Try These DIY Green Tea Face Masks

DIY green tea face masks

Anyone who knows me can vouch for my obsession with green tea. Since discovering matcha, I never miss an opportunity to sprinkle it over whatever I’m whipping up, savory or sweet. I consider tea one of nature’s most awesome gifts and I’m always up for trying new ways to consume it! When it comes to green tea, I am a lover, a user, and a pusher. Therefore, I’ve expanded my horizons beyond drinking it and I’ve started using it as part of my skin cleansing regime. I’ve been experimenting with DIY green tea face masks and cleansers, and I want to share some of my favorite finds with you.

Green tea is loaded with antioxidants that are not only good for your insides, they’re also great for your skin. As one of the most natural remedies for brighter, clearer skin, DIY green tea face masks are a great chemical free option for unclogging pores, calming redness, reducing puffiness, and improving elasticity. 

DIY Green Tea Face Masks

Hydrate, soothe and cleanse your face with this Matcha Yogurt Mask

Ingredients
3 teaspoons Kiss Me Organics Culinary Grade matcha powder
5 teaspoons plain unsweetened yogurt
2 teaspoons 100% honey

Directions
Mix all the ingredients together and spread over your face. Leave it on for 15-20 minutes, and rinse. Pat dry and take a few minutes to admire your glowing skin.

Deep clean and exfoliate with this Matcha Exfoliating Mask

Ingredients
3 teaspoons Kiss Me Organics Culinary Grade matcha powder
1 teaspoon filtered water
1 teaspoon 100% honey

Directions
Add all the ingredients to a bowl and mix them into a paste. Apply the paste to your face and leave it on for 15-20 minutes. Wet your fingertips with warm water and gently massage the paste on your face. Rinse, pat dry and snap a selfie of that fresh face.

Rehydrate super dry skin with this Matcha Coconut Oil Mask

Ingredients
2 teaspoons Kiss Me Organics Culinary Grade matcha
½ teaspoon organic coconut oil
3 drops filtered water

Directions
Add matcha and coconut oil to a bowl and mix until matcha forms a thick paste. Add enough water to make the paste spreadable (one drop at a time). Spread over your face and leave on for 15-20 minutes. Wipe off with cotton to reveal your glowing face.

Try this Honey Green Tea Leaf Mask instead of throwing out your used tea bags

Ingredients
2 Green Tea bags
2 teaspoons 100% honey

Directions
Empty the contents of your used green tea bags into a bowl. Add honey and mix into a paste. Apply the paste to your face and leave on for 10 minutes. Wet fingertips with warm water and gently massage the mask into your skin. Rinse, pat dry, and make sure there aren’t any tea leaves stuck to your face!

Rejuvenate and wake up with this Green Tea Facial Splash

Ingredients
1 Green Tea Bag
2 cups filtered water

Directions
Boil water and add to a medium-sized bowl. Add green tea bag to the bowl of boiling water and leave it to steep. Once the bowl has cooled, stand over the sink and splash your face with the green tea repeatedly until it’s gone. Rinse, pat dry, and glow get ‘em!

Open up with this Green Tea Steam

Ingredients
2 green tea bags
A liter of filtered water

Directions
Boil water in a large pot and transfer to a large bowl. Add the tea bags to the boiling water and allow to cool enough so you won’t scald your face. Lean over the bowl of tea, draping a towel over the back of your head to trap the steam. Breathe, relax, and enjoy!

Applying green tea directly to your skin can help clear up acne, reduce rosacea, and improve elasticity, plus it’s all natural and the catechins offer some UV protection. Will you be trying one of these DIY green tea face masks? I’d love to hear what you think in the comments below. Now if you’ll excuse me, I’ll be sipping on a matcha latte and trying to figure out how to steep a green tea bag in my humidifier, while slathering matcha paste all over my skin.

 

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