Face masks help to instantly refresh your skin and brighten it, so once a week treat your skin with a face mask to rejuvenate it. Coffee helps to cleanse, exfoliate and moisturize the skin making it an excellent face mask cum scrub.Below is a recipe for face and body firming scrub-
Coffee- The anti oxidants in coffee helps to firm and also tighten the skin. The exfoliating action helps buff away dead skin cells, make skin softer and smoother. Also helps fight cellulite.
Honey- Honey moisturizes the skin while coffee improves blood circulation making your skin look its best.
Olive oil- Nourishes, moisturizes and softens skin.
Oatmeal- Adds a creamy texture and also helps in gentle exfoliation. Has skin calming, nourishing and anti-inflammatory properties.
Firming and Tightening coffee face and body polish :
Coffee grounds are loaded with anti oxidants that help to rejuvenate the skin. Finely ground coffee works as an excellent cleanser and scrub to brighten, tighten and soften the skin. The caffeine in coffee increases circulation thus causing the skin to appear firmer and smoother.
You will need –
- 1/2 cup Freshly ground coffee beans
- 1/4 cup of brown sugar or oatmeal (for sensitive skin)
- 1/2 cup of olive oil or honey (or a blend of both)
- few drops of essential oil (optional)
- Mix all the ingredients together and store it in a air tight container.
- While in shower massage the scrub on your face as well as your body in circular motion to slough of dead skin.
- Leave it on for few mins before you rinse off with warm water.