6 Diy Coffee Face Masks That Even Coffee Haters Will Love

Written by Anjali AgarwalSep 16, 2023
6 DIY coffee face masks that even coffee haters will love

If you are a coffee lover, you’d know how coffee can turn a bad day into a good one. But what you didn’t know is that this natural ingredient has the same superpowers for your skin as well. A powerhouse of antioxidants and caffeic acid, coffee helps exfoliate, brighten and nourish your skin and slows down the signs of ageing. 

Coffee face masks are a godsend for all the coffee lovers (cue the intoxicating smell) but coffee haters can also reap the benefits of this natural ingredient.

Here are three nourishing and exfoliating coffee face masks that even the coffee haters will love.   

 

1. Coffee and honey

FAQ on coffee face masks

While coffee works on removing the dead skin cells and brightening skin complexion, honey is a natural humectant that leaves your skin hydrated and soft. The result is glowing, moisturised skin

Method:

  • Take two tablespoons of ground coffee 
  • Take one tablespoon of honey 
  • Mix the two together to form a paste
  • Apply and keep for 15 minutes
  • Wash with lukewarm water and moisturise

How often to use: Use this twice a week for best results.

 

2. Coffee and pumpkin

FAQ on coffee face masks

If you are dealing with dull skin, this face mask is what you need to include in your skincare routine. Coffee and pumpkin are exfoliating ingredients that rejuvenate the skin, boost collagen and make the skin firm and radiant. Add this anti-ageing solution to your skincare routine.

Method:

  • Take two tablespoons of fine coffee powder
  • Take half a cup of pureed pumpkin
  • Mix the two well and add rosewater
  • Apply and keep for 20 minutes
  • Rinse off and follow up with a moisturiser

How often to use: Use this twice a week for best results.

 

3. Coffee, turmeric and yoghurt

FAQ on coffee face masks

This face mask works like a charm for oily and acne-prone skin. Turmeric is anti-bacterial which fights acne and reduces acne scars, yoghurt zaps excess oil from the face and leaves the skin hydrated, while coffee unclogs the pores and reduces inflammation. 

Since coffee can have major exfoliating abilities, it is always better to moisturise your skin right after to keep it super soft, supple and protected. You can use the Lakme Soft Creme Moisturizer, Peach Milk right after to give your skin the much-needed protection.

Method:

  • Take two tablespoons of ground coffee powder
  • Take two tablespoons of yoghurt
  • Take half a teaspoon of turmeric
  • Mix all together to form a paste
  • Apply on clean face and keep for 10 minutes
  • Rinse off and moisturise

How often to use: Use this twice or thrice a week for best results.

 

4. Coffee and milk

FAQ on coffee face masks

Wish for bright and even-toned skin but do not want to splurge? This face mask is a perfect choice. This is one of the easiest coffee face pack and provides many benefits. It not only removes all the dirt from the face but also makes the skin glow. This is also a good face pack for puffy eyes.

Method:

  • Take one tablespoon of coffee powder
  • Take one and a half tablespoon of raw milk
  • Mix both to form a paste
  • Apply and leave for 15 minutes
  • Rinse off in gentle massaging movements
  • Follow up with a moisturiser

How often to use: Use this twice a week for best results.

 

5. Coffee and lemon

FAQ on coffee face masks

This one of those coffee masks that is a boon for oily skin. Lemon is a rich source of vitamin C and thus it clears the skin of its excess sebum. Coffee, on the other hand, gives a fresh glow with its cleansing and purifying properties.

Method:

  • Take one tablespoon of coffee powder
  • Take one tablespoon of lemon juice
  • Mix it well to form a paste
  • Apply and leave for 15 minutes
  • Rinse off
  • Follow up with a moisturiser

How often to use: Use this face mask once a week for best results.

 

6. Coffee and coconut oil

FAQ on coffee face masks

Have you ever wished for a scrub and mask that can not only moisturise your skin but also remove the dead skin cells and leave it soft and glowing? You are in for a treat because we have uncovered one of the best coffee face packs that will do exactly that. Coconut oil is known to be a fabulous hydrating agent and at the same time, it reverses the signs of ageing.

Method:

  • Take two tablespoons of coffee powder
  • Take one tablespoon of coconut oil
  • Mix the two together to make a paste
  • Apply and leave for 15 minutes
  • Rinse off
  • Follow up with a moisturiser

How often to use: Use this face mask twice a week for best results.

 

FAQ on coffee face masks

FAQ on coffee face masks

Q. Is drinking coffee good for lightening skin?

A. No, drinking coffee will not have any effect on skin colour. That means it will neither darken nor lighten the skin. On the contrary, applying coffee can work wonders for the skin. Also, consuming black coffee in limited quantities is actually good for the skin as it is rich in antioxidants.

Q. Is coffee a good anti-ageing ingredient?

A. As stated, coffee is rich in antioxidants, and thus works as a good anti-ageing. However, it should be consumed in limited quantities.

Q. Is coffee good for pigmentation?

A. Coffee is an excellent exfoliating agent and removes dead skin cells, leaving the skin refreshed and smooth. Here is how you can add coffee to your skin routine.

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