Tea Therapy for the Skin

Tea Therapy for SkinA nice cup of hot tea has been a long time home remedy for soothing belly aches and relaxing the body, mind and soul. These days, tea has proven itself to be a true source of therapy for many other health and beauty related issues. [Read more...]

Homemade Tea Skincare Recipes

matcha green tea

Here is a list of fantastic homemade tea recipes for skincare use. The shopping list of ingredients is small and inexpensive and the directions for use are super simple. Enjoy a hot cup of tea while treating your skin to a healthy and relaxing snack!Green Tea Masques:

- Dry Skin

- Dehydrated Skin

- Oily Skin

- Sensitive Skin

- Mature Skin

Directions: Mix all three ingredients to form a paste. Apply to damp skin with fingertips and leave on for ten minutes. Remove with lukewarm water. Follow with green tea toner. Recipe is as follows:

Green Tea Toner:

Directions: Steep the tea for 10 minutes in boiling mineral water. Then pour the tea into a small spritzer bottle and refrigerate until cool. Spray toner while skin is still moist from rinsing off mask. Follow with a moisturizer and sunscreen. Great for all skin types.

Chamomile Gel Masque:

  • 1 package unflavored gelatin
  • 1/2 cup chamomile tea

Directions: Steep one chamomile tea bag in 1/2 cup of boiling water for five minutes. Add gelatin to tea and stir until completely dissolved. Chill until almost set, about 30 minutes. Spread on face, avoiding eye area, and leave on for 10-15 minutes. Rinse off with lukewarm water. This a great skin softening, healing and hydrating masque for all skin types.

Chamomile Tea Toner:

Yarrow Tea Toner:

Directions: Steep the tea for 10 minutes in boiling mineral water. Then pour the tea into a small spritzer bottle and refrigerate until cool. Spray toner while skin is still moist from rinsing off mask. Follow with a moisturizer and sunscreen. Great for all skin types.