Are you a coffee drinker? I sure am and I hold my badge of “Death Before De-cafe” proudly!!! I love, love, love, love, CAFFEINE. Another reason to love it is for the wonders it does to your skin.
Reasons why I love using coffee grounds as a beauty regiment:
- Coffee Is Loaded With Antioxidants! Antioxidants provide so many great benefits to our body’s. Amongst the many benefits of caffeine are heart disease and cancer fighting properties. Let’s prevents premature skin aging! Ladies, we don’t want age spots and wrinkles. Ain’t nobody got time for that! 😉
- Helps improve Cellulite and Varicose Veins. Coffee increases blood flow which will help aid in these two pesky skin problems! While is does help to improve cellulite you may want to make sure you are also eating healthy and getting some exercise for lasting results.
- Sweet Exfoliation! Exfoliating gets rid of the dead skin and give us fresh, glowing, younger looking skin.
- The Glow. Your skin will illuminate after scrubbing your body with coffee. I just love it!
Who doesn’t love coffee all over their body?! What a great way to start the day right? 😉
Don’t spend money buying those expensive scrubs when the ones you can make at home work just as well.
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Ingredients & Directions
- 1 Cup of used Organic Coffee Grounds (the organic is optional, whatever shakes your tail feathers. I use Organic French Mexican Dark Coffee Beans and they are AMAZING!)
- 1/2 Cup of Sugar or Sea Salt
- 2 Tablespoons of Olive Oil or Coconut Oil. Both are great for your skin!
You can use the coffee grounds you used in the morning. That way you aren’t wasting any. Then add in 1/2 a cup of sugar or salt and mix. Last but not least, add in 2 tablespoons of Olive Oil and mix again.
Store in a cute mason jar or plastic container. You can even use a plastic ziplock bag if you’d like.
Now get in the shower and scrub your body like a mad woman on a caffeine high!
That’s all there is to it. Easy, I know right? You can even get creative and add in some essential oils like vitamin E, to help those stretch marks. I haven’t gotten around to buying any yet but I will soon. I’ve been thinking about going all oil.
Let me know the different combinations you have came up with and what seemed to work well for you. I’d love to hear!