For years, green tea has been heralded as not just a healthy beverage but also, a beauty secret. But apart from making homemade face masks and drinking copious cuppas of it, how does one get the benefit of green tea for the good of their skin? With the right products, of course. A number of Indian and international beauty brands now include skincare ranges enriched with green tea which promise to reduce dark spots, control oiliness and diminish dullness. To add green tea to your beauty routine, give these 5 skincare products a try.
1. Green Tea And Jasmine Sheet Mask
To get the benefit of green tea in a sheet mask form, try this one. It also has the added properties of jasmine which together help soothe the skin and control oiliness. Plus, the quick sheet mask application is like a quick spa trip in 30 minutes.
Dear Packer Green Tea And Jasmine Sheet Mask is available for INR 100 at Nykaa
2. Fuji Green Tea Body Scrub
Thought that green tea was only for your face? With this scrub containing Fuji green tea, you can use it on your body too. If your skin feels grimy, this gel scrub is a good pick as it exfoliates dirt and dead skin cells without drying it out whatsoever.
The Body Shop Fuji Green Tea Body Scrub is available for INR 1195 at The Body Shop
3. Green Tea Skin Clarifying Concentrate
For the most troublesome skin type of oily and acne-prone skin, this product might answer all your prayers. Not only is it a potent solution of green tea extract but also contains cinnamon and willow bark, licorice and AHAs. Together, they help fight acne, control sebum and encourage skin renewal. It is also extremely lightweight, melts easily into the skin and begins showing improvement on blemishes in 10 days. Plus, its crisp tea fragrance is absolutely divine.
Plum Green Tea Skin Clarifying Concentrate is available for INR 1175 at Plum Goodness
4. Cucumber And Green Tea Deodorant
Who would have thought this ingredient would even have a place in fragrance. Oh, will the wonders of green tea never cease. Along with cucumber, it gives the body a crisp, fresh scent and soothes the delicate underarm area with a unique moisturising cream.
Dove Cucumber And Green Tea Deodorant is available for INR 225 at Amazon
5. Green Tea Seed Serum
It isn't just organic Jeju green tea but also the seeds and their oil which lend this serum its benefits. With its amino acids and minerals, this serum aims to lend the skin a hydrating boost by creating a barrier that keeps it moisturised for much longer.
Innisfree Green Tea Seed Serum is available for INR 1950 at Nykaa
The next time your skin longs for a green tea enriched boost, these could be the picks you need.