Coffee consumption is at an all-time high in the United Arab Emirates, with records showing 2.5 billion dirhams being spent on java every year. However, you may not know that adding a shot of coffee to your beauty routine could revitalize your skin, just like drinking it revitalizes your mind.
Caffeine is a hero ingredient known predominantly for its powerful antioxidant benefits – and is far less questionable than, say, retinol. When applied topically, caffeine constricts blood vessels and reduces swelling, which ultimately helps “de-puff” problem areas under the eyes.
So drink your espresso, and rub it into your skin too.
– Farah Abu-Zaid, Mojo PR