Beautiful Benefits of Green Tea

Benefits of Green Tea for your skin | made for SKIN skin care products

Enjoying a cup of brewed Green Tea has so many health benefits. Green Tea is a great source of antioxidants and phytochemicals like polyphenols. It is also full of B vitamins, folate, potassium, magnesium, maganese - and don't forget a great shot of caffeine.

But while you are enjoying a cup of Green Tea for the health benefits, do you ever think about what Green Tea can do for your skin?

We did! And we were super impressed and added this wonderful ingredient to a few of our products.

Beauty Benefit #1 - Improves Skin's Complexion

Green tea improves your skin’s complexion and making it look and feel healthier by flushing out toxins from the skin, and helps to heal blemishes and scars, and reduces inflammation.

Here is our skin care tip: Added to our Day Cream because it is proven to improve skin’s elasticity.

Beauty Benefit #2 - Reduces puffy skin and dark circles

The antioxidants in green tea help reduce puffy eyes as well as dark circles. How? The ingredients in Green Tea help shrink blood vessels underneath the delicate skin around the eyes. This in turn reduces swelling and puffiness.

Also, the vitamin K in Green Tea helps lighten dark circles under the eyes.

Here is our skin care tip:

  1. Put 2 used green tea bags in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.

  2. Place the cold tea bags on your closed eyelids.

  3. Sit back and relax for 15 minutes.

  4. Use this remedy twice daily until you are satisfied with the results.

Beauty Benefit #3 - Anti-Aging Benefits

Green tea has anti-aging and antioxidant benefits that can help fight signs of aging, such as sagging skin, sun damage, age spots, fine lines and wrinkles.

Here is our skin care tip:

  1. Brew a cup of Green Tea and let cool

  2. Mix a small amount at a time to our Detoxifying Mud Mask and apply to neck and face area (avoiding the eyes)

  3. Let sit on skin about 10 minutes and remove with a damp, soft cloth using gentle circular movements.

  4. Moisturize with our DAY CREAM or NIGHT CREAM and drink a glass of water, or cup of Green Tea

Beauty Benefit #4 - Helps fight acne and pimples

The antibacterial properties of Green Tea are what help fight acne-causing bacteria. Plus, Green Tea helps reduce inflammation brought on by acne or breakouts.

Here is our skin care tip:

  1. Drink one cup of Green Tea, cooled with lemon added each day.

  2. Use our 3 step Skin Clear products (Foaming Face Wash, Toner + Breakout Serum)

Beauty Benefit #5 - Protects against damage from sun

The tannic acid, theobromine and polyphenols in green tea can help soothe and heal sunburned skin by neutralizing the damage from exposure to UV rays.

Here is our skin care tip:

  1. After you have had sun exposure, dip a cotton ball in cooled Green Tea and gently run it over sun exposed skin to help soothe any irritation.

Beauty Benefit #6 - Gives Hair Shine

Green Tea can make your hair strong and shiny.

Here is our hair care tip: