Homemade Coffee Scrub to Reduce Cellulite

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How to Make Homemade Coffee Scrub to Reduce Cellulite

When you make that fresh pot of coffee in the morning, don’t just throw the grounds away. Instead, consider making a homemade coffee scrub that can help reduce cellulite, give you smooth skin, and offer a little pick-me-up in the shower.

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Can Coffee Grounds Really Reduce Cellulite?

Cellulite. It’s the bane of women around the world. But could something as simple as coffee grounds really help reduce the appearance of cellulite?

As a matter of fact, yes! The caffeine that’s in coffee grounds and the scrubbing motion you use to apply the coffee grounds help stimulate dilation. This tightens and plumps the skin, which helps reduce the look of cellulite.

Additionally, coffee grounds contain antioxidants that can increase collagen production. This also helps reduce the appearance of cellulite.

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Homemade Coffee Scrub Ingredients

Homemade Coffee Scrub Directions

  1. Combine the coffee grounds and sea salt in a bowl and stir together.
  2. Add the fractionated coconut oil to the mixture and stir well.
  3. Transfer the mixture into an airtight container.
  4. When you’re in the shower, apply the coffee scrub to your skin in a circular motion before rinsing off.
  5. If you’re using this coffee scrub to exfoliate before shaving, be sure to check out our post on how to make homemade shaving gel for a smooth shave. You can then read our post on the best safety razor for beginners and our post on how to use a safety razor for a nick-free and zero waste shave.

Why Use Fractionated Coconut Oil?

You’ll notice this homemade coffee scrub calls for fractionated coconut oil instead of regular coconut oil. This is a key ingredient for one very important reason.

If you pick up a jar of regular coconut oil, you’ll find that it’s actually solid. Coconut oil only becomes a liquid when you heat it up. When it cools down to room temperature, it becomes solid again.

Now imagine what happens if it cools down and becomes solid while it’s still in your pipes? Yeah. You’re looking at a nasty clog.

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Fractionated coconut oil, which is also sometimes called liquid coconut oil, stays liquid when it cools down. Not only does this extend the shelf life of the oil, but it also makes it easier for the oil to absorb in the skin without clogging pores.

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Homemade Coffee Scrub

Whether you’re gearing up for bathing suit season or simply looking for a fantastic scrub that can help give you smooth and glowing skin, you’ll love this homemade coffee scrub.

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