Every day the world is consumed more than 400 million cups of coffee, and a huge part of the waste from it is thrown in the bin, while they can be reused. Coffee grounds
— a unique product that has many useful properties. Today, our editors will tell you some original and useful applications of this organic material.
The use of coffee
- To get rid of cellulite
You need to prepare a coffee scrub: mix 3 tablespoons of cooked coffee grounds with sea salt and add 5 drops of camphor oil. Immediately before the procedure of peeling take a ten-minute hot bath. This is necessary to ensure that the pores of the skin open. After bathing, apply the scrub on problem areas and massage them for 5 minutes.
- As a hair dye
Coffee grounds can be safely used as a natural dye. Find out in our article, how to staining with coffee.
- As a remedy for fleas
To rid your pet from pests, you must carefully buy the animal, and at the end of the procedure, apply a little bit of coffee grounds into wet hair. The rich smell of coffee will repel fleas and will not harm your furry friend.
- To disguise scratches on furniture
To mask such flaws on wood furniture, prepare a rich coffee solution from boiled grounds. Then use a cotton swab to carefully RUB a natural dye in the wood surface. This should be done until then, until the colour of the scratch will merge with the entire surface of the furniture.
- As the lifting procedure
Coffee grounds can be used for making homemade masks with lifting effect. Whip 1 egg white to thick foam and mix it with quarter Cup of coffee grounds. Then apply the mask on your face and leave to act for 5-7 minutes. After the procedure, wash away the product with a decoction of chamomile.