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DIY: Coffee & Coconut Scrub

DIY: Coffee & Coconut Scrub

Never know what to do with those used grinds after makin’ your morning coffee? Well, this is it. Gift your morning routine some self care with a coffee & coconut scrub that will leave your skin feeling 
moisturized and refreshed. Mixed with cinnamon, it’s packed with antioxidants and natural antibacterial properties which helps to protect your skin against those long-term skin blemishes and relieves acne. Coffee is also a perfect exfoliating agent and can boost your skin’s collagen levels. Honestly, who knew. But now that we do, we are stoked & have made this little recipe our go-to and is a great way to upcycle those grinds. Follow the steps below & let us know what ya think! 

  • 5 Tbsp: Organic Coconut Oil 
  • 1 Cup: Used Coffee Grinds
  • 2 Tsp: Organic Sea Salt 
  • 1 Tsp: Cinnamon
Step 1:
  • Grab the goods:
    • After your morning coffee, collect one cup of your coffee grounds (so your coffee grounds are still a bit moist).
    • Grind 2 teaspoons of Organic Sea Salt.
    • Collect 5 tablespoons of Organic Coconut Oil that is room temperature. 
    • Bring out that cinnamon, you’ll need just 1 teaspoon. 

Step 2:

  • Shake it up:
    • Mix all ingredients in a medium sized bowl. 

Step 3:

  • Cool it down, hot stuff:
    • Let your scrub sit in the fridge for about 2 hours. 

Step 4:

  • Scrub-a dub-dub:
    • Apply the scrub to arms + legs (avoid face) to damp skin, exfoliate, rinse and repeat. 

Enjoy and tag us @ob.beans to show us when you make the scrub! 

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