Given their watery, hydrating, and vitamin-rich composition, cucumbers are great for the skin and body. The phytochemicals in the cucumber cause the collagen in your skin to tighten, firming up the outer layer and instantly reducing the visibility of cellulite. It also helps if you eat cucumbers on a daily bases. They taste great with a little salt and make a great healthy snack.
Caffeine dilates blood vessels, which serves to temporarily tone and tighten the outer tissues of the skin. Used on the skin, coffee is beneficial to the body's ability to release toxins and metabolize fat.
- 1/2 cup ground coffee
- cucumber juice
- 1 tbsp. raw honey
Combine all the ingredients to make a thick paste. Apply to the affected area, wrap with muslin wrap sheet and exfoliate for 30 minutes. If you don't have muslin wrap sheet, you can exfoliate then wrap with saran wrap.