When others hear green tea they think of a warm cup of soothing tea but when skincare and beauty freaks hear green tea they instantly think of clear, breathable and healthy skin. Green tea has been an ingredient of paramount importance in the world of skincare for it can provide a plethora of benefits to the skin.
“This wonder ingredient is an antioxidant that has an enormous number of therapeutic properties that improve overall skin health – i.e, polyphenols that are anti-inflammatory & antimicrobial, catechins like EGCG and ECG that fight off free radicals, vitamins like B-2 that maintain collagen levels and vitamin E that nourish & hydrate,” shares Sonali Devarkar, Formulator, Plum.
“Green tea is the perfect ingredient for a tea-tox,” she adds. Packed with skin-benefiting nutrients, green tea is one ingredient that also suits all skin types and has something to offer for everyone, making a green tea cleansing mask a great pick for one and all. Let’s take a quick tour of the benefits of this ingredient.
1. Benefits Of Green Tea For The Skin
2. Benefits Of Green Tea Cleansing Mask
3. The Terms And Conditions
4. DIY Green Tea Cleansing Mask Recipes
5. For Dry Skin: Green Tea, Yogurt And Honey
6. For Acne-Prone Skin: Green Tea, Tea Tree Oil And Honey
7. For Oily Skin: Green Tea, Multani Mitti (Fuller’s Earth) & Aloe Vera
8. For Ageing Skin: Green Tea, Orange And Yogurt
Benefits Of Green Tea For The Skin
“Its multitude of benefits include fighting off dullness, fighting signs of ageing by keeping skin collagen intact (i.e. soft, supple, bouncy skin stays for longer), acting on subduing active acne, helps fade scars, control oil and has anti-inflammatory properties that help soothe irritated or inflamed skin,” says Devarkar.
Green tea is usually seen in serums that help to soothe, hydrate, nourish and replenish the skin. Besides hydration, it also…