Surprising Beauty Benefits for Coffee Grounds
Here’s a few reasons you need to add coffee grounds to your beauty routine. If you thought coffee grounds were only to give you your morning jumpstart on the day, you’re mistaken!
1. Fix Tired/Puffy Eyes
Didn’t get enough sleep last night? If you want an easy way to give your eyes a fresh youthful look without expensive eye cream, coffee grounds will save the day. Grab your leftover coffee grounds from you morning pot of coffee and let cool. Place the grounds underneath the eye and let sit for about 15-20 minutes. The caffeine will help with swelling and inflammation.
2. Bye-Bye Cellulite
The truth is, almost 90% of women struggle with cellulite in some way or another. Utilizing coffee grounds are a quick fix that will help alleviate the look of dimpled and puckered skin. Create a scrub with your coffee grounds and massage around your problem areas. This will help stimulate blood flow and circulation and help tighten the skin.
3. DIY Facial
Give yourself a DIY facial with just a few ingredients. Mix 2 tablespoons of plain organic yogurt and one tablespoon of fresh coffee grounds and smooth onto your freshly-washed face. Let sit for about 15-20 minutes and rinse with cool water. Voilà! You’ll be left with a radiant glow that will leave you feeling and looking like you just left the spa!
4. Smooth & Silky Skin
Use fresh ground coffee for a natural exfoliant on the skin. Mix 1 cup of warm coffee grounds, 2 tablespoons of olive oil and a handful of sea salt. Mix well and scrub onto your dry skin for a few minutes before rinsing to get rid of those pesky dry elbows and knees and leave you with fresh youthful-looking skin.
5. Inner Health=Outer Beauty
Feel good and look good when you add a cup of joe to your daily routine. Studies show it has the potential to protect against liver disease, liver cancer, type 2 diabetes and Parkinson’s disease. Consuming coffee has also been found to promote a healthy heart.