5 Ways To Use Coffee In Your Beauty Routine

By: Somya Ojha

Almost all of us drink coffee to kick-start our day, but very few are aware of the numerous beauty benefits of coffee grounds. Yep, you read that right.

Coffee has been making waves in the beauty community as it is loaded with skin-friendly agents. Including it in your weekly skin care routine can notch up your beauty quotient.

It acts as an effective exfoliant for the skin by removing the impurities and excess oil from the pores. Also, certain compounds in it can make the skin tighter and prevent signs of ageing.

But in order to reap the benefits of coffee, it is imperative to use it in the right way.

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That is why, today at Boldsky, we'll let you know about the different ways to use coffee in your beauty routine. These ways are simple and can transform your skin tremendously. So, keep aside the expensive store-bought creams and give this a try.

Note: It is advised to perform a skin patch test to see how your skin fares against coffee.

Bearing that in mind, continue to read to know about the effective ways of using coffee to get the skin you've always desired.

Beauty benefits of coffee

1. Coffee And Coconut Oil Face Scrub
This exfoliating scrub can remove impurities and dirt from your skin and keep blackheads, acne, etc. at bay. Mix 1 teaspoon of both ground coffee and coconut oil. Use a scrub pad to scrub this homemade scrub on your face. Gently scrub in a circular motion for 5 minutes and then leave it on for another 10 minutes before washing it off with water.

Beauty benefits of coffee

2. Coffee, Curd And Oatmeal Face Mask
This incredible face mask will leave your skin feeling soft and supple. Mix 1 tablespoon each of coffee, curd and oatmeal in a bowl. Stir them well together to form a fine paste. Gently apply this coffee mask all over your face and let it get absorbed in your skin for at least 15 minutes. Then wash it off with lukewarm water. Pat dry and follow up by applying a mild moisturizer.

Beauty benefits of coffee

3. Coffee, Black Pepper And Coconut Oil Under Eye Mask
This easy-to-prepare under eye mask is considered highly effective in getting rid of puffy, tired eyes. Mix 1 teaspoon coffee with 1/2 teaspoon of coconut oil and a pinch of black pepper. Carefully apply this under eye mask and leave it on for about 15-20 minutes before washing it off with lukewarm water. Repeat this process at least once a week for visible changes.

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Beauty benefits of coffee

4. Coffee, Lemon Juice and Honey Face Mask
The wonderful combination of these 3 natural ingredients can make a world of difference to your skin. This face mask can clean your skin from well under the surface and provide a radiant glow to it. Mix 1 teaspoon of coffee powder with 2 teaspoons of freshly extracted lemon juice and 2-3 drops of organic honey. Apply this mask all over your face and neck. Wash it off after 15 minutes with cool water.

Beauty benefits of coffee

5. Coffee And Raw Honey Face Pack
The qualities of coffee and honey combined together can do wonders to your skin. Mix 1 teaspoon of honey with 2 teaspoons of coffee. Apply the pack all over your face and neck and leave it on for 30 minutes. Then wash it off with cool water. You can apply it once in a week to make your skin radiant and firm.

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Story first published: Friday, August 26, 2016, 12:00 [IST]
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