We all know how simulating a fresh cup of coffee is, with so many of us relying on a caffeine boost to get through the morning and sustain our energy levels throughout a big day. The aroma, the health benefits, and that extra kick of caffeine can be so enticing and downright addictive. These powerful qualities that draw us in to consume coffee daily can also have huge benefits of our skin. So here are the top six reasons you should consider incorporating coffee into your beauty routine
The simulating properties of coffee can help improve blood flow and circulation, waking up your skin for a brighter, more radiant look.
Applying coffee directly to your skin may help decrease the appearance of sun spots, redness, and the fine lines. In fact one study found a direct correlation between decrease in photoaging affects and drinking coffee
Protection against harsh sun rays
UVB is harmful and may lead to several skin diseases. Protect your skin with coffee can protect your against UV carcinogens. According to another study, caffeine actually inhabits the DNA damage response thus protecting skin against the adverse effects of UVB. The inhabitation of DNA damage response may offer a therapeutic option for non-melanoma skin cancer.
The antioxidants, stimulates, and chlorogenic acids in coffee may make it an effective acne fighting facial scrub. The chlorogenic acids in coffee can reduce inflammation and protect against bacteria.
Coffee may also help treat stubborn dark circles under the eyes, according to expert cosmeceuticals. This is because the caffeine content in coffee is thought to help dilate blood vessels that contribute to dark circle.
To use coffee for removing dark circles
combine 1/2 table spoon of coffee grounds and olive oil. Add in couple of drops of water to make a small paste in your hand. Pat that underneath your eyes and don't rub. Leave the mixture on for five to ten minutes. Remove that off with water or gently wipe the mask with a soft cloth. Repeat often as per your need
Help ward off skin cancer
It has been found that topically applied caffeine helped protect against some skin cancers at the molecular level by inhibiting a protein enzyme in skin. In the time, protect yourself from melanoma by reducing sun and UV exposure.