By: The Motley for DETAILS
GettyYou down a cup of coffee or tea every morning, but have you ever thought about applying caffeine directly to your face? Before you call us crazy, it turns out that caffeine is a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory that's believed to reduce wrinkles, eye puffiness, and dark under-eye circles. What's more, recent studies have shown that topically applied caffeine may block sun damage. Based on what they've learned from studying mice, Rutgers University researchers believe that caffeine applied directly to the skin might help prevent damaging UV light from causing skin cancer.
We're not advocating that you splash hot coffee on your face as part of your morning regimen. Instead, try one of these new skincare products that harness the power of caffeine to give you well-rested, younger looking skin without the jitters.
Urth Skin Solutions Antioxidant Face Complex ($45)
Caffeine increases blood circulation, which lends skin a fresh-faced, youthful glow while