10 Coffee-Infused Products That Improve Your Skin
By Danielle Fontana, Digital Editor |
It energizes us, makes us feel more awake and somehow gets us through those sleepless nights—for coffee lovers, there’s essentially nothing that morning cup can’t do. But what if your skin care products could deliver the same effects to your skin that your tried-and-true beverage so often does to your mood? Well, look no further. Products infused with coffee have the ability to increase microcirculation (good-bye, cellulite), energize lackluster skin and make your complexion look brighter and lively. Here, our top 10 coffee-infused products to help celebrate the holiday the best way we know how.
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Clarins Booster Detox ($39)
Ever feel like your skin care needs a little extra oomph to rid your complexion of unwanted gunk and damage? Us too, that’s why we’re head over heels for this product that delivers just that—add a few drops to your favorite cream, serum or mask to kickstart your skin’s fight against damage.
Skin is rejuvenated with green coffee beans, detoxified with natural charcoal and softened with marshmallow root extract in a naturally derived lather without stripping your skin. Translation: This cleanser is the ultimate triple threat.
Tired skin is energized and dull skin revived with one spritz of this caffeine-boosted mist that delivers equal parts hydration, radiance and exfoliation in seconds. Use it as a quick pick-me-up in the morning (the orange scent is addicting) or as a midday refresher at your desk.
This two-step system gives a whole new meaning to an overnight mask. Apply the DREAMSERUM, a melt-in formula that boasts green coffee and green tea leaf to deliver an even complexion and let it absorb for about 30 seconds before following up with step two, DREAMSEAL, a serious dose of hyaluronic acid and mozuku green algae to plump and recharge skin while you snooze.
Dead skin that builds up and causes rough patches are sloughed away naturally with ground espresso beans in this chocolate-scented scrub. Even better, caffeine, coffee seed oil and green coffee bean extract firm and tone slack skin.
Lush Percup Massage Bar ($13)
The ultimate hydrating and stress-relieving experience, this luscious bar (it’s designed to glide over skin) is made up of jojoba and coconut oils along with shea coconut butters to melt on contact for extreme moisture while whole coffee beans help to ease sore, tight muscles.
Ideal for those struggling with hyperpigmentation and aging skin, this light yet super hydrating oil uses vitamins E, C and A to naturally replenish skin’s moisture levels and coffee seed oil to eliminate unwanted spots and reverse dull skin.
Babe Body Coffee Scrub ($24)
Made with zero water content (and no dilution because of it), this scrub contains a significantly higher concentration of active ingredients—think coffee, alphahydroxy acids, vitamin E and coffee—for better-looking skin (it promises to reduce cellulite, lessen the appearance of stretch marks and fade acne scarring) in a hurry.