Green tea, now this sounds very fancy when we say we drink green tea, but apart from being good for health, this tea can be very beneficial for skin and hair as well. Before getting into the details of how this works let’s dig into some deeper details of this wonderful tea.
Green tea is a type of tea that is made from Camellia Sinensis leaves and buds that have not undergone the same wilting and oxidation process that is generally done to make normal make black teas. Green tea originated in China, but its production and manufacture have spread to many other countries in Asia. Several varieties of green tea exist, which differ substantially based on the variety of. Sinensis used growing conditions, horticultural methods, production processing, and time of harvest.
So now we know how we get this green tea, now let us look into some skin and hair benefits of this tea.
Skin benefits of green tea
The natural antioxidants found in green tea can go a long way towards fighting inflammation. It is found that the anti-inflammatory potential in green tea has the potential for fighting off many skin disorders. In fact, it is said that adding green tea to skin care products might have more benefits for skin disorders.
No one enjoys looking older, and preliminary evidence shows that the antioxidants in green tea may slow down the ticking of time, at least regarding your skin appearance. The catechin EGCG is especially very beneficial, as research has found that it can reactivate dying skin cells. Though these benefits can only affect your outermost layer of skin, it still makes a profound difference in the formation of wrinkles and age spots caused by free radical damage.
Drinking green tea might protect your skin from sun damage. Drinking the equivalent of one to two cups of green tea a day can reduce the inflammation of irritation caused by too much sun exposure, likely because of the tea’s anti-inflammatory properties as mentioned above. Using tea topically can also make a huge difference, so be very liberal while applying a green tea-based lotion or cream.
Dried green tea leaves have a slightly rough texture. This means that you can use them as a homemade facial scrub to eliminate dead, rough skin cells on your face, as well as any excess oil and pollutants that it contains. This will help in softening and cleansing your skin without giving harmful side effects. You can also try your hands on Chiara-Green Tea Instant Glow Anti-Tan Face Scrub a nourishing skin revitalizing scrub with green tea extract.
When used topically, green tea can make a profound difference in the presence of acne and blackheads. Most acne is caused by oiliness in the skin and green tea helps in removing excess oil and sebum production from the face, applying green tea infused mask will help in getting rid of acne.
These are some main benefits of green tea on the skin , now let’s see how beneficial is green tea for hair
Itchy scalp flakes might soon become a thing of the past if you begin relying on a green-tea fortified shampoo or just boil 2 to 3 (depending on the length of your hair) green tea bags in water and use that as of the last rinse. The active compounds in green tea keep the fungus at bay, meaning that your chronic dandruff might finally have to pack his bags forever.
Green tea is particularly good for hair. It is rich in catechins, which help to reduced (DTH), responsible for hair loss. Try to look for a shampoo that has green tea.
Green tea abounds in essential compounds. Polyphenol, found in green tea, is good for hair roots and hair follicles, which leads to hair regrowth. Massage your scalp with Chiara Intensive Repair Hair oil as it is infused with green tea along with many other beneficial herbs.
Split ends, weak hair, hair breakage are some of the very common hair problems. Brittle and unhealthy hair is represented by these symptoms. Green tea can be a solution to these problems as it is a great source of Panthenol, a substance required for moisturizing hair, resulting in the prevention of hair breakage and split ends. A quick green tea hair spray will work wonders
- Shiny and soft hair is loved by everyone but it is difficult to maintain hair shine and softness especially in today’s environment. Nutrients like Polyphenols, vitamin C and vitamin E are found in Green tea, these make our hair more shiny and soft. These compounds also protect our hair from UV radiation and other damaging elements.
So these are some benefits of green tea for skin and hair. Always choose high-quality green tea leaves and don’t forget to check my store for best Green Tea infused hair oil.