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Food and Drink

Beauty Benefits of Coffee

Coffee is known as the pick-me-up drink around the world. Whenever someone is feeling low levels of energy but have tons of work to complete they will happily indulge in a good cup of coffee to boost brain power.

Coffee has now also been proven to have various benefits for the bodily health. However, you can only enjoy them if you maintain balance in your intake because an excess of anything is bad.

However, coffee is also quite convenient for making oneself beautiful. Women around the world have used coffee as part of their beauty routines and it is also added to certain cosmetics.

So here are a few benefits for your beauty to know about the next time you make a cup of coffee with espresso coffee pods:

Rich in Antioxidants

Coffee is saturated with antioxidants. We have always associated antioxidants with fruits and vegetables but coffee is supposed to contain more antioxidants than both combined. So if you feel like you can’t eat that certain vegetable anymore or tired of making fruit smoothies, you just have to indulge in a cup of good old coffee. This way, you will use the power of antioxidants to enhance the overall health of your skin by drinking something other than fruit or vegetable mixes.

Reduce Puffiness of the Eyes

Used through eye creams, coffee can help reduce the puffiness of eyes. Puffy eyes can be caused by tiredness or aging. The caffeine in the coffee reduces the blood flow to this area and diminishes the swelling. You can easily find eye creams containing coffee in the market.

Make Your Skin Glow

Coffee does not only revitalizes your brain when taken orally. In fact, it can do the same for your skin. Our skin is exposed to a lot of dirt and grime on a daily basis. It can eventually become dull. Using a coffee face mask, you can improve the blood flow to the skin, which will return its radiance.

Make Your Hair Shine

Just like the skin, you can add a shine to your hair using coffee. Exfoliating the scalp with ground coffee will eliminate the dead cells. You can apply coffee grounds to wet scalp and massage gently in circular motion. Follow the routine with your regular shampoo and conditioner. The result is a healthy hair shine.

Beautiful and Energized Feet

The tired feet is a common scenario for those who work; either at home or away. Similarly, feet can become prone to rough skin as they are constantly exposed to dust and grime. You can make your very own foot scrub with coffee and coconut oil. The combination of antioxidants and moisture will help repair the rough skin and revitalize your feet.

So now you know that drinking your espresso coffee pods is not only a boost for energy, great for health but can help strengthen your beauty from within. On the other hand, you can use the same espresso coffee pods to make scrubs and masks to apply externally.  

Coffee is indeed a versatile natural substance.