Anti Aging/ Natural Skin Care

DIY Coffee Scrub with Almond Oil

Updated: April 19, 2021

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Coffee Scrub For Skin Tightening

Coffee scrub with almond oil is the natural way to exfoliate dead skin cells and helps to rejuvenate skin with new fresher cells.
This scrub provides several benefits for the skin and helps to get clear, glowing, and bright skin.
This coffee scrub recipe contains almond oils, brown sugar and coconut oil. Also the scrub contains essential oils like frankincense essential oil.


Recipe of DIY Coffee Scrub with Almond oil

Ingredients

  • ½ cup coffee grounds
  • 1 tablespoon almond oil
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ⅓ cup coconut oil
  • 15 drops frankincense essential oil

Steps:

In a bowl, mix together all the ingredients.
Wash your face or body with a cleanser.
Gently massage the scrub onto your damp skin or face avoiding the eyes area.
Leave it for about 2-3 minutes.
Rinse it off with normal water and pat dry.
Apply a moisturizer on your face.
Repeat it once or twice a week.
You can store the scrub in an airtight glass container for 4-6 weeks.

Precautions:

Do a patch test on a small area of skin to see how it reacts to the scrub. If irritation or redness occurs, discontinue use.
Do not rub the face scrub too harshly as it can irritate the skin and lead to rashes.
Do not use the face scrub every day as scrubbing your face too frequently will strip the skin of its natural oils leading to dry skin.


Benefits For Skin

Coffee Grounds/Caffeine

The caffeine present in coffee protects the skin from UV rays induced photodamage. It protects the skin cells or tissues from oxidative stress-induced cellular senescence, which means it keeps the skin cells revitalized and prevents signs of aging. (Source)

Coconut Oil

Coconut oil helps in the fading of fine lines and wrinkles. It reduces dark spots, boosts collagen synthesis, and protects the skin from the adverse effects of UV radiation. (source)
Coconut oil is composed of many healthy fats and vitamin E, which makes it an effective moisturizer. It absorbs readily into the skin and makes it glowing, soft, and smooth.

Almond oil

Almond oil protects the skin from the damage caused by UV radiation due to the presence of vitamin E. It also has vitamin A which stimulates the production of new skin cells and fades fine lines and wrinkles.

Frankincense essential oil

Frankincense essential oil is one of the best essential oils with anti-aging benefits. Its cell rejuvenating properties stimulate cell regeneration and also protect older cells from free radical damage.
The astringent-like properties of the oil help to soothe the skin, tighten skin pores, and gives the skin an even tone. It’s also beneficial in softening fine lines and wrinkles. The drying property of astringent is helpful in giving the skin an oil-free, glowing look.


FAQs

Does coffee scrub remove tan?

Yes, coffee scrub exfoliates the skin gently which removes the dead skin and the tanning.
The exfoliation process removes excess oil and dirt, unclog pores, smoothens, and tightens the skin to improve the overall appearance of the skin.

Does coffee scrub remove cellulite?

Exfoliating benefits of coffee scrub helps in reducing the cellulite appearance but can not get rid of cellulite entirely. Coffee scrub removes excess oil and dirt, unclog pores, smoothens, and tightens the skin to improve the overall appearance of the skin.

Does almond oil reduce dark circles and pigmentation?

Almond oil helps in lighten the dark circles, helps in reducing the under-eye puffiness and pigmentation. Almond oil contains vitamin E and vitamin K which helps in discoloration under the eye causing dark circles.

Does almond oil reduce wrinkles and fine lines?

Yes, almond oil helps in reducing wrinkles and fine lines. It has vitamin A which stimulates the production of new skin cells and fades fine lines and wrinkles.

Is almond oil good for dry skin?

Yes, almond oil is good for dry skin. Almond oil has emollient properties that make the skin soft, supple, smooth, improves complexion, and skin tone. It is an effective remedy for dry skin conditions. (source)

How long does homemade coffee scrub lasts?

You can store the coffee scrub in an airtight glass container for 4-6 weeks.

What is brown sugar scrub used for?

Brown sugar crystals exfoliate your skin to remove dead skin cells and other impurities. Thus it reveals clearer, brighter skin underneath. Brown sugar is a source of glycolic acid that penetrates deep into the skin and breaks down skin-binding “glue”, to encourage new cells and cell regeneration. This paves way for younger-looking skin.


Coffee Scrub For Skin Tightening

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