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Beauty, Skin care Green tea bag yoghurt facial mask

Green tea bag yoghurt facial mask

By Glowpink Staff   

Green tea has lots of antioxidants and has known to help prevent acne, and you should never waste unused green tea leaves as there’s plenty of benefits still left in there. Yogurt is enriched with lactic acid and these two ingredients when used in tandem makes an excellent facial cleanser. However, to kill your boredom, I have listed down a few more variants of the classic green tea and yogurt face mask in this article for your convenience.


Basic green tea face mask recipe

Ingredients required:

  • Used green tea bag: 1
  • Yogurt: 2 tablespoons
  •  Lemon juice: 1 teaspoon

Procedure:

  1. Take the tea leaves out of the used teabag.
  2. Add yogurt and lemon juice and mix everything until it’s all blended together.
  3. Apply it on your face for 20 minutes and wash off and you’ll feel just how refreshing it is.
  4. Follow up with a hydrating facial mist and a soft, creamy moisturizer.

Frequency:

  • Use this face pack once in a week to clear clogged pores and get rid of dead skin cells from your skin.

Apple-cider vinegar-green tea-yogurt face pack recipe

Ingredients required:

  • Freshly-brewed green tea water: 3 tablespoons
  • Apple cider vinegar: 1 tablespoon
  • Dry oatmeal: 1-2 tablespoons
  • Yogurt: 2 tablespoons
  • Manuka honey: 1 teaspoon

Procedure:

  1. To prepare this face pack, at first mix green tea water with oatmeal until you achieve a smooth paste.
  2. Then pour in yogurt in this mixture and give it a good stir until you achieve a smooth paste.
  3. At last, add green tea water and then whip it up into a smooth lump-free face pack.
  4. Use your regular face wash to gently cleanse your face before applying this face pack.
  5. Pat dry your face with a clean towel.
  6. Take a generous amount of this face pack on your face pack applicator and apply it evenly all over your face and neck.
  7. Give some so this face pack hardens up or wait for 15 minutes at least before washing it off.
  8. Rinse it off with lukewarm water.
  9. Then splash your face with cold water to seal the open pores.
  10. Wipe your face with a clean towel.
  11. Use your regular toner and moisturizer to finish this skincare regime.
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Frequency:

  • Use this face pack once in a fortnight to reap the maximum benefits.

Honey-green tea-yogurt anti-aging face pack

Ingredients required:

  • Matcha green tea powder: 1 tablespoon
  • Manuka honey: 1 teaspoon
  • Whole milk organic yogurt: 2 tablespoons

Procedure:

  1. Add all the ingredients in the specified quantities in a clean bowl.
  2. Mix it well until you achieve a smooth, lump-free face pack.
  3. Use your regular face wash and a gentle exfoliating scrub before applying this face pack to reap the maximum benefits.
  4. Pat dry your face with a clean towel.
  5. Apply a thick layer of this face pack evenly all over your face and neck with the help of a pace pack applicator.
  6. Rinse off this face pack with warm water.
  7. Follow up with a toner and a moisturizer afterwards.

Frequency:

  • Use this face pack twice in a week after scrubbing your face to get clear skin.

Turmeric-green tea-yogurt face mask for spotless skin

Ingredients required:

  • Wild turmeric powder: just a pinch
  • Green tea leaves: 1 tablespoon
  • Yogurt: 2 tablespoons

Procedure:

  1. Grind the green tea leaves at first to make a fine powder.
  2. Then mix it with yogurt to make a smooth paste.
  3. Add a pinch of turmeric powder in it and give it a stir again.
  4. Make sure that your skin is squeaky clean before applying this face pack.
  5. Take a generous amount of this face pack on your face pack applicator and apply it evenly all over your face and neck.
  6. Keep it on for about 20-30 minutes.
  7. Wash it off with running tap water.
  8. Follow up with a hydrating toner and a moisturizer to maximize the benefits of this face pack.

Frequency:

  • To reap the maximum benefits, apply this face pack once in a week.
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Green is packed with a lot of health benefits, Apart from applying it topically on your face you should consume a cup of green tea every day. Read through the lines below to know more about why you should sip a cup of green tea:

  • Green tea is enriched with polyphenols and catechin commonly known as EGCG that prevent cell damage and also protects our body from cancer.
  • Consuming a cup of green tea every morning kick starts your metabolism and detoxifies your body from the inside.
  • Green tea is rich in anti-oxidants and gulping down a cup of green tea is extremely beneficial for health as it eliminates free radicals from the body and slows down the process of aging.
  • Green tea helps to prevent tooth decay, a chemical compound called catechin prevents tooth decay and saves you from the damage caused for a lifetime.
  • Green tea keeps cardiovascular problems at bay.
  • Helps to regulate blood sugar levels thus helping diabetic people.
  • It is anti-viral and anti-bacterial in nature and treats influenza effectively.
  • It helps to get over depression and alleviates mood easily.
  • Aids weight loss.
  • Green tea treats inflammatory skin diseases naturally.
  • Improves cognitive brain function.
  • Consuming a cup of green tea helps to prevent Alzheimer’s.

They say all good things come in small packages, likewise consuming excess green tea hinders the normal bodily functions. Let us have a look at the ill effects of consuming green tea in excess:

  • Patients on anti-coagulant drugs should stay away from green tea.
  • If you are taking some kind of stimulants then do not consume green tea as it would invite a lot of health problems.
  • If you are sensitive to caffeine and experience insomnia, irritability, nausea, and an upset stomach then reduce the intake of green tea immediately.
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There’s a right time for everything, and if you want to start consuming green tea then there are a few things to keep in mind:

  • If you wake up and brew yourself a cup of green tea in the morning, then stop this habit right away.
  • Try to have a cup of green tea in between your meals, this increases the nutrient absorption capability of your body.
  • Have a cup of green tea at least 2 hours before hitting the bed.

 

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