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Beauty Secrets of Coffee

Updated: May 2, 2020

Coffee is widely famous for being a so needed daily morning companion. Actually, here in Melbourne coffee is even worshipped. Melbourne's roasters and baristas are some of the most accomplished, inventive and technical on earth. It seems with each passing month there’s a new brewing technique, new gadgets or a shift in the idea of what good coffee actually means. Melbournian coffee has become an art.

But coffee's benefits go beyond just as a caffeinated boost of energy. Caffeine has also been proved to have wonderful skin benefits, from diminishing under-eye circles, reducing inflammation and redness, to getting rid of cellulite.

Here are some of the benefits of including coffee to your skincare routine;

1. Skin Exfoliation

Coffee grounds work great as a face scrub thanks to their texture that helps exfoliating the skin by removing dead skin cells. The outcome? a smoother and cleaner face, plus on top of that, the coffee will help you preventing from skin dryness.

You can easily make a scrub with 1/2 cup of brown sugar and ground coffee, along with 1/4 cup of oil, macadamia sounds just perfect here. Mix well and apply it on to your face, massaging in circular motions. When you're done, rinse off thoroughly.