Coffee grounds face mask
Most of the people on our planet simply cannot imagine their lives without coffee. Some can’t wake up completely in the morning, others can’t cheer up without having a cup of this wonderful drink, and for many, coffee is an extra reason to meet old friends and chat. However, there are few who know about the other side of this miraculous drink. Its countless beneficial properties help women on the path to beauty and long youth. Beautiful ladies who regularly make all kinds of face masks from coffee grounds always look just fine.
As a rule, people are accustomed to pour waste from brewing coffee. And in vain. Coffee grounds are an effective skin care product that can be used at home for making masks.. Based on coffee, you can create tools to combat any imperfections, be it wrinkles, sagging skin, acne, acne, freckles, pigmentation, enlarged pores, blackheads, cellulite and more.
In order for the ground to bring an exclusively positive effect and be effective in use, it is necessary to use only natural coffee. Soluble here is not suitable. To prepare the mask you need clean ground coffee, or it can be a coffee cake of sleeping coffee. Please note that the thickener should in no case contain the remains of sugar, milk, cream and all that we usually add to the drink. Therefore, if you want to use the grounds in the future to prepare the mask, wait a bit with the addition of the ingredients, it is better you add them already to the cup with the finished coffee.
The reasons why coffee is so useful not only for ingestion, but also for external use, are many. It's all about the substances that it contains. Interacting with the skin, they are able to have a healing, restoring, regenerating and rejuvenating effect on it.
The main substances present in coffee grounds and their effects on the skin of the face:
- This drink contains antioxidantsthat remove toxins and harmful substances from the body and, accordingly, produce a rejuvenating effect.
- Coffee is enriched with chlorogenic acid, which starts the protective processes inside the epidermal cells, which, in turn, protects the skin from the negative effects of the environment.
- Amino and organic acids are present in coffee. These beneficial substances contribute to the acceleration of metabolic processes in cells, stimulating their recovery and regeneration.
- This drink contains a huge amount of vitamins and mineralsneeded to nourish the skin.
- Coffee is one of those few drinks that contain tannins. They give it a tart taste. As for their effect on the epidermis, they regulate the function of the sebaceous glands. Therefore, these masks are great for problem skin, they cleanse and narrow the pores, help fight the appearance of acne and acne.
- Unsaturated fats are present in coffee. It's hard to believe, but they really are there. The proportion of their content depends on the category and type of coffee.
Now it is necessary to understand in what cases masks with coffee cake are indicated for use, and when - are contraindicated.
You can use thickener to combat the following problems:
- The appearance of wrinkles;
- Loose skin;
- Unhealthy facial tone;
- The negative influence of environmental factors;
- Inflammation, rashes on the face;
- Greasy shine;
- Dryness, peeling;
- Clogged pores.
However, if you have abundant rashes on your skin, very severe irritation, open wounds, or there is an allergy to the components contained in this product, then in this situation all cosmetic procedures using coffee meal are contraindicated.
See the next video for more on the benefits of coffee grounds.
How to make at home
If you want to make a mask from coffee grounds at home, then you need to know a few basic rules:
- Remember: only natural ingredients! No artificial products and instant coffee should be included in the mask.
- The accompanying ingredients must be selected based on the desired result and, of course, the type of skin. For example, with dry skin, milk will become an indispensable component, with oily skin - kefir or sour cream.
- The composition must be applied only to skin cleansed of extraneous agents.. Decorative cosmetics prevents the penetration of nutrients into the cells.
- Do not abuse masks and do them every day. It is better to take a two-day break between sessions.
- Apply the product only along the correct massage lines, moving horizontally from the bridge of the nose to the temples. Do not forget to massage the epidermis. Thus, blood circulation improves, and metabolic processes in cells are accelerated.
After the procedure, it is usually recommended to wash off the mask with cold or cool water. Then, for two hours, do not apply any creams or caring formulations to the skin.
How to choose
Surely choosing products for consumption you pay special attention to their composition. Our skin is no less capricious than our stomach or the body as a whole, so the components for masks need to be selected no less carefully and accurately. If you prefer masks with ground coffee, then make sure that no foreign elements are present in the bag.
Often the composition of such coffee is diluted with flour, starch or powdered clay. Therefore, before preparing a mask with such coffee or with the thick of this product, we recommend that you check it. To do this, pour a small amount of coffee on a piece of paper and under good bright light, check if there are any particles of white or any other color among the coffee grains.
But, in general, it is better not to skimp and purchase expensive coffee. In this case, you protect yourself and your skin from a possible "diluted" fake.
For masks, coffee beans are also great. Here you definitely will not stumble on a low-quality product. But they will have to grind. But for true gourmets, coffee is a real pleasure to control the process of preparation from the very beginning to the very end. In addition, you get two benefits at once: rich delicious coffee for you and its thick for your skin.
If after making coffee you don’t pour the remaining thick, you can create various scrubs, creams and masks based on it.
Depending on the final result, all masks with coffee are divided into several categories:
For rejuvenation you need freshly brewed coffee and 1 tbsp. a spoonful of flour. Mix the ingredients together so that the consistency becomes pasty. Add the yolk of one egg to the composition and beat it together with the remaining components. The exposure time is up to 15 minutes. Perfectly smoothes wrinkles.
In order to tone and moisturize the skin, you need to use an effective nourishing mask. Here you need 10 grams of coffee and the same amount of flour. Mix and then dilute it all with milk or kefir. The exposure time is 20 minutes
If you are the owner of combination skin, then help with imperfections will help you 15 grams of coffee mixed with grated apple. The exposure time is up to 15 minutes.
Against peeling on the skin
To eliminate peeling, coffee cake is used in combination with a small amount of ground ginger. Dilute it all with sunflower oil. In this composition you need to add 15 grams of sugar. The exposure time is no more than 15 minutes. You will see the result after the first application.
To eliminate oily sheen, you need to combine coffee grounds with natural yogurt in equal proportions. Keep at least 10 minutes.
Often coffee is used in combination with honey. This composition moisturizes the skin, gives it softness. Here you need liquid honey and coffee cake in equal parts. The exposure time is not more than 15 minutes. Suitable for daily use.
Mix 5 grams of coffee with the flesh of one banana. Dilute the composition of yogurt. The exposure time is 25 minutes
It is a cleanser. It can be cooked with oatmeal. 20 grams of oatmeal + 25 grams of sour cream + 15 grams of coffee grounds. Scrub perfectly releases pores, narrows them and protects against comedones.
In equal proportions, mix the cake and low-fat cottage cheese. The exposure time is 20 minutes
To cope with such ailments as acne, 15 grams of coffee and 20 grams of milk powder will help you. All this must be diluted with kefir.
After a long working day, a refreshing mask will help to tidy up the skin and give it a fresh look. Here you need to mix the cake of one cup of coffee, one egg, 20 grams of honey and 20 grams of heavy cream. The duration of the mask is from 15 minutes.
15 grams of white clay, as much coffee and orange peel. Dilute all this with water and transfer to a pasty state. Whitens and evens out complexion.
Fruits are a storehouse of healthy vitamins. As part of the masks, they are able to heal the skin. Penetrating deeper into the epidermis, fruit acids saturate skin cells with oxygen and essential minerals.
For a mask with pulp of fruit you will need: one finely ground apple, 15 grams of coffee, grape juice. exposure time - 15 minutes At the end of the procedure, you will notice that the skin tone has leveled off.
For dry skin
The following mask is suitable for owners of dry skin: in equal proportions you need to mix coffee, fat sour cream and any unrefined oil. The exposure time of the mask is up to 10 minutes.
For a recipe for a face mask from coffee grounds, see the next video.
The experience of girls using coffee grounds as part of face masks suggests that this is a very effective tool. It not only tones, nourishes and rejuvenates the skin, but also fights inflammation and evens out complexion. Among other things, coffee grounds are also present in anti-cellulite products.
Many women and girls noted that with regular use of such funds, the result is simply colossal.
Girls who use the above recipes for masks claim that coffee masks are one of the most effective and efficient. In just 2 weeks of applying the anti-acne composition, the skin heals, the number of rashes decreases, and the pores are cleaned.
A mask with sour cream against dryness after the first application eliminates peeling, gives the skin a healthy and attractive appearance.
Among other things, representatives of the beautiful half of humanity also noted incredible savings. Indeed, the truly effective caring cosmetic products today are quite expensive. But now, lovely ladies have a unique chance to save their finances and at the same time look even more attractive.
Those who used a lifting mask for their rejuvenation noted that with regular use twice a week for a month, the number of wrinkles decreased significantly, the skin became more toned.
Beauties using a mask with grapes or clay claim that she perfectly bleached the skin, helped to overcome pigmentation.
The coffee cubes have an excellent effect. In this case, freshly brewed strong coffee should be poured into molds and put in the freezer. Wipe in the morning every day. This tool relieves fatigue, fights with circles under the eyes and swelling.
The most resourceful women use this custard drink even for washing. To do this, they pour freshly ground coffee with water and leave it overnight. In the morning, wash this infusion. With regular washing, the skin becomes darker. Therefore, even without visits to the solarium or the use of tanning, any girl can get a beautiful bronze tan.
Now every woman has a chance to preserve youth and beauty for many, many years to come.