World Coffee Day: 4 Reasons To Include The Mighty Bean In Your Skincare Routine

Written by Urvi DalalSep 16, 2023
World Coffee Day: 4 reasons to include the mighty bean in your skincare routine

All of us know coffee as the drink that makes our mornings better by waking us up and making us feel more productive. But did you know that this might beans also possesses incredible skin-enhancing properties that can actually help you achieve your #SkinGoals? Yep, it’s true.

So on World Coffee Day, today, we’re listing down four amazing benefits of coffee that’ll make you include this hero ingredient in your skincare routine right away!

 

1. Exfoliates skin

Has a brightening effect

The natural granulated texture of ground coffee makes for an excellent exfoliant. The best part about using coffee as an exfoliator is that it sloughs away dead skin cells without being too harsh on the skin. Using a coffee scrub like the St. Ives Energizing Coconut & Coffee Scrub on a regular basis will leave your skin feeling smooth and soft.

 

2. Reduces puffiness

Has a brightening effect

If you suffer from constant under-eye puffiness, then it would be a great idea to introduce a coffee-based eye cream in your routine. Caffeine is an incredible ingredient that helps to improve blood circulation by dilating blood vessels, thereby draining the excess fluid trapped under your eyes. This is what makes it an excellent addition to under-eye creams and serums.

 

3. Prevents premature ageing

Has a brightening effect

Coffee is an incredible source of natural antioxidants, which works really well to improve the overall health of your skin and keep premature ageing at bay. These antioxidants constantly strive to protect your skin against various environmental aggressors such as UV rays, dirt, pollution, etc., thereby ensuring that your skin looks glowing and youthful for a long time.

 

4. Has a brightening effect

Has a brightening effect

Just like coffee helps wake up our mind and body, it also has a similar effect on the skin. Coffee helps in improving blood circulation and stimulates dormant skin cells, which helps to brighten your skin and make it appear soft and smooth.

Urvi Dalal

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Writer, avid reader and hardcore beauty enthusiast is the best way to describe Urvi Dalal. With over 5 years of writing experience in the beauty industry, you can trust her to have the latest skin, hair and makeup tidbits on her fingertips. In her time working as a beauty writer, she has had the opportunity to interact and work closely with a string of dermatologists, makeup artists and hairstylists. All that knowledge exchange, coupled with her flair and love for writing make it possible for her to bring you some authentic yet fun beauty content. When Urvi isn’t working, you’d usually catch her curled up with a big, fat book, drinking a cup of tea or practising her makeup skills; there is no in-between!

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