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Green Tea as a Beauty Product? Its Benefits Will Beat Your Imagination

I believe most people haven’t heard of using green tea as a beauty product before. But YES, green tea can be used to get rid of black spots and also make your skin glow. As you read on, you’ll find out how this works.

Over time, we’ve known green tea as one of the healthiest beverages that helps to keep the body in good shape. Green tea contains high level of antioxidants that help fight against diseases. But there is more to green tea than what people know already; keeping the skin glowing, removing dark spots, and shrinking large pores. I will enlighten you on how to use green tea to achieve maximum results.

Four Different Ways You Can Use Green Tea as a beauty product

  • Green Tea as a Face Mask
  • Green Tea as a Toner
  • Green Tea as ice cubes
  • Green Tea as a beverage (you know this already)

Green Tea as a Face mask

Because of its huge oxidizing properties, green tea has been known for decades in keeping your skin healthy. For this reason, it has become one of the major constituents in skin care products. The good thing is that you can prepare your own homemade face mask with green tea and the result you will get will blow your mind.


  • One teaspoon green tea powder
  • One teaspoon plain yoghurt
  • Essential oil (either from rose or carrot seed)

How to prepare and use it

  • Get a container and pour the three ingredients listed above inside. For the essential oil, just a few drops (5-10) will be enough.
  • Mix them together until they form a smooth paste
  • Apply gently on your face and maybe your neck
  • Leave for about 15 minutes then rinse off
  • For maximum results, do this every week and see how soft and sparkling your skin becomes

Why do this?

  • You get a moisturized skin, which in turn leads to a smooth and glowing skin
  • Aside the antioxidizing property of green tea, it is packed with Vitamin E to maintain the level of collagen for healthy skin
  • The antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties of green tea make it effective for treating pimples and acne.

Green Tea as a Toner

Many people don’t know about this, but it is one of the tricks most people have been using to achieve a smoother and tighter skin. Just include it to your skin care daily routine and see the wonders it will do. With green tea, you may not need to spend money on expensive skin toners anymore.


  • One bag of green tea leaves
  • One tablespoon of Rose water
  • One cup of water
  • Essential oil (preferably from lemon)

How to prepare and use it:

  • Get a container that has a lid and pour the cup of water inside
  • Heat water to its boiling point and add the green leaves. Allow to brew until the water becomes cloudy
  • Cover the container with the lid and allow to cool down
  • Get a glass bowl and pour the tea inside
  • Add the remaining ingredients (essential oil and rose water) into the tea
  • Get a spray bottle and store your toner inside. Shake well before every use
  • You can store in a refrigerator to always keep it cool
  • Spray on your face and neck daily. If your skin is oily, you may use multiple times a day for maximum effect

Why do this?

  • It absorbs excess sebum on your skin and helps to tighten large pores thereby giving you a toned skin
  • It keeps the pH level of the skin regulated thereby preventing any possible acne
  • It prevents wrinkles

Green Tea as Ice Cubes

I believe you must have heard of ice massage and its great benefits in tackling tons of skin issues? Green tea can also be used in this form. What you have to do is to freeze your green tea and use it for the massage. The benefits of this is that it gives you a soothing relief from sun burn and also prevent rashes.


  • One bag of green tea leaves
  • One cup of water
  • Basil leaves or Mint leaves (whichever is fine)

How to prepare and use it

  • Same procedures as the ones already stated above.
  • After making the concoction, pour in ice tray and allow to freeze
  • Massage your face with it and see how it rejuvenate the skin for a fresh and radiant look

Why do this?

  • It gets rid of dark spots and pimples, and also shrinks pore
  • It instantly brightens your face by reducing water retention beneath the eye region

Green Tea as a beverage

The three methods listed above are the topical methods of using green tea. Now is the time to talk about its benefits inside the body.

This amazing herb is taking as a beverage and the benefits it renders to the body is out this world.


  • One teaspoon of green tea leaves
  • One cup of water
  • One teaspoon of honey
  • One teaspoon of lemon juice

How to prepare and use

  • Boil the water
  • Add the green tea leave to it and allow to brew until the water becomes cloudy
  • Strain and add the lemon juice and honey
  • Drink two cups every day

Why do this?

  • It boosts your immune system
  • It helps in weight management
  • It increases body metabolism
  • It gets rid of toxins in the body system
  • It protects skin from damage

Now that you have known green tea as a beauty product, I it will be beneficial to you. If there’s anything you will like to contribute to this, do so by leaving a comment in the comment box below.

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Justin Owena
A passionate writer and a travel enthusiast. I get exhilarated writing from different locations.

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