Hi friends, I hope you are well and safe in this lockdown situation, we may mentally get stressed or impatient. But we have to be relaxed, and calm down to overcome this situation. I hope everything will get well soon.
Without being worried, let’s do some skincare with kitchen ingredients. It not only soothes your skin but also refresh your mind. As we all know our body and mind are interconnected.
Here I’m going to talk about very common ingredients, that is “Coffee”. Now Dalgona-Coffee is very famous on the internet, but a person like me who never like to sip coffee can use it in your regular skincare routine. I think applying coffee on face is aged to perfection without burning your pocket
Let’s talk about this…
Applying coffee on face, How coffee can improve your skin
While Coffee is the most commonly used beverage, also shows it’s efficacy on skincare. Freshly grounded coffee can show a miracle on your gloomy skin. Coffee is a natural anti-oxidant rich ingredient, that contains phenol. It helps fight against free radicals, responsible for skin damage and aging. So we can say coffee is an anti-aging compound.
According to American Chemical society Coffee is the top-rated anti-oxidant rich beverage in the United States. But we can use it as a good skin exfoliant, as scrub or tan removing mask. Applying coffee on your face maintains the PH balance of your skin, improve blood circulation, can be treated for acne.
To know more about how coffee can directly benefit your skin, rejuvenate your cell, and make your under-eye area clean and youthful check out this article. Hope it will give you desirable benefits.
How to use grounded coffee in your regular skincare regime
Here I am going to discuss the ultimate skin benefits of coffee, you probably read about this in a fashion magazine or other skincare guides. Here I’ll tell you different uses of Coffee to get beautiful, younger-looking skin.
1. Anti-aging effect of Coffee
Applying coffee on your face improves signs of aging. Coffee contains the anti-oxidant compound Polyphenols, that fight against free radicals, responsible for aging.
After 30’s aging process of our skin speeded up, As a result fine lines, wrinkles, dark spots appear in our face. If you add coffee to your regular skincare routine you get relief from signs of aging, redness, puffiness of eyes.
Medical science also proves that Coffee reduces the effect of photo-aging.
2.Exfoliate your skin with Coffee
Freshly grounded coffee is a good skin exfoliant. It does not dissolve in water, so If you mixed it with honey and lemon juice in 2:1:1 ratio, and rub it over the skin, it helps remove the dead skin cells.
Coffee contain caffeic acid, that boost up collagen formation, and decrease the premature aging of skin cell.
How to make skin exfoliating Coffee scrub
- Take two tablespoon of freshly grounded or instant coffee
- Put one tablespoon of honey, as honey soften and supple your skin
- Mixed both of them with 1 tablespoon of fresh lime juice.
After mixing well, apply this on your overall face and neck. Let the exfoliant on your skin for 15 minutes, then wash it with lukewarm water by rubbing gently.
3. Cellulite reduction
Most of the women and few men face the skin cellulite problem after pregnancy, or weight loss irrespective of age. Cellulite develops when fatty tissue pressed against the skin surface. It commonly appears in the thigh and buttocks area, or on the upper hand.
It is completely difficult to remove cellulite but can reduce the appearance by treatment.
Using Coffee scrub can help you reduce the appearance of cellulite. Coffee contains caffeine, that dilates our blood vessels, and reduces the presence of cellulite or skin dimples. Caffeine stimulates the blood flow of skin layers and tightens your skin.
How to use Coffee as a natural scrub
- Take 2 tablespoons of freshly grounded coffee or instant coffee powder
- Add 2 tablespoon of sugar in coffee powder
- Mixed them with pure aloe vera gel, please use a pure form of aloe vera direct from plant or Wow skin science Aloe vera gel. It is 99% pure, with no chemicals.
Pure aloe vera gel is important for making this scrub, as this is applicable for all skin types, including sensitive skin. Aloe vera is very good for your skin, reduces inflammation, redness, and gives a soothing effect.
Apply this coffee scrub all over your face and neck, and rub it with a light hand, keep it for 15 minutes, then rinse it off with water.
Skin whitening with coffee facial
You can do skin whitening Coffee facial at home without burning your pocket. To do that you just need a good face-wash, Coffee scrub(mentioned above), Coffee facial mask. And end up with toner and moisturizer.
- First, wash your face with a good face-wash
- Next apply Coffee scrub on your face and neck, rub it, and keep it for 12-15 minutes. Then rinse it off.
- Then, apply homemade skin whitening coffee facial mask all over your face and neck
How to make skin whitening a coffee facial mask at home?
- Take two tablespoons of coffee powder in a bowl
- Add two tablespoon of rice flour in coffee powder
- Mixed one tablespoon of honey, and 2-3 tablespoon of lemon juice
- Make a smooth paste, apply all over your face and neck with a brush. Let it dry for 20 minutes, then rinse it off thoroughly.
Applying Coffee on the face is mindblowing, it’s smell change your mood. It releases your stress level too. I have done this Coffee facial at my home, you can see the visible result
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You can see before and after effect of skin brightening coffee facial, before my skin is looked tired, dehydrated, and a little tanned, you also look redness, and blemishes on my face.
After facial and proper moisturization by skin become hydrated, soft, and refreshed. This is the result after 1 month. That means I applied this coffee mask 4 times in a month
To get desirable result you must apply this facial once in a week.