Well, we all know how wonderful green tea is for your weight loss and detox, but have you ever wondered how this thing can work as a magic on your skin and hair too. YES! Green tea face masks and Hair masks are magical! Now you can not only drink it but can also apply this thing to your face and hair!
Green tea is the most abundant source of antioxidants, and antioxidants keep your skin healthy and damage free, so it is a good idea to make DIY face masks and hair masks with this powerful ingredient that you have in your kitchen.
We have brought some of the most effective DIY face masks and hair masks of green tea just for you!
Green tea face mask for every skin type:
- Lemon and green tea face mask for oily skin
This face mask if for reducing the oil production and removing the excess tan, while lemon helps you in removing excess oil and tan, green tea helps in filling the skin with the required nutrients. For this, make a paste of 1 tsp of green tea leaves with 1 tsp of lemon and pat it on your face, allow it to dry and then rinse it off with water. Repeat it once a week.
- Honey and green tea face mask for dry skin
This face mask works best for dry skin and helps to lighten the blemishes and scars. While green tea helps in reinforcing the antioxidant barriers, honey helps in retaining the moisture. This mask also helps in exfoliating the skin. For this, mix 2 tbsp of green tea with 1 tbsp of honey to make a fine paste, apply it for 15 minutes and then rinse it with lukewarm water.
- Green tea and banana face mask for rejuvenating skin ( all skin type)
If you feel your skin is looking dull and tired lately, and you have lost the glow in your skin, this pack is made for you. Banana is rich in potassium, and keep your skin healthy and maintains its elasticity while green tea provides all the nutrients, so it is a good everyday use face mask. For this, mix 2 tbsp of green tea with one mashed ripe banana and apply it to your face for 20 minutes, wash or wipe it with water afterwards.
Green tea hair masks:
- Green tea and mustard powder
Green tea is beneficial for restoring shine and moisture in your hair while mustard powder helps in hair growth, split ends and it naturally heals your hair. So, mixing these two ingredients is a great idea as these two are great for your hair. For this, mix 2 tbsp. of fresh green tea with 1 tbsp of mustard powder and add one egg yolk to bind the mixture to make a creamy paste. Apply it to your scalp and hair and cover your hair with a shower cap or towel and let it sit for 20-25 minutes. Shampoo and condition your hair afterwards.
- Green tea and egg
Green tea makes your hair shiny and beautiful, and egg provides the essential nutrients that are required for your hair, and your hair can become damaged, dry and brittle if those nutrients are not there. Fatty acids present in hair provide the nourishment to the hair, so it is a good idea to mix green tea with egg. For this, you need two eggs and mix them with 1 tbsp. of green tea to form a coarse paste, give a boil to green tea leaves and take them out then make the paste! Apply the paste to your scalp for 30 minutes remove it with massaging it in a circular motion, then shampoo.
- Green tea with coconut oil and lemon
Green tea is effective for your hair because of its antioxidant properties and eliminates dandruff. Lemon, on the other hand, fights the fungal infection and scalp infection and removes accumulated dead cells and coconut oil provides antibiotics and antibacterial agents to your hair. What else can be a better combo? For this mask, take one lemon and remove its outer skin and give it a boil. Add 2 tbsp. of green tea leaves and let it heat. After this, add 4 tbsp. of coconut oil and let the mixture heat for 2 minutes. Afterwards, take a piece of cloth or cotton and dip in the mixture to apply it on the scalp. Let it stay there for 45 minutes before your regular shampoo. CAUTION: Don’t repeat the procedure for more than three times a month.