DIY Homemade mask recipe - Coffee

For so long, people have complained about dry skin, oily face, and pores appear on the face. This could lower once self-esteem, but wear a face mask is one of the remedies to these problems. However, it is important to take the right healthy skincare regimen for the best outcome. One of the best masks is the coffee face mask. For so long, people have thought that coffee should only sip as a caffeine source, but many don't know that caffeine is a good product of skin remedy. Actually, coffee has some beauty benefits such as exfoliation by removing the dead skin layer, brightens your complexion and fading the dull one, moisturizes the skin and also acts as antioxidants. This coffee mask, besides giving the above skin remedies it also brings back the youthful look! 

Though there are many variations of the coffee mask, Skin18 will give a recipe for a homemade mask with simple, fast, and effective coffee. This will be beneficial to both men and women.

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(1) Face mask.

Adding coffee in your mask will keep your skin radiant the whole day, this is because coffee has antioxidants that remove toxins from your skin.

Ingredients:
  • 3 tablespoons of freshly ground organic coffee beans.
  • 3 tablespoons of cocoa powder.
  • 4 tablespoons of whole milk.
  • 2 tablespoons of honey.
  • 2 tablespoons of lemon juice. 
  • 2 drops of Carrot Seed essential oil.

Directions: Mix your finely ground coffee beans and cocoa powder. Add the milk and stir to create a paste. Add honey, lemon juice and Carrot Seed essential oil and mix. Apply on the skin and let it dry. After 15 minutes, wash off the mask with a warm cloth. 

DIY Homemade mask recipe - Coffee

2. Face scrub for exfoliation.

Coffee scrub helps in elimination of the dead skin and thus allows growth of new skin cells thereby creating a glowing skin. It will also lighten your complexion and moisturizes the skin.

Ingredients:
4 tablespoons of finely grounded coffee .
2 tablespoons of either Olive oil, almond oil, coconut oil or grape seed oil.
2 tablespoons of brown sugar.
2 drops of Carrot Seed essential oil.

Directions: Mix brown sugar and ground coffee in the bowl, then add oil. Add more or less sugar based on the kind of scrub you want. Massage gently in circular motion on the face, and lastly, rinse with warm water.

3. Cellulite elimination scrub.

Though it is impossible to eliminate all the cellulite, coffee has been tested and proved to work well in the elimination of the better part of it. In the recipe, there is also coconut oil which adds benefits in the scrub by helping in smoothing and moisturizing the skin.The recipe is for the whole body. 

Ingredients:
1 cup of finely grounded coffee.
1/2 cup of brown sugar.
1 cup of coconut oil.
2 drops of Carrot Seed essential oil.

Directions: Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl. After washing your body, massage the paste on your body while targeting the cellulite. Massage the area with cellulite for at least 1 minute preferably when the body is wet.

In conclusion, coffee is an excellent remedy for skin problems and also for the maintenance of healthy skin. Coffee has skin benefits such as toxins elimination from the skin, exfoliation, brightens and lightens the skin, and tightens the skin pores, therefore enhancing the skin's appearance. Since coffee can be used to make a simple and effective homemade mask, it should be considered as it is capable of solving most of the skin problems. 

For further information, please feel free to contact us at diy4living@skin18.com.

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