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Green tea face packs for different skin types

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Green tea face packs are the easiest way to use this wonderful ingredient to keep your skin healthy. In this article, we will discuss what green tea can do for your skin and how you can easily prepare green tea face packs at home.

Applying green tea on your face has multiple benefits.

  • It may protect your skin from cancer
  • It prevents UV-induced skin issues
  • It reduces inflammation
  • It helps reduce excessive sebum
  • It may prevent premature aging

Here are some green tea face packs for different skin types.

  • For normal and combination skin

Turmeric and Green Tea

Turmeric has therapeutic effects on the skin. It helps in keeping skin issues (like acne) at bay. Chickpea flour is a common ingredient in DIY face packs and is an excellent base for any face mask. It has an exfoliating effect because of its texture and can help remove excess dirt and sebum from your skin.

You Will Need

  • 1 teaspoon chickpea flour
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric
  • 2 teaspoons freshly brewed green tea

Combine the ingredients until you get a smooth mixture.

1.Apply this mixture to your face. Avoid getting too close to your eyes and mouth.

2.Leave the mixture on for about 15-20 minutes.

3.Rinse it off with cool water and pat your skin dry.

How Often?

•1-2 times a week.

Orange Peel And Green Tea

An orange peel may have anti-aging effects and can boost collagen and elastin production. A study evaluated extracts of Mandarin orange and found that its antioxidants and anti-enzymatic activity could make it a potent anti-wrinkle agent. Honey can keep your skin moisturized.

You Will Need

  • 1 tablespoon green tea
  • 1 tablespoon orange peel powder
  • ½ teaspoon honey

Combine the ingredients until you get a coarse mixture.

1.Apply this mixture to your face and gently scrub your face in circular motions.

2.Leave it on for about 15 minutes.

3.Rinse your face with warm water and pat dry.

4.1-2 times a week.

  • For Oily Skin

Rice Flour And Green Tea

Lemon is rich in vitamin C. Topical Vitamin C was found to reduce photoaging, inflammation, and hyperpigmentation. Rice flour has a coarse texture and may aid exfoliation.

You Will Need

  • 2 tablespoons rice flour
  • 1 tablespoon green tea
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Method

1.Combine the ingredients until you get a smooth mixture.

2.Apply this mixture to your face. Avoid getting too close to your eyes and mouth.

3.Leave it on for about 15 minutes or until it is dry.

4.Rinse it off with cool water and pat your skin dry.

How Often?

•1-2 times a week.

Lemon And Green Tea

This is not exactly a face pack but more like a toner and is extremely beneficial for oily skin. The vitamin C in lemon helps manage UV induced signs of aging along with hyperpigmentation and makes the skin bright. Green tea soothes the skin.

You Will Need

  • 1 tablespoon freshly brewed green tea
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Method

1.Blend the ingredients and apply this mixture (as a toner) to your face. Avoid getting too close to your eyes and mouth.

2.Leave it on for about 10 minutes.

3.Rinse the mixture off with cool water and pat your skin dry.

How Often?

• Once a day.

  • For Dry Skin

Honey And Green Tea

This is not exactly a face pack. However, it is an excellent remedy for dry skin. Honey is an emollient and helps to keep the skin hydrated and nourished. Green tea reduces inflammation and keeps your skin healthy.

You Will Need

  • 2 tablespoons raw honey
  • 1 tablespoon green tea

Method

1.Combine the ingredients and apply the mixture to your face.

2. Leave it on for about 15-20 minutes.

3.Rinse it off with cool water and pat your skin dry.

How Often?

•Once a week.

  • Other Green Tea Face Packs

Rejuvenating Green Tea And Banana Face Pack

Banana is a common ingredient in homemade face masks and has excellent hydrating and moisturizing properties. It keeps the skin smooth, plump, and soft.

You Will Need

  • 1 ripe banana – mashed
  • 2 teaspoons green tea

Method

1.Combine the ingredients until you get a smooth mixture.

2.Apply this mixture to your face.

3.Leave it on for about 15-20 minutes.

4.Rinse it off with cool water and pat your skin dry.

How Often?

• 1-2 times a week.

Green Tea Face Pack For Skin Whitening

The coarse texture of chickpea flour helps exfoliate the skin and remove all dead skin cells and dirt.

The vitamin C in lemon helps to reduce hyper pigmentation and spots. This face pack can brighten the skin and restore your original skin tone.

You Will Need

  • 1 tablespoon green tea
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chickpea flour

Method

1.Combine the ingredients until you get a smooth mixture.

2.Apply this face pack. Avoid getting too close to your eyes and mouth.

3.Leave it on for about 15 minutes or until it is dry.

4.Rinse the pack off with cool water and pat your skin dry.

How Often?

• 1-2 times a week.

-Stylcraze

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