No one can stop raving about green tea. It is a power hub of anti oxidants which great for our overall health. Experts advised to sip at least five of cups of green tea in a day to reap its maximum benefits. It is a great anti ageing ingredient and works effectively in weight loss too. Today we will be discussing about a home made facial by using green tea. We all have a habit of visiting parlors once in a month to get our facial treatment done . But here you can pamper your self with the goodness of green tea at the comfort of your home. So lets get started.
Following Are The Steps To Homemade Rejuvenating Green Tea Facial:
As we all know this is the first step in any facial treatment. We would be preparing the homemade cleanser by using green tea. We would need Half a tablespoon of yogurt, half a cup of warm water and one green tea bag. No brew the green tea in the warm water and mix it with the yogurt. Your cleanser is ready. Massage your face with this cleanser for at least 5 to 10 minutes. Lactic acid content in yogurt helps as a mild cleanser while green tea tones the skin. Lets move to the next step.
In this step we would remove the dead skin cell and prepare the skin to absorb the nutrients effectively. We would prepare this home made scrub by using two tablespoons of green tea , one tablespoon of sugar, honey and rosewater. Mix all the ingredients well and massage your face with circular motion for at least 10 minutes. Wash off after wards with cold water. Green tea and sugar works as a exfoliator while honey helps to nourish the skin.
This would be the third step in this facial treatment. You can use your regular steamer or a bowl of hot water. Now empty the content of green tea bag into the water and take a steam. Make sure you cover your head with a towel. You may also add few drops of essential oil of your choice. Take a steam for at least 10 minutes and after wards wash your face with cold water.
4. Facial Mask
We would be preparing the home made facial mask by using green tea for this step. We would need One tablespoon of honey, one green tea bag and few drops of lemon juice. Mix all the ingredients well and form a paste. Now massage this paste on your face for 2 minutes and let it sit for at least 20 minutes after wards. Once dries wash off with cold water. This facial masks helps to cleanse the skin from within and get rid of all the impurities.
5. Toning And Moisturizing
Since we have done with the major steps in the facial , now its time to calm down our facial cells. For that we would be using home made green tea toner. You would need two tablespoons of aloe vera gel,three tablespoons of green tea water, three tablespoons of cucumber juice and few drops of vitamin e oil. Now mix all the ingredients together and store in a spray bottle. Spray this toner on your face and let your skin absorb it. No need to wash it. Apart from relaxing the facial muscles it also helps to moisturize your skin due to the aloe vera content. You can store this mixture in the refrigerator and can use it as a regular toner.
That’s it. I am sure you would pamper your skin with green tea on this weekend. Do try it and let us know the results.