Coffee beans can quickly become a great addition to an exfoliating scrub by simply grinding the roasted (unused) beans and adding them to your body scrub.
Pair the grounds with salt, sugar or another dissolving exfoliating ingredient to keep staining at a minimum.
Pictured here: a paste of coffee grounds and sweet almond oil. This is the remains of an infusion I made to make a decadently scented coffee and brown sugar exfoliating body scrub as an extra little gift for a steady client.
Do you formulate with food? What are your favorite ingredients?