Using tea as beauty aid

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By Manu

using tea as a beauty aid

This is definitely not a myth: tea is good not just for your health, but also for your skin! We drink tea for stimulating the brain activity or just enjoy it as a refreshing drink, but it is also possible to use the tea as a beauty treatment thanks to its healing qualities…

Tea contains antioxidants that not only can help the body cells become healthier, but can also improve the skin and make it look younger and more dynamic by rejuvenating it.

Powdered tea leaves can be mixed with a facial cream to make it more effective. When applying cream on your face, use circular movements and rinse with plenty of water to help remove dry skin.

Using tea as beauty aid is increasingly popular especially when you consider green tea: in scrubs, for example, for its astringent properties. You can, in a few simple steps, use the tea as a beauty treatment without going to the beauty salon. Making a cup of strong tea and then rinsing your face with a cotton pad soaked in it will do the trick.

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For those who want to try out tea on their skin, here are some simple and effective recipes!

For a healthy skin: fill a large bowl with cold water. Take a green tea bag,  soak it in the water and  wash your face with it. Done regularly, it will help your skin  look  healthier and younger naturally, without resorting to expensive beauty treatments.

As a dry hair remedy: use your tea as a beauty treatment to restore natural shine to dry hair.  Mix unsweetened tea (freshly brewed or instant) with a quart of warm water and make a final rinse with this solution after your regular shampoo.

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To eliminate the swelling of the eyelids: prepare a cup of chamomile tea with  two tea bags. Remove the bags and let them cool. Gently put the bags on your eyes for about 10 minutes to remove the swelling. The tannins contained in tea will reduce puffiness and soothe tired eyes.

To soothe your skin after sunburn: wet tea bags applied to the affected skin can soothe the burn. Used tea bags work well for other types of minor burns also. If the sunburn is spread all over your body, fill the tub with warm water , pour 2 cups of brewed tea  and lay your body in the bathtub. Relax for about 15 to 20 minutes. Rinse thoroughly when finished.

A great natural ally, isn’t it?

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