Coffee grounds: used in cosmetics
Grounds remaining after brewing coffee, contains many useful elements. Among the valuable oils that nourish the skin, caffeine, slimming and firming. Besides grains thick with no sharp edges well exfoliate dead cells, making the skin perfectly smooth. Means with the addition of sleep and coffee can be used to prevent cellulite maintaining the elasticity of the body while dropping weight, and also quickly soothe and soften flaky skin.
An additional advantage of organic coffee no chemical additives. The product fits all - the only contraindication may be individual intolerance to the drink. Adding to coffee different ingredients, you can create remedies for oily, dry or sensitive skin.
Homemade scrub for face and body
Most of coffee grounds making homemade body scrub. Pick a soft gel or shower cream, dispense a small amount in a jar with a lid. For coffee scrub choose tools with appropriate flavor. Very good gels with the smell of coffee, biscuit, caramel and other food flavors. Press coffee grounds and place it to gel. Thoroughly stir the mixture.
Do not prepare a lot of scrub - freshly grinds is kept short.
Apply the gel scrub on wet skin of the body and carefully RUB it with your hands. Pay special attention to problem areas - thighs, arms, stomach area and waist. Rinse the scrub with warm water. After this procedure, you won't need cream or body lotion - oil contained in the coffee grounds will make the skin smooth and soft.
Coffee scrub can be used not only for body but for face. It is especially good for oily and normal skin.
Dry skin is more suitable another option scrub. Squeezed in the middle add a teaspoon of almond butter or fresh cream. Apply the scrub described above, and then rinse thoroughly with warm water.
Soft coffee soap
Coffee soap combines the properties of the scrub and the usual facilities for washing. They are very convenient to use, besides the bar, lying in the bathroom, will serve as a natural flavor by spreading a thin smell of freshly brewed coffee.
Prepare a soap prepared soap base. Cut it into pieces and put in a bowl. Melt the basis, without bringing it to a boil. Put in a bowl of coffee grounds and stir. The coffee soap, you can add oil solutions of vitamins A and E - one portion only need a few drops. For fragrance you can add essential oils such as orange, lemon or tangerine. Instead of oils you can use some cocoa powder or ground cinnamon.
Pour the mass forms, pre-doused in alcohol. Flatten the surface of the soap and leave it to solidify. The finished product, carefully remove and store in a dry place.