5 Reasons to Add Green Tea to Your Beauty Routine
The health benefits of drinking green tea is widely known. If you’re not already in the know, take some time out of your hectic schedule to just de-stress with a cup of hot (or cold because we are in a tropical country!) green tea. A cup a day of this wonderful drink will definitely help you relax.
But do you know green tea also does wonders to the skin? So go ahead, sip on a cuppa and read about the benefits of green tea for your skin!
1.Prevent acne and blackheads
Thanks to the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that exist in green tea, it will definitely help reduce the presence of acne and blackheads on your skin! So definitely look out for green tea ingredients in your skincare product!
2.Bye-bye tired eyes
Puffy and tired eyes? Just apply a couple of used tea bags. Put the used green tea bags in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes and pop them under your eyes for 5-10 minutes. Your eyes will be looking fresh and bright!
Getting a little bit too much shade from the sun? Green tea is a great ingredient to enhance sun protection when used in addition to sunscreen. Look out for moisturisers or lotion that contains green tea ingredients to have that extra layer of protection from the sun.
4.Friend to oily skin types
The bitter taste in green tea comes from an ingredient called tannin, which helps to shrink your pores. Not only does it help to shrink your pores but it also reduces the production of oil in your skin. So to those with oily skin types, what are you waiting for? Load up on green tea products!
5. Slows down ageing
Green tea is filled with antioxidants that work to reduce the formation of free radicals in the body. Thus, reducing the risk of cell damage and helps with slowing down the ageing effect.
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