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DIY Coffee Body Scrub

DIY Coffee Body Scrub

I love the smell of coffee in the morning but the caffeine can send me for such a loop! Sometimes I’ll brew it just for the “welcome to the morning!” aroma, then take the used coffee grounds into the shower for a wonderful, eye-opening body scrub. Bonus points if you actually get to drink the coffee!

DIY Coffee Grounds Body Scrub
5 tsp. ground coffee (used coffee grounds are fine)
1 tsp. sugar or salt
2 tsp. essential oil (avocado works well)

Mix ingredients together and using loofah rub in a circular motion all over your body. Leave on five minutes and then wash off.

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Veronica Peterson

Veronica Peterson has a background in green design and creative writing. She loves discovering and sharing sustainable ways to enrich life. Veronica is a happy urbanite, who lives above a produce market in San Francisco with her dog Winnie.


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10:58PM PDT on May 7, 2013

Will def try this! Thanks

4:10AM PDT on May 7, 2013

Love coffee,must try this great idea

2:54AM PDT on May 7, 2013

Thank you for posting.

3:01PM PDT on May 6, 2013


8:27AM PDT on Apr 29, 2013

This is great!! Honey also makes a good job to the skin in this composition :-)

5:53PM PDT on Apr 22, 2013


12:21AM PDT on Apr 12, 2013

Sounds very interesting! Can't wait to try it out

9:36PM PDT on Apr 11, 2013

I've tried it and it makes my skin smoother...
As for reducing cellulite, I think it might need several uses to see results

5:52AM PDT on Mar 16, 2013


9:42PM PST on Mar 1, 2013

When using USED coffee grounds in a bath scrub can you make a large batch and store it or will it mold?

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