Nowadays everyone is just obsessed with Green Tea. We all know the incredible benefits for our overall health. Let it be for Weight loss, Hair or Skin. Green tea is has been proving its efficiency since ages. When we talk about skin care, you must have noticed most of the skin care brands use green tea as a core ingredient specially for oily and acne prone skin. Green tea is a powerhouse of anti oxidants and other nutrients which helps to give you clear and blemish free skin. Today we are going to discuss about one simple recipe of a homemade Green Tea Ice facial and a Toner. I am sure you must have heard of ice facial and its benefits. So lets get started.
Steps To Homemade Green Tea Ice Facial And Toner For Clear Skin
We would collect all the ingredients first. We would need two Green tea bags, One cup of a water, two to three drops of Tea Tree essential oil, two to three drops of Lavender essential oil and an ice tray. Green tea helps to protect the skin from sun damage and other environmental factors due to its anti oxidant content. Apart from this it also helps to reduce the premature wrinkles, fine lines and age spots. Green tea is suitable for sensitive beauties as well. Hence they can also try this ice facial. We all know the benefits of tea tree oil for oily and acne prone skin. Tea tree oil is known as a powerful immune stimulant. It helps to fight combat acne, dandruff and even head lice. Tea tree oil helps to fight with three types of infectious oragnisms such as Bacteria, Virus and Fungi. Lavender Oil is known to contain analgesic, anti depressant, antiphlogistic, antirheumatic, antiseptic, anti viral, bactericide, cholagogue, Cicatrisant, Cordial, cytophylatic, deodorant and diuretic properties. This essential oil helps to cure the burns , wounds of the skin and heal it. It also helps to reduce anxiety and stress and promote a sound sleep.
In this step we would boil one cup of water . Now once the heat turns off add the green tea bags to it. Let it sit for at least 15 minutes and let the water cool down. Now remove the tea bags and add lavender oil and tea tree oil to it. Mix it well and pour this mixture into the ice tray and keep in the freezer. Let it set for at least an hour and then take out. Your Green tea Ice Facial is ready to use. You can use these ice facial cubes after cleansing your face . You would just need to rub in circular motion on all over your face till it melts. You can do it everyday. No need to wipe off the water. Let it dry on its own.
Now coming to the Toner Part, Once you pour the mixture in the ice tray, you can store the leftover liquid in a spray bottle and keep in the refrigerator. Your homemade Green tea toner is ready. You can use it after cleansing your face. You can add other essential oils as well in it as per your choice. Since tea tree oil and lavender oil works best on oily and acne prone skin it would you to reduce the acne and blemishes with regular usage. Lavender essential would helps to calm down the irritated skin and soothe it.
Hope you find this recipe useful. Do try it and share your experiences with us.