Using Tea to Create Fabulous Beauty Products


Tea was Char’s secret to looking her very best, and now Kat has learned how to use it to feel radiant inside and out. I know my cup always glows a little bit more after our daily tea sessions. Here are few simple ways to create your own tea-soaked beauty products to give your saucers a little extra shine.

Matcha + Coconut Oil Face Mask

Matcha is popular among Kat and her friends. You can create a refreshing and moisturizing face mask with simple ingredients! Start with 1 teaspoon of matcha and add ½ tablespoon of water to create a paste. You can always add more matcha if you’d like. Then add ½ teaspoon of coconut oil. The mixture should be just thick enough to spread on your face. You can always dilute it with a little bit more water if you need to. You can even add a few drops of essential oil (Kat likes peppermint) for added relaxation. If you don’t care to use coconut oil, try honey instead. Let the mask sit for 10-20 minutes while you sip some of that extra matcha. Wash off, and bask in your tea-fueled glow!

Teabags to de-puff the delicate eye area

Don’t throw away those used teabags! Keep them in the refrigerator for any time you need a little help with puffy eyes. You can use green or black tea, and Kat prefers chamomile after she’s had a good cry. Use them like cucumber slices- just rest them on your eyes for about 15 minutes and you’ll be feeling awake and refreshed in no time.

Tea + Sugar Body Scrub

Kat prefers to use matcha here as well, but you can also use your tea of choice. Mix about ¼ cup of coconut oil and a tablespoon of tea, and add about ¾ cup of sugar. Mix together and give it a whirl! Your skin will feel as soft as a baby tea leaf.

Green Tea Bath Soak

This is one of my favorites- who doesn’t love a good soak? The warm water and tea essence will soothe your body and calm your mind. Add green tea leaves to a muslin bag or large tea sachet. You can also add aromatic herbs. Chamomile, or lavender would be lovely. Or add a few rose petals for gentle relaxation. Float the sachet in your bath water and enjoy! It wouldn’t hurt to sip a cuppa while you’re in there. Sometimes Kat will soak for so long that the water gets cold!

With just a few items you can create a tea spa experience. So grab a cuppa and head to your pantry! Kat, just please don’t get so relaxed that you forget me on the counter again, dearie!

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