Coffee and Brown Sugar Body Scrub

I have always loved the smell of coffee but I was never a fan of the taste. When I did drink it, I had to load with flavored creamers and sugar and to me that’s defeating the purpose of drinking it. Coffee is a great stimulant and a cup of it can be beneficial before a workout but I just can’t do the taste.

Fortunately, coffee does have many benefits when used externally:

  • Helps tighten the skin and reduce cellulite
  • Stimulates the blood and lymph flow which drains toxins and excess fluids
  • Exfoliates the skin

 

For this scrub I also added brown sugar (for extra exfoliation) and coconut oil (for moisturizing the skin)

Coffee Brown Sugar Scrub

1/2 cup dark roasted ground coffee

1/2 cup dark brown sugar

1/4 cup coconut oil

1 tsp sweet orange essential oil (optional, or you can use another oil)

Add the coffee, sugar, and coconut oil to a medium sized bowl. Mix all the ingredients together (I used a fork) then add an essential oil of your choice. Transfer the contents to a container and seal until ready to use.

 

 

Shanika

Living in Columbia, South Carolina and using this blog as my space to share a little insight into my life in what I’m making on the sewing machine, knitting needles, crochet hooks, in the kitchen, and elsewhere.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *