We have chosen the ‘shade grown coffee’ from Coorg for our coffee skin care range. The ground seeds of Coffee arabica is used as the scrubbing agent in our Shea butter Coffee Face Scrub.
While coffee is widely used as a beverage, it is also becoming popular as an alternative remedy for skin issues. This property of coffee is due to the presence of antioxidants, especially phenols that help fight free radicals that can lead to skin damage. Topical application of coffee as a mask, scrub or paste contributes directly to skin health.
The benefits of coffee can be summarized as follows:
A favorite skin drink: Rather than an energy drink, coffee is a gem in the skin care routine. Delving deeper into the benefits of coffee, it has been found that coffee works wonders on our skin.
A gentle exfoliant: Coffee is thought best to be used via a coffee scrub because the exfoliation can smoothen the skin and make an even appearance. It is a gentle exfoliant and it is not harsh to the skin. Being a rich source of antioxidants it protects skin against the free radicals that wreak havoc on the skin.
A Sunscreen : Caffeine in coffee protects the skin against the harmful uv rays of the sun thereby reducing the incidence of sunspots and tan.A skin brightener and anti-aging supplement: Caffeine repairs tissues and regulates cell regrowth leading to retained hydration ie, increased collagen and skin elasticity, coffee scrubs away debris and makes the skin smooth. Caffeine reduces inflammation and puffiness, brightens complexion, reduces darkness under the eyes, fine lines and wrinkles.