The Many Perks of Adding Coffee to Your Beauty Routine

Whether your preference is black, latte, espresso or even iced, coffee is our trusty go-to to get us through the day. (Especially during the chaos that is fashion week.) But that caffeine fix also has serious perks for your skin.

You’ve probably noticed java notes in your favorite perfumes, but it’s also used in everything from scrubs to eye creams. That’s because it’s chock-full of antioxidants to protect skin from environmental aggressors. It also triggers blood flow and promotes collagen production. And coffee grounds are awesome exfoliators.

When it comes to beauty, you definitely don’t want to favor decaffeinated. Caffeine has anti-inflammatory properties to help calm complexions and lure out excess fluid from cells, allowing your skin to tone and tighten.

Here are the best coffee beauty products to stimulate bright and bouncy skin.