While you all might know about the different types of benefits that come along when you start sipping on a cup of tea, you might not know that applying these topically has some major benefits too! Green tea, rooibos, matcha, white tea and even black tea, when included in the skincare routine, show visible results in a short span of time! Well, isn't this exactly what we're looking for? An ingredient that's natural, can fight our skincare problems, show results in a short period of time and has no side-effects at all! Different types of tea address different issues and here are some facts about each one of them which might help you in deciding - which one to add to your skincare regimen!! Here's a complete guide on how different types of tea can benefit your skin and keep it youthful & glowing all the time!
This is the superstar ingredient in almost every skincare product these days and there are a plethora of reasons why it should definitely be! It combats the signs of aging & reduces irritation, redness & swelling. Moreover, green tea maintains collagen levels for youthful skin structure and firmness. It contains powerful antioxidants which helps in soothing and improving the appearance of sun-damaged skin. Green tea has numerous health and appearance benefits which is why it is a widely-used ingredient in both edible and topical products! Aren't these reasons enough to add it in your skincare routine?
Here are some products that come with the goodness of green tea, you can consider to add in your skincare regimen!
Youth Power + Repair Night Cream is an overnight miracle cream that repairs and regenerates skin cells while improving the overall look of skin while you rest.
All natural clarifying age reverse mask. A complexion perfecting treatment that targets impurities to restore healthy, balanced, and clear skin. The antioxidants in Green tea helps in the age reverse process.
Just when you thought you had all the reasons to love matcha, it started showing up in skincare! Matcha is just a more potent form of green tea, which is less processed and is believed to have more antioxidants than green tea. Just like green tea, it contains EGCG which is a very powerful antioxidant and helps in treating inflammation and redness. It has soothing properties because of which it is widely used in masks, serums and even lotions! It is also believed to have remarkable complexion-improving and anti-ageing properties and is extensively used in anti-ageing products these days. Matcha also works as a great exfoliator and helps in getting rid of free radicals and dead skin! Suitable for all skin types, it fights acne and keeps the skin glowing and youthful in the longer haul! Sounds miraculous? Well, it is!!
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White tea comes from the same plant as green tea and is believed to have more health and skincare benefits than green tea. It is one of the least processed teas which is why it has more antioxidants and polyphenols as compared to any other tea that comes from the 'camellia sinensis' plant! It has some amazing anti-inflammatory, anti-carcinogenic and anti-ageing properties! White tea protects the skin from sun-damage, treats red, inflamed skin (even chronic skin disorders), boosts collagen and improves elasticity while fighting pigmentation and acne! It also reduces the visibility of fine lines, wrinkles and other signs of ageing. So while you start sipping on a cup of white tea, here are a few products infused with the goodness of the same, you can add into your skincare regimen!
Rooibos, also known as the red tea, is one of the greatest treasures of South Africa. It is power-packed with things that are good for your skin like natural AHAs, powerful antioxidants, zinc, potassium and what not! When applied topically, it shows amazing results and has the ability to deal with every skincare problem – from acne to ageing! It has some great anti-ageing properties which can slow down premature ageing, keep your skin hydrated and visibly reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. The AHAs present in Rooibos tea extract helps in fighting the free radicals and repairs damage caused by the pollutants. It also has inflammatory properties and fights acne & acne scars. Moreover, it is also helpful in reducing inflammation, pigmentation and puffiness. We prefer to call it the 'boss' of shrubs - it really is!!
Superfruit Restorative Eye Cream supports the lifting and firming of skin in the eye area. It brightens and hydrates and helps to erase the look of lines.
Apart from these, black tea has high caffeine content and helps in de-puffing and tightening the skin. So while you sip on your favorite cup of tea (keeping in mind the benefits), add it into your skincare regimen too! We bet you'd love it!