DIY: Coffee scrub

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If you’re living in a household like ours, you probably throw out a lot of pressed coffee! Coffee grounds are great to exfoliate the skin, has antioxidant properties and is even known to protect your skin from sun damage. Here’s a 5-minute project with coffee grounds that you can either use to pamper yourself or gift someone.

What you’ll need:

–  Coffee grounds

–  Raw sugar

–  Extra virgin coconut oil

–  an airtight container

Method:

  1. Gather all your ingredients.
  2. Add the coffee grounds into a bowl and 1/2 part sugar.
  3. Add the oil – just enough to make the mixture creamy.
  4. Mix all the ingredients together.
  5. Transfer into an airtight container.

Once made, keep the mix in a cool, dry place and use once a week. Scrub and exfoliate in the shower, rinse but don’t use any additional soaps or bath gels after. Pat dry your skin and moisturize.

 

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