I Googled caffeine for skin and coffee scrub, I read that it might help prevent skin cancers, that sounds good! I don't know if doing a scrub with coffee grounds gives my skin enough caffeine, I'll keep researching, maybe a mask made with coffee grounds would allow my skin to soak up more caffeine (?).
This is mainly for the ladies out there, though you guys can do this too... Since I've been living out here, my beauty regiment has gotten pretty lax, it's hard to remember to do the necessary daily things to make sure my skin stays at it's best. This from a former hairdresser and former Mary Kay and Avon rep, I know better, but it's too easy to let other things take priority and not do what is needed. So my face has suffered from the lack of care, I'm 42 almost 43 and I still get zits, I have slightly oily skin, but I'm also getting some wrinkles and lines, I notice the thinning skin and it doesn't spring back from trauma like it used to.
I seriously needed to do a scrub on my face, I was looking around for something to use, I read about caffeine being used in skin care, so what did I have that contains caffeine? Coffee! I grabbed a can of coffee, the kind you brew, not instant, I put about a half teaspoon of coffee grounds in my hand, then I took some face moisturizer and mixed enough with the coffee grounds to make a paste. I used this as a scrub on my face and neck, then wiped it off with a wet wash cloth. My skin felt clean, invigorated and smooth. The next day, my skin still felt great, sometimes my skin reacts negatively to some beauty products, but this didn't cause any distress at all, my skin felt great. I plan on doing this once a week to help keep my skin smooth. I am thinking about doing this in the shower on my whole body...
If anyone who reads this, tries this, let me know how it worked out for you. :)