Coffee is not only a popular beverage. It is also a favourite ingredient of luxurious skin care products. The caffeine in the coffee is known to have good skin benefits such as reducing redness and combating inflammation and acne. Coffee can be used to brighten up dull skin when applied as a face mask, and is ideal for any skin type. Grab some coffee powder and make these delicious coffee face masks to get clean and clear skin!
- Makes skin soft and smooth
- Fights acne and prevents it from recurring
- Coffee contains caffeine that defends your skin from the harmful ultraviolet rays and helps in fighting skin damage
COFFEE CHOCOLATE MASK
You need 1/2 Cup ground organic coffee beans (you can grind your own or buy pre-ground), 1/2 cup organic, unsweetened cocoa powder, 1 cup of unsweetened whole milk (or unsweetened almond milk) and 1 tbsp of lemon juice. In your bowl, mix the finely ground coffee beans with the cocoa powder. Add in the milk, stir until it creates a paste. For a thicker paste, use less milk. Fold in lemon juice and apply to skin and let dry (up to 20 minutes). Wash off and store any extras in the fridge for up to 3 days.
COFFEE OATS MASK
You need 1 tablespoon leftover coffee grounds or fresh powder, 2 tablespoons ground oats, 1 heaping tablespoon honey and 1-2 teaspoon of cinnamon. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and combine. Stir until a paste forms, then carefully pat the mixture onto your skin taking care to avoid contact with your eyes. Leave on for up to 20 minutes before rinsing with warm water.
COFFEE OLIVE OIL MASK
This a simple face mask is made by blending finely ground coffee beans- 1 tablespoon with olive oil as per need. Gently rub your skin in circular motion while applying the coffee and olive oil mixture to your face. Leave the mixture on your face for about 20 minutes and then wash off with water. With regular use, it reduces blemishes and improves your skin tone.