5 DIY coffee face masks your skin will thank you for

DIY coffee face masks

Maybe you don’t know it, but coffee’s many advantages also include the ability to bring beauty to your face and body.

Caffeine is not surprisingly present in many cosmetic products, as it has a large amount of antioxidants, is anti-inflammatory, detoxifying and vasodilator.

Discover how to prepare a homemade face mask with coffee residues, because these five we present to you are the best.

Coffee benefits for skin

The benefits for your skin provided by coffee to nourishing beauty mask are:

Anti-aging effect, thanks to the rich presence of antioxidants, which effectively counteract the harmful action of free radicals.
Cell regeneration with anti-inflammatory effect.
Stimulation of blood circulation, with the consequent attenuation of dark circles under the eyes, which appear when blood does not flow well.

How to make a homemade face mask

DIY coffee face masks

1. Coffee mask for younger

For younger, more toned skin, a nourishing and natural homemade coffee beauty mask is ideal.

Ingredients

1 tablespoon of coffee grounds
1 tablespoon of honey
1 tablespoon of almond oil

Method

Combine all ingredients in a bowl.
Mix well the ingredients to create a homogeneous mixture.
Spread cream on the face and leave it for about 15 minutes.
Rinse off the mask with plenty of water.

2. Mask for wrinkles

Thanks to its antioxidants, known as phenols, coffee helps the skin fight free radicals, which can damage it and accelerate the aging process. Caffeine is also known for its moisturizing and exfoliating power.

Ingredients

2 teaspoons coffee grounds
2 teaspoons of cocoa powder
2 teaspoons milk or yogurt
1 teaspoon of honey

Method

Gently blend the ingredients until a creamy mixture is created.
Apply on facial skin and leave on for 15 to 20 minutes.
After application, rinse face with warm water using a sponge to give a lifting effect.

3. Mask to brighten skin

This mask will reduce pores and leave it luminous thanks to the properties of phenols. It also helps to lighten sun spots.

Ingredients

1 teaspoon of very fine coffee powder
1 teaspoon of rice flour
1 teaspoon of honey
A little water

Method

Mix all ingredients well until a paste is formed.
Apply with your fingers on your face massaging in circles avoiding the eye area.
Let stand for 5 to 10 minutes.
Remove with warm water.

Repeat every 5 days for 3 weeks.

4. A antioxidant bomb mask

The main ingredient, coffee, is combined with another powerful antioxidant and purifier: lemon, plus all the power of olive oil with its vitamin E.

Ingredients

1 1/2 teaspoons coffee, finely ground
1 teaspoon of extra virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon of lemon juice squeezed on spot

Method

Mix all ingredients well until a paste is formed.
Apply with your fingers on your clean face massaging in circles avoiding the eye area.
Let stand for 10 minutes and remove with warm water.

5. Anti-fatigue mask

This mask combines the stimulating power of a cup of coffee with that of egg whites for a lifting effect.

Ingredients

1 cup of coffee well charged and cold
2 egg whites

Method

With a hand blender, beat egg whites until stiff with the cup of coffee.
Apply on clean face and let stand for 10 minutes.
Wash off with lukewarm water.