Green tea is one of the most useful drinks. Have you tried a cup of matcha green tea? It is available in powder form, and the Japanese also add it to sweets, coffee drinks. Matcha is an elixir of he alth and beauty. In addition to making a drink, it can also be used to pamper the skin of your face.
See 3 ways to incorporate it into your home care. Three rejuvenating and brightening matcha masks.
Smoothing mask with green tea and honey
Honey has strong antibacterial properties. It is rich in antioxidants, which help fight premature skin aging. It soothes, nourishes, but is also a good natural care for acne-prone skin.
Combine 2 tsp. matcha powder with 1 tbsp. honey and a few drops of water if the consistency is too thick. Apply the mask to cleansed skin and leave it on for 15 minutes. Then rinse with lukewarm water and apply a suitable cream.
Detox mask with matcha and activated charcoal
Activated charcoal has a number of benefits for skin beauty. You can read more about them here. Why make a face mask with it? It will have a soothing effect and is a great way to remove dead skin cells and reduce acne scars. You can use activated charcoal in combination with matcha powder, add 5-6 drops of tea tree essential oil, a small amount of water to combine all the ingredients.
The mask is again applied to cleansed skin for about 10-15 minutes, then rinsed off, and the skin is nourished with a suitable cream. For additional benefits and a smoothing effect, you can add hummus to this combination. Huma is great for reducing wrinkles,brightens the complexion, antibacterial.
Matcha and basil
Basil is not only a wonderful spice. It helps our skin to be more beautiful and he althy, reducing blackheads, improving its complexion, delaying aging and can help relieve insect bites. To prepare a mask with it, you will need fresh leaves. Cut them finely, add to them 1 tbsp. matcha powder and a little water. The resulting mask is applied to cleansed skin for 10-15 minutes. Then rinse with water and apply a suitable cream. With good tolerance, you can prepare these masks 1-2 times a week.