Life Style

Try coffee treatment for supple skin this winter

Agency | December 05, 2017 02:57 PM

NEW DELHI: Coffee turns out to be your best friend to give warmth in the winter season but do you know that you get a supple skin if you try coffee on your skin in the chilly season?

Neetu Prasher, Head of Training at Avon India, lists the reasons why coffee is good for the skin in winter.

* A coffee brew not only gets you kicking in the morning but is also one of the healthiest natural ingredients to keep your skin glowing whether it's in the form of beans, liquid or grounded coffee.

* Exfoliating and brightening properties of coffee make it a popular ingredient in many beauty and wellness products for both men and women. Caffeine extracts help rejuvenate skin in addition to repairing UV damage.

* The antioxidants in coffee help combat UV damage to your skin and is good for the overall health of your skin, giving it a rich glow.

* Grounded coffee beans can be used to prepare a homemade body scrub (can be mixed with honey). Since coffee is a gentler exfoliating agent than peach or walnut, the scrub removes dead skin without irritation in addition to moisturizing your skin.

* Eye-puffiness or eye bags are another regular feature that can be easily cured at home using coffee. Coffee ice cubes can be gently rubbed under your eyes for a soothing effect reducing puffiness or redness around the eyes.

Stephanie Schedel- Head of training at Malu Wilz also listed some Do It yourself (DIY) ways to get flawless skin with coffee.

* Facial Exfoliation

* Ingredients and process: Three spoons of any kind of plant oil (almond oil, grape seed oil, olive oil, etc.); Three spoons of coffee grounds; Mix and apply in circular motions on the skin. Rinse off with lukewarm water; Makes skin soft and supple. For extra care add a squeezed half of avocado.

* Coffee Eye Mask

* Ingredients and process: Fights tired eyes and dark circles; five tea spoons warm coffee grounds; one teaspoon honey; one teaspoon olives: Mix to a balm: Add some more honey if necessary. Put on closed eyes and let it rest for 30 minutes. Remove with lukewarm water. Lukewarm coffee pads are a simple alternative.

Have something to say? Post your comment
Must Read
National level Workshop on Optimization Techniques in Mechanical Engineering organised at CGC Landran
National level Workshop on Optimization Techniques in Mechanical Engineering organised at CGC Landran
CM to embark major plantation drive on November 23 as part of the year long celebrations to mark the 550th Parkash Purab of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji
CM to embark major plantation drive on November 23 as part of the year long celebrations to mark the 550th Parkash Purab of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji
Education minister to inaugurate new office of district bureau of employment and enterprises in dac today
Education minister to inaugurate new office of district bureau of employment and enterprises in dac today
Women’s gold chain snatched
Women’s gold chain snatched
 Financial assistance for BPO/ITES bolstering
Financial assistance for BPO/ITES bolstering
District Anti-Begging Task Force gears up to wipe out this menace from city
District Anti-Begging Task Force gears up to wipe out this menace from city
Govt. providing unentitled facilities to Pearl group head Bhangu who cheated lakhs of people in Punjab- Harpal Cheema
Govt. providing unentitled facilities to Pearl group head Bhangu who cheated lakhs of people in Punjab- Harpal Cheema
Punjab CM, other dignitaries & political leaders attend cremation of Karanpal Singh Sekhon
Punjab CM, other dignitaries & political leaders attend cremation of Karanpal Singh Sekhon
Navjot Singh Sidhu hands over job appointment letters to 5 kin of deceased employees of Ludhiana fire tragedy
Navjot Singh Sidhu hands over job appointment letters to 5 kin of deceased employees of Ludhiana fire tragedy
Innocent Hearts artists win laurels in Sahodaya Drawing and Painting Competition
Innocent Hearts artists win laurels in Sahodaya Drawing and Painting Competition
Subsidy worth Rs.5.24 crore given to farmers to purchase machinery of crop residue management and direct sowing: CAO
Subsidy worth Rs.5.24 crore given to farmers to purchase machinery of crop residue management and direct sowing: CAO
Voting ends for final phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly polls
Voting ends for final phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly polls