Why Green Tea Is The Latest ‘It’ Ingredient In Skincare

You may find one of the most sought after skincare ingredients sitting in your pantry. Not only is green tea beneficial when you drink it, but it’s topical benefits are endless…

Anti-Inflammatory Properties

Green Tea has been proven to have significant anti-inflammatory properties, making it especially ideal for sensitive and irritable skin types.

If you experience psoriasis, rosacea or acne, you may find the cooling, calming benefits of Green Tea helpful!

Green Tea is also used in many eye products for it’s de-puffing properties – Vitamin K, antioxidants and tannins in Green Tea work to reduce the appearance of dark circles and puffiness in the eye area.

Anti-Bacterial Properties

Catchetins found in Green Tea possess anti-bacterial benefits that help to fight acne-causing bacteria, while anti-inflammatory properties also help to reduce the redness and inflammation associated with acne.

Tannins in Green Tea act as an astringent, helping to reduce the appearance of enlarged pores. Research has also shown Green Tea is effective in treating the production of excess oil.

Anti-Ageing Properties

The components of Green Tea have been widely researched for their ongoing benefits. Green Tea was subsequently found to have effective anti-ageing properties, due to it’s antioxidant content, which fights free radical damage (a known contributor to accelerated ageing).

Antioxidants also encourage the healing of damaged skin cells, reducing the effects of environmental damage.

asap soothing gel

asap‘s soothing gel reduces inflammation and soothes damaged skin. The anti-inflammatory properties promote healing, calm the skin and reduce the appearance of redness. This water-based gel formulation hydrates without adding oil, making it an ideal moisturiser, particularly for oily skin. Shop here.

The Beauty Chef Glow Inner Beauty Powder

A new and improved bio-fermented super-food beauty blend with more antioxidants, more minerals, more vitamins and extra probiotics designed to improve gut health and enhance the skin from the inside out. Shop here.

Aesop B & Tea Balancing Toner

This alcohol-free blend – named for its inclusion of Provitamin B5 (a form of Panthenol) and Green Tea extract – contains fortifying anti-oxidants to balance skin, refine pores and ready skin for hydration. Shop here.

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