Caffeine contained in organic Ethiopian coffee has antioxidant qualities that may be beneficial to the skin and even reverse prior UVA damage.
Recent scientific studies show caffeine delays the advancement of squamous cell skin cancer into Basel cell carcinoma.
The caffeine in coffee tightens the skin and retains moisture in the dermis reducing the appearance of pores leading to a very youthful overall complexion.
Coffee has a pH of 4.5 - 5.0, which is very close to the natural pH of the skin, making it an excellent cleanser. This in turn protects it from harmful bacteria contaminates that can lead to acne, infection or irritation.
Honey has antibacterial properties that have been documented through the years, even dating back to Cleopatra. Honey has proven to speed healing time in scientific studies by reducing inflammation and increasing blood flow.
Honey has hydrating properties which classify it as the best humectant for the skin.
Honey is a natural treatment for lightening age spots, and reducing fine lines and wrinkles.
In individual cases of herpes virus on the face, honey has slowed the multiplication of the sore.
Honey reduces the risk of blood vessel damage which causes Rosecea.
Avocados and honey are high in sterolins which are reputed to reduce age spots. They both assist in healing sun damage and scars. The plant sterolin also helps to soften skin and is an effective moisturizer, increasing the amount of collagen in the skin, which is normally under attack as we age but more so in our 40's and 50's.