Coffee oil is rich in antioxidants and fatty acids that are crucial ingredients to help keep your skin looking at its best. The caffeine in coffee improves the blood flow to the face, which makes your skin fresh, radiant and bright. The oil from coffee beans increases blood circulation to promote hair growth.
BENEFITS OF COFFEE OIL
Improves skin texture – Coffee helps to tighten the skin and improve the texture of it. It also treats the appearance of fines lines and wrinkles
Increases blood flow – The caffeine in coffee increases the blood flow to the skin to decrease the appearance of the cellulite, varicose veins and stretch marks. It also melts the fat cells from the body.
Acts as an antioxidant – Caffeine is a natural antioxidant that fights free radicals in the body that causes oxidation.
Coffee promotes hair growth – The caffeine stimulates the follicle’s ability to grow healthy hair and add amazing smoothness and shine.
Reduces Puffy eyes and dark circles – Caffeine, when applied topically to the skin, constricts the blood vessels under the skin and helps reduce puffy eyes and also treat dark circles. READ MORE – OVERNIGHT TURMERIC SERUM FOR CLEAR SKIN
COFFEE OIL RECIPE – HEAT INFUSION METHOD
For this method, grind your roasted coffee beans medium to coarse. Pour 4 tablespoons of ground coffee beans and 4 tablespoons of pure olive oil, sesame oil or any other oil of your choice in a small crockpot. Cook on a low-medium heat on a double boiler for 3-4 hours. Use the wooden spoon to stir the mixture occasionally. Strain the oil using cheesecloth and store it in a glass jar. Use it directly or mix it with your facial oil or hair oil before using it.
COFFEE OIL RECIPE – COLD INFUSION METHOD
Method: In a jar, combine all 1 cup olive oil or coconut oil or any other oil along with 3/4 cup of ground coffee. Put the lid on and shake well. Store for 3 weeks or up to a month, shaking every day or two. But be sure to shake it daily or on every alternate day. At the end of 3 weeks, strain through a cheesecloth or coffee filter.
This oil can be used as a light and moisturizing face or body oil, a nourishing hair treatment to add shine or delightful massage oil to treat stretch marks and cellulite. Use it as an eye oil to lighten dark circles, brighten and firm the under-eye area. According to your preference, it can be refrigerated or warmed before use. READ MORE – BLACK CASTOR OIL FOR FASTER HAIR GROWTH