Coffee grounds have become an indispensable beauty care ingredient, for skin or hair. It is a cheap alternative to beauty treatments and can successfully be used in homemade beauty remedies that target cellulite or other skin issues.
Here are 5 quick and effective treatments based on coffee grounds which you can easily try at home:
- Scrub to combat wrinkles and small imperfections
Combined with an egg, the coffee grounds make a very effective remedy against wrinkles and imperfections of the skin. If you want a uniform and smooth skin, mix in a bowl three tablespoons of coffee grounds with 1 egg white and a teaspoon of brown sugar so that you get a smooth paste.
Apply the obtained mask on your face and leave it on for about 10 minutes. Rinse your face gently massaging the skin to remove all the impurities.
- Mask for treating acne
A mask made from coffee grounds and honey will help you fight against acne. The honey will disinfect the skin and coffee grounds will remove blackheads and acne.
Mix three tablespoons of honey and a tablespoon of coffee grounds, two tablespoons of cinnamon powder and add some hot water (the mask shouldn’t be too dry but not runny). Apply the mask on your face and leave it on for half an hour. Use this mask for 1 month, once a week, and you will certainly see results.
- Effective cellulite treatment
Coffee grounds are very effective for skin toning. It removes dead cells and stimulates the production of new cells. Mix coffee grounds with olive oil, and vitamin E oil and massage the skin gently once a week. This exfoliating mask cleanses the pores, tones the skin and stimulates lymphatic drainage.
- Dark circles treatment
Coffee grounds act as a natural concealer. Mix one teaspoon of coffee grounds with a teaspoon of yogurt and add a few drops of lemon juice. Leave the mask in the fridge for 15 minutes. Then apply the mask on the dark circles and leave it on for 10 minutes. Remove the mask using a damp cotton disk.
- Refresh your hair color
If you’re a brunette, you can use coffee grounds to refresh your hair color and give it shininess. All you have to do is rinse your hair with coffee, leave to act for a few minutes and then rinse with water.