Coffee is packed with antioxidants and this feature helps to fight skin aging by eliminating toxins. They further protect against free radicals from pollution, cigarette smoke, and other environmental impurities.
DIY it: Take two tablespoons of freshly ground coffee (or used grounds) and mix with two tablespoons of cocoa powder, three tablespoons of whole milk, and one tablespoon of honey.
Thereafter apply a coat of the mixture to your face (light coat). Leave it for about 15 minutes then use a warm washcloth to take it off.
For Hair Application:
Use the coffee for applying on hair. The coffee will give your hair a silky smooth look. Additionally a direct massage into the scalp, will enable the caffeine in coffee to stimulate hair follicles which in turn speeds up growth.
DIY it: Brew a pot of the strong coffee and add thereto half a cup of water. Wait for the coffee and water to get lukewarm. Standing in the shower, pour the liquid onto your hair and scalp, then wrap hair in a plastic cap. Remain in this condition for 20 minutes then wash it out with warm water.
Please keep in mind that coffee is a diuretic. As a result of this feature when it is applied to the skin, it draws fluid away fromfat cells. This makes them shrink in size and the appearance of cellulite is minimized.
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