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.

Items you will need

  • 1/2-cup coffee
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • Plastic wrap
Step 1

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.

Step 2

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

Step 3

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

Step 4

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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About the Author

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.