Before you throw away your coffee grounds, know that coffee grounds can be use for many other things.
20 uses for coffee grounds
1. Used coffee grounds get rid of cellulite.
Mix 1/4 cup warm, used coffee grounds and one tablespoon of olive oil. Apply the mixture to your problem areas and then wrap the area with shrink wrap and leave on for several minutes. Repeat twice a week.
2. Soften and add shine to hair.
Add When washing your hair, rub coffee grounds through wet hair and rinse.
3. Exfoliate your skin with coffee grounds.
Add tsp of water to coffee grounds and put on skin. Massage skin and rinse.
4. Beauty mask.
Make paste with coffee grounds and add coffee grounds to your face and leave on for ten minutes.
5 Temporary tattoo
Make temporary tattoos with henna and coffee grounds.
6. Plant food.
Old coffee grounds are nutrient-rich for plants.
7. Use as highlights.
If you have brown hair, use for highlights.
8. Get rid of ants.
Place coffee grounds around outside of house to repel ants.
9. Repel cats.
Keep cats from using your garden as a kitty box by spreading used coffee grounds throughout garden.
10. Deodorize a freezer.
Place a bowl with used coffee grounds mixed with a few drops of vanilla in the freezer to get rid of unwanted odors.
11. Remove odor from hands.
Rub coffee grounds on your hands after chopping up onions to get rid of smell.
12. Use as a deodorizer.
Fill old nylons with dry used coffee grounds. Hang in closets to absorb odors.
13. Homemad abrasive cleaner.
Coffee grounds can be used when you need extra scrubbing.
14. Remove furniture scratches.
Wet coffee grounds make excellent scratch removers on furniture.
15. Help to remove fireplace ashes.
Sprinkle wet coffee grounds over the ashes to keep them from going everywhere when removing.
16. Use as a dye.
Perfect dye for fabric or paper. Add used coffee grounds to hot water and let sit.
17. Use in dog’s bath for soft skin and to repel fleas.
Use with dog shampoo for a shiny coat. After you give your dog a bath, rub coffee grounds through the coat to repel fleas.
18. Grow mushrooms on old coffee grounds.
Used coffee grounds in your garden will grow into mushrooms.
19. Use for foul smelling kitchen drains.
Take a cup of used coffee grounds and pour them down the drain. Slowly pour pot of boiling water afterwards. Grounds will freshen the drain.
20. Go green.
Be “green” and use grounds with your compost pile with other kitchen waste.