Coffee refreshes the mind when you drink it, and believe it or not, it also can also refresh your skin. In this revitalizing coffee scrub, the cloves and nutmeg are a natural antiseptic, the olive oil moisturizes and the sugar exfoliates. And the vanilla, well that just smells great.
- 3/4 cup coffee beans
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon ground cloves
- a generous pinch of nutmeg
Place coffee beans, powdered nutmeg, cloves and sugar in a coffee grinder and grind into a coarse mixture. Pour into a bowl, and add the vanilla extract and olive oil. Apply this mixture to a washcloth or bath sponge and scrub while bathing.