notice an increased hair growth after some time of using this method.
If you’re having a problem with cracked and chapped lips, this is another benefit you’ll like. Create a coffee scrub by mixing ½ teaspoon of coffee grounds with ½ teaspoon of honey and apply it to your lips. Gently massage the scrub for about half a minute before rinsing it off.
Thanks to its abrasive texture, coffee makes an excellent exfoliator. Scrubbing the skin will help with removing the dead skin cells and removing the dirt. Simply mix it with sugar and add some oil to it and whip it until it integrates. Your face scrub is ready for your face! Gently massage it into the skin with circular motions and leave it on for about 15 minutes. After that rinse it off with mild water and you’re done!