Coffee is loaded with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Unlike other exfoliants, are ever so slightly abrasive, coffee grounds are soft enough to be used are mild enough to use all over the body, even on sensitive areas like the face.
But it’s not just for revitalizing dry skin, coffee scrubs also help stimulate blood flow and promote collagen production. While you’re free to use fresh coffee grounds, leftover grounds are still chock full of caffeine and antioxidants, which leave skin looking perky and toned. If you have sensitive skin like I do, just make sure to grind the coffee into a soft, powder-like consistency to prevent further irritation.
Although you can use freshly made coffee, the coffee grounds are still loaded with caffeine and antioxidants and it is a good way to reuse it.
In cases of sensitive skin, it is important to carefully grind the coffee until almost powder to avoid any irritations.
It is actually know for its benefits with cellulite, It’s thought that the caffeine in coffee helps to dilate blood vessels and tighten skin, and it’s actually a perfect way to get our legs ready for the summer.
If we would like to make a complete coffee exfoliant, we recommend adding a spoon of sea salt, a tablespoon of melted coconut oil and a teaspoon of vitamin E (optional). Combine all ingredients in a small bowl and mix it well. To use, apply a small amount to damp skin and lightly massage to remove flakes and improve skin tone and texture.
Store remaining scrub in a lidded glass jar for up to a week.
Hope you try it out!