“Used coffee grounds can be a part of your daily beauty routine. Discover three very simple ways to use them: as an exfoliant with a bit of honey and olive oil, as a scrub when mixed with thick cream and sweet almond oil, and as a conditioner when combined with an egg and honey. So don’t hesitate to save them; a few spoonfuls are enough to prepare effective treatments!”
Despite the existence of many excellent cosmetic products on the market, homemade face and hair care recipes using natural ingredients have also proven to be effective for enhancing your beauty. If you’re a coffee drinker, know that coffee grounds (the residue left at the bottom of the cup) are not useless; on the contrary, they can be used to prepare quick beauty treatments. Here are three ways to pamper yourself with coffee grounds.
Exfoliant for Face and Body
Whether for your face or body, this coffee grounds mixture is a way to remove dead skin cells. Take 3 tablespoons of coffee grounds, 2 tablespoons of olive oil, and 1 tablespoon of honey, mix them together in a bowl and stir vigorously. You can use it immediately to exfoliate your face or any part of your body. Gently massage the skin in a circular motion with the palm of your hand. Before rinsing, leave it on for about 10 minutes. A simple and effective homemade treatment to refresh your skin, and you can do it as often as you like!
Shine and Softness Hair Conditioner
Providing nourishing or repairing care for your hair is essential to keep it beautiful. Coffee grounds can help add shine to your hair every day. Just two tablespoons, mixed with a whole egg and a tablespoon of honey, are enough. Apply the mixture after shampooing, on wet hair. Then rinse and repeat the treatment once a week. You’ll enjoy having soft and shiny hair!
Thanks to its small granules, coffee grounds can be used as an unclogging scrub. To create a creamy texture, mix a spoonful of coffee grounds with a spoonful of thick cream. Add two tablespoons of sweet almond oil to make your skin satin-smooth. Apply the mixture as a mask over your entire face, making small circular massages and avoiding the eye area. Leave it on for 20 minutes before rinsing thoroughly. By doing this ritual once a week, your skin will be consistently free of impurities!