Tea is not just good for you when you drink it, but it can also work wonders for your beauty. It is inexpensive and can be used alone or combined with other natural ingredients. Here are some different ways to use tea for your natural beauty in the summer and other times of the year.
Green Tea Eye Mask
This eye mask is used around your eyes to reduce puffiness and lighten your dark circles. It is great to use when tiredness is showing on your face. For this eye mask, you want to start with green tea that has steeped and is now cooled off. To the tea, add in some shea butter, vitamin E oil, almond oil, and a few drops of your preferred essential oils. You can then store it in an airtight container. When you want to use it, just rub it on your eyes before bed.
Green Tea Moisturizer
Another tea-based beauty product that uses green tea is this moisturizer. The best thing about it is that it uses just two ingredients: green tea and coconut oil. You can also use another type of oil if you prefer, as long as it is gentle on your skin. You should start by steeping your green tea first, preferably using loose tea leaves. Once that is done, strain the tea, then mix in coconut oil while it is still hot. Now you can let it soften and cool in this consistency, or blend it up until it is more of a whipped consistency. Store it in a container to be used as needed.
Tea Tree Foot Scrub
Green tea isn’t the only type of tea that can be used for natural beauty. You can also use tea tree essential oils, along with some other ingredients to create a foot scrub. This is going to use the tea tree oil, peppermint essential oil, and a carrier oil of your choice. You then need a salt that will provide exfoliating, such as sea salt or other coarse salt. You can also make this same type of scrub with other types of tea, not just the essential oil. Just make sure it is steeped and cooled off, and that you keep the ratios right so it is the right consistency. Don’t be afraid to add in your own flavor and scent combinations for the foot scrub.