One of the most popular drinks in the world may be more helpful than your early morning caffeine fix. Coffee is really a multi faceted and really potent ingredient that can do wonders for your body, add shine and lustre to your hair, while diminishing the appearance of cellulite and under-eye shadows.
Coffee throughout the ages has been used not only as a pick me up drink but also for it’s medicinal purposes. Its antioxidant properties are loved by users from all over the globe and have been used for many centuries.
Today, many commercial beauty businesses are adding coffee ingredients to their creams, body scrubs and lotions, with the promise of better skin, less cellulite and shinier hair.
So we thought that we would highlight some really easy at home treatments that you can do with coffee to help revitalise your body, mind and at the same time put a bit of a spring in your step.
5 at home coffee effective treatments
It’s a powerful Body deodorant
Fill a muslin bag with a handful of coffee grounds and beans, and make sure you are careful to tie the end into a know. As your soaking in the bath let it drain over you and you will notice the difference in your body odour. Before you cringe, this is not bad as it’s a natural deodorizer.
To lighten, brighten skin and make you look years younger, boil a strong pot of coffee. Pour into bowl of ice and freeze. The the next part is really easy all you need to do is wipe over your forehead, cheeks and chin, being gentle around the eyes.
Toner for your facial pores
Tone up pores and wipe away makeup residue. After cleansing, soak a cotton pad with freshly brewed coffee and wipe away.
Anti-ageing face mask – if you want to look a few years younger this is perfect!
Add coffee to a flour paste and wipe it on your face carefully. This will tighten the pores and help reduce puffiness and signs of ageing especially under the eyes.
Cellulite body wrap
Caffeine certainly stimulates circulation of your blood and helps remove excess body fluid. All you need to do is heat coffee grounds and ground them up in olive oil. From there use a clear sheet of cling wrap plastic and wrap around your stomach, things or wherever you see areas or signs of cellulite. Allow it to sit for 20 or so minutes and then take off in the shower.
These are just a few wonderful things you can do with coffee – just imagine now using a coffee body scrub every day and how fabulous you are going to look and feel.