Top DIY Coffee Scrubs For Winter Skincare
Coffee is one of the most beloved drinks by people all over the world. Consumed in several of its various forms, it has no doubt gained itself a hefty fanbase. Being the crème de la crème of the start of much of the population’s mornings, a day without coffee would simply feel sluggish to them. However, did you know that in addition to giving us that boost of energy we all crave at the start of our day (perks to the caffeine it hosts), coffee can also be extremely beneficial for our skin; not only making it smooth and lithe but also removing dirt and clearing off the dead cells gathered on our skin?
You didn’t read wrong! Coffee scrubs not only serve the aforementioned purposes, but they are also giving anti-aging cremes a run for their money. Containing several natural antioxidants, it stops the premature aging of one’s cells, thus giving one’s skin that young, glowing look! Thus, here are a few coffee scrubs that you can take and apply to your skin, all from the ease of your home.
1. Coffee and Rose Water Face Scrub
Rose water is famous for containing anti-inflammatory properties that reduce skin redness and puffiness, in addition to cleansing one’s skin and unclogging their pores.
What you need:
- 4 tablespoons coffee grounds
- 1 teaspoon rose water
Combine both these ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Then, apply the mixture to your body and face and massage thoroughly. Use lukewarm water to wash it off after it has been left on for 10-15 minutes. Using useful properties of both its ingredients, this scrub would help your skin to prevent skin infections and rashes in addition to making it firm and smooth.
2. Coffee and Aloe Vera scrub
Being packed with several multivitamins that are known to nourish and moisturize one’s skin in addition to preventing pre-mature aging, Aloe Vera can be used by people of all skin types.
- 1 cup coffee grounds
- 5 teaspoons aloe vera gel
Take a bowl and mix both these ingredients well in it. Apply this coffee scrub at any place on your skin, but in a circular motion; this helps for better absorption of the nutrients of the aloe vera. Massaging this should be a gentle process that takes place for around 10-15 minutes, after which it is to be washed off with lukewarm water.
3. Coffee and Cinnamon Full Body Scrub
Not only would this mixture be an efficient exfoliator that would clear off dead skin cells and rejuvenate it to give it a soft and glowing touch, but it also removes excess oil from one’s face and body, whilst keeping any and all infections and irritations at bay.
You will need:
- ½ cup coffee ground
- ¼ cup coconut oil
- ½ cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
Melt the coconut oil to be in a liquid form, and thereafter mix all the ingredients in a glass bowl and let the mixture cool. However, it is to be ensured that the coffee grounds used in this scrub are not to be fully dissolved in the oil. This coffee scrub should be used while showering, where it is to be scrubbed for no more than 10-15 minutes. The ingredients in it would give your skin a healthy look just after the first use, eliminating excess oil from the skin during the process.
If you loved coffee, now you have even more reasons to rejoice! So, go on and rejuvenate your skin with these DIY scrubs as it no longer has to deal with the chemicals that are present in commercially sold ones.