12 Awesome Ways To Use Coffee For Oily Skin

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Are you someone who cannot miss their morning cup of coffee? Me too. On a busy day to unwind, coffee is what I need. It helps in boosting my metabolism and energy. 

But, did you know that coffee works wonders for your skin as well? Have you ever tried? 

While a cup of coffee can provide the relaxation you want, it can also enhance the skin texture when applied topically in the form of a mask or scrub.

Read: Home Remedies For Oily Skin

In this post, we will look at some of the ways to use coffee for oily skin.

Is Coffee Good For Oily And Acne Prone Skin?

The antioxidant and antibacterial properties of coffee help to fight the free radicals present in the pores of our skin. By getting rid of the free radicals, it also helps in increasing the elasticity of the skin. 

Acne-prone skin can be benefited from coffee because of its anti-inflammatory properties. Coffee reduces the appearance of blemishes and dark spots, inflammation and redness of the skin. 

Coffee is not hard on the skin. You can use it as a natural exfoliant to get rid of dead skin cells, dirt, and dust from the clogged pores. 

Now that we know coffee is good for oily skin, let’s see how to use coffee for oily skin.

1. Coffee And Milk Face Mask For Acne

milk in bottles for making a milk face mask

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons ground coffee powder
  • 1 tablespoon milk

Method

  • Mix coffee powder and milk in a bowl to make a paste.
  • Apply this pack on your face. 
  • Massage gently for 5 minutes.
  • Leave it on till it dries. 
  • Wash off with water. 

How Often?

Thrice a week. 

2. Sugar, Honey And Coffee Scrub For Oily Skin

honey in a bowl

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon coffee powder

Method

  • Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl to form a scrub.
  • Apply this scrub all over your face and massage gently for 2-3 minutes in circular motions.
  • Leave it on for 15-20 minutes.
  • Wash off with cold water. 

How Often?

Once a week.

3. Baking Soda And Coffee Face Scrub For Oily Skin

baking powder in a bowl

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon coffee powder
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • ½ tablespoon baking soda

Method

  • Mix all the ingredients together to form a scrub.
  • Apply this mixture on your face. 
  • Massage gently for 2-3 minutes in circular motions. 
  • Leave it on for 15-20 minutes. 
  • Wash off with cold water.

How Often?

Two or three times a week.

4. Oatmeal, Honey And Coffee Scrub For Acne

oats in a spoon on table

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon ground coffee powder
  • ¼ cup ground oatmeal powder

Method

  • Mix all the ingredients together to form a scrub.
  • Apply the mixture all over your face. 
  • Massage gently for 1-2 minutes in circular motions. 
  • Leave it on for 15-20 minutes. 
  • Wash off with water.

How Often?

Once a week. 

5. Turmeric And Coffee Face Mask For Acne

turmeric root

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons ground coffee powder
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric
  • 1 tablespoon yogurt

Method

  • Mix the ingredients together in a bowl to make a thick paste. 
  • Apply this mask on your face.
  • Leave it on for 20 minutes.
  • Wash off with water by massaging in circular motions. 

How Often?

2-3 times a week.

6. Turmeric, Cinnamon And Coffee Scrub For Acne

cinnamon sticks

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon coffee powder
  • ½ tablespoon coconut oil
  • ¼ tablespoon cinnamon or turmeric

Method

  • Mix all the ingredients together to make a scrub. 
  • Apply this scrub on your face. 
  • Massage gently with your fingers in circular motions for 1-2 minutes. 
  • Leave it on for 20 minutes. 
  • Wash off with water. 

How Often?

Once or twice a week.

7. Lemon And Coffee Face Mask For Oily Skin

lemons for oily skin

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon coffee powder
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Method

  • Mix both the ingredients together to make a paste. 
  • Apply this mask on your face.
  • Leave it on for 20 minutes.
  • Wash off with water by massaging gently in circular motions. 

How Often?

Once or twice a week. 

8. Almond Milk And Coffee Face Mask For Oily Skin

almond milk for oily skin

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon coffee powder
  • 1 tablespoon almond or full cream milk
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Method

  • Mix all the ingredients together to make a paste.
  • Apply this pack on your face.
  • Leave it on for 20-30 minutes.
  • Wash off with water by massaging gently in circular motions.

How Often?

2-3 times a week.

9. Coffee Face Wash For Oily Skin

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons foaming face wash of your choice
  • 1 tablespoon coffee powder

Method

  • Mix the ingredients together to make a coffee face wash. 
  • Apply all over your face like a normal face wash.
  • Wash off with plain water. 

How Often?

Twice a day. 

10. Yogurt And Coffee Mask For Oily Skin

yogurt in a bowl

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon coffee powder

Method

  • Mix the ingredients together in a bowl to make a paste.
  • Apply this pack on your face. 
  • Leave it on for 30 minutes.
  • Wash off with water while massaging gently in circular motions.

How Often?

Everyday.

11. Coffee Ice Cubes For Acne Scars

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoon coffee powder
  • Water

Method

  • In a blender, add coffee powder and the required amount of water. Blend the mixture to make a paste.
  • Pour this mixture in an ice cube tray and refrigerate. 
  • Take an ice cube and rub it on your face.
  • Wash off with warm water. 

How Often?

Everyday.

12. Licorice And Coffee Face Mask For Acne Scars

licorice for oily skin

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon coffee powder
  • 1 tablespoon yogurt
  • ½ tablespoon licorice

Method

  • Mix all the ingredients together to make a paste.
  • Apply this pack on your face.
  • Leave it on for 30 minutes.
  • Wash off with water.

How Often?

Once a week.

Have you ever tried using coffee for oily acne-prone skin? Did it solve your skin problems? Don’t forget to leave your suggestions in the comments section below 🙂

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