We are living at a time when natural products are receiving massive applause. This is due to their effectiveness in numerous fields as well as their being devoid of any side effects. It is these facts that have propelled the use of natural products all over the world. Among these very popular products is the Green tea. Now green tea is beverage that has been used as a substitute for normal tea and coffee due to its low caffeine levels as well as its beauty benefits. At this point, allow us delve into the latter effects of green tea.
- It helps lose weight
In the world today, beauty is almost synonymous with moderate weight. This is why everyone that is seeking to become beautiful is trying to lose weight. Fortunately, with green tea, this realm of beauty is just a glass away. Green tea will aid in the weight loss venture due to the catechins it contains. It is these catechins that will speedup the rate of calorie burning in your body while still reducing your appetite. When this is done, you will be able to burn those extra kilos and you won’t be too eager to replace them.
- Helps prevent wrinkles
In the beauty arena, wrinkles are frowned upon. This is why proclaimed beauties have been seen undergoing plastic surgeries just to avoid them. You however don’t need to go through all that trouble: green tea has got your back. No face. Thanks to the anti-inflammatory and antioxidant capabilities of the green tea, you can now stop worrying about signs of aging and wrinkles.
- Heals skin
If you are human, then you definitely crave for a healthy face that is devoid of any scars or blemishes. This is a dream you can easily achieve if you involve green tea in your routines. With green tea you will be able to smile all the way to an evenly toned skin.
All you need to do is pour the contents of two used teabags into a bowl then add a spoonful of honey and lemon juice. Thoroughly mix these ingredients and apply them on your face. Allow the mask to stay for 8 minutes then wash it off. If you do this at least twice a week, your skin will lose all its scars, blemishes and will be lesser prone to inflammations.
- Helps eradicate eye bags and dark circles under the eyes
When it comes to beauty, the face (and more so the eyes) are the standard marker. I mean, do you say a person is beautiful based on the nose shape or their eyes? I am sure it’s the latter. This is why you are likely to freak out if you wake up with puffiness under the eyes. How would you even face the world? However, you should not worry if you have green tea. Just take two used tea bags and place them in the refrigerator. After you are assured that they are cold enough, place them on your eye bags and leave them on for fifteen minutes. The result will be that the puffiness under the eyes will have died off due to the shrinking of the blood vessels that is brought forth by the antioxidants. In addition, the vitamin k in the Tea will lighten the pigmented skin.
Easy Ways to Get Rid of Under Eye Bags and Dark Circles
- Cures acne
Green tea helps stabilize the hormones that cause acne while still preventing inflammation. Just put the just brewed tea in a cup, and then use a piece of cloth to apply it on your face. Leave it for ten minutes then rinse. Repeat this at least twice daily till acne disappears.
- Enhances hair growth
If we close the debate on beauty without mentioning hair then we would be wrong. Truth is that beauty comes with beautiful hair. This can be achieved using green tea as it will help deal with dandruff, dry scalp as well as promoting growth new strands. After washing your hair, use fresh tea to rinse it, leave it for ten minutes then rinse with warm water.
- Can be used in steam facials
Empty a tea bag into a bowl of hot water. Now bend towards the bowl and cover your head and bowl with a towel such that no steam is escaping. Say in that steamy room for five minutes. This will help open up your pores.
In the light of the above discussion, it is clear that green tea is not popular for nothing; it is indeed a super product that can be used to gratify a myriad of beauty needs from skin, to hair and weight.
Ella James is an independent researcher and writer. She has contributed to many online websites related to general health and fitness. Her interests include reading and writing about day-to-day health, fitness, and skin care problems. Get connected with her on Facebook and Twitter.