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Reader's Digest: Coffee has surprising uses, and benefits

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BOSTON (WHDH) -- We all drink coffee for that extra caffeine boost to get through the day but according to Reader’s Digest there are some surprising uses to your dose of the grind!

-- Halt Headaches. Drinking coffee can halt headaches.

-- Fix Furniture: 2 to 3 tablespoons of instant coffee with water makes a thick paste that can be used to fill cracks in furniture.

-- Eliminate Odor: Freshly ground coffee beans can eliminate odors.

-- Face Wash: Coffee grounds make a great face wash, by exfoliating your skin.

-- Bake Bread: You can bake bread just fine in a coffee can.

-- Glossier Hair: Applying extra-strong brewed coffee to your hair can make it glossy- just pour it on dry hair- wait 20 minutes and then rinse.

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