In spite of its wide usage, drinking coffee has many negative effects on your body. Its high acidity causes the body to pull calcium out of your bones to neutralize it. Caffeine in coffee can give you the jitters, but there might be one benefit to using caffeine and that is in the natural skin care. Caffeine is known to constrict blood vessels and reduce inflammation which can be beneficial for your eyes. Constricting the tiny capillaries under and around your eyes can help reduce puffiness and swelling. Read on to learn more about natural skin care tips using caffeine.
The product manufacturer claims that their product can help to hide the fine lines fanning from the corner or the eyes, dark circles under the eyes and also swollen or puffy eyes by helping to improve blood circulation. The roller ball action of the product applies the caffeine in the area, making the eyes appear fresher and brighter.
So what is the truth about caffeine? Does it really have such as dramatic impact upon the skin?
Well we do know that caffeine is a very powerful antioxidant which is the substance that helps fight the free radicals in the atmosphere by reducing cell damage and also helping to reduce inflammation.
Earlier as well, beauty and cosmetic formulations have included ingredients with caffeine as well as others that have high antioxidant properties, such as green tea extract, soy and so on to help reduce wrinkles and combat aging.
After reading all this I decided to experiment a bit with those natural skin care tips using caffeine. I took about half a teaspoon of instant coffee and mixed it with a few drops of hot water, just enough to disolve it. Then I applied it to my face, especially around my eyes. I left it on for about 10 minutes to dry and washed off with tepid water. I dried the skin gently and applied moisturizer. My skin felt nice and soft and it had a healthy glow. Try it and see if you like how it feels.