Coffee Body Scrub Recipe
What Coffee Can Do For Your Skin
Coffee contains many beneficial components that improve your skin.
Caffeine: Your skin loves caffeine, which improves circulation to the surface of your skin.
Caffeine has also been reported to reduce the size of cellulite molecules (according to the University of Rio de Janeiro).
Anti-oxidants: Sun damage, environmental pollution, dietary inadequacies. These are all good reasons to utilize the benefits of a topical anti-oxidant.
Coffee is full of anti-oxidants, when applied to the epidermis go directly to work fighting free radicals that lead to the signs of aging.
Catechins: A bioflavonoid that prevents the loss of collegen and replenishes the reticulin and elastin fibers.
Coffee Sugar Scrub Recipe
1 Cup Organic Cane Sugar
1/2 Cup Ground Coffee (medium-fine grind)
1/4 Cup Grapeseed or Safflower Oil
2 Tbsp. Unrefined Cocoa Butter, melted ***optional
1 tsp. essential or fragrance oil
Mix together sugar and ground coffee in a large clean bowl, with a sterile utensil.
Drizzle the oil over the mixture and package in 12oz. plastic or glass container.
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