Green tea has a lot of antioxidants and can also be regarded as a Storehouse of benefits for the skin. It is the most common natural remedy to brighten skin and makes it flawless. The high amount of anti oxidants that green tea has fight against free radicals.
These antioxidants found in green tea are also helpful in combating skin cancer by keeping the cancer causing harmful enzyme at bay. Additionally green tea acts against sunburn and tanning also and helps in weight reduction
Though all the benefits of green tea can be relished by regularly drinking it once – twice a day, but today in this post I shall tell few uses of green tea other than drinking.
To make a cleanser of green tea run a green tea bag in supremely hot water. Now cut open the tea bag and empty its contents in a small cup. Take about two tablespoons of cleanser, preferably a crème based cleanser, and pour it into the cup. Now mix the cleanser and green tea together till its begins to look creamy with green bits added to it.
Spread it on your face and leave for five minutes. Rinse off. Now you have perky clean glowing face.
Exfoliation with green tea is such an uncommon thing to do. Take few grounded green tea leaves and mix with yogurt. Slowly massage your face with it, This is just a gentle exfoliater. After massaging lete the paste stay for five minutes on face and then wash off with lukewarm water.
Heat some rosewater and add green tea to it and let it cool down. After it has cooled down store it in a spray bottle and refrigerate. Using this spray to tone your face. This will also draw out impurities, shrink large pores and give a healthy glow.
When you don’t have much time in hand and want to look like you have natural glow on face, all you need to do is to just take a green bag & run it over very hot water, so that it makes the bag steamy. Squeeze the bag a little and drain out extra water out of it but not whole water.
Now rub the tea bag all over your face till the time the tea bag has completely cooled off. Voila there you are with that natural glow on your face.
Reduce Puffy Eyes and Dark Circles:
Simple ‘Green Tea Compress’ does wonders for our eyes. Chill damp green tea bags and keep them on eyes for 10 – 15 minutes. This will reduce puffiness around eyes and regular usage of this will reduce dark circles too.
Yes my ladies, we can also make a sunscreen with green tea, as we all know the immense capabilities of green tea for fighting against harmful UV rays.
All you need to do is to take two cup water and boil them with half cup of green tea leaves for 10 – 15 minutes at medium flame. Now separate the leaves and let the solution cool down to room temperature. Store it in an air tight container and take solution on a cotton ball and apply it on face as a sunscreen.
Calms Skin After Shaving:
Many women suffer from itchy and red legs after shaving. If you are one among such women try this very easy tip. Press and rub cool tea bags on your legs. This will calm your legs.
Sunburns are not a thing to be happy about. Just use the Green Tea Compressing trick here, similar to the one done for curing eye puffiness. The cold compressing will soothe the sunburn.
Add Shine To Hair:
Put few two tea bags in boiling water for 15 minutes and allow it cool for few hours or leave overnight for even better results. Pour the solution on freshly washed hair and leave it for ten minutes. Then shampoo and condition to seal in the shine.
Regular drinking of green tea will also help in boosting hair growth and control hair fall.
These were few beauty uses of green tea, hope find them useful.
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