It is not easy to eliminate poor fat metabolism, but with this homemade mint and coffee scrub you will say goodbye to cellulite and you can make the skin on your legs and thighs look firmer.

Homemade scrub to treat cellulite

These are the ingredients you need to make the mint and coffee scrub that will help you eliminate cellulite


This companion of our mornings and afternoons is the natural product that will bring us benefits in the area of ​​beauty. Thanks to its components, it will help us to improve the appearance of our skin; the sandy structure of the coffee allows us to do a good body massage. A safe ingredient as it helps eliminate cellulite in two ways: drinking it and using it topically. Remember: the coffee you should choose for this occasion is the normal one; Not decaf coffee.

Peppermint oil

Among the essential oils to eliminate cellulite, peppermint oil is one of the most effective. This activates the metabolism and stimulates circulation. If we are not friends of the cold, you can change the essence of mint for the essence of ginger or cinnamon, since they will give you a feeling of warmth and a similar result. You need to use an essential oil that is pure.

Vegetable oil

The role of vegetable oil is to nourish the skin in a deep way, providing vitamins and minerals to the body. As a recommendation, you can dilute the essential oils so as not to irritate the skin thanks to its high concentration power. The objective of these home remedies to eliminate cellulite is to achieve elastic skin, without stretch marks; The oil we select is essential because when exfoliating the skin, at the same time, it needs to hydrate itself.


  • 5 tablespoons of coffee (50 grams).
  • 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil (it can be olive oil, coconut, almonds, lavender, sesame among others).
  • 15 drops of peppermint essential oil.

Preparation method

We will mix the vegetable oil of our preference with peppermint oil. Mix the coffee very well and then place it in an airtight bag in the freezer.

How should it be applied?

To use this scrub you must do it while taking a bath; You take it out of the bag because when it freezes it becomes more or less like an exfoliating stone. In a circular way, you will massage the affected areas with an average pressure; It is advisable to do it on damp skin for a few minutes and then wash it off with plenty of water. As a tip, you can do the exfoliation twice a week and you will see the positive results on your skin.

The exfoliating stone can be stored in the freezer for as long as you like.

Tips to be less prone to cellulite

If you do not want to have more cellulite on your body, you must change your lifestyle, starting with food.

  • Reduce the consumption of carbohydrates (refined flours), glucose, fats; On the contrary, increase the consumption of cereals and vegetables, since it will help us to eliminate adipose tissue.
  • Stay hydrated, especially on an empty stomach and outside of meals.
  • Exercise at least twice a week. Try not to sit for long hours.
  • If you smoke and / or drink alcoholic beverages, it’s time to cut it out of your life.

Now that you know these methods, do not hesitate to apply them, since you will get an intense exfoliation that will not only help reduce cellulite, but also stimulate the circulation of the legs.

Dr. Eric Jackson

By Dr. Eric Jackson

Dr. Eric Jackson provides primary Internal Medicine care for men and women and treats patients with bone and mineral diseases, diabetes, heart conditions, and other chronic illnesses. He is a Washington University Bone Health Program physician and is a certified Bone Densitometrist. Dr. Avery is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

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