This gentle homemade body scrub is perfect for sloughing off dead skin cells leaving behind radiant and soft skin – and it smells heavenly too!
I am a bit of a coffee addict, so naturally this coffee sugar scrub is one of my favorites that we have made so far!
The Benefits of a Coffee Scrub for Your Skin
Coffee does an amazing job at exfoliation which makes it a natural choice for body scrubs, but outside of it’s ability to slough off dead skin cells what can coffee do?
Now we all know caffeine is coffee’s secret weapon when it comes to waking us up in the morning, but caffeine is also a secret weapon for your skin.
Caffeine helps tighten the skin, which can help reduce cellulite. Caffeine is also loaded with antioxidants, which help battle dark spots, fine lines, swelling, and inflammation.
This is why it is important to pay attention to the coffee grounds that you put into your homemade coffee body scrub.
While I love reusing brewed coffee grounds, in this case, they are better for your garden than they are your face.
While you definitely can use your coffee grounds from this mornings cup of joe to make this body scrub, just know that the caffeine content will be depleted.
Homemade Brown Sugar Coffee Body Scrub Recipe
Coffee Sugar Scrub Ingredients
1 cup coffee grounds
2 cups Brown Sugar
1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
1-2 drops of essential oils if desired (we recommend cedarwood, cinnamon, nutmeg, or clove)
Want to make this Coffee Sugar Scrub without Coconut Oil?
Easy peasy. Simply swap it out for your oil of choice.
If I am not making this with coconut oil I usually go for an olive oil is fantastic for aiding circulation.
Items Recommended to Make a DIY Brown Sugar Coffee Body Scrub
Cedarwood Essential OilOrganic Coconut OilNutmeg Essential Oil
Homemade Brown Sugar Coffee Body Scrub Directions:
- Mix together the ingredients in a glass bowl.
- Store in an airtight glass container.
To Use: Apply to wet skin in a circular motion. Rinse off with warm water and pat dry.
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2 thoughts on “DIY Brown Sugar Coffee Body Scrub”
Used or unused coffee grounds?
Either or. Used is going to be less potent. I personally would used unused.