Hey my beautiful ladies! I know you’ve heard it a thousand times before: green tea is good for you! Green tea has been used as a medicine for thousands of years in Asian countries, especially in China. It has a high amount of antioxidants and poly-phenols which are what that makes is so amazingly beneficial for both health and beauty. So you should drink green tea every day – it helps you lose weight, it keeps you hydrated and it even fights cancer and depression. It may not be so great in taste, but like I said, it surely does a lot of good things for your body. If you’re not so much into drinking green tea, there are so many other ways to benefit from its properties. Read on to find 14 homemade green tea beauty recipes that you must try.
DIY Lemon and Green Tea Face Mask
20 minutes is all you need and your face will feel a little brighter and more awake. You should give this a try next time you are feeling a little blah.
DIY Mint and Green Tea Body Scrub
Make this scrub when required and rejuvenate tired skin into a healthy glow. You’ll smell minty fresh too.
DIY Green Tea/Lemon Eye Gel Patches
These professional looking eye gel patches reduce puffiness and dark circles, while also illuminating the area.
Lavender Green Tea Foot Soak
This easy-to-make foot soak is perfect for expectant moms, atheletes, or for anyone who simply has horribly aching feet. It’s sure to leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated.
DIY Green Tea Lip Balm
Apply this balm, layer a pretty gloss on top and you’re good to go.
DIY Whipped Green Tea and Coconut Oil Moisturizer
I love this stuff. You get the benefits of coconut oil and green tea all in one. A coconut oil moisturizer hydrates without clogging pores, and green tea can actually reverse sun damage.
Green Tea Rinse
If you are having issues with growth, strength, shedding or softness it is definitely worth a try. It is very simple and inexpensive. The rinse naturally softens hair, increase sheen and restores lusters to the strands. Also works wonderfully for calming scalp issues and irritations.
DIY Cucumber +Green Tea Body Spray
Body mist? Cooling spray? Whatever you want to call it, it feels great on your skin and smells awesome. Green tea is chock full of antioxidants so you might as well put it to work repairing dry, sun-damaged skin when you need something cool on a hot summer day.
DIY Orange – Green Tea Bath Salt
This bath salt has a lovely scent that is so refreshing for a bath time soak. The natural oils in the orange help with moisturizing, while the green tea contains additional antioxidant properties (also found in oranges!) and benefits for tired skin. Green tea is also said to tighten skin and give you an incredible glow. Just scoop a few spoonfuls of this mixture into your bath and relax!
DIY Rejuvenating Green Tea Matcha Mask
Matcha powder is a powerful antioxidant that will stimulate dead skin cells and improve tired, dull skin. For optimal results, this mask should be done 2-3 times per week .
Anti-aging Homemade Toner with Green Tea and Pomegranate
Using toner helps equalize the skin’s pH level after cleansing as well as remove any leftover makeup or cleanser residue. And combining the antioxidant power of green tea and pomegranate juice gives your skin extra rejuvenating benefits.
DIY Green Tea Puffy Eye Cubes
Apply a cube to dark circles and puffy eyes and the caffeine and ice combo will reduce swelling and excess fluid around the eyes.
Homemade Green Tea Exfoliator
This recipe makes enough exfoliating scrub to cover the entire body and face 2-3 times. Due to the abrasive (exlfoliator) nature of the sugar, I recommend using this scrub every 1-2 weeks, especially if you have sensitive skin.
DIY Green Tea Facial Mist
Green tea, witch hazel and jojoba oil keep your skin hydrated throughout the day. Perfect for a morning or post-workout spritz.