This super mask consists of coffee, cocoa and oats. A group of antioxidants for a beautiful skin tone. Cocoa is an ancient ingredient, full of vitamin C, magnesium and Omega 6 fatty acids. On the skin, it stimulates blood flow and promotes cell renewal, giving you the desired youthful, radiant glow! Coffee, in addition to being delicious and we love to start the day with it, is also known to beautify the skin, so in conjunction with cocoa it is perfect.
What are the benefits of these ingredients for the skin?
Called "Food of the Gods", it contains nutrients that the skin loves. A study by the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry proved that it has more phenolic phytochemicals and higher antioxidant capacity than black and green tea.
It's cocoa like antioksidans. Antioxidants are important for the skin because they limit the production of free radicals which can damage skin cells helping to restoring the healthy appearance of the skin and reducing the signs of aging, they help damaged skin cells from free radicals from environmental toxins, car exhaust, ultraviolet light, household chemicals and cigarette smoke. They increase blood flow and help the growth of new cells, and they keep the skin young and radiant.
Cocoa is rich in antioxidant flavonoids. Research has shown that flavonoids help repair skin damaged by UV sunlight and environmental toxins.
Reducing wrinkles is just one of the benefits of cocoa. It is also known that ltopical application helps reduce the appearance of scars, especially the type of scarring known as contracture scars. The cocoa plant contains vitamin C and magnesium, and both help to keep the skin healthy and protected.
Besides, it's cocoa full of minerals, including calcium, copper, phosphorus, potassium, sodium and zinc. Cacao is also rich in omega 6 fatty acids, which are known to help heal the skin at the cellular level – one of the ways it helps heal scars. It also increases blood flow and skin hydration, which helps to improve the skin's radiance, which is crucial for achieving a younger-looking complexion.
Another benefit of cocoa is that it contains a large amount of vitamin E which is known to increase collagen production. Collagen is what your body is keeps the skin firm and gives it elasticity. The aging process depletes collagen levels, and the skin eventually loses elasticity, resulting in wrinkles. Vitamin E helps stimulate the body's natural collagen production, giving you smoother, younger-looking skin.
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One of the advantages of coffee is soothing effect on the skin. Although it is known for its stimulating effects in the body, it can provide the opposite effects thanks to the antioxidants it contains. The environment is full of free radicals (pollution particles, etc.) that destroy skin cells. However, coffee with its antioxidants protects and strengthens the skin's natural defenses.
Antioxidants in coffee, such as polyphenols can help protect against ultraviolet (UV) rays and some of the signs of aging associated with sun exposure.
Coffee, with its antioxidants, stimulants and chlorogenic acid, effective in the fight against acne. Facial cleansing with coffee grounds it can help you clear away dead skin cells and unclog pores. Chlorogenic acids in coffee they can reduce skin inflammation and protect against some bacteria.
The next advantage is that coffee improves skin circulation. Thus, it makes the skin healthier and energized, effectively reducing tissue swelling and damage to the skin area. Caffeine stimulates blood flow, i.e. dilates blood vessels. This increases blood flow, which can help the skin tighten naturally. The result can be reduction of fluid accumulation under the eyes. For the same reason, if you are struggling with stubborn dark circles under your eyes, you can count on coffee.
Applying coffee directly to the skin can reduce the appearance of sun spots, redness and wrinkles. One of the Trusted Source studies found a direct link between drinking coffee and reducing the effects of photoaging.
Coffee naturally it evens out your complexion and gives your skin a glow. The skin is healthier and tighter.
Oatmeal can do wonders for acne. Oat flakes they contain zinc, which is said to reduce inflammation and kill acne-causing bacteria. It also helps absorb excess oil from the skin that can trigger acne.
Itching is mostly caused by inflammation under the skin or when the pH level of the skin is high. Oat flakes they help to normalize the pH value your skin, which helps restore the skin's natural pH and soften dry skin. Oats help in recovery of eczematous skin restoring its moisture, restoring the skin barrier, reducing itching and regulating inflammation. Colloidal oatmeal or ground oats can be added to lukewarm bath water to soothe irritated skin and itching skin for any reason.
In addition, oats can be used for soothing the skin from sunburn thanks to its soothing, antioxidant, healing and moisturizing properties. Thanks to its antioxidant benefits, oat mowill help restore the skin from damage caused by UV rays, pollution, strong chemicals itd.
Oats can remove dead skin cells and act as a natural moisturizer. Its anti-inflammatory properties help exfoliate the skin from dead cells. The mild pH of oatmeal can help cooling inflamed skin which could be due to a rash or infection, causing dry skin.
Oatmeal is full of chemical compounds called saponins, which are known for their natural cleansing properties. Blackheads are nothing more than clogged pores on the skin, and oatmeal helps unclogging the pores and give you a smooth i clean skin.
FACE MASK RECIPE
Organic cocoa powder - 1 tsp
Ground coffee (coffee grounds) - 1 tsp
Ground oats - 1 tsp
A little coconut milk (or some other plant-based milk) - homemade oat milk was used for this recipe
If necessary, add more oatmeal if the mixture is too soft.
Put cocoa, coffee grounds and oats in a bowl. Stir while slowly pouring in the coconut milk (or some other milk) until your mixture becomes the consistency of a thick paste. Spread the mask on your face, you can also on your neck and chest. Leave on for 10-15 minutes before washing your face with warm water or a damp cloth.