Autumn gloomy morning, drizzling rain are hardly good helpers in order to easily “fly up” from the bed, look good and be in a cheerful state of mind all day. What can not be said about freshly brewed coffee, this fragrant drink can not only” raise ” us, but also our mood, to support in the fight against autumn frustration, improve immunity and cause many positive effects in the body. And how much good coffee can do for our beauty?
Coffee mask for the face has anti-aging effects
This is due to the fact that when brewing coffee, antioxidants are released that counteract the aging process of the skin and intercept harmful free radicals. To achieve a double effect, you can combine the pleasure of an invigorating drink with the application of a natural mask, which in addition to its useful properties has an excellent aroma.
To make it very simple: 2 tablespoons of ground coffee steamed with boiling water, mix with 2 tablespoons of cream and a tablespoon of honey. Apply the mixture to the face, avoid contact with eyes, hold for 15 minutes. Rinse off with lukewarm water.
A coffee treatment for hair & scalp
Everyone knows coffee scrubs for the face, and probably everyone knows about their benefits. But skin also needs cleansing, but the hair — in-kind support against breakage and growth activator. By applying particles of ground coffee on the scalp, we get a great exfoliating agent that removes old cells and has a tonic effect. It is an excellent stimulant of hair growth, and antioxidant in caffeine helps to protect the hair from breakage.
Mix the usual amount of shampoo with ¼ Cup ground coffee. Apply to damp scalp and hair with massaging movements for a minute, then relax and enjoy the pleasant aroma. Apply conditioner and rinse thoroughly with warm water.
Coffee ice against under-eye circles
Many of us face the problem of eye puffiness and dark under-eye circles. To avoid this, take as a rule daily wipe the skin around the eyes with ice. And caffeine contained in coffee will only enhance this effect.
Freshly brewed coffee, without the grounds, freeze in special molds for ice. After the ice freezes, apply it in a circular motion on the thin part of the skin under the eyes, rinse with warm water.
Coffee peeling is the real anticellulite”weapons”
Caffeine really helps against cellulite, it acts on the skin on several aspects at the same time: improves blood circulation, has a vasodilating effect on the skin and subcutaneous layer. As a result, metabolic processes are accelerated and the process of fat splitting takes place.
Collect the coffee grounds from the container where the coffee was brewed, and apply in a circular motion on the problem areas. After application, remove the coffee particles will easily help a small amount of olive oil. The procedure takes 5-10 minutes. After rinse with warm water.
Coffee remedy for hands and feet
This tool is incredibly important in the onset of cold weather, as it is at this time, many aggravated skin problems. It is important to know how to care and what means are suitable for your skin type. Natural product with the addition of coffee suits all skin types (except allergic reactions to ingredients), has a calming effect and helps to get rid of rough skin of hands and feet.Mix a glass of coconut oil, half a Cup of finely ground coffee and 1-2 teaspoons of vanilla extract. Take a bath with warm soapy water and lower your hands/feet there for 10 minutes. Gradually, apply one teaspoon of coffee on the skin massaging movements for better blood circulation and skin peeling. Rinse off with lukewarm water.