This coffee scrub has an amazing smell that will wake up right up. It was designed to exfoliate and moisturize while providing free radial protection with the anti oxidant organic coffee and moisturizing shea butter. Studies have shown that Free Radicals are
Ingredients: Premium Pure Cane Sugar, Organic Coffee, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter),
Carthamus tinctorius (Safflower Oil), Helianthus annuus (Sunflower Oil),
Directions: Use in the shower or at the sink. Take about two finger scoop of the scrub, massage together in your hand then massage onto your face. Let it sit for 3 minutes so your face can absorb the anti-oxidant benefits, then rinse off.
Science Behind the Ingredients:
Coffee is the No. 1 antioxidant, is especially high in
one group of antioxidant compounds called flavonoids. The flavonoids
have garnered considerable scientific interest because of their
beneficial effects on human health. In various journal studies they have
been reported to possess antioxidant, antiviral, anti-allergic,
anti-platelet, anti-inflammatory, and antitumor activities.
Shea Butter is extracted from the nut of the shea tree (Vitellaria paradoxa) in West Africa. High levels of natural anti-oxidants (A and E) and essential fatty acids (from stearic acid and oleic acid) found within the nut's buttery contents have proven extremely effective for moisturizing and repairing damaged skin. Shea Butter works because it is able to penetrate the epidermis and provide a protective layer which traps water and keep the skin hydrated and protected from allergens.
Shea butter's healing qualities include:
Shea Butter also has Antimicrobial (used against bacteria and antifungals) and Anti-inflammatory properties.