Used Coffee Grounds? Don’t Throw Them Away! Use Them for Face, Body, Hair and… Plants!

Have you already had your morning coffee? Great! Just don’t throw the grounds away! Coffee grounds turn out to be highly nutritional and that is why they are perfect to use on body, hair, face, and even for your plants. It must be pointed out that the idea for using coffee grounds goes with the zero waste lifestyle. Keep reading to check how to make the most of your cup of coffee!

1. Coffee grounds for hair

You can use coffee grounds for a game-changing scalp scrub. Mix them with some shampoo and massage the scalp. Once-a-week use brings amazing results! Hair is perfectly cleansed. You stimulate the blood flow while massaging the scalp, plus caffeine makes hair grow faster. The great thing is that coffee scalp scrub helps bust dandruff. Be careful if you’ve got blonde hair because it slightly darkens the color of hair.

2. Coffee grounds for face skin

Coffee face masks are perfect for fighting wrinkles and plumping the face. You need the following ingredients:

  • coffee grounds
  • spoon of honey
  • spoon of plain yoghurt
  • optionally a few drops of lemon juice

Mix all of the ingredients and evenly smooth the mask across the face, neck and chest. Rinse it out using lukewarm water after 15 minutes.

Coffee face scrub is a great smoothing and moisturizing booster. You need:

  • coffee grounds
  • olive oil or other plant-derived oil

Mix the components. Use the scrub for massaging the face using circular motions for a few minutes. Next, rinse it using lukewarm water.

3. Coffee grounds for body skin

A coffee scrub will make your body firm, supple, and perfectly moisturized, plus coffee grounds help fade cellulite! Here’s a list of ingredients:

  • coffee grounds
  • oil (olive oil, coconut oil or any other oil you like)
  • optionally add sugar, cinnamon or sea salt

Mix the ingredients and apply the pulp on the body. After massaging the skin, rinse the scrub using lukewarm water. Treat your body to this exfoliant once a week.

4. Coffee grounds for flowers

You can use coffee grounds as fertilizer for your plants – both pot and garden plants. Cacti, ferns and orchids will like this kind of fertilizer the most. First you pour water over the coffee grounds and wait until they puff up. Then mix them and use the mixture to water the plants. You can use it even once a week.

Do you make use of used coffee grounds? I hope the post will encourage you to do so!

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