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Beauty Tip #29: Rejuvenating Coffee Mud Mask

This Rejuvenating Coffee Mud Mask helps rejuvenate and revitalize your skin. It is especially good as a last minute fix for any puffiness or open pores before a special event. It will reduce inflammation, close pores, de-puff and tighten skin.

The Ingredients
The Rejuvenating Coffee Mud Mask is simple and easy to make. It has three ingredients.

Bentonite Clay

Rose Water

Instant Coffee Powder

These ingredients work together to create a super good Rejuvenating Coffee Mud Mask that is very comfortable to apply and use.

Why Bentonite Clay?

Bentonite Clay

Bentonite Clay

Bentonite Clay has a lot of benefits for the skin:

  • It unclogs the skin pores and shrinks them
  • It aids in controlling the overproduction of sebum, which is a main cause of acne, whiteheads and blackheads.
  • Extracts and removes toxins such as heavy metals from the skin due its strong negative electrical charge
  • Contains Silica, a trace mineral which makes the skin soft
  • It removes dead skin, impurities and excessive oil, giving a definite glow to your face
  • Reduces inflammation, redness and acne scarring
  • It suits every skin type and has no side effects
  • It has healing properties which reduce fine lines and wrinkles while fighting bacteria and infection.
  • The clay contributes towards an even skin tone 

Why Rose Water?
Rose Water and Aloe Vera Face MaskRose Water acts as a base for this spray and is widely known as being wonderful for the skin:


  • Rosewater has properties which help maintain the skin’s pH balance and the production of excess oil.
  • It is Anti-inflammatory and reduces redness, acne, dermatitis and eczema.
  • Rosewater acts as a wonderful cleanser which unclogs pores and removes dirt and oil collected in them.
  • This ingredient moisturizes, hydrates and revitalizes the skin.
  • It has antibacterial properties that help reduce acne scars and close small wounds.
  • Rosewater is an antioxidant that strengthens the skin cells and regenerates tissues.
  • Rosewater is used by aroma-therapists to reduce anxiety and can help relieve stress.
  • It also helps keep you looking younger by reducing fine lines and wrinkles.


Why Instant Coffee?

This ingredient is well known for revitalizing skin, some it’s benefits are:

  • First, caffeine acts as a natural anti-inflammatory, so you will definitely feel your skin tighter.
  • it is a great antioxidant source, therefore it will aid in preventing premature skin aging.
  • Free radicals are responsible for causing premature skin aging.Coffee fights free radicals and keeps skin in optimum condition
  • Caffeine also reduces the accumulation of blood under your eyes which contribute to dark shadows.
  • minimizes the appearance of cellulite, thus providing you with a smoother skin.
  • When applied topically, caffeine works as a diuretic, aids in circulation and is also a powerful antioxidant. Thus, it has the ability to calm irritated and reddened skin caused by sun damage and rosaceae.
  • it is among the best and strongest antioxidants to combat UV damage.

The Method
How to Make?
This Rejuvenating Coffee Mud Mask is simple to make.

1 tsp. Instant Coffee

1 tbsp. Bentonite Clay

1 tbsp. Rose Water

Mix the ingredients in a bowl with a spoon.Also please note that the clay should already be a thick paste when doing this. The goes and whys are explained in my Bentonite Clay Mask Post.

How to Use?
Apply the mask onto your face in a generous layer, and then wait thirty minutes or until it dries completely (whichever comes sooner). Wash off face with warm water. Then splash cold water afterward and pat your face dry with a paper towel. While the skin is still slightly damp, use your favorite moisturizer to lock in the moisture. I talk more about this method in my

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