I don’t know about you but my default mood these days is ‘knackered’. I need at least two coffees before 10am to get me going and then slowly drop-feed the caffeine throughout the day. If someone could just hook me up to an IV of the good stuff, that’d be great, thanks! Anyone else?!

For those days when your whole face/body/eyeballs/even your hair feels knackered, then you’ll be pleased to know that the beauty industry has infused some of our favourite products with a huge dose of caffeine intended to perk us up out the outside, as your skiny-venti-triple-shot-latte does it’s thing on the inside…
Caffeine reduces dark, puffy circles under the eyes. If you have genetically thin skin, underlying blood vessels may show through as purplish blue markings – especially when your body’s under a lot of stress from lack of sleep but eye creams containing caffeine help shrink these blood vessels and makes them less visible. A great investment for new mums! Tap a small amount around the eye area AM and PM.

According to a new study, caffeine doesn’t just perk up your brain in the morning, The International Journal of Dermatology has found that it stimulates the hair shaft, helping hair to grow faster by blocking the effects of DHT, a chemical known to damage follicles. You’d have to drink between 50 and 60 cups of coffee a day for an adequate dose, so try one of these instead…

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