Coffee is probably one of most consumed drinks in the world. But even if you don’t like the coffee, you need to know that it can be one of your favorite skin care products.
COFFEE CAN REPLACE YOUR STANDARD CARE PRODUCTS
Coffee is rich in antioxidants and it will protect your skin from damages of free radicals, air pollution, and cigarette smoke as well as keep it young. Prepare face scrub by mixing some coffee sludge with some olive oil in a blender. Apply the resulting mixture on your face gently massaging it in. Massage the face for 30 seconds and then wash off with water. You can also prepare coffee based face mask. Mix 2 tablespoons of fresh minced coffee, 2 tablespoons of cocoa powder, 3 tablespoons of full fat milk and a tablespoon of honey. When the mass is homogenized apply it on the face and leave on for 15 minutes, and then wash off with warm water.
Caffeine has amazing effect on your hair, makes it shiny, soft and improves it grow. Mix a cup of cooked coffee with ½ cup of water and apply cooled liquid on your hair. Massage it in and cover the hair with plastic wrap. Leave on for 20 minutes and then wash off with warm water. Massage the root of the hair with coffee sludge and then wash off. This simple treatment will improve grow of your hair.Mix some coffee and olive oil and use it as a serum for your split and damaged ends. After this treatment you need to wash the hair.
Coffee is diuretic weather you drink it or use it as a body care. It will be perfect help to remove the cellulite. You can massage the affected parts of your body with coffee sludge during the shower or you can prepare your homemade anti cellulite body scrub. Mix a cup of coffee with ½ cup of sugar and a cup of coconut oil. Use it after a shower by massaging in the affected areas. After you finish the treatment wash off with warm water.
You can use coffee sludge as natural scrub for your hands. Massage well and then wash off. It will remove dead cells and make your hands soft.Coffee also has the power to neutralize odors. You can neutralize the smell of fish, garlic and onion on your hands simply by washing them off with coffee or put some minced coffee in your liquid soap.
You can use coffee as repellent to help you avoid insect bites. Apply some coffee sludge on dry orange peel and it will keep insects away from you.