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Thursday, April 19, 2018

Benefits Of Matcha Green Tea for Skin

Benefits Of Matcha Green Tea for Skin
The benefits that you can derive from using matcha green tea are not almost the same as the benefits that you can derive from using green tea. The only difference is the presence of more antioxidant than green tea.

Antioxidants are responsible for reversing the effect of free radicals in the body and also prevent the buildup of free radicals in the body. This means that the presence of more antioxidants in the body helps to enhance and improve your beauty. Free radicals are responsible for wrinkles, fine line, blemishes, and dark circles appearing on the skin surface.

How Matcha Green Tea Is Produced
Matcha green tea is like any other tea in the market; the only difference is how matcha green tea is produced while green tea is grown under direct sunlight matcha green tea is grown under a shade. The way matcha green tea is grown makes it have more concentration of chlorophyll and antioxidant that your skin needs.
The leaves are dried and ground to produce a bright green powder tea.

Benefits of Matcha Green Tea
Now that we know how matcha green tea is produced, we should look at the benefits that you can derive from using matcha green tea on your skin.
Treat Acne - Acne is one of the most common skin condition affecting a lot of people, the skin condition affects both men and women. Matcha green tea can be used to treat acne because of the presence of antioxidant that helps to exfoliate the foreign materials, dirt, and dead skin cells that block the skin pores.

Tone Skin – If your dream is to have youthful and radiant skin, then matcha green tea is one to use to achieve your dream. The presence of myricetin in matcha green tea helps to brighten and lighten your skin.

Anti-aging – As we get older, our body produces a low amount of healthy collagen and the body break down collagen faster. Matcha green tea can be used on your skin to control and slow down the aging process of skin and prevent wrinkles from appearing on your skin, this key feature is due to the presence of antioxidants and vitamins. It encourages the body to produce a healthy amount ofcollagen and slows down the break down of collagen in the body.

Reduce Swelling and Redness – When part of the skin becomes red and swollen, this indicates that there is a problem somewhere. This could be as a result of skin condition likes acne, pimples, or eczema, reaction to certain creams, lotion, and essential oil, and irritant. Matcha green tea can be used to reduce the redness and swollen because of the presence of anti-inflammatory properties.

Reduces Sun damage to skin – Exposing the skin to UV light can destroy your skin by increasing the aging process of skin, wrinkles and blemishes appearing on the skin surface, and sunburned. The presence of catechins and polyphenols in matcha green tea help to reduce the effect of sun damage on the skin. Always read the label of your creams and soaps before using them as some creams and soaps are photosensitive.

How To Prepare Matcha Green Tea At Home
There are different ways that you can prepare matcha green tea at home to use on your skin, there are plenty of testimony from different people after using matcha green tea, so why not try it at home and see the result for yourself.

Matcha Green Tea To Exfoliate Skin
Directions
  • Add an equal amount of baking soda and matcha green tea in a small bowl.
  • Add little amount of water and stir it together until it turns into a thick paste.
  • Wash your face with water and pat it dry with soft towel.
  • Rub the paste on your face and use your finger to gently massage the paste on your face.
  • Leave the paste on your face for 2-3 minutes and wash it off with water. Pat your face dry with soft towel.

Matcha Green Tea to Treat Acne
Ingredients
  • 2 teaspoon of matcha green tea
  • 4 teaspoon of aloe vera gel
  • 4 drops of tea tree oil
  • 4 drops of lavender oil
  • 4 drops of coconut oil

Directions
  • Pour 2 teaspoon of matcha green tea in a small bowl and add 4 teaspoons of aloe vera gel, 4 drops of tea tree oil, 4 drops of lavender oil, and 4 drops of coconut oil to the bowl.
  • Mix the mixture together with a spoon and pour the mixture into a bottle.
  • Cover the bottle with a cap and store it in a cool and dry place. When you want to use the recipe add few drops of the mixture on the affected area.
  • Leave it on for few minutes and wash it off with water.
  • Pat your face dry with a soft towel.
  • If you can’t find the listed essential oil in the market, you can replace them or add other essential oil if you want.

Matcha Green Tea For Facial Toning
  • Add 2 teaspoon of matcha green tea in a cup containing hot water and wait for 20 minutes for it to brewing thoroughly.
  • Add 6 drops of geranium essential oil to the tea and stir it together.
  • Pour the mixture into a bottle, cover the bottle with a cap and store it in a cool and dry place.
  • Wash your face with water and pat your face dry with soft towel.
  • Dip a swab of cotton ball in the bottle and apply it on your face.
  • Leave it on for few minutes and wash it off with water.

Matcha Green Tea Face Mask
  • Mix 1 teaspoon of matcha green tea, 2 tablespoons of raw honey, and 1 teaspoon of tree tea oil together until it turns into a smooth paste.
  • Wash your face with water and pat your face dry with soft towel.
  • Rub the paste on your face and use your finger to gently massage the paste on your face.
  • Leave the paste on your face for 2-3 minutes and wash it off with water. Pat your face dry with soft towel.
  • You can use this face mask to treat acne, slows down the aging of the skinand remove excess oil from the skin.










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