Whether you choose to gossip and bond over a hot brewing cup of foaming coffee or let your thoughts take a solitary drift along the memory lane while you sit sipping your cold coffee in the favourite corner of your room, there can be several ways of making coffee a part of your daily life. Smell it, taste it and then have it as a part of your beauty regimen- coffee can help you solve your beauty problems in no time!
Coffee face and body scrub:
COFFEE BEAUTY RECIPES
Integrating coffee in your beauty regime is easy. Here are some of the simplest ways of using coffee in your beauty recipes:
Exfoliation is an important step to keep your skin clean and smooth. Try using your homemade coffee scrub which not only exfoliates your skin but also prevents dryness. Mix 1/2 cup ground coffee 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup olive oil. Make a paste and apply it on your face. Wait for sometime and massage the scrub on your face with gentle circular motions. Wash off with water and follow up with your favorite moisturizer.
Coffee face mask:
For a perfect high-end salon type facial treatment feeling, indulge in the goodness of coffee face pack which has skin tightening and softening properties. Mix two tbsp of organic ground coffee with two tbsp of honey and two tbsp of yogurt. Wait for half-an-hour and wash off with plain water. The yummy aroma of the coffee in this face pack soothes your senses. It nourishes your skin thoroughly, helps in tightening pores and hydrates your skin.
Coffee for hair:
Coffee softens and adds shine to hair. The best way to use coffee for your hair is to use it as a hair mask. Add 1 tbsp of organic coffee powder to 2 tbsp of olive oil. Apply it to your hair and leave it on for 15-30mins and rinse off.
Coffee Hair Rinse:
Coffee hair rinse is effortless to make. Use it as hair rinse for soft and silky hair. Brew 2-4 cups of espresso or strong coffee. Allow it to cool. Pour over your hair after you shampoo and condition. Leave it in while you finish the rest of your shower. Then gently rinse.
Wondering why you should be incorporating coffee in your regular beauty routine? Here are the top reasons:
- Coffee loads your skin with antioxidants
- Coffee contains caffeine that defends your skin from the harmful ultraviolet rays and helps in fighting skin damage
- It has anti-aging properties to maintain the elasticity of skin
- It helps in imparting youthful and smooth skin
- Coffee is great for cellulite reduction
Thus, coffee is great not only as a beverage but also as a beauty ingredient! Use it in your daily life to reap maximum benefits.