Coffee is not only an essential part of our morning and afternoon routine, where we enjoy the aroma and taste, but it’s also a great ingredient to use for our skin care. The benefits of coffee has been known for centuries.
Coffee is rich in essential oils and minerals and it’s a great exfoliant. It also has anti-inflammatory and skin toning properties. When combined with other natural ingredients it helps to refresh your skin, remove dark spots and slow down the aging process.
Coffee is rich in antioxidants that fight free radicals responsible for skin aging. When you drink it in the morning, it’s flavor and aroma wake you up and fill you with energy. But the best part is that you can also make your tired skin look fresh and energized by making revitalizing homemade facial masks with coffee.
Here are 5 revitalizing homemade facial masks with coffee that you can use once or twice a week. You can also make a gentle face scrub, or a homemade anti cellulite coffee body scrub.
Revitalizing homemade face mask with coffee
This revitalizing homemade facial masks with coffee is great to use in the morning while you enjoy your morning coffee because it improves the blood circulation, reduces puffiness and it can help to reduce the fine lines and small wrinkles.
In a small bowl mix 2 tablespoons of finely ground coffee, 1 tablespoon of honey and 1 tablespoon of milk (or plain unsweetened yogurt) until you get a thick mixture. Apply the homemade coffee face mask on your face with light circular movements to stimulate the circulation and leave it for about 20 minutes. Rinse with cold water.
Homemade coffee facial mask for oily skin
One of the best natural cleansing ingredients most suitable for oily and acne prone skin is clay, to be more precise, green clay. Green clay has amazing healing and cleansing properties, so if your skin is prone to acne and pimples, you’ll definitely have to try it out.
For this cleansing homemade coffee facial mask you’ll need: 1 tablespoon of finely ground coffee, 1 tablespoon of green clay, one teaspoon of freshly squeezed lemon juice and 1-2 teaspoons of water or unsweetened green tea. Place all of the ingredients in a small bowl and mix everything well. Add more or less water or green tea until you get the consistency that you like. Apply the DIY coffee facial mask on your face and leave it for 15 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water.
Moisturizing homemade facial mask with coffee
This moisturizing homemade facial mask with coffee smells amazing and it really nourishes your skin. And because it contains honey, it doesn’t get dry.
Tom make this DIY coffee facial mask you’ll need: 1 tablespoon of finely ground coffee, 1 teaspoon of unsweetened cocoa powder, 1 tablespoon of honey and 1-2 teaspoons of milk. Mix all of the ingredients together and add more or less milk depending on how thick you want your DIY coffee facial mask to be. Apply the mask on a clean skin and leave it for 15 minutes. Then rinse with cool water and pat dry your face with a towel.
Refreshing homemade face mask with coffee
This homemade coffee face mask will help you to refresh your skin, slow the aging process and help restore its moisture.
Here’s what you’ll need: 2 tablespoons of finely ground coffee, 1 tablespoon of honey and 1 tablespoon of plain unsweetened yogurt. Place everything in a small bowl and mix all the ingredients together until you get a slightly thick mixture. Apply the DIY coffee face mask on a clean skin and massage it gently. Leave it for 15 minutes and rinse with lukewarm water.
Smoothing homemade facial mask with coffee
This homemade facial mask with coffee smells really nice, it revitalizes the skin and it’s also a gentle scrub so your skin will be softer and smoother. The plain yogurt and honey will moisturize your skin and the coffee and cocoa will give your skin a boost of antioxidants.
This is what you’ll need: 2 tablespoons of finely ground coffee, 1 teaspoon of cocoa powder, 1 tablespoon of plain unsweetened yogurt, 1 teaspoon of honey and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional). Mix all of the ingredients together, apply the mixture on your face and gently massage your skin. Leave the DIY coffee facial mask for about 20 minutes and rinse with lukewarm water.