7 Ways Coffee Can Make You More Beautiful

There are few things in life as wondrous as coffee. We know it best as the drink that makes our workdays possible, but whether in liquid, bean, ground, or extract form, the magical substance also works overtime to help a girl out in the beauty department. For example, did you know that caffeine is scientifically proven to blast away cellulite? Or that applying some java to your hair can boost growth? Or that it’s a pretty darn effective way to kiss puffy eyes goodbye?

We and many experts agree: While knocking back several cups of coffee can amount to too much of a good thing, the beauty and wellness benefits of our beloved elixir nevertheless abound. Keep reading to discover seven reasons why coffee, in all forms, should be part of your beauty and skincare regimen!

This post was originally published on June 9, 2014.

Bonus tip: See how supermodel Adriana Lima uses coffee to fight cravings.