Did you know that coffee can do way more than help you get a second wind during that afternoon slump? It actually helps you get smooth, glowing skin!
Sounds like your typical skin care ad right? But hear me out.
Coffee's properties give natural benefits for the skin. And no, not by drinking more cups of joe. It's when you actually apply it on your skin.
Those innocuous-looking coffee grounds can actually become a coffee scrub for your face and body!
This isn't the fad of the year - it's actually been done for years because of the things it can do for your skin.
A sluggish trip to the coffee-maker is part of people's morning routine. It's no wonder that many use coffee as an alternative body scrub. As long as there's a coffee-drinker at home, there's a DIY coffee body scrub waiting to happen.
When applied topically, coffee stimulates blood flow to the area, leading to a radiant and bright skin. Mixed with other ingredients like cinnamon, it exfoliates the skin, makes it more supple, gets rid of germs, and heals wounds.
Here are some of the reasons why you should get hydrated and caffeinated at the same time: 
Can't get rid of those annoying breakouts? Coffee scrub could finally put an end to it. Because of caffeine's antioxidant properties and coffee's anti-inflammatory substances , it could minimize inflammation and soothe acne redness.
The best way to get all these antioxidants? Apply a generous amount of coffee scrub on your skin!
Just the sheer texture of coffee grounds will already tell you it's an amazing exfoliator. Not only does it gets rid of dead skin cells, it also removes toxins and helps you achieve that natural misty look.
Here's an ever ubiquitious question among women - how can we get rid of cellulite?
The quick answer: coffee!
When applied topically, coffee can improve blood circulation and break down fat. In fact, studies report that topical ingestion of coffee can decrease the size of fat cells by 17%.  This means that less *excess* fat will show up in odd places in your body, resulting in less cellulite! 
Sounds way easier than going to the gym!
Can't say this enough but antioxidants in coffee can do wonders for your skin. One of the biggest benefits is it can turn dull, tired skin into a radiant, supple, centerfold-worthy face! The brightening effects of coffee are instant when applied on your skin. 
Puffy face in the morning? Nothing a coffee mask can't fix!
Caffeine and other coffee compunds like methylxanthine have a diuretic effect, which helps tame down swollen tissues as a result of excess fluid retention. 
Another thing you can do with your coffee in the morning is to apply it around your eyes (the scrub, not your actual coffee!) If you want to avoid getting panda eyes, then put some around your eyes and on dark cirlces. Coffee improves blood circulation and gets rid of stagnant blood in dark eyes.  Our favorite stimulant also gets absorbed by circulation through the skin - so you may not want to do this before going to bed.
If you can't wait to get these benefits, you can make a DIY coffee scrub with an easy recipe.  The ingredients are more likely found in your kitchen so there's no need for that last-minute grocery run!
Applying your homemade coffee scrub is as easy as making it!
Just wet your skin and start slathering the coffee paste from your feet up. Apply it in circular movements and spend more time on areas where there is cellulite or stretch marks. Be firm - but not to the point of irritating your skin.Let it sit for 5-10 minutes before rinsing off.
Don't go overboard with your coffee scrub though! As much as you want to keep your skin radiant and glowing, experts remind us to only exfoliate at most 3 times a week.
You're now ready to slather away!
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The holidays are upon us. It’s only October but with the rate this year has gotten to the tail-end, we’ll all be wearing our favorite sweatshirts (forcibly or otherwise) and devouring the holiday away in no time.
The forward-looking you will already be starting to watch that *extra holiday weight* before the holiday even starts.
But one step at a time, right? After all, there’s a few weeks left before the celebrations and holiday parties officially kick in.
If the java lover in you has ever been curious whether caffeine can help curb the appetite, now is the perfect time to find some answers.
The word on the street is that caffeine is one of the best appetite suppressants.
Spoiler alert: researches tell us the jury’s still out on this one.
Have you been drinking coffee for years and starting to feel weird sensations after a cuppa? You’ve got to know something.
If you suddenly find yourself going through unusual post-caffeine effects such as anxiety, headache, faster heartbeat and tremors, you may be experiencing a shift in how your body metabolizes caffeine.
Two words: caffeine sensitivity.
Caffeine sensitivity is not necessarily a bad thing. Sometimes, it’s all a matter of our body adapting to caffeine in our system.
However, if all of a sudden you start to feel things that didn’t use to happen after having your caffeine fix, then it’s time to watch that caffeine intake!
What if I tell you that aside from perking you up, caffeine can also help you concentrate and become more productive?
If, during mind-numbing, brain-wracking moments, you want to feel like Popeye going for a whole can of spinach, just reach out for the coffee-maker and you’re likely to feel the same! (For the best java experience, know when’s the best time to drink your coffee here.)
Caffeine can also help you absorb information and remember them more efficiently.
Yep! Our favorite stimulant can boost mental performance in more ways than one. Have a cuppa and you’ll find yourself retaining more information from classes and business meetings, kill it in planning and problem-solving, and finish those day-to-day tasks efficiently.
Without further ado, here are 8 ways caffeine can help us take a step closer to becoming Einstein-genius: