Researches have shown that scrubbing your skin for 20 days regularly can make you look 10 years younger. Coffee has been found to be very beneficial for the skin. Researches have shown that either drinking coffee or using it as a scrub can actually prevent cancer. Coffee facial scrub is a good exfoliating scrub. It revitalizes and rejuvenates your skin. Coffee is not only a good exfoliator but it also helps in removing the extra cellulites. It tightens the pores and acts as a natural toner for the skin. Following are some of the methods to make a coffee facial scrub at home:
Ingredients: 1/4 cup used coffee, 2-4 pinches sea salt, 1 egg white, washcloth, moisturizing lotion etc.
Mix the coffee, sea salt and egg white in a bowl. Wash your face with warm water and pat it dry. Now apply the mixture on your face avoiding the eyes and the hairline. Gently massage it and let it dry for about 20 minutes. Scrub it off with a dry wash cloth and wash your face with warm water. Apply the moisturizer to your face if your skin is dry.
Coffee Body Scrub
Ingredients: 2 cups coffee (grounded), 1/2 cup rolled oatmeal, 6-8 tbsp of olive oil, 2-3 drops of essential oils or lavender or citrus oil, 1 tbsp honey and 1 tbsp aloe vera gel.
Mix all these ingredients together and apply it on your body. Let it dry for about 20 minutes and then scrub well. Rinse off with clear water to discover beautiful smooth and glowing skin.
This is the simplest way to make a coffee scrub. Take 1/4 cup of coffee and an egg. Mix the two properly and apply it to your face. Let it dry and then rinse it off with clear water. Those who have dry skin must put on a moisturizer right after washing their face.
Quick and Easy Coffee Scrub
Take some wet grounded coffee. If it is not wet or if the coffee is too dry then add some water to it. Apply the wet coffee on your face and scrub. Do not exert pressure or pull your face while scrubbing. Move your hand in circular motion while scrubbing. Rinse your face with clear water and feel the difference.
Homemade Exfoliating Body Scrub
Ingredients: Organic coffee grounds, salt or sugar, foaming bath butter etc.
Brew the coffee and collect the coffee grounds in a bowl. Mix it with sugar or salt. Now whip the bath butter properly. As you whip the butter, gradually add the mixture and continue to whip till the sugar or salt has dissolved. You can use this scrub when you take a shower. Apply it all over your body in a circular motion. Use this scrub within 20 minutes of preparation or else the coffee will be oxidized.
Coffee scrub leaves a slight tan on your skin and a sweet aroma on your body. The only problem involved is that it is quite messy. The homemade coffee scrub proves beneficial to the skin. The caffeine in the coffee helps improve the blood circulation. If you have had a tiring day or are looking forward to a hectic day ahead then use this scrub to remove the signs of stress and to make you look fresh and cheerful.