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10 DIY Coffee Scrub Recipes for Glowing Skin

Body scrubs are a good and wonderful way for achieving smooth, glowing skin. Don’t buy all the expensive off-the-shelf scrubs when you can easily whip up some yummy scrubs at home. Any girl should know the multiple body scrub benefits for her skin. But you don’t need to run to your nearest parlor every time you want smooth, glowing, healthy skin nor do you need to purchase all the expensive scrubs from the market. A natural scrub is a good alternative as it is so much gentle on your skin. With no unknown added stuff or chemicals, you needn’t worry about any reaction, especially if you have sensitive skin. There are plenty of simple DIY body and face scrub recipes that you can easily make at home. If you want to get more beautiful and glowing skin, you can either spend a fortune on exfoliators, or you can use simple ingredients to make your own. Just look around your kitchen and you will find many ingredients for a good scrub but one of the best one is Coffee. Coffee scrub has many benefits for our skin and here are some good recipes for making the same.

10 DIY Coffee Scrub Recipes for Glowing Skin

1. Coffee and Brown Sugar Body Scrub

Ingredients:

• ¼ cup olive oil or almond oil
• ½ cup brown sugar
• ½ cup of coffee grounds
• A few drops of any essential oil.

Directions:

Mix the coffee and brown sugar in a glass bowl. Then pour oil into it and blend and adjust its consistency. You can store the mixture in a dry place for up to 4 weeks. To use, wet skin first, and then massage this mixture in a circular motion and gently exfoliate. Scrub for 10 minutes. Then rinse it off. If you have extra sensitive skin, just leave the sugar.
One thing to note is that by using this scrub in your shower it requires some clean up afterward!

Benefits:

Coffee can help in reducing the appearance of aging skin. Exfoliating can help to reduce its appearance of bumpiness. The olive oil used adds moisture while also helping this mixture stay together and apply easily. Or if you are using almond oil then it renews the cell regeneration process. Almond oil also helps in eliminating the dark spots and keeping the skin bright.

2. Coffee and Sugar Scrub

Ingredients:

• 2 tbsp. coffee grounds
• 1 tbsp. granulated sugar
• 1 tbsp. olive oil

Directions:

First, put all the ingredients in a glass bowl and mix well. Use it to scrub your face and body. You can store the rest in a glass jar and use it within a month.

Benefits:

Coffee tightens the skin and is an excellent exfoliant while the olive oil helps in keeping the skin nourished and moisturized. This scrub contains antioxidants that boost your skin’s health and keep it glowing.

3. Coffee and Coconut oil Scrub

Ingredients:

• ¼ cup yogurt
• 2 tbsps. coffee grounds
• 1 tbsp. coconut oil
• Juice of ½ lemon

Directions:

In a glass bowl, mix all the ingredients. Use the mixture to scrub your body part or face. Let it sit for just 15-20 minutes and then wash it off.

Benefits:

Coffee removes dead skin cells and lemon juice brightens your skin. Coconut oil and yogurt nourish and moisturize your skin. This scrub is very refreshing and makes your skin smooth and soft and glowing.

 

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4. Coffee and Honey Scrub

Ingredients:

• 2 tbsps. coffee grounds
• 3 tbsps. yogurt (or whole milk)
• 1 tbsp. honey
• 2 tbsp. cocoa powder

Directions:

Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and make sure there are no lumps in the paste. Spread the mixture on your face or other body parts. Massage gently for 10 minutes. Then let it sit for a while. Wash it off afterward.

Benefits:

This scrub is extremely nourishing as it not only soothes the skin but also helps in calming it down. Honey contains antibacterial properties that have a healing effect on your skin. It also locks in moisture and along with yogurt, it keeps your skin nourished.

5. Coffee and Cinnamon Scrub

Ingredients:

• ¼ cup coffee ground
• ¼ cup coconut oil
• ½ cup sugar
• 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder

Directions:

Firstly, melt the coconut oil if it is in solid form. Then mix all the ingredients in a bowl. Also, make sure that the coffee doesn’t dissolve completely in the oil. Store this mixture in an airtight jar and apply it. Scrub this mixture for 10-15 minutes.

Benefits:

The ingredients used in this scrub exfoliate dead skin cells gently and make your skin look healthy even after the first use. Coffee eliminates excess oil while the cinnamon powder has antibacterial properties that keep the infection and irritation away.

6. Coffee and Banana Scrub

Ingredients:

• ¼ cup coffee grounds
• ¼ cup olive oil
• ½ ripe banana
• ½ cup salt

Directions:

First, mash the banana and mix all the ingredients in it. Blend the mixture well so that there are no lumps are formed. Apply and massage on the area. You can leave it on for 10 or more minutes and then wash it off with warm water.

Benefits:

Banana makes your skin smooth and coffee grounds wash away all the dead skin cells. The salt kills the bacteria and leaves your skin refreshed and glowing.

7. Coffee and Green Tea Scrub

Ingredients:

• ¼ cup coffee ground
• 3 tbsps. Epsom salt
• 2 tbsps. baking soda
• 1 tea bag of green tea
• 4 tbsps. jojoba oil

Directions:

First, brew the tea. Then mix all the ingredients except the oil and tea. Add the green tea and oil while adjusting its consistency and making it into a paste. Mix it all well and you can then apply it. Massage it on for 10-15 minutes and then let it stay for another 10 minutes. Wash it off with water then.

Benefits:

This scrub has therapeutic benefits. Epsom salt not only helps in relieving inflammation but it also eases pain and sore muscles. Green tea has antioxidants which are extremely beneficial for your skin. You can also try Green Tea Face Masks.

8. Coffee and Shea Butter Scrub

Ingredients:

• 2 tbsps. coffee grounds
• 2 tbsps. shea butter
• 3 tbsps. sea salt
• ¼ cup coconut oil
• 10 drops peppermint essential oil

Directions:

Melt the coconut oil and add the shea butter to it. Mix it well. Then add all the other ingredients in it and blend it. Apply this mixture and scrub gently. You can do it for 10 minutes and then wash it off.

Benefits:

Shea butter is loaded with vitamins A, D, and E which keeps your skin moisturized. Coffee acts as an astringent for your skin. This scrub is great for irritated skin. The smell of peppermint oil will make you feel energized and refreshed.

9. Coffee and Aloe Vera Scrub

Ingredients:

• ¼ cup coffee grounds
• 3 tbsps. aloe Vera gel

Directions:

Firstly, mix both these ingredients and then apply this scrub and massage it for 10 minutes. Then you can leave it on for another 10 minutes. Rinse it off.

Benefits:

Aloe Vera is very soothing and calming. It hydrates your skin and helps it feel relaxed. A good massage with this scrub stimulates the skin and gives your skin a healthy and natural glow.

10. Coffee and Rose Water Scrub

Ingredients:

• 4 tbsps. coffee grounds
• 1 teaspoon rose water
• 2 tbsps. juniper seed oil

Directions:

Combine all these ingredients in a bowl. Apply this mixture and massage it. Leave it on for just 10-15 minutes and then wash it off. Use lukewarm water while rinsing.

Benefits:

Juniper seed oil has antiseptic properties. Rose water has anti-inflammatory properties which can help reduce the redness and skin irritation. It is also a great cleanser. This scrub helps in preventing skin infections. Using it daily will make your skin smooth and soft and firm.

 

Coffee is the ultimate go-to beverage for all the caffeine lovers. Its caffeine content is good enough to give your lazy mornings and day an energetic start. All these years we have been downing on coffee like it’s our job without even realizing that putting a DIY coffee scrub on our face could change our lives as much as it does by drinking it every morning. Any cheap, easy DIY beauty recipe is golden in our eyes, and when you consider the beauty benefits of coffee like antioxidants and exfoliation which only makes sense to use it in our regular routines.

Apart from giving a good energetic morning jolt, its antioxidant properties can help in keeping the skin nourished and healthy, provided it is consumed in moderation. Coffee also helps in increasing the blood flow in the body, which in turn enhances the collagen production. As a natural exfoliator, coffee helps to cast off dry, dead skin to reveal a real glow. It also can add an extra shine to your dull and dried out hair. Coffee can help tighten and brighten your skin and give it a smoother appearance. Coffee helps in improving circulation and also prevents aging and yes one of the main factors is it reduces cellulite. Plus, it smells amazing.

Monica Solanki

Writing gives a sense of relief and is my feeling alive in this world full of life. It has been my hobby and also a way of work.

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