Coffee is known not only for its invigorating properties,it is rich in minerals and trace elements, many of which are very useful for the skin, so it can be used as a home cosmetics. Masks, scrubs, and anti-cellulite products, prepared on the basis of coffee, it is very effective in the care of the face and body.
Coffee - a drink, loved by many, with a uniquetaste and aroma of the divine. But the coffee is known not only for its invigorating properties, it is rich in minerals and trace elements, many of which are very useful for the skin, so it can be used as a home cosmetics. Masks, scrubs, and anti-cellulite products, prepared on the basis of coffee, it is very effective in the care of the face and body.
To prepare at homecosmetic products taken only organic coffee. This can be grounds left after drinking coffee, no sugar added ( "sleeping coffee") or just ground grain.
Masks and facial scrubs made from finely ground coffee, peeling and masks can be used for the body of coffee coarse.
Masks for face
For dry skin. Purifying Mask.
The coffee grounds left after drinking coffee,add 1 teaspoon of fine salt, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1 tablespoon vegetable oil (preferably olive) and 1 teaspoon sugar. All the ingredients mix well and apply on face. Lightly massage slightly and leave for 5-10 minutes, then rinse with warm water. This mask also has a moisturizing and nourishing effect.
For normal and combination skin.
1 tablespoon of "sleeping" coffee mix with 1 tablespoon of fat cottage cheese, put on the face, a little massage and leave on the skin for 10 minutes, rinse with warm water.
For oily skin. Mask-Scrub.
Mix 2 teaspoons of coffee grounds with 1 tablespoonspoon yogurt (preferably without additives). Apply the resulting mass to the face and massage for 2-3 minutes, then rinse with cool water. This scrub can be used for dry skin, but should be replaced with yogurt cream or cream with a high fat content.
1 tablespoon of ground (to a state of flour) coreswalnut mixed with coffee grounds and put on your skin light patting motions, leave on face for 10-15 minutes, then rinse with cool water. Such a mask for short time improves the appearance, removes signs of fatigue and gives the skin elasticity and freshness.
Mask with firming effect.
Beat 2 egg whites until foamy state, add1 teaspoon of sour cream, 1 teaspoon of honey (if no allergy), and 2 teaspoons of coffee grounds. The resulting mixture is moved and put on the skin for 20 minutes, then rinse with warm water.
Mask anti-wrinkle treatment.
1 teaspoon of coffee grounds mixed with the pulp of half a banana, add 1 teaspoon of heavy cream, leave on face for 10-15 minutes, rinse with warm water.
The cooled coffee (brewed strong) mixed with 1tablespoon rye flour to a thick mass, add the yolk of one egg, mix thoroughly and apply for 15 minutes on the skin, rinse with water at room temperature.
Body scrub with coffee have good peeling effect, make the skin soft and velvety, and tone and moisturize the skin.
Apply scrubs can be both wet steamingskin after bathing and dry. It is recommended to distribute the scrub on the body with light massage movements, then rinse with warm water and blot your skin with a towel.
Scrub with a nourishing effect is recommendedleft on the body for 10-15 minutes, massaging the skin from the bottom up, then rinse with warm water, wet towel. Scrubs for moistening and cleaning of the skin can be applied to the body for a few minutes, then rinse with water and apply a moisturizing cream or lotion.
Do not use scrubs often. If you have dry skin, it is desirable to apply the scrub not more than once every two weeks, with a fat - not more than once a week.
Coffee Scrub without additives.
Sleeps coffee put on the skin (it is better to steamed), rubbing the whole body with circular massaging movements from the bottom up for 10 minutes. After we wash off and causes a moisturizer.
Shower gel with the addition of coffee.
The shower gel (100-150 ml), preferably with a neutral odor, add 1 tablespoon of ground coffee.
Coffee and honey scrubs.
2 tablespoons ground coffee mixed with 3 tablespoons of liquid honey and applied to the skin and massaging 5-10 minutes, wash off with warm water. This scrub has a nourishing and cleansing effect.
By the 2nd tablespoons of ground coffee to add 2tablespoons of honey (can be candied) and 1 tablespoon of olive oil. When dry and sensitive skin is better to use a more finely ground coffee. Such scrub moisturizes and cleanses the skin.
Scrub with sea salt (deep cleaning of the skin).
Take 3 tablespoons of coffee, add 1 tablespoona spoonful of olive oil and mix it with 2 tablespoons of fine sea salt. Olive oil can be replaced with peach, apricot and grape seed oil.
Scrub with clay.
1 bag of clay (100 g), blue or white, diluted with water to the consistency of sour cream, add 1 tablespoon of coffee. Scrub promotes deep cleansing and healing of the skin pores.
Scrub with the addition of kefir.
Two tablespoons of coffee diluted yogurt, to a state of viscous slurry. Kefir has a good scrub nourishing.
Coffee is an effective tool in the fight againstcellulite due to the presence of caffeine in it, which helps to improve blood circulation, removal of toxins, fat cleavage, which leads to a reduction of "orange peel".
For anti-cellulite body wraps and masks is better to take coffee coarse, you can use "Sleep" coffee, but since it has less caffeine, the effect will be weaker.
Anti-cellulite body wraps.
Wraps (especially hot) is not recommended for varicose veins, gynecological problems, pregnancy and diseases of the cardiovascular system.
It should also ensure that there are no allergies to the components wraps.
Wraps of all kinds should be recordedcling film, it is recommended to enhance the effect to wear warm clothes or a blanket to wrap yourself, exposure time wraps 40-50 minutes for some species - 50-60 minutes, rinse with warm water, then you can apply a moisturizing cream.
Anti-cellulite body wraps better to do on steaming skin after a shower or bath.
Coffee wrap (without additives).
Ground coffee (100-150 g) Pour hot water and stir until a thick slurry. The resulting mass in the form of heat put on the problem areas, actively massaging until light redness of the skin. Exposure time - 50 minutes.
Wrapping with essential oils.
1 tablespoon vegetable oil (olive,almond, apricot, peach) was mixed with 3 drops of orange oil, 3 drops of lemon oil, 2 drops of rosemary oil (geranium, rosewood). It can be used instead of orange and lemon oils - tangerine, grapefruit and bergamot oil. Oils are added to the coffee grounds prepared for the first recipe. Exposure time 40 to 50 minutes.
Wrap with honey.
4 tablespoons ground coffee mixed with two tablespoons of honey, the resulting mass apply on problem areas. Exposure time of 40-50 minutes.
Wrapping with blue clay.
Sachet clay (100 g) is mixed with the ground coffee (100 g), diluted in a small amount of hot water. Exposure time 50 minutes.
Mix equal proportions of algae and ground coffee, pour a little hot water, let stand for about 15 minutes, then put on your skin. Exposure time may be increased to 1 hour.
After the procedure, the wrapping is recommended not to eat within 2 hours, and should refrain from visiting the solarium for 6-7 hours.