In the spotlight: Green Tea
Gone are those days, when green tea was supposed to be an ingredient good for the inner body and its functioning. This new era of beauty, welcomes almost everything and anything you consume to be used on your skin delivering the best of the results while inspiring people to eat clean and use the products that are clean. One such ingredient is Green Tea, which however, is known for its divine benefits for what lies inside, has been in the spotlight for being a boon to the skincare industry.
Combats premature ageing
Green tea has the ability to rejuvenate dying skin cells and bring them back to life. By protecting and repairing cells, this antioxidant rich ingredient can combat signs of aging and make dull skin look healthier and soulful. The vitamins in green tea makes your skin look youthful. These vitamins have the ability to maintain collagen levels thereby improving the firmness of your skin.
Reduces inflammation and acne
Green tea also has anti-inflammatory properties that can help reduce skin irritation, skin redness, and swelling. Applying Green tea to your skin can soothe minor cuts and sunburn, too. The antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial properties in green tea makes it effective treatment for acne and oily skin by reducing sebum secretion and controlling the bacterial growth that leads to acne.
Helps in reducing puffy skin
Caffeine, tannins and various vitamins in Green tea help shrink blood vessels around the eyes, thereby, increasing the blood flow making it a miracle for treating puffy eyes and dark circles. It also works miracles to bring glowing and brightening skin into action.
Reduces oiliness in skin
The compounds of Green tea shrink your pores and reduce the sebum (natural skin oil) production. This leads to a less oily complexion and dull skin without the harshness of chemical ingredients in most commercial products. Green tea is also said to improve complexion by maintaining the glow.