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Cellulite, Sagging, Acne – Oh My!

Especially as we approach the winter months and your skin starts to dry out, you need to be taking care of your skin! One surprising ingredient that’s great for rejuvenating and revitalizing your skin is COFFEE! Crazy, right?

BENEFITS OF COFFEE FOR SKIN:

• Caffeine in coffee can tighten skin, smooth puffiness, fight free radicals and help fight cellulite and acne.
• It firms the skin thereby reducing the cellulite.
• Coffee plumps your skin and adds a healthy glow to it.
• It has antimicrobial actin that keeps acne-causing microbes at bay.
• Coffee is one of the richest sources of antioxidants. Antioxidants are so important for the skin because they protect the skin against free radicals that damage the skin.
• It also has skin softening, toning and brightening properties.

There are amazing benefits to using coffee on your skin. Here are some tips and recipes using coffee to help get your skin looking bright and fresh again.

Cellulite:

Scrub it up!

What You Need:

• 1 c coffee grounds
• 6 tbsp coconut oil
• 3 tbsp sea salt or sugar
• empty jar

Step 1

Measure out the dry ingredients and combine in a large measuring cup or bowl.

Step 2

Melt the coconut oil in the microwave if solid, and add to the mixture.

Step 3

Mix well.

Step 4

Transfer contents to a waterproof jar or container.

Step 5

OPTIONAL: Before getting in the shower, use a dry brush to exfoliate and stimulate blood flow. Brush lightly in a circular motion on any problem areas, or all over your body to reap the full benefits of dry brushing.

Step 6

In the shower, apply your scrub to areas with cellulite. Massage the scrub onto skin in a circular motion before rinsing. Repeat every time you shower for best results.

Tighten and Tone:

Squeeze it up!

What You Need:

• 1/2 cup ground coffee
• 1/2 cup coconut palm sugar
• 1/4 cup coconut oil
• 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Step 1

Mix all of the ingredients.

Step 2

Heat up all ingredients until well-combined.

Step 3

Wait for scrub to cool down to room temperature. This is to ensure that your exfoliants don’t dissolve in the oil.

Step 4

Make sure to store your scrub in an air tight container.

Step 5

Now rub all over your body and begin to feel incredible! You can even give it a taste!

Acne:

Clean it up!

What You Need:

• 1/4 cup Ground Coffee
• 1/2 cup Coconut Oil
• 1/4 tsp of Turmeric

Step 1

Mix all ingredients in a bowl.

Step 2

Literally lather your acne spots up and let it sit.

Step 3

Wash off and feel beautiful!

 

I really you want you guys to give these a try – because you’ll feel and look amazing, but you’ll also smell like the local coffee shop – and I don’t think any of us will complain about that!

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