Since it’s officially Summer, now, you know what that means. . . . Shorts, swimsuits, and a lot less coverage. Which, of course, draw attention to something most women would rather not: Cellulite.
A.k.a. Orange peel. Cottage cheese. Dimples. Adiposis edematosis.
Which brings us to Cellulite Zapping Lotion Bars. Made by infusing the oils with coffee grounds for at least a month, so that the bars are packed with caffeine to plump up skin and temporarily minimize the appearance of cellulite. The addition of whole coffee beans on top turns these into a massage type bar and a small amount of lemongrass essential oil makes the scent ultra refreshing and invigorating.
Don’t want to bother making it? Cellulite Bars are currently listed in the shop.
Also available, Vanilla Latte Coffee + Goat Milk Scrubby Soap.
Or check out the full shop on Etsy, MaidenHillFarm.
Now, before I begin, let me mention that there are two parts to this DIY recipe. Infusing the oils with caffeine and then using those caffeinated oils to make the cellulite bars.
How To Infuse The Oils
3/4 cup of coffee grounds
6 oz olive oil
1.5 oz safflower oil
1 oz avocado oil
10 drops vitamin E
.50 oz argan oil
.75 oz evening primrose oil
*Feel free to substitute any liquid oils you’d like.
Place all of the ingredients in a seal-able glass container (I usually use a large mason jar).
Seal and store in a cool, dark place (I store mine at the back of a cabinet) for at least one month to give the oils plenty of time to become infused with caffeine. While the oils are infusing, at least once or twice a week, give the jar a good shake to mix everything up.
After the month long infusion period, strain the oils into a separate container (I use cheesecloth to strain it). Discard the coffee grounds.
I use a mold exactly like this one.