Saturday, August 3, 2013

Energetic Body Scrub

If you know me, you know this, I love coffee. Throw in a little French Vanilla, and I'm in Heaven.

So, when I came across a diy coffee scrub, I had to try it. After using the scrub, I found I had immediate results. I was afraid I had some sort of positive placebo effect going on in my mind, but hubby confirmed that I now posses smoother skin. :)

You'll need:

3 tablespoons brewed coffee grounds
1 tablespoon salt

Brew 2 cups of coffee using 3 tablespoons of your favorite coffee. Once the coffee is brewed, dump the grounds into a bowl. Add 1 tablespoon salt. Mix.

Use these grounds within 20 minutes of brewing coffee. After that, oxidation sets in, essentially meaning the grounds have gone stale. 
Hop in the shower, rub all over, and rinse.

Make sure you have a mesh net over the drain to catch all the grounds. 

Coffee grounds have magnesium, vitamin E, and  have antibacterial properties. In addition to all these perks, you also have a cup of coffee waiting for you when you hop out of the shower.