How to Use Coffee for Cellulite

by Phillip Chappell ; Updated September 28, 2017

Coffee can be used to reduce the appearance of cellulite.

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Caffeine is a main ingredient in anti-cellulite creams. Coffee, which contains a high concentration of caffeine, can be used to create an inexpensive anti-cellulite treatment. reports that some dermatologists have credited caffeine with improving blood flow, which removes built-up fluid in skin and decreases fat deposits. Though use of coffee to treat cellulite is not a proven science, the bean can help reduce the appearance of cellulite.

Place 1/2-cup of ground coffee in a bowl. Put it in the microwave and heat on high for one minute. Ensure it is not too hot because you will apply it to your skin.

Mix 2 tablespoons of olive oil with the grinds. Take the mixture to the bathroom and apply it to the cellulite.

Wrap the area with plastic wrap. Leave it for fifteen minutes.

Remove the coffee and plastic wrap and shower while rubbing the cellulite. Repeat this process three times per week or more, depending on how serious your cellulite is.

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Phillip Chappell has been a professional writer in Canada since 2008. He began his work as a freelancer for "Senior Living Magazine" before being hired at the "Merritt News" in British Columbia, where he wrote mostly about civic affairs. He is a temporary reporter for the "Rocky Mountain Outlook." Chappell holds a Bachelor of Journalism in computer programming from University College of the Cariboo.