Caffeine present in the coffee beans is known to help in promoting circulation and reducing cellulite. Therefore, coffee grounds are often used for making cellulite busting scrubs. The rubbing action helps in plumping up the skin by boosting circulation. It helps in releasing the toxins and reducing water retention. The cellulite therefore becomes less visible when you scrub your skin with a coffee-based scrub. As almost every woman complains about the cottage-cheese like appearance of specific areas of their body, the coffee scrubs that can be easily made at home, may help in resolving the problem.
Here Is How You Can Make Your Own Coffee Scrubs To Banish The Unsightly Cellulite:
1. Coffee And Sugar Cellulite Scrub
Mix half a cup of freshly ground coffee beans with a quarter cup of olive oil. Add two tablespoons of brown sugar and mix the ingredients well. Rub the mixture on the areas of your body where you have cellulite in circular motions. Leave the mixture on the affected areas for a few minutes. Rinse off with warm water.
2. Coffee And Epsom Salt Scrub
Mix a quarter cup of ground coffee beans with equal amount of Epsom salt. Add three tablespoons of jojoba oil and mix well. Now add eight drops of grapefruit essential oil, four drops of black pepper essential oil, five drops of orange essential oil and three drops of rosemary essential oil and blend them well with the coffee, Epsom salt and jojoba oil mixture. Massage the areas where cellulites are present with the scrub.
3. Coffee And Wheat Germ Oil Scrub
Wheat germ oil is rich in vitamin E, the antioxidant that helps in improving circulation and supports healing of the damaged skin. To reduce cellulite, mix ¼-cup of wheat germ oil with ½-cup of coffee grounds. Mix well and massage the affected areas with the scrub.
4. Coconut Coffee Scrub
To a cup of coconut oil, add two tablespoons of ground coffee, one tablespoon brown sugar and few drops of vanilla essential oil. Scrub your body, focusing on the areas that have cellulite with the mixture.
5. Coffee And Honey Scrub
Mix two tablespoons of coffee grounds with a tablespoon of honey and a teaspoon of jojoba, wheat germ or grape seed oil. If desired add few drops of essential oil of your choice. Mix the ingredients well. Scrub the affected areas. Leave the mixture on the skin for a while and then rinse.