Fight Aging Signs
Green tea has anti-aging and antioxidant properties that help improve skin complexion and elasticity. It even delays signs of skin aging, such as sagging skin, sun damage, age spots, fine lines and wrinkles.
A 2003 study by the Medical College of Georgia notes that green tea aids skin rejuvenation. It can be used to treat skin diseases and wounds.
Transfer the contents of 2 used green tea bags into a bowl.
Mix in 1 to 2 teaspoons of raw honey and a little lemon juice.
Apply it on your face and neck area.
Allow it to sit for 5 to 10 minutes, then rinse it off with lukewarm water.
Use this face mask once or twice a week.
Eliminate Bad Breath
You can enjoy fresh, minty breath using a soothing and mild mouthwash made with peppermint and green tea bags. The antiseptic and antibacterial properties in these teas help fight bad bacteria in the mouth that cause bad breath.
Also, a 2014 study published in the International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery noted that a green tea mouth rinse could be an appropriate and effective choice for controlling pain associated with acute pericoronitis.
Make Your Hair Shiny
Used black or green tea bags can add shine to dry and dull hair. The antioxidants in the tea promote hair growth as well as prevent common problems like dry scalp and dandruff.
Rebrew 2 or 3 used tea bags in 2 cups of water and allow it to cool.
After shampooing your hair, use the weak tea as a final hair rinse.
Massage your scalp for 5 minutes, then rinse your hair with plain water.
Allow your hair to air dry to enjoy smooth and shiny hair.
Use this hair treatment 2 times a week.
Soothe Puffy and Irritated Eyes
Any kind of tea bags can help soothe puffy and irritated eyes. Tea has anti-irritant and antioxidant properties that help reduce swelling around your eyes and relieve tiredness and inflammation.
Furthermore, it helps restore the natural glow and spark of your eyes.
Put 2 used tea bags in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
Lie down and put the chilled tea bags over your closed eyelids.
Leave them in place for 10 to 15 minutes.
Repeat a few times a day.