Benefits of Coffee in Skincare Products
Yetunde is sharing her secret to beautiful glowing skin. It starts and ends with coffee. Drinking a cup of coffee provides antioxidants internally but the purported skin benefits from coffee are primarily obtained topically. Coffee has many internal and external benefits for our bodies ranging from drinking it as a beverage and to using it on our skin. The benefits of coffee oil come from its composition of plant sterols, linoleic acid, oleic acid, anti- and antioxidant compounds.
It has been used for many years as an ingredient to enhance cosmetic treatments and beauty products. Coffee is used in many luxurious spa treatments because of its high level of antioxidants such as chlorogenic acid, and fatty acids that help fight free radicals that can lead to skin damage. Coffee is used by several world-famous spas for its ability to reduce the appearance of cellulite and mask the signs of aging to improve the look of the skin.
The benefits of using coffee oil in skincare products are that it reduces free radical damage, improve mood, prevent premature aging, stimulate relaxation, reduce oxidative stress in the skin, increase blood flow, counter the appearance of wrinkles, age spots,, and improve the elasticity of the skin. These products will leave the skin feeling soft and hydrated. They are excellent for moisturizing, body massages, hair masks, soothing the skin after sun exposure and hair conditioning.
Green coffee oil is extracted using the cold press method. And because of this, it has higher amounts of nutrients, caffeine, fatty acids, and vitamins than roasted coffee oil. Green coffee oil has the same pH balance as the human body’s natural oils. Thus, it helps the skin with balancing its moisture levels and hydration. Coffee oil extracted from roasted coffee beans has a rich caramel color and a delicious yet soft coffee aroma. Coffee oil stimulates blood circulation, detoxification of the skin, thereby helping to cleanse and clarify while soothing several symptoms of skin ailments such as acne, sores, itchiness, eczema, scaling, and dead cell build up.