Benefits of Green Tea to Skin

Benefits of Green Tea to Skin

Green tea is one of the healthiest beverages in Asia and known for its profound benefits to health. Also, drinking and applying green tea provides myriad of skin benefits. It helps delay skin aging, improves skin tone, protects skin from sun's UV rays and helps reduce and prevent acne. Here are reasons why you should add green tea to your skincare routine daily.

Loaded with Antioxidants

Green tea contains antioxidants that help fight bacteria and inflammation.

Eliminate Blackheads and Acne

Green tea contains anti-inflammatory properties or antioxidants that help fight acne and blackheads if applied regularly to skin. It also helps prevent acne breakout and suitable to any skin type because it is safe, natural and cost-effective.

Fight Signs of Aging

Green tea contains the most powerful ingredients to fight skin aging, antioxidants. The antioxidant known as catchins is greatly beneficial in fighting skin aging such as fine lines and wrinkles. Catchins help reactivate dying skin cells. Other antioxidants found in green tea help prevent free radical damage and helps healing of skin cells. All in all, green tea antioxidants help fight premature aging and sun damage.

Gentle Exfoliator

Green tea contains antioxidants that help remove dead skin cells and rejuvenate dying cells. It's a fantastic exfoliator that also helps remove excess oil and other pollutants that could damage the skin and eventually expose the cleansed and renewed skin underneath. A homemade green tea exfoliator is a great alternative to commercially produced products. Green tea leaves and safer and healthier than the store bought that contain microbeads.

Helps Treat Oily Skin

Green tea contains tannins that acts as astringents that help reduce or shrink skin pores. It also helps reduce sebum production or reduce the production of skin's natural oil. This is a better solution than skin treatments. This is a natural way of reducing skin's excess oil than removing excess oil that can cause skin dryness and acne breakout.

Sun Protection

Drinking green tea helps protect the skin from free radicals, protect skin from sun's UV rays and help neutralize skin damage caused by exposure to UV rays. By regularly drinking green tea a day, helps reduce skin inflammation and redness due to sun exposure.  

There are several reasons why you should drink and add green tea to your skincare routine. It helps gain a healthier and glowing complexion. Green tea contains antioxidants that help fight free radicals, fight signs of aging, protect skin from sun's UV rays, prevent acne and blackheads and rejuvenate damaged skin cells.

There are several ways you can use green tea as natural ingredient to help improve your skin's health. You can just simply use green tea’s loose leaf as natural skin exfoliator or use it to wash your face. Why not add green tea to your skincare routine now and enjoy an amazing result to your health and skin?

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