Our skin is undeniably one of the most important organs of our body. The skin can absorb nearly 60 to 80% of whatever it comes in contact with. If you use lotions, cosmetic products, oils, perfumes and scrubs, each ingredient in these products would absorb into your skin. Such ingredients could be toxic and can also lead to allergies, birth defects or even cancer. Hence, making our own natural products for skin care is the best way out of it. One such product is coffee or cocoa scrubs. These coffee scrubs are known to be great at aiding in the reduction of cellulite. It is also found that these coffee scrubs could help in giving you smooth skin and also a firm one.
It was recently found that the caffeine which is in the scrub us what actually helps in reduction of cellulite. We personally would not claim that the coffee scrub would decrease cellulite (though it could be an extra bonus) but we would definitely tell you that both coffee and coconut oil are highly enriched in antioxidants, that are greatly beneficial for human skin.
How To Make Coffee Body Scrub Along With Coconut Oil?
The coffee body scrub we are going to talk about is also great in smell. If you are a big time coffee lover, you would feel heaven on your face while you use them!
- A cup of organic ground coffee
- A cup of salt or organic sugar
- Half a cup of organic coconut oil
- Half a spoon of cinnamon (not mandatory)
- A tablespoon of vanilla (not mandatory)
- Melt the coconut oil and let it cool. Make sure it doesn’t solidify
- Blend all the ingredients and contain it in a Mason jar or an airtight container
- Use this mixture once or twice in a week. You could also use it every day if you want to.
The sugar and coffee present in this scrub will exfoliate the skin and the oil present in it would make your skin soft and also give it the required moisture.
Benefits Of Coffee Scrub
The coffee scrub is known to have amazing benefits which include anti-inflammatory characteristics and affiliation, reduction of cellulite temporarily, decreased puffiness of the eye, improvised blood circulation and also soft skin.
The coffee scrub is very soothing. Using a coffee scrub with sugar, salt and oils will make your skin nourished which will soothe your skin.
Caffeine also has effects on skin than on just body and mind. It tightens the skin that will decrease cellulite. It will also reduce swelling and can treat dark circles around your eyes which is non-hereditary. Caffeine has also got loads of antioxidants that aid you in fighting premature aging of your skin like sun spots, fine lines, and wrinkles. However, the caffeine content of the scrub plays an important role.
Now that you know the amazing benefits of using the coffee scrub, wouldn’t you want to try it?