DIY: Exfoliating and Moisturizing Coffee Scrub

DIY Exfoliating and Moisturizing Coffee Scrub

Make your own coffee scrub

I love coffee. I love it so much that it is part of my life every single day. How many people can boast of that? 😛 Coffee is awesome not just as a beverage but for your skin too. It makes an amazing body scrub. My mother has been making a coffee-coconut scrub for ages.

I do not like commercial face scrubs. They are too harsh and you are only damaging your skin in the long run. (I spoke about this here and here)

But I am a big fan of exfoliating so any gentle exfoliant gets a big thumbs-up from me. Natural and homemade scrubs are brilliant and inexpensive! Coffee works very well as it is gentle, rich in antioxidants and also has anti-cellulite properties. Caffeine is used in a lot of products (especially eye creams) for its anti-inflammatory properties.

Without further ado, here is the recipe for an amazing treat in the shower:

(If you can use organic ingredients, even better)

You need:

  • 2 tablespoons ground coffee (I use used coffee from my coffee maker, or even fresh)
  • 2 tablespoons coconut or olive oil
  • A pinch of cinnamon (optional)

Mix all ingredients together and use in the shower (this scrub can get messy). Rinse off and marvel at your glowing soft skin! I love using this scrub for elbows, hands and legs. The best part is that you won’t even feel the need to use a lotion afterwards.

Extra benefit: you will smell like coffee!

You can keep this stored in an airtight jar in your bathroom or kitchen.

PS: DO NOT use if you have a lot of pimples. You will aggravate them more.

Until next time, stay sexy!


4 thoughts on “DIY: Exfoliating and Moisturizing Coffee Scrub

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