Monsoon has arrived and so do the season of tea. A sip of tea is what we need when it rains. But why to be limited to just drinking tea, why not including it in our beauty regime esp the super benefits tea provides to our skin. Tea enhances the texture of ur skin leaving it smooth and healthy. It has multiple benefits too. But given the scenario nobody has time to spare for their beauty regime. These are some of the diy tea bases beauty hacks that can be done easily and will not take much of our time from our busy schedules.
- Lavender green tea foot soak
Normally, feet are the most neglected part in beauty regimes. And after such a scorching summer it tends to be take cared of. For the sore and aching feet, foot soak is a nice option. All u need is 1 cup epsom salt, 2 tea bags or 2 tsp loose green tea (please, don’t use the fancy stuff!), 2 tsp fresh or dried lavender buds, 1/2 tsp lavender essential oil. Mix all the ingredients and store in a jar. Use it with warm water. Very relaxing for expectant mothers,athletes and those who have aching feet. (Via:thirstyfortea)
- Mint and green tea body scrub
Mint and green tea together have multiple benefits when taken internally like increased metabolism, weight loss, lower cholestrol level etc. but together the are a good body exfoliate when combined 1 cup Sugar,3 tablespoons Epsom Salts ,2 tablespoons of light Olive Oil,2 tablespoons of Honey,2 Mint Tea bags,2 Green Tea bags,6 drops of Spearmint Essential Oil,4 drops Vitamin E Oil (optional). Prepare fresh scrub and have shower after exfoliating. It will do wonders. (Via : Gomakeme)
- Whipped green tea and coconut oil moisturizer
A coconut oil moisturizer hydrates without clogging pores, and green tea can actually reverse sun damage. Whipping it makes a nice frothy texture that’s easier to apply and feels less greasy. Melt the coconut oil on a double boiler on medium flame, stir in the green tea, cover n simmer on lowest setting for an hour. Strain and cool until solid. Whip it for 3-5 min for the creamy texture. The moisturiser is ready to use. (Via : hellonatural)
- Lemon and green tea face mask
Bored of the dull, tired skin and don’t have the time to visit spa ; this facial mask is your saviour then. 2 tablespoons of brewed green tea (cooled),1/2 teaspoon of freshly squeezed lemon juice, pich of turmeric. Mix all the ingredients in a bowl. Use a cotton ball to pat the mask on oyur clean face. Wait for 3 min to dry and then repeat. When all the mask is used up leave on face for 10 mins. Rinse with cool water and pat dry. (Via: prettyplainjanes)
- Bathtub tea mix
Need a relaxing flowery bath, but don’t have time to soak for so long and the post procedure of cleaning those petals sticked to your body, bathtub tea mix comes to your rescue. Take 1-2 cups of epsom salt, dried herbs, dried flowers each and a handful of bath beads . mix and pour it in a extra large tea bag. If it is not 3/4th full put some more ingredients. Fold from the top and sew it to seal. Attach a string. Your bathtub tea is ready. Dip it in the running hot water at the time of bath. (Via : radmegan)
6. Leftover Tea Bags For Puffy Eyes
Wanna do something with the leftovers. Used and cooled green tea bag decreases the puffiness around the eyes. Take cooled tea bags and pat it around the eyes.
With these DIY beauty tricks with green tea now you are easily able to take on your beauty regime and flaunt your smooth, supple and flawless skin. Just as aprecautionary measure try these tricks on a small portion of skin if any allergies persist. Feel free to share your experiences on these tricks and if new tricks available with you. Just leave a comment below.