We’ll start with a confession. Yes, we have a love-hate relationship with the diva of hot beverages, coffee. It smells divine but tastes bitter; the good stuff costs a fortune, yet we’re totally addicted to posh coffee. Oh, and we did go cold turkey for a while but were quick to realize that caffeine withdrawals are a thing.
Now whether you need your morning cuppa to make the day brewtiful or not, we flipped the pages of our current read – The Wonders Of Caffeine – and realized that our skin probably needs a coffee shot more than our souls. As a result, we reached out to mCaffeine, the country’s first caffeinated personal care brand, to help us curate an exclusive skincare regime that features Caffeine as its sole hero. So, whether you’re a coffee addict or a skincare junkie or both, here’s a me-time routine that’ll take the goodness (and aroma) of pure Arabica beans from your coffee mug to your skincare shelf.
Before we begin, a quick applause for the brand for being absolutely gender-agnostic. This means that unlike the other occupants of your bath cabinet, these mCaffeine superstars can be shared by you and boo. To add to that, these skin perks are also dermatologically tested, SLS free and paraben free. Wow!
Start With The Face
No points for guessing, we’re starting with a thorough cleansing ritual. Nothing wakes up stressed skin better than a quick pick-me-up, featuring the mCaffeine Naked & Raw Coffee Face Wash. A deep-cleansing formula enriched with exotic White Waterlily and Aloe Vera, it cleanses everything from last night’s stubborn makeup stains to the dullness of a hectic workday.
We’re not gonna lie but we love this a tad bit more than bae. Since cleansing doesn’t do much about the blackheads that make you cringe each time you look into a mirror or the visible vacation tan that just won’t budge, throw in the master exfoliator into the mix – the mCaffeine Naked & Raw Coffee Face Scrub. All hail, Coffee and Walnut!
Imagine a coffee spa session at home. Now stop imagining and get your hands on the mCaffeine Naked & Raw Coffee Face Mask. All the hard work is put in by these wonder ingredients – Caffeine eliminates tan and tones your skin, Pure Cocoa locks in the moisture, while Vitamin E helps enhance the glow quo. Stay-in Saturdays just turned better!
Once you’re done with all that scrubbing and masking, it’s time to bring out the wonder drops – the mCaffeine Naked & Raw Sun Protection Coffee Face Serum. Not only does this lightweight formula replenish skin’s natural moisture barrier (thanks to Hyaluronic Acid), but it also provides basic sun protection (thanks to Vitamin E). In fact, this makes it a great pick for your morning skincare routine as well.
Forgive our rather ecstatic faces please, we just found an eye-cream that’s effective and non-greasy in equal parts – the mCaffeine Naked & Raw Coffee Under Eye Cream. Rich in Sweet Almond Oil and Vitamin E, it’s the Caffeine that eases out fine lines and wrinkles and helps depuff under-eye bags. Your bedtime BFF for the right reasons, this tiny bottle of wonder will help you chuck dark circles and makeup concealers in no time.
Move Over To The Body
Firstly, if you’re under the assumption that your body doesn’t need scrubbing or your face scrub works equally well for your body too, erm nope. Enter the mCaffeine Naked & Raw Coffee Body Scrub, a proud winner of the Nykaa Femina Beauty Award – Best Body Scrub. While Caffeine extracts are tough on impurities, dead skin cells, and dark patches, Coconut oil nourishes even the deeper layers of your skin. Plus, this guy here is also a tried-and-tested warrior against stubborn cellulite and the nastiest tan.
If your body care routine is still devoid of a body polishing oil, consider the next two sentences as your call to action. The mCaffeine Naked & Raw Coffee Body Polishing Oil is your ticket to toned, polished skin. While Rosehip Oil helps fade stretch marks, Vitamin E looks after recovery from sun damage and Almond Oil moisturizes parched elbows and knees.
Sucker of body butters? Count us in. Nominated for the Nykaa Femina Beauty Awards – Best Body Butter, the mCaffeine Naked & Rich Choco Body Butter is the tub where your deepest moisturization dreams come true. Rich in Cocoa Butter, Almond Oil and Vitamin E, this soft formula effortlessly melts away into your skin while lightening scars and smoothing out uneven texture. Suited for all skin types, especially dry and flaky skin.
If you’re someone who likes their daily hydration light and easy, we’ve got a little something for you. The mCaffeine Naked & Raw Moisturizing Coffee Body Lotion is a pretty convenient quick fix for a midday dry spell. Loaded with Vitamin E and Shea Butter, this non-greasy moisturizing formula also doubles up as a sun protector and skin toner. Brownie points for the handy pump bottle.
Not To Forget, Your Hands & Feet
You weren’t going to skip your hands and feet now, were you? They do all the tough stuff and are still neglected (you thought that was a secret?), so this is us urging you to break that guilt-ridden cycle.
With timely help from the mCaffeine Naked & Raw Dead Skin Removal Coffee Foot Scrub, weekly pedicure appointments will be a thing of the past. Time to say goodbye to chapped, overworked feet; you’ll be swapping your sneakers with strappies in no time.
Say hello to the latest constant of your handbag – the mCaffeine Naked & Raw Mattifying Coffee Hand Cream. While the smooth, mattifying formula nourishes dry hands, layered notes of freshly grounded Arabica beans will stick around for hours on end. Also, how cute is this travel-friendly size?