Published On: Mon, Jan 25th, 2016

The secret to glowing skin is in your green tea


Don’t just sip on a cuppa green tea to rejuvenate yourself; use its leaves for a steam facial

While we’ve all been hearing about the impressive health benefits that drinking a cup of green tea offers, not much has been written about its beauty benefits. You can use the leaves of herbal teas to steam your face or add it in your regular face pack. Recently, supermodel Miranda Kerr revealed the secret to her flawless skin — she uses green tea as a part of her weekly beauty routine.


Steep a green tea bag or add two tablespoon of green tea leaves in a cup of boiling water. Add the juice of a lemon (to brighten the skin tone) and two tablespoon of honey (to fight wrinkles) to it. Add a few drops each of Vitamin E oil (to protect from sun’s harmful rays and Tea Tree oil (it has brilliant anti-acne properties). Dissolve a tablespoon of baking soda (to soothe irritated skin) and mix well. Pour this into a spray bottle and use on face and neck twice a day.

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Syed Ammar Alavi

- is Lahore (Pakistan) based journalist & writer with 25-year experience in print, wire and broadcast forms of journalism. His major fields of interest are politics, film,tv,sports, climate change and technology