Can Coffee Make You Beautiful?

Coffee is known for having a plethora of uses. One large industry that coffee has made it’s presence known in is the beauty industry.

Body scrubs have been used in a multitude of forms for decades as a way to obtain smooth, glowing skin. Body scrubs are often packed full of antioxidants which can neutralize the effects of aging on the skin. Coffee scrubs in particular can leave the skin with a fresh, coffee aroma. The caffeine in coffee scrubs can also help prevent against cellulite and wrinkles, which is what we are all trying to avoid! Below there are several coffee scrub options that will satisfy any coffee lover’s dry skin.

The Coffee Scrub: Coconut Coffee Scrub  $18.99

100% Natural Coffee Scrub With Organic Coffee, Vitamin E and Shea Butter - Best Acne, Anti Cellulite and Stretch Mark Treatment, Eczema and Spider Vein Therapy. Reduce Spider Veins and Age Spots, ipsy scrub

https://thecoffeescrub.com/products/the-coffee-scrub-coconut-helps-reduce-acne

Art Naturals: Arabica Coffee Scrub  $13.00

Arabica Coffee Scrub

https://artnaturals.com/artnaturals-arabica-coffee-scrub-removes-dead-skin-and-reduces-cellulite-8-8-fl-oz-260-ml-15-00.html?utm_source=bing&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=GSP%20-%20Search%20-%20All%20Products&utm_term=Coffee%20Scrub&utm_content=Coffee%20Scrub%208%20Oz

Etsy: Java Junkie Coffee Scrub  $13.00

https://www.etsy.com/listing/244732425/java-junkie-coffee-scrub-in-mocha-latte?ga_order=most_relevant&ga_search_type=all&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_search_query=coffee%20scrub&ref=sr_gallery_5

Sephora: Nails Inc. Caffeine Hit Exfoliating Coffee Scrub  $15.00

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https://www.sephora.com/product/caffeine-hit-exfoliating-coffee-scrub-P423705?keyword=coffee%20scrub

Etsy: Hygge Bath and Body Coffee Scrub  $9.32

https://www.etsy.com/listing/560518045/coffee-scrub?ga_order=most_relevant&ga_search_type=all&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_search_query=coffee%20scrub&ref=sr_gallery_17

Frank Body: Original Coffee Scrub  $16.95

https://www.frankbody.com/us/products/original-coffee-scrub/

Fig & Yarrow: Cardamom and Coffee Body Scrub  $48.00

CARDAMOM+COFFEE BODY SCRUB

https://figandyarrow.com/collections/scrubs/products/cardamom-coffee-anti-cellulite-bodyscrub

Coffee & Lavender?

Adding a lavender flavor to your coffee may be the perfect twist on a traditional latte.

Ingredients:

  • 8 ounces strong coffee
  • ¼ cup half and half
  • 2 tablespoons lavender syrup
  • Pinch of dried lavender (for garnish)

 

Directions:

In a saucepan, whisk together half and half. Warm over medium heat until frothy. Add lavender syrup in the bottom of the mug. Pour coffee into the mug and pour half and half over it. Stir. Enjoy!

Holiday Gift Guide: Coffee Loving Lady

The holidays are just around the corner and a lot of people are still in a frenzy trying to find a thoughtful, suitable, and budget friendly gift for their loved ones. The guide below provides several ideas for that coffee obsessed lady that you love.

Etsy: Coffee Bean Pendant  $21.00

This necklace comes in either brass or sterling silver with a several chain length options. It’s simple coffee bean design is a subtle, but beautiful piece of jewelry.

https://www.etsy.com/listing/519508860/cubic-detailed-coffee-bean-pendant

Etsy: “Strong Cup of Coffee” Scented Candle  $20.00

This coffee scented candle is made from eco-friendly American grown soy wax. The candle comes with the option to write a personal message on the back, which adds the perfect sentimental touch for a gift.

https://www.etsy.com/listing/291976457/strong-cup-of-coffee-scented-candle-8-oz

Etsy: Coffee Enamel Pin  $10.00

This coffee pin is not only adorable, but adds an extra accessory to any backpack, purse, or jacket. This may be a good gift option for the college student in your life.

https://www.etsy.com/listing/548345143/coffee-gift-coffee-enamel-pin-coffee-cup

Etsy: Coffee T-Shirt  $21.99

This coffee t-shirt is a fashionable print tee for any coffee lover. It could be dressed casually for a brunch date with the girls or dressed up a bit for a casual day at the office. It comes in sizes S-XXL with four different color options.

https://www.etsy.com/listing/556757984/first-i-drink-the-coffee-then-i-do-the?ga_order=most_relevant&ga_search_type=all&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_search_query=coffee%20shirt%20women&ref=sr_gallery_7

World Market: Gigi Floral Porcelain Travel Cup Set of 2  $17.98

Gigi Floral Porcelain Travel Not a Paper Cup Set of 2

These travel mugs are not only aesthetically pleasing, but also functional for any woman who takes her coffee to go. Bonus: They are dish washer friendly!

https://www.worldmarket.com/product/gigi+floral+porcelain+travel+not+a+paper+cup+set+of+2.do?sortby=ourPicks&from=Search

Starbucks: Gift Card  $10-$100

Red Cup Ornament FY18

There is much debate over giving gift cards for a holiday gift idea. It is ideal for the woman who has it all but could always use another cup of coffee. There are countless gift card designs to choose from as well as either physical or email delivery methods.

https://www.starbucks.com/shop/card/egift/red-cup

Clear Coffee Mugs?

Clear coffee mugs have become especially popular in the last year and are increasingly common to be found in any home or kitchen store. Below are several clear coffee mugs for every budget that may inspire you to take a second look at this trend.

Williams Sonoma: Double Wall Espresso Mugs, Set of 4

$51.95

Double-Wall Glass Espresso Mugs, Set of 4 #williamssonoma

https://www.williams-sonoma.com/products/double-wall-glass-espresso-mugs/?pkey=ctabletop-coffee-mugs-teacups&isx=0.0.763

Target: Cathy’s Concepts 4 piece Irish Coffee Mugs

$42.00

https://www.target.com/p/cathy-s-concepts-174-4pc-irish-coffee-mugs/-/A-51774602#lnk=sametab

World Market: Glass Cafe Mugs Set of 2

$7.98

Glass Café Mugs Set of 2

Spicy Chocolate Latte

The spicy chocolate latte is a perfect mixture of sweet chocolate and a spicy accent flavor.

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ fluid ounces espresso coffee
  • 2 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 pinch ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1 pinch cocoa powder (for garnish)

 

Directions:

Whisk together espresso, cocoa powder, and a pinch of cayenne pepper. Froth milk and whisk together the flavored espresso and milk. Sprinkle cocoa powder on top for garnish. Enjoy!