Do you like coffee?
Coffee for some people is the elixir of life, and certainly the elixir of youth. The amazing properties of coffee have been known for centuries.
Check how you can use coffee for your own beauty and health. We can prepare many cosmetics at home, in accordance with the "zero waste" principle.
Something for your hair
Coffee is great as a hair cosmetic. We can use it as a preparation that darkens and emphasizes the colour of our hair, and additionally makes them nourished and extremely shiny.
Its biggest advantage is that by improving microcirculation, it stimulates hair follicles, which activates hair growth and prevents hair loss.
Coffee rinse for brunettes and brown hair
Put three tablespoons of freshly ground coffee into a glass of boiling water, allow to cool and then strain. Add half a litre of lukewarm water. Apply to shampooed hair twice a week.
The rinse will strengthen and nourish your hair. It emphasizes their natural glow and makes your hair slightly darker, therefore it is not suitable for blondes. Thanks to its nutritional properties, the rinse stimulates hair growth.
Coffee in the fight against cellulite?
Coffee is very often used as an addition to many creams, ointments and gels designed to combat cellulite. The caffeine contained in coffee prevents excessive fat accumulation and improves the lipolysis process.
It removes excess water from the cells, making the skin more tense and smooth. The best part is that to fight cellulite, coffee grounds scrub is simply perfect. You can easily prepare it in our home. And then do the peeling yourself.
Coffee and sugar body scrub
4-5 tablespoons of warm coffee grounds
3 tablespoons of fine brown sugar
3 tablespoons of coconut oil
Mix all ingredients together to form a homogeneous mass. Massage the body with a warm peeling and then rinse thoroughly. Such a peeling perfectly minimizes cellulite and gives the skin a delicate pleasant smell.
It is also one of the cheapest and a the most effective cosmetics. Caffeine as a natural alkaloid is revitalizing and regenerating. It improves skin condition - firms it and reduces swelling.
It has a slimming effect and supports the fight against cellulite. It slows down the aging process of the body's cells.
Coffee peeling with sea salt
4 tablespoons of coffee grounds
1 tablespoon of Himalayan salt
1 tablespoon of olive oil or almond oil
Mix all ingredients together to form a homogeneous mass. Gently massage the body for several minutes, then rinse thoroughly.
How does coffee prevent the signs of aging?
Many people use creams with the addition of coffee as a great way to get rid of wrinkles. Caffeine improves microcirculation and has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties, thanks to which it fights various skin imperfections.
In addition, the chlorogenic acid contained in coffee delays the breakdown of vitamin C, which smoothens out the wrinkles.
Coffee is also very often used in eye creams, which aim to fight shadows, i.e. so-called bags under the eyes. Coffee also has natural UV filters that can protect against skin cancer.
Universal coffee face mask
Mix two tablespoons of coffee grounds with your favourite moisturizing cream for a thick paste. Apply to your face and leave for 15 minutes.
Regenerating coffee mask
1 teaspoon coffee grounds
1 teaspoon of honey
1 teaspoon of wheat bran
2 teaspoons of milk
Mix all ingredients and apply on your face, leave for about 10 minutes. The mask perfectly nourishes and smoothes the skin.
Coffee moisturizing mask
2 teaspoons of coffee grounds
2 teaspoons of coconut or almond oil
1 teaspoon of honey
Mix all ingredients and apply to the face avoiding the eye area, leave for about 10 minutes. Wash off with lukewarm water.
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