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3 Surprising Reasons To Make Coffee A Part Of Your Daily Skin Care Routine

Coffee is a word that people swear by because coffee is the most widely consumed beverage in the world. And there is no reason why it shouldn’t be because it is yummy and it is healthy, and it is probably the only reason that you are not late for work or college in the morning because otherwise, waking up would be an impossible feat!

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Even though coffee has proven to make people healthier, more energized, and smarter at the same time, most people are unaware of the benefits of coffee as a part of your daily skin care routine. Yes. You can actually use coffee to get healthier, radiant-looking skin, just by applying it externally. This is because coffee has some components which are essentially antioxidants, which can stunt the premature aging of skin, something that every single individual is afraid of facing.

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Here are three foolproof reasons why you should make coffee a part of your skin care routine.

1. It makes your skin smooth and soft

One of the basic rules of a good skin care routine is exfoliation, which essentially entails getting rid of the layer of dead skin cells on the surface and leaving the new, soft, fresh skin. This is also healthy because the pores of the skin are free to breathe and you don’t run the risk of getting pimples and zits at all the time. In order to exfoliate the skin, you have to use substances which are rough, but not rough enough to harm your skin and leave it bruised. Coffee is one of the most suitable things for this. You have to grind the coffee beans into a fine powder, which when rubbed onto the skin with face wash and other forms of mild soap will effectively remove the layer of dead skin cells, leaving it soft, supple, and glowing.

2. Combats UV rays and premature aging

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Both UV rays and premature aging are pretty harmful for the skin, and coffee is something that can help you combat both quite effectively. When you consume coffee, you also consume antioxidants, which reduce the effect of UV rays on the skin. Similarly, the antioxidant properties also help in anti-aging, which is a great natural remedy for stunting aging of the skin. In fact, coffee has properties which reduce the growth of cells altogether, thereby leading to a generally younger, more energetic-looking skin.

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3. Reduces puffiness and sores

Along with antioxidants, coffee also has several anti-inflammatory properties, which make it one of the main reasons to include it in your daily skin care routine. It is best if you apply creams and ointments that contain coffee, rather than drinking coffee to reduce the puffiness that you may sometime see around the eyes, because topical application has been found to be more effective.

Thus, when you reach out for your next steaming cup of coffee, you should probably reconsider its benefits and applications because it has been found to do a whole lot of good to the skin as well as the rest of the body!

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3 Reasons To Include Coffee In Your Daily Skin Care Routine
Did you know that coffee has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties? Here are 3 surprising reasons to include coffee in your daily skin care routine.
Aishani Laha

Aishani Laha

Bibliophile. Feminist. Unreasonable optimist. I am dangerously obsessed with the English language and the stage is my second home. I still believe in fairy tales and happy endings, and more importantly, that there is nothing that good music and a cup of coffee can’t fix.