Not only does coffee make a delicious beverage, but leftover coffee grounds can also be used for beauty treatments. The best coffee beans are fresh and contain a lot more antioxidants beneficial for our skin and hair. It’s about time we start a coffee subscription with free shipping because, with these beauty hacks, we’d need a lot more coffee in our lives.
Hold yourself back from buying those fancy face masks at the store because you can make the best face mask at home using this morning’s leftover coffee grounds. Combine a minimum of one tablespoon of coffee grounds with honey (raw or manuka honey is best) and yogurt. Mix and apply it to your entire face, and then leave it for thirty minutes. Rinse thoroughly with water. Coffee helps tighten the skin, and it also has stimulants so your face will look youthful and supple.
Coffee grounds have this grainy texture that is perfect for exfoliating skin. You can use a coffee scrub on your kneecaps, elbows, and other parts of your body that tend to be dry. You can also use it on your face, as it has antioxidants that will prevent oil from building up in your pores. Mix coffee grounds with sugar and olive oil or coconut oil until it forms a paste. Rub the mixture on your skin for one to two minutes and then rinse with warm water.
Using coffee to get rid of cellulite is an age-old recipe, but it works. A lot of people have given testimonials about how using coffee as a cellulite cream daily shows impressive results. And this cream is the easiest to make; you just mix coffee grounds with a little warm water until it creates a thick paste, and leave it on for a couple of minutes. Then, you rinse it off. This trick shows faster results if you do it after taking a shower.
Using coffee while washing your hair will result in shinier, bouncier hair. Before jumping in the shower, combine equal parts of coffee grounds and your conditioner. After shampooing and rinsing your hair, massage the mixture into your scalp and on the ends of your hair. Leave it for five to ten minutes and then rinse. If you’re someone that has blonde hair and don’t want the coffee to tint your hair, don’t leave it on for too long.