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Wake up your beauty routine with Lowcountry Blend!

23 Jul

Your morning cup of Lowcountry Blend not only has health benefits for your body, but it can also boost your morning beauty routine! With the correct methods, you will be able to use your coffee grounds for your hair and skin so you can be bikini ready this summer.

1. Coffee can soften and shine your hair if you’re brunette

Before lathering your shampoo in your tresses, scrunch some coffee grounds into wet hair. Although the texture is grainy and coarse, it’s actually good for your hair. These grounds remove build-up, and it can soften the hair. Warning: If you have light or bleached hair, don’t use coffee grounds because it can darken the color. Mix the following ingredients below and apply to hair. Leave on for 20-30 minutes before rinsing .

– 1 tsp olive oil (or your favorite oil)

– 1 tsp shea butter

– 1.5 tbsp yogurt

– 1 tbsp honey

– 1 tbsp coffee

2. Coffee can treat cellulite

Coffee grounds can be used as a base for cellulite body scrub. In fact, the caffeine in the coffee grinds helps improve circulation and makes skin appear firmer. Combine the ingredients below to make an all-natural scrub. -1/2 cup brewed Lowcountry Blend coffee grounds

-1 tablespoon of wine

-1 tablespoon of tincture

-A few drops of ginger extract and seaweed extract

-Mix in sea salt for a softer scrub

3. Coffee exfoliates your skin

Give your skin a buzz by using coffee grounds as an all natural exfoliant. If you want to make a smoother scrub, add olive oil to the coffee grounds. Rubbing the coffee grounds on your skin can remove dead skin cells, leaving your skin feeling soft and refreshed.

4. Use coffee grounds for a facial mask

Coffee grounds can decrease puffiness in the facial/eye area. If you have dry skin, you can add yogurt, cream, or honey to the facial mask. If you have oily skin, add lemon juice. Mix the following ingredients to make a coffee facial mask!

-4 Tbsp. of Lowcountry Blend coffee beans

-4 Tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder

-8 Tbsp. of milk, heavy cream, yogurt (must be unflavored!), almond milk or coconut milk. Substitutions are allowed: Try an egg instead of dairy if you are an egg mask lover, or substitute oils, such as olive oil, extra virgin coconut oil or almond oil if you have dehydrated skin.

-2 Tbsp. honey (if you have dry skin) or lemon juice (if you have oily skin) Preparation for facial mask *If you have whole beans, finely grind beans in a grinder. *Remember, beans should be finely ground so they don’t scratch your face.

-Mix coffee and cocoa powder in a bowl.

-Add the dairy product and stir until a smooth paste forms.

-Stir in the honey

-Apply the paste to your clean face and neck.

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Posted by on July 23, 2012 in Caffeinate Charleston

 

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