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DIY Coffee Serum For Face

DIY Coffee Serum For Face

Coffee is great for keeping you alert and awake.

But it also has other benefits, especially for your skin.

By the end of this article, you will be able to make your own DIY coffee serum for your face. 

These coffee serum recipes are amazing for all skin types.

And will help reduce inflammation, improve blood circulation, and tighten your skin.

Benefits of coffee for skin

Before we dive into the DIY coffee serum recipes for the face, let’s talk about why coffee deserves a spot as a skincare ingredient.

  • Coffee is great for soothing inflammation thanks to the presence of caffeine in it.
  • The antioxidants in coffee also protect the skin from damage caused by free radicals.
  • Rubbing some frozen coffee cubes on your skin will give instant relief to any burns, skin redness, skin irritation, or puffiness.
  • The caffeine in coffee also helps to improve blood circulation in the skin by dilating blood vessels.
  • Better blood circulation can improve the overall appearance of your skin.
  • It can improve your skin tone and also increase cell renewal.
  • Which will give your skin a more youthful appearance and reduce fine lines and dark lines.
  • Coffee grounds are great for removing dead skin cells when you use them as an exfoliator.
  • Combining finely ground coffee grounds with light oil is a great way to improve the texture and appearance of your skin.

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DIY coffee serum for the face

For oily skin

If you have oily skin, it’s important that you use lightweight and non-comedogenic ingredients when making your DIY coffee serum for your face.

These DIY serums will also use minimal ingredients in order to avoid overloading your skin.

Oil-free DIY coffee serum for oily skin

Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup of coffee grounds
  • 1/2 cup aloe vera juice or gel
  • 3 tablespoons witch hazel hydrosol

Instructions:
  1. Brew a strong cup of coffee and let it cool to room temperature.
  2. Once the coffee is cooled, strain the coffee grounds using a coffee filter or cheesecloth.
  3. Then add the aloe vera juice or gel and witch hazel to a bowl.
  4. Next, add the coffee and mix.
  5. Then pour it into a spritz bottle for easy application.

Benefits

The aloe vera and witch hazel combination is a powerful mixture for regulating oil production and removing excess sebum from the skin.

Also, adding the coffee grounds will keep your skin properly hydrated, tighten your pores, and keep your skin moisturized all day.

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Oil-based DIY coffee serum for oily skin

Oily skin can still benefit from an oil-based serum.

This DIY coffee face serum for oily skin contains lightweight oils.

So it will lock in moisture without adding excess oil and keep oily skin feeling soft and moisturized all day.

Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup of coffee grounds
  • 1 cup of jojoba oil
  • 5 tablespoons of argan oil

Instructions:
  1. Add dry coffee grounds to a glass jar.
  2. Add the oils and mix.
  3. Allow to infuse for 2–4 weeks.
  4. Strain and apply to a bottle.

Benefits

This recipe will create a luxurious serum that is perfect for oily skin.

Both jojoba and argan oils are lightweight yet able to keep the skin moisturized for longer.

They will also improve the elasticity of oily skin, add shine to dull skin, and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

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For combination skin

Since combination skin usually has oily and dry areas.

So it’s important that its DIY coffee face serum hydrates the dry parts without adding excess oil to the oily areas of your skin.

Similar to the recipes for oily skin, all the ingredients used for combination skin are non-comedogenic and lightweight.

Oil-free DIY coffee serum

Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup of coffee grounds
  • 1/2 cups coconut water
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Instructions:
  1. First, brew a strong cup of coffee and let it cool to room temperature.
  2. Once the coffee is cooled, strain the coffee grounds using a coffee filter or cheesecloth.
  3. Next, add the coconut water and honey to a bowl.
  4. Add the coffee and mix.
  5. And pour into a spritz bottle for easy application.

Benefits

Coconut water is the perfect hydrator for combination skin.

It is filled with electrolytes and antioxidants and will keep the skin hydrated without adding extra oil.

Honey will add moisture to the skin.

And this combination with coffee grounds will instantly rejuvenate and add a natural glow to your skin.

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Oil-based DIY coffee serum

The oils used in this recipe are perfect for combination skin because they won’t clog pores and absorb easily into the skin.

Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup of coffee grounds
  • 1 cup grapeseed oil
  • 5 tablespoons of rosehip oil

Instructions:
  1. Add dry coffee grounds to a glass jar.
  2. Add the oils and mix.
  3. Allow to infuse for 2–4 weeks.
  4. Strain and apply to a bottle.

Benefits

The grapeseed oil in this recipe is full of linolic acid, which will regulate oil production, especially in the oily parts of combination skin.

Rosehip oil is a dry oil that absorbs quickly into the skin without leaving an oily residue.

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For dry skin

Dry skin benefits a lot from hydrating products.

This DIY coffee face serum for dry skin contains natural ingredients that are gentle, so they won’t dry the skin.

Rather, all the ingredients help to lock in the moisture.

And keep dry skin feeling soft and moisturized all day.

Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup of coffee grounds
  • 1 cup of avocado oil
  • 5 tablespoons of vitamin E oil

Instructions:
  1. Add dry coffee grounds to a glass jar.
  2. Add the oils and mix.
  3. Allow to infuse for 2–4 weeks.
  4. Strain and store in a bottle.

Benefits

Avocado oil is an excellent oil for dry skin.

It is rich in oleic acid, which will moisturize and soften dry skin.

Vitamin E oil is full of antioxidants that will nourish and protect dry skin.

This combination will give an instant shine to dry, dull skin.

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How to use your DIY coffee face serum

I highly recommend you do a patch test before the application.

To use, cleanse your face thoroughly and spritz the serum on your face and neck.

Then massage gently to ensure that you work the product into your skin.

And follow up with a moisturizer to lock in the moisture from the serum.

How to store your DIY coffee face serum

Store the serum in a refrigerator and use it within 5 days.

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Wrapping it up

I hope you try out these DIY coffee face serum recipes.

And feel free to let me know in the comment section how they turned out.

If you enjoyed this post, please share it.

Thanks for reading.

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