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Why You Shouldn’t Snooze on Caffeinated Skincare

Like the cup of coffee that jolt you awake in the mornings, caffeinated skincare does just as much to bring your skin back to life.

The robust bitter notes of coffee on the palate. The whiff of the distinct aroma. The caffeine addicts amongst us will have you know starting the day with a cup of coffee is a ritual to jolt both the mind and body awake. Most of us are well-versed with what caffeine can do for the body. But lesser known are the benefits caffeine has on the skin.

Much like the effect that a shot of espresso delivers to the senses, a caffeinated skincare regime does as much to bring the skin back to life. Particularly effective in improving blood circulation, skincare infused with caffeine work wonders depuffing the effects of that sodium-laced cup of instant noodles you had the night prior or one too many nights burning the midnight oil.

Also known to be a fat burner (a cup of coffee on an empty stomach is said to aid weight loss, surely you’ve heard this one before), caffeine does the same when applied on the surface of the skin. It’s not a miracle fat loss remedy but caffeine does reduce the appearance of cellulite by stimulating blood flow. Coffee scrubs, they hands-down take the spot as our favourite exfoliators. Plus, caffeine also contains antioxidants that are anti-aging agents. Need something to keep the crow’s feet at bay? Make sure to lather that caffeinated eye cream religiously.

Here, we’ve curated some of our go-to caffeinate skincare for that extra kick to perk up the skin in the mornings. From eye creams to face masks, we’ve covered all the bases.

100% Pure Caffeine Mask 

Drunk Elephant Sugared Koffie Almond Milk Body Scrub

Frank Body Original Coffee Scrub

The Inkey List Caffeine Under-Eye Serum

Mario Badescu Caffeine Eye Cream

Origins Ginzing Oil-Free Energy-Boosting Gel Moisturiser

The Ordinary Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG

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