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12 Homemade Beauty Benefits of Green Tea and Recipes for Skin and Hair




Refreshing and stimulating, green tea can be a good ally for health and beauty of your skin

Highly recommended by nutritionists because of its numerous benefits for a healthy life, green tea is well remembered because of its aid in weight loss. Moreover, it is a very healthy drink and it brings several advantages to the health of those who include this on their menu. Experts believe even that this tea can help prevent cancer, especially the skin and gastric.

“Green tea is a powerful antioxidant and also helps deflate”. Furthermore, it explains that it contains magnesium, which “enhances the immune system.”

When combined with other ingredients, the herb can also be used topically in industrialized homemade or cosmetic recipes, less efficiently than in the form of tea, but also very beneficial for skin and hair health.

Recipes to take care of beauty with green tea

The list below features 12 beauty recipes that enjoy the actions of green tea and can be used safely, unless you have any allergies to any of the ingredients of mixtures.

1. Hot Water:

Great for hot days or to monitor physical activity, the thermal water has a soothing and cooling effect on the skin. Although this is an industrialized product that can be found in pharmacies and perfumeries in a wide variety of options, you can also adapt it for the home-made and use green tea in its composition, as in the recipe below:

ingredients:

  • ¼ cup of green tea;
  • 2 tablespoons of cucumber juice;
  • 1 tablespoon aloe vera gel soup.

Preparation and Application Mode:

  • Mix the ingredients until the liquid is homogeneous;
  • Store the mixture in a spray bottle;
  • Keep it in the fridge and sneeze into the desired area when the liquid is already very cold.

2. Lip Moisturizer:

To protect lips from sun rays and avoid peeling of the skin in cold periods, the lip moisturizer is a great ally and composed of green tea can also enhance their benefits.

Ingredients:

  • 60 ml of green tea oil;
  • 1 ½ teaspoon of beeswax tea;
  • 1 tablespoon of honey;
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil soup;
  • 2 tablespoons zinc oxide soup powder.

Preparation of Green Tea Oil:

  • Melt a cup of coconut oil ;
  • Mix two tablespoons of green tea leaf soup;
  • Cover the pan and simmer for one hour;
  • Once ready, strain the oil and use the revenues.

Preparation of Lip Moisturizer:

  • In a pan, mix 60 ml of oil with beeswax until it is melted and remove from heat;
  • Add to this first mixture honey, avocado oil and spoons of zinc oxide;
  • Beat the ingredients with a mixer until it is creamy;
  • Store the preparation in a container with a lid and apply it on the lips when cold.

3. Anti – Puffiness:

For days, when you wake up with swollen eyes and just washing your face does not mitigate the tired aspect, caffeinated teas are vasoconstriction which helps in softening the dark circles and puffiness of the eyelids.

Preparation and Application Mode:

  • Prepare two green tea sachets infusion of boiling water for 3 to 5 minutes;
  • Let the tea cool down naturally until the temperature is comfortable to the touch;
  • Engage sachets with cheese cloth and apply them over your closed eyes.
  • The time of compression varies with the conditions of every person. The ideal one is to keep the sachets on the eyes until completely it cools first and, if the result is not satisfactory, repeat the whole procedure again.
  • It is worth mentioning that the tea result of the infusion may be consumed normally!

4. Anti – Acne:

Because of its stimulating action and sunscreen, you can also use green tea in items that help fight against acne and its prevention.

Ingredients:

  • 2 green tea sachets;
  • 2 drops of tea tree oil (tea tree oil);
  • 2 drops of lavender oil.

Preparation and Application Mode:

Simply mix the ingredients, store them in a spray bottle and leave it in the refrigerator. Application should be made as a tonic, spray it directly on site or using cotton to apply it on the skin. You can also freeze the mixture into cubes and use ice to soothe bruises and small insect bites.

5. Mask to Smooth Expression Lines:

Although green tea doesn’t act in firming the skin, its antioxidant potential helps slow the aging of the skin, in addition to having “a substance called epigalato-catechin gallate, which increases longevity,” says the dermatologist.

With prolonged use in very concentrated preparations, as is the case of this mask, green tea can help to firm the skin, also preventing the formation of fine lines and even chicken legs.

Ingredients:

  • 1 to 2 tablespoons of green tea soup;
  • 2 of organic honey tablespoons.

Preparation and Application Mode:

  • Prepare the tea in boiling water and let it cool completely;
  • Add the honey, stirring until the mixture becomes a pretty consistent folder;
  • Apply the mask on your face and hold for 15 minutes;
  • Clean with cold water.
  • The solution should be used twice a week at night.

6. Exfoliating and Moisturizing Body:

As an ordinary peeling, it can be used in the whole body during bathing to remove dead cells. In this case, the greatest benefit of green tea is its fragrance, its stimulating and refreshing action.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup granulated sugar tea;
  • ½ cup coconut oil tea;
  • 1 teaspoon of tea soup green sheets;
  • 1 teaspoon of matcha powder soup.

Preparation and Application Mode:

Simply mix all ingredients until they form a very thick and grainy paste. The final product should be stored in a sealed pot, which does not allow air inlet.

7. Facial Rinse

At the end of the day to complete your routine skin care, it may be interesting to apply green tea on the face and enjoy their freshness, which increases the feeling of cleanliness.

Preparation and Application Mode:

  • This is the simplest recipe in the list, as it requires only the preparation of green tea, after a while use a towel dipped in warm water not too hot to make a compress on the face, which helps to open the pores.
  • With the pores already open, rinse your face and then use cotton to deposit green tea on the skin.

8. Mask to Control Oiliness:

Michele explains that many herbs have good astringent effect, which helps to control oil, and green tea can also be used for this purpose, although this is not one of its best performances.

Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons green tea soup ;
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons of rice flour.

Preparation and Application Mode:

  • Mix green tea with rice flour to form a sticky paste, but not very consistent;
  • Spread the mask over the face evenly;
  • After 20 minutes, remove it with gentle massage until it exfoliates.

9. Deep Cleansing Mask:

Already well known for its benefits to the hair and skin, this green clay recipe has exfoliating effect, which helps to enhance the cleaning and preparing the skin for protection provided by green tea.

Ingredients:

  • 2 green tea sachets;
  • 2 tablespoons green clay;
  • 3 capsules of vitamin C.

Preparation and Application Mode:

  • Prepare the infusion of tea ;
  • Place ½ cup of green tea in a container and add the clay, stirring well;
  • Remove the capsules of vitamin C with a sterilized pin and add their content to the mix;
  • With your fingertips, apply the mask on the face massaging it gently;
  • After 15 minutes, remove the mask with warm water.

10. Antioxidant Mask

To prevent the skin from the harmful effects of free radicals that can accelerate the aging of cells.

Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons green tea soup;
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil coffee;
  • 1 ampoule vitamin A.

Preparation and Application Mode:

Each mixture of mask is enough for an application and the leftovers should be discarded. To elaborate it, just add the ingredients one by one and mix them. Before bed, spread the solution across the face with the help of cotton and remove it the next morning.

11. Relaxing feet

To take advantage of their antibacterial effects, green tea can be used to experience relaxed feet especially after an exhausting day, it also exfoliates and leaves skin softer.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup coarse salt tea;
  • 2 green tea sachets;
  • 2 lavender branches (dried or fresh);
  • ½ teaspoon of lavender oil soup;
  • warm water.

Preparation and Use:

  • In a large bowl, mix all ingredients except lavender oil;
  • Fill the container with hot water to a certain limit that does not overflow when you go soak your feet;
  • Add the lavender oil droplets;
  • Let your feet soak for 20 minutes or until you feel relaxed.

12. Rinse to give hair shine

To give a lustrous and a shiny look to the hair and make it more soft and silky, wash your hair with green tea.

Ingredients:

  • 2 green tea sachets;
  • 3 cups of boiling water tea.

Preparation and Application Mode:

Prepare tea with an infusion of about 5 minutes and let it cool naturally. After washing the hair, pour the warm or cold liquid, massaging them gently and rinse after sometime.

Necessary Beauty Recipes Care 

Remember that homemade beauty recipes require much care, as they may cause damage to the skin if used wrongly or have aggressive components. So it is important that all the ingredients are analyzed separately. For example, recipes with lemon should not be tested, since the fruit juice sensitizes the skin, making it more susceptible to staining and severe burns.

With attention to this recommendation, all the recipes listed here can be used without risk, since green tea offers no danger and brings many benefits to the skin because of its antioxidant and free radicals scavenger.

However, it is valid to point out that the topical use of green tea does not replace your intake, which brings even more benefits, such as the prevention of skin cancer; and does not cancel the need for the daily use of sunscreen or other products recommended by the doctor or dermatologist.

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