Green Tea is one of the healthiest teas and, besides as a beverage, it can be very useful even in the cosmetics as an ingredient of numerous effective home or retail products. It is very popular and traditionally used by Japanese geishas to preserve the health and beauty of their skin.
It has truly “magical” effect, thanks to many valuable ingredients, such as vitamins C, D, E, B1 and B2, calcium, fluoride, zinc, iodine, potassium and tannins (for which is said that it is up to 20 times more effective than vitamin E, known as vitamin of youth).
With direct application to the skin, the antioxidants, vitamins E and C are very effective in fighting the effects of free radicals and harmful environmental impacts, particularly UV radiation, thus slowing the aging processes and the appearance of wrinkles.
Green Tea stimulates blood circulation and regeneration of the skin. It keeps its moisture, revitalizes, strengthens, but at the same time makes it tender.
The anti-inflammatory and antibacterial characteristics can cure acne by cleaning and reducing pores, can calm redness or rashes, which are common problems of a sensitive and irritated skin. The substances in Green Tea are a great stimulator of recovery of epidermic cells.
For a youthful appearance, the Green Tea may also be used as a mean to tackle dark circles, so called under-eyes bags. It is a great help in reducing sunburn or keeping the summer brown tan, it can be applied to refresh the feet and so so much more….