5 DIY Coffee Face Masks For Clear Skin

DIY Coffee Mask

While most of us rely on the caffeinated kick of coffee in the morning, not everyone realizes it can rejuvenate your skin too. As a diuretic, coffee helps pull excess moisture and unwanted toxins out of the pores, and the caffeine boosts the metabolism of the skin. It’s coarseness also makes it a great exfoliator to eliminate dead skin and impurities. Check out the tried and tested DIY coffee masks below for five great recipes to clear up your skin and keep you looking fresh.

1) Coffee And Milk Face Mask

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What You Need:

Instant or Ground Coffee

Whole or Raw Milk

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Treatment Time: 20 minutes

What To Do:

  • Mix together a tablespoon of coffee with a tablespoon of milk, allowing to sit for 5 minutes if using coffee grounds.
  • Gently apply the paste to your face, while massaging the mixture into your skin.
  • Allow 20 minutes for the mask to dry before rinsing off with cold water.

Why It Works: 

The lactic acid in milk is a superb natural cleanser, removing dirt from the deepest layers of your skin and leaving it smooth and soft. It can also help reduce inflammation and redness.

2) Coffee And Lemon Juice Face Mask

What You Need:

Instant Coffee

Fresh Lemon Juice

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Treatment Time: 30 minutes

What To Do:

  • Add one tablespoon of instant coffee to a small bowl, along with enough lemon juice to stir into a paste (a few drops should do it).
  • Apply the mixture to your neck and face liberally, and allow 30 minutes for it to dry.
  • Rinse off with cold water.
  • Why It Works:

Lemon juice helps to lighten up discoloring of the skin, and its high vitamin C content improves the skin’s elasticity and regulates oil production.

3) Coffee, Turmeric And Yogurt Face Mask

Coffee Turmeric Face Mask

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What You Need:

Instant Coffee or Coffee Grounds

Turmeric

Natural Yogurt

Prep Time:5 minutes

Treatment Time: 25 minutes

What To Do:

  • Mix together a tablespoon of each ingredient until you have a smooth paste.
  • Apply the paste evenly to clean skin and allow to dry for 20 minutes.
  • Rinse off with cold water, massaging gently for 2-3 minutes to exfoliate.

Why It Works:

Turmeric still has lots of incredible properties when used topically, and is known to contain over 300 antioxidants. As well as being a natural antibacterial, its high vitamin C content helps tighten the skin and lighten any dark patches. Like milk, yogurt contains lactic acid that deep cleans the pores and reduces signs of aging.

4) Coffee, Honey And Yogurt Face Mask

Coffee Honey Face Mask

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What You Need:

Instant Coffee or Coffee Grounds

Organic Honey

Natural Yogurt

Prep Time:5 minutes

Treatment Time: 25 minutes

What To Do:

  • Mix together a tablespoon of each ingredient until you have a smooth paste.
  • Apply the paste evenly to clean skin and allow to dry for 20 minutes.
  • Rinse off with cold water, massaging gently for 2-3 minutes to exfoliate.

Why It Works:

Honey is a natural humectant, meaning it’s a fantastic moisturizer and boasts antibacterial properties that protect your skin from damage. Meanwhile, the antioxidants in natural yogurt help keep your skin young and promote cellular regeneration.

5) Coffee, Oats And Yogurt Face Mask

What You Need:

Instant Coffee

Oats

Natural Yogurt

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Treatment Time: 30 minutes

What To Do:

  • Grind your oats in a blender, then mix in a tablespoon of the powder with a tablespoon of instant coffee and enough yogurt to make a smooth paste.
  • Apply the paste to your evenly to your face, allowing 30 minutes to dry.
  • Rinse the mask off with warm water first, followed by cold water to close up your pores.

Why It Works:

Oatmeal is a great natural cleanser that exfoliates dead skin cells and absorbs excess oil. As yogurt is fermented milk, it’s also citric and boosts the strength of the skin’s collagen.

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