We all love a hot cup of coffee during a winter day or after a really tiring day at work .Coffee is scientifically proven to be a ‘wonder drink’, when consumed in moderation. It promotes good health and contains properties that helps you keep illness away.But excess intake may cause health issues and flushing. It has a substance “Caffeine” which is the factor keeping us hyperactive. Excess caffeine intake is not recommended. Did you know coffee has also various uses in the feilds of beauty? To all the coffee lovers out there we have a reason to rejoice as it has numerous benefits for the skin! Coffee has antioxidants which protects and bolsters the skin and it’s natural defences. So today we are about to discuss how this ‘wonder drink’ can be put to use to create amazing DIY’s to attain a healthy and glowing skin.
- Anti-Cellulite Body Scrub
3/4 cup Coffee powder, 3/4 cup Sugar 1 cup Coconut oil and 1tbsp Cinnamon powder
Mix all the ingredients together thoroughly.Massage well to the cellulite areas for about good 10-15 minutes, wash off with clean luke warm water This is also known as a good scrub to minimize cellulite. Coffee helps to tighten the skin and also reduce the appearance of the saginess of the skin.
- Face Scrub
1 cup Coconut oil, 3/4 cup Coffee powder, 3/4 cup Sugar.
Mix all of the ingredients together in a bowl until well combined.Massage onto your face in gentle, circular motions, then rinse with warm water. Pat dry your face.
- Face Mask
3/4 cup Coffee powder, 1Tbsp Turmeric powder, 1/2 cup Yogurt
Mix the ingredients in a bowl until well combined and apply it onto your face as a mask let it sit for around 10-15 mins and rinse off with lukewarm water. This helps to get rid of dead skin cells,leaves the skin glowing.
- Puffy Eyes And Dark Circles
Method 1 :
1 Teaspoon of coffee powder, Pinch of pepper powder, 1/4 teaspoon of coconut oil, water
Take a very small pinch of pepper powder, add 1 teaspoon of coffee powder ,to it mix 1/4 teaspoon of coconut oil and mix in some water. Make a fine paste and apply it under your eyes carefully make sure the paste doesn’t go inside your eyes and let it sit for 5-10 minutes. Wipe off with a wet tissue and wash your face.
Method 2 :
Brewed coffee, Aloe vera Gel
Take some brewed coffee add in some aloevera gel and place it in ice cube tray and freeze it for about 7-8 hours.You can massage those ice cubes on your eyes before sleep to reduce puffiness.
- Lip Scrub
Coffee powder and Honey
Take equal parts of coffee powder and honey,mix them together and rub it on your lips to exfoliate your lips well. Using it regularly helps in softening the lips and also prevent from drying.
- Scalp Scrub
Coffee powder, Coconut oil, sugar
Take coffee powder,coconut oil,sugar. Blend the ingredients well.Massage this paste well on to the scalp gently, this helps as an exfoliator to the scalp.Wait for few minutes and wash off with a gentle shampoo.This will help to get rid of excess product build up and dead skin cells on the scalp
- Hair Mask
Instant Coffee powder , Conditioner
Take some instant coffee and add in some of your favourite conditioner mix well and apply to the hair and tips . Make sure not to apply to the roots.Leave in for 5 minutes and was off.This helps the hair to get it’s shine back and remain frizz free .
Go ahead try these amazing DIY’S and do let us know how did they work for you. If you found the post useful do let us know in the comments section below, and follow us for more such amazing posts !
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Written By : Radhika Varma ; Edited By : Aswini Ramesh
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