Green tea and the wonders it can do for your skin!!
If you haven’t already heard about the benefits of the magical green leaves of the Camellia Sinensis plant… Where on earth have you been?????
Not only is tea full of antioxidant properties and is rumoured to aid in healthy weight loss, healthy hair, nails and also our skin! Just to name a few of its mind boggling health benefits.
This blog is dedicated to how you can incorporate not only the drinking of our delicious Qi Tea blends but also the application directly to your skin to reap the benefits of this amazing product!
Firstly did you know that green tea is powerful antibacterial agent for treating acne and un clogging pores? The Polyphenols found in green tea are said to help fight against infection, soothe, tone and reduce any inflammation! It even kills bacteria making green tea a great tool in fighting against acne and leave you with a beautiful clear and smooth complexion!
We suggest incorporating green tea into your diet as well as applying it topically to any effected areas - brew a cup of Qi Pure and Simple Green Tea (you can buy 80 bags for just £1.75 via our website), let it cool and apply it generously to troublesome areas using cotton wool - it really is that SIMPLE!!!
Not only helping the fight against troublesome acne problems green tea is full of Vitamin B2 and Vitamin E, both essential for skin health and maintenance.
B2 is said to help maintain collagen levels for keeping a youthful skin structure and firmness and Vitamin E supports new skin cell growth and also is an intense hydrator for soft, supple and nourished skin. Get brewing Tea Lovers!!!!
Green tea also contains caffeine and tannins which are said to aid in the shrinking of blood vessels around the eyes… once you have brewed your Qi brew for topical application or just for the amazing taste, save the bags, let them cool, or better yet pop them in the fridge and lay back with them over your eyes for a refreshing and youth enhancing boost! This will definitely help say goody to any puffiness or dark circles that you may have!
Both topical application and drinking green tea is said to help with a number of other skin and hair related issues such as a psoriasis treatment, dandruff removal, Slowing the effects of ageing and reducing inflammation.
For more information on the benefits of green tea for your hair read our blog Green Tea: Good for your Hair?
Enjoy Tea Lovers!!!