Since ages teas have been used to improve the overall health and appearance of skin and hair. Rich in antioxidants and anti-aging and anti-inflammatory properties, tea is one of the most powerful grocery store staples that can be used topically. There are so many to choose from and each work in their own special way to keep your skin looking beautiful. Keep scrolling!
1. Jasmine :
Due to high levels of catechins, drinking jasmine tea is said to accelerate the metabolism and trigger the body to burn more calories. It can prevent the signs of aging and even treat skin conditions like eczema and acne by reducing oil production and balancing hormones.
2. Chamomile :
Chamomile tea can fight against acne scars and eliminate through its anxiolytic and antioxidant properties.The herbal tea act as excellent natural skin bleach. It lightens your complexion and gives a healthy glow naturally. It’s also a effective way to reduce under eye dark circles. Next time you see dark circles creeping up, put some chamomile tea bags on your eyes to calm puffiness and the tired look. Chamomile tea is found to be very effective in soothing skin irritation and sunburns when applied topically on skin surface.
3. Green tea :
Green tea improves your skin complexion and makes your skin healthy. It helps flush out toxins from the skin, heals blemishes and scars, and reduces inflammation. It even improves the skin’s elasticity. The antioxidants and tannins (an astringent) help treat puffy eyes as well as dark circles. It also has anti-aging and antioxidant benefits that can help delay signs of skin aging, such as sagging skin, sun damage, age spots, fine lines and wrinkles.
4. Black tea : health studies have shown that black tea protects us from getting cancer due to a high content of polyphenols – natural antioxidants that neutralize free radicals and promote longevity. Black tea is very good for skin, it is able to protect us from premature aging and mimic wrinkles. Tea also helps prevent pimples and soothes irritated.
5. Rooibos :
Also known as the Red Bush Tea, rooibos has been used for thousands of years in South Africa and can be used to treat a variety of skin conditions. Studies have shown that rooibos tea helps to treat various skin disorders, including eczema and acne. This red tea even fights against aging signs. It works to neutralize free radicals and slow the appearance of fine lines
6. Ginger :
Ginger is one of the best digestive aids, but why is that good for your natural beauty? The digestive tract plays a huge role in how our skin looks (both in regards to wrinkles and acne, among other things). Because ginger aids digestion, it helps speed up the removal of toxins as well as promotes circulation.
7. Dandelion :
This herbal tea is full of antioxidants and immune enhancing properties that help your skin stay young and fresh. It can also aid digestion, which affects the appearance of skin. This herb helps to tone up sagging and unbalanced skin.
8. Oolong :
Oolong tea is able to suppress allergic reactions because it combats free radicals, which is a healing property of an antioxidant. Also, the antioxidants found in oolong are essential for vibrant, youthful skin. Drinking oolong can greatly slow down the aging process.
9. Kombucha :
Also known as the ‘Champagne of Life’, ‘Tea Fungusand’ ‘T’Chai from the Sea. made from fermented black tea, is great for detoxifying the skin. It’s great for reducing fine lines and improving skin elasticity.
10. Matcha :
Originating from Japan, this bright green tea is rich in nutrients and known for detoxifying the skin. Now you know why Japanese women have ageless skin. It contains antioxidants, chlorophyll, and natural antibiotics, along with catechin to help fight bacterial infections. Matcha powder is very common in face masks, creams, and lotions, but drinking a cup of matcha can reap you tons of benefits.