A cup of coffee is all that one needs when it comes to waking up in the morning and starting off the day with full zeal. The skin works the same way. A little push it needed even to the skin and coffee helps there as well. It is an ingredient which has been used since a really long time, in fact ancient, to add a tinge of tan to the skin while also using it as a good exfoliant. However, a lot of people are still not aware of the wonders that this ingredient is capable of doing. Here are some of the beauty benefits of using coffee and some remedies which you can use to wake your skin up.

Beauty Benefits of Coffee-based DIY Face Masks
Beauty Benefits of Coffee-based DIY Face Masks

Benefits Of Using Coffee Mask

Skin calmer

Just how drinking a cup of coffee is all that you need to calm yourself down in a busy hectic day, using it on the face will work in the exact same manner too. The reason why this works is because of the antioxidant properties present in it. Right from the very first usage, it has the power to soothe the skin and calm it down, controlling the right amount of blood flow.

Prevent Ageing

The antioxidant property which helps in calming the skin is also responsible for preventing premature ageing. The climatic change caused due to excessive pollution is also responsible for a skin which looks old. In order to avoid it and make it look fresh, all you have to do is use some coffee.

Vitamin Powerhouse

What if we told you that these little granules also have the capability to prevent cancer. It contains an abundance of vitamin B3, which is all due thanks to the compound called trigonelline, which helps in preventing nonmelanoma skin cancers. It is also said to work on other kinds of skin growth and improving its quality.

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Reduce Inflammation

If it can calm your skin, it sure can work on the inflammation too. With the endless chemical products that we use on our skin, or even the pollution or the climate which causes the skin to suffer causing inflammation on the surface as well as inside the surface, using something to calm that down is extremely important. Coffee comes to rescue there. It contains anti-inflammatory properties which soothe the skin and also works on the redness of any kind. The CGA present in coffee is also responsible for reducing hyperpigmentation which increases the inflammation in the skin.

Works On Acne

It is yet again the CGA present in coffee which helps in preventing acne. Coffee contains antibacterial as well and anti-inflammatory properties which both work wonders when it comes to the skin and its problems. First off, it can directly kill the bacteria which causes the acne in the first place. Second off, it can exfoliate and cleanse the skin pores to prevent acne breakouts.

Dark circles

Dark circle is a huge problem that especially today’s generation is facing. College students have endless subjects to study and endless projects to submit, whereas the working class is busy in making their PPT’s and finishing up the targets. The pressure is the same just like those dark circles. They tend to give an overall dead look to your face. Coffee works wonders here because the caffeine present in it tends to dilate the blood vessels, which is what is responsible for darker circles. Using a simple coffee-based mask every day to combat this problem will help to make you look rejuvenated and fresh.

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Treat Your Sunburns

The anti-ageing benefits that the coffee provides due to the antioxidants present in coffee are the reason for this benefit. Making a coffee-based paste and applying it onto the face after a sunburn will show the magic and solve the problem from the roots.

Top 3 Diy Masks Using Coffee

#1. Coffee, Curd and Olive Oil Face Mask

Things you will need:

Coffee powder 2 tbsp
Curd 1 tbsp
Olive oil 1 Tsp

Process:

  1. Take a bowl, add 2 tbsp of coffee powder, 1 tbsp of curd and 1 Tsp of olive oil in it.
  2. Mix all the ingredients really well to form a paste.
  3. Apply it onto your entire face and leave it on for 15 minutes.
  4. Rinse it off after 15 minutes. Pat dry.

Use this mask once every week.

Curd contains skin whitening properties which mixed with coffee and olive oil has the capability of leaving the skin soft, bright and rejuvenated.

#2. Besan and Coffee face mask

Things you will need:

Coffee powder 2 tbsp
Gram flour 1 tbsp
Honey 1 tbsp
Lemon juice A few drops
Yoghurt 1 tbsp

Process:

  1. Take a bowl, add 2 tbsp of coffee powder, 1 tbsp of gram flour, 1 tbsp of honey, a few drops of lemon juice and 1 tbsp of yoghurt into it.
  2. Mix all the ingredients really well.
  3. Apply it onto the face and leave it on for 10-20 minutes.
  4. Rinse it off using warm water, pat dry and seal the deal with a moisturiser.

You can repeat this 2-3 times in a week.

This mask will leave you skin looking glowing and bright. It will help in removing excess oil, taking the dirt off and killing the bacteria.

#3. Coffee And Milk

Things you will need:

Coffee powder 1 tbsp
Milk 1 tbsp
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Process:

  1. Take a bowl, add 1 tbsp of coffee powder and to it add 1 tbsp of milk.
  2. Mix both the ingredients to make a fine paste. Let it sit for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Apply this onto the skin and leave it on for 15-20 minutes.
  4. Rinse it off using cold water and massage while doing so. Pat dry.

Repeat this 2-3 times in a week.

This mask will give you a skin which will feel like it is a babies. Soft, bright and supple. It will also help in clearing off the dirt as well as scrubbing out the dead skin.

While you must be flaunting your coffee making skills to people, it is high time that you implement it in your skincare routine too. Just a little coffee is all that you need to wake you up to make you look salon ready!



Vani Kambali

Health and Wellness Content Writer at Glowpink
Health and wellness content writer at Glowpink, I find my solace in the words that I cook and serve to people for them to benefit from it. With my growing interest in health, wellness and travel sectors, I concentrate on capturing the things that I read and see from my eye and deliver it to people in the crispest manner for them to experience and take back something from it.
The story of my life- I hate writing, I love having written- Dorothy Parker
Vani Kambali

Vani Kambali

Health and Wellness Content Writer
Health and wellness content writer at Glowpink, I find my solace in the words that I cook and serve to people for them to benefit from it. With my growing interest in health, wellness and travel sectors, I concentrate on capturing the things that I read and see from my eye and deliver it to people in the crispest manner for them to experience and take back something from it. The story of my life- I hate writing, I love having written- Dorothy Parker

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