Caffeine and Its Benefits for Hair, Skin and Healthcalinachi
Taking caffeine with coffee or tea in the morning is a daily routine for most people around the world. In some countries there are even rituals associated with drinking tea and coffee. Undoubtedly, the benefits of caffeine are many and already confirmed by scientific research.
Caffeine is essentially a bitter, white, crystalline alkaloid that has the ability to bind to DNA and RNA in the human body. It can be found in seeds, nuts or leaves of plants. They are distributed in Africa, East Asia and South America. Undoubtedly, the most famous sources of caffeine are coffee and tea.
Caffeine acts on the central nervous system by stimulating it. This has an invigorating effect and removes drowsiness.
1. Sharpens thought.
Caffeine is good for the brain. It stimulates the release of dopamine, which in turn has a beneficial effect on the gray matter. Thus, the brain is stimulated, and a person is active, has a sharp mind and quick reactions. There is a Harvard study that claims that people who consume four cups of caffeinated drinks a day cut their chances of developing Parkinson’s in half. Other studies suggest that caffeine also protects against heart disease by constricting arteries and raising blood pressure.
2. Caffeine is good for the liver.
It cleanses it of toxins and helps to cleanse the colon.
3. Reduces the risk of diabetes.
According to some studies, caffeine intake equal to 5 cups of coffee per day reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes. This is mostly due to the high levels of antioxidants that fight the disease. Two cups of sugar-free coffee a day can protect you from diabetes.
4. Helps fight excess weight.
It reduces appetite, which automatically leads to weight loss. Taking very large amounts, however, is not recommended.
5. Caffeine has properties that reduce the risks of developing cancer cells in the body, as well as affecting existing ones.
According to studies, drinking at least 5 cups of caffeinated drinks a day reduces the risk of oral cancer by 39%, brain cancer by 40%, colon cancer by 42%, breast cancer by 49% and endometrial cancer by 19% .
6. Caffeine also improves muscle performance and endurance, positively affects migraines and headaches, improves memory.
In addition to improving mood, caffeine also improves the condition of the skin. This makes leading manufacturers in the cosmetic industry increasingly include it in skin care products.
7. Fights free radicals.
They are the main cause of wrinkles, fine lines and loss of skin elasticity. The three main signs of aging. Thanks to the antioxidants that attack and destroy these free radicals, the overall appearance and condition of the skin is improved. Increasingly, caffeine is being included in anti-wrinkle products and various night creams.
8. Soothes inflammation.
By reducing redness and inflammatory processes on the skin, caffeine contributes to a beautiful and even complexion.
9. Therapy for dark circles around the eyes.
Dark circles can be caused by many things such as dehydration, allergies, lack of sleep or be genetically determined. Caffeine doesn’t cure dark circles, but its antioxidant properties help reduce the puffiness and inflammation that accompanies dark circles. It also helps to reduce blood pooling around the eyes.
10. Reduces cellulite.
Caffeine in skin care products can dehydrate fat cells. This leads to the disappearance of water from the surface of the skin and respectively reduces the appearance of cellulite, thus providing you with smoother skin. Research at the University of São Paulo proves that applying a skin cream containing caffeine reduces the size of cellulite fat cells by 17%.
Caffeine constricts blood vessels to reduce redness. This makes it an ideal treatment for facial redness. When applied topically, caffeine acts as a diuretic, improves circulation and is a powerful antioxidant. Thus, it has the ability to soothe irritated and reddened skin and reduce the harmful effects of sunlight.
12. Restores damage from ultra-violet rays.
Caffeine is considered a stronger antioxidant than the polyphenols found in green tea. In fact, it is among the best and strongest antioxidants for fighting UV damage.
13. Tightens the skin.
Another added benefit of using caffeine topically is that it can tighten fine lines and smooth skin. The caffeine used in the creams is absorbed by your skin to firm and tighten it. It also suppresses the growth of skin cancer cells. Cosmetic products often contain caffeine as it can give you a flawless look.
Caffeine also has a beneficial effect on hair. The length and type of hair depends on the condition of the hair follicles and the growth cycle. Caffeine stimulates not only the body and mind, but also the root of the hair. It is a commonly used ingredient in shampoos, masks and other hair care products to stimulate hair growth and strengthen the overall hair structure.
14. Hair loss in humans is often a consequence of the hormone dihydrosterone, which affects the hair follicles.
The follicles decrease in size and eventually disappear, causing baldness. This process is known as hair follicle miniaturization and has an adverse effect on the growth phase of the hair. Caffeine applied topically penetrates the hair roots and stimulates them. Apart from preventing male pattern baldness and hair loss, it stimulates hair roots in women’s scalp and results in stronger hair growth. In order to have the desired effect, the hair mask containing caffeine must remain for at least 2 minutes so that it can penetrate to the root of the hair.
15. Caffeine is also considered a hair growth stimulant.
Research published in the International Journal of Dermatology shows that topical caffeine treatment increases average hair follicle growth by about 46%. It also extended its life cycle by 33%. This is because caffeine can block the effect of DHT, which damages hair follicles and is responsible for causing baldness.
16. Makes hair manageable.
In addition to strengthening hair, caffeinated products add a natural shine to your hair and make it easier to style.
Caffeine has many benefits for skin, hair and health. However, this is only possible with the right dosage. The Calinachi Repair Scalp and Hair mask contains the right amount of it and guarantees the full effect of its use. It combines the action of caffeine with procapil for the successful fight against hair loss and stimulates hair growth. The mask also contains avocado, argan, jojoba, coconut and guarana oils, as well as magnesium, caffeine, keratin, procapyl and collagen to keep your hair healthy, supple and shiny. With the help of caffeine, we keep our body alive and energetic, and thanks to Calinachi Extreme, we can now do the same for our hair.