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Why should you use a Coffee scrub

There are many benefits to using body and face scrubs which is why they are well established in the beauty community. From exfoliating the skin to helping to reduce cellulite, these scrubs are widely used due to their great benefits. The Örtte Coffee Scrub has the benefit of being vegan and cruelty free, meaning that it can be used by anyone and everyone!

Overall coffee scrubs and body scrubs are great for those looking to do a number of things such as exfoliate their skin, get rid of excess self-tanner and just to generally keep skin looking and feeling soft and moisturised. Versions have been produced and loved for years and their simplicity keeps them popular amongst the community.

Specifically coffee scrubs are beneficial due to being rich in so many natural ingredients that are known to help the skin with their unique properties.

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Coffee Grounds

  • Caffeine has great benefits for the skin not just the mind and body, it can help to stimulate the blood, tighten the skin (and in return reduce cellulite).
  • When used around the eyes it can help to reduce the appearance of puffiness as the caffeine restricts the blood vessels meaning swelling and inflammation can be reduced along with dark circles.
  • Lastly caffeine is loaded with antioxidants, these are known to aid in fighting premature skin ageing including wrinkles, fine lines and sun spots.
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Macadamia Oil

  • Squaline antioxidant is a component of this oil which is established in helping reduce oxidative stress on the skin, in turn helping with preventing signs of ageing such as age spots and wrinkles.
  • The healthy fatty acids in this oil are known to moisturise and soften the skin.
  • There are great anti-inflammatory properties in the oil which are known to help to reduce the appearance of unwanted redness and irritation.
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Sea Salt

  • Due to the number of natural elements such as magnesium, calcium and iron it is established in helping cleanse the pores.
  • As a well known aid in controlling oil and sebum production it can help to reduce blemishes and acne that is caused by dirt and bacteria.
  • Helps to naturally detox the skin as well as exfoliate unwanted dead skin cells due to the nutrients and benefits that can be gained from the natural minerals.
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Sweet Almond oil

  • Due to the hypoallergenic properties and mildness, the oil is great for sensitive skin, these properties aim to combat stress and damage caused by UV rays.
  • Rich in Vitamin E which helps to nourish and strengthen the skin due to being a great anti-oxidant.
  • The light texture and high Vitamin A content is known to support the reduction of acne and blemishes, this is because it can be absorbed by the skin easily in order to reduce debris build up.
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Jojoba Oil

  • This oil also contains the known natural aids of vitamin A and E similar to the almond oil, giving you yet more support for the skin.
  • Redness and irritation may be reduced due to the properties of Omega 6, 7 and 9.
  • Regarded as the best moisturiser due to the gentle nature of the oil it can even help with signs of ageing such as wrinkles and fine lines.
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Extra Virgin Olive Oil

  • This natural element is known to aid in de-clogging the pores.
  • Antioxidants such as vitamins A and E aim to protect the skin and reduce premature signs of ageing, even helping with damage caused by cigarette smoke, pollutants and sun exposure.
  • It has also been used for many years as it known to hydrate and soften the skin, even promoting the elasticity of your skin.

All these ingredients have been chosen to be in the coffee scrub formula after extensive research and knowledge into the results that they may provide. Not all coffee scrub formulas are the same however, many will skimp on the intensity of the coffee grounds or not use such nourishing ingredients due to the price. The Örtte Scrub Range is all natural and great for everyone, with only the finest of ingredients being used.

There are many overall benefits that come with using a coffee scrub such as -

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  • Reducing inflammation
  • Enriched with essential antioxidants
  • Gently exfoliates
  • Reduces cellulite
  • Brightens skin
  • Reduces puffiness
  • Minimises dark circles

Coffee scrubs are simple to use like any other, however small tips should be noted; such as applying it around the eye area in the morning instead of the night due to the caffeine being absorbed into the skin which could affect sleep.

Take a handful of the coffee scrub (we recommend the Örtte Coffee Scrub) and rub into dry skin with circular motions; it is advised to let it absorb for 7-10 minutes in order to experience the full benefit of the ingredients. Once you have let it sink in you can wash it off. Repeat these steps 2-3 times a week to maintain soft and supple skin.

The steps are the same for the face and neck but being more gentle around the eyes due to the delicacy of the skin.

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