DIY Skin Firming Coffee Scrub

March 27, 2015

Coffee scrubs are super popular right now, but they can also be super pricey!

Many skincare body products contain caffeine as a aid in firming the skin and preventing and treating cellulite. You can make a completely organic and SUPER easy yet effective Skin Firming Coffee Scrub with just 3 simple ingredients.

1/4 Cup Ground Organic Coffee

Try to avoid using decaf, as this is a bit counterproductive. You want the caffeine that’s in coffee combined with the physical exfoliation of the coffee grounds.

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 1/4 Cup Brown Sugar

The natural glycolic acid contained in sugar combined with the physical exfoliation makes for a FANTASTIC body scrub!! You could also just mix brown sugar and your favorite oil for a simple hydrating body scrub.

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 1/4 Cup Coconut Oil Softened

Recent studies have found virgin coconut oil to speed up wound healing, and be extremely effective in increasing hydration and reducing water loss in seriously dry skin. It smells delicious, is very affordable, and leaves the skin feeling nourished and smooth after exiting the shower.

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 Thoroughly mix all three ingredients together.

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 Boom! Easy!

You can use this scrub in the shower, or over a towel if you’re concerned about your drain becoming clogged. This treatment is great to perform 3 times a week during your morning shower.

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 If you’re sensitive to caffeine or pregnant/breastfeeding, check with your doctor first. =)

Hope you enjoyed this post,

xo, Rachel

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  • Nikki March 27, 2015 at 10:04 am

    Can’t wait to give that a try this weekend!!!

  • Pam March 27, 2015 at 12:20 pm

    Loved this Rach 🙂 I recently made my own coffee scrub but the recipe is a bit different, once it’s over I’ll be sure to try yours to see which one I like more 🙂
    Stay happy xx


  • LindaLibraLoca March 27, 2015 at 1:06 pm

    Great scrub. And I bet it smells awesome, too.

    LindaLibraLoca: Beauty, Baby and Backpacking

  • Lindsay Ava March 27, 2015 at 2:45 pm

    This is an amazing post! Especially as it’s so easy and most people own these ingredients already or they are very easy to find. Love the idea of a firming and exfoliating scrub, definitely have to try it out ! 🙂

  • Amanda March 27, 2015 at 10:13 pm

    Great post! Looking forward to trying this out over the weekend. I love the simple ingredients and feel like it’s going to smell amazing!

  • Connie March 27, 2015 at 10:27 pm

    I’ve been wanting to try out a coffee scrub. Thanks for the recipe!

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  • Claire @ Tall Girl Big World March 28, 2015 at 7:08 am

    I love the smell of coffee, so I’ll definitely have to try this!

  • Mary April 5, 2015 at 9:19 pm

    Can’t wait to try this scrub out! What is the color/brand of the nail polish you are wearing in the pictures? It’s super pretty!:)

  • Mary April 5, 2015 at 9:22 pm

    Can’t wait to try this out! What nail polish are you wearing in the pictures? It is super pretty!:)