Matcha is a stone-ground green tea that has been shade grown to increase its chlorophyll content. Because of this, matcha has 10x the antioxidants of regular green tea, which means it has 10x the awesome skin benefits! Green tea has long been used in lotions and skincare products as it’s known to reduce inflammation, even skin tone, smooth fine lines and wrinkles, and reduce acne.
Adding matcha to your own at-home face mask is the perfect way to customize your regime and give your skin an extra boost to get you glowing and leave you feeling silky smooth in no time! Below is a simple 2-ingredient mask that works to hydrate, moisturize, and fight the dreaded signs of aging.
- 1 tsp matcha
- 1 tsp raw honey
- In a small bowl, mix the matcha and honey until a paste is formed
- In circular motions, apply the mask to face
- Steep yourself a cup of your favourite tea and relax for 15 minutes
- Wipe clean with a warm, damp washcloth
Adding a teaspoon of matcha to any homemade mask is an easy way to give your skin an extra boost of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants to keep your skin healthy.