Green tea, a natural ingredient that will definitely give you a bang for your buck! This relaxing drink is high in antioxidants and said to prevent aging, boosts skin elasticity and improves the suppleness of your skin. No wonder Japanese women look so young!
1. Soothe Irritation
Steep green tea in hot water and allow it to cool. Splash liberally on your face and rinse with water.
2. Tone Skin
Pour green tea into a spray bottle and add two drops of essential oil. Keep in the fridge and use as a skin treatment.
3. Nourish Dehydrated Skin
Mix matcha powder, plain yogurt or hot water, and honey into a paste. Apply on your skin and rinse off after 15 minutes.
4. De-puff Tired Eyes
Chill two used green tea bags in the fridge. When cool, place on your eyes and relax.
From the print edition.