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Tea Bath for a Beautiful, Refreshed Skin

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tea bath for beautiful skinHas your skin been through a lot that it now appears to always seek attention? It's because stress can create several effects on a person. It not only affects the mind and the body but also the skin. Most common signs of stressed skin are dryness, fine lines and redness. When at least one of these appears, do not wait any further for the condition to worsen. Pamper your skin with a natural tea bath and see it revived and refreshed.

Tone Down That Oily Face With Tea Toner

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natural tea oil tonerWant to know how to stop oily skin naturally? Try an organic tea oil toner!

It is everybody's wish to go out looking clean and cool. But unfortunately, that isn't always the case. Due to several factors such as genetics, environment and stress, there are always those people who'd suffer more of oily skin and extreme shine - which of course, says goodbye to that fresh look.

To resolve the issue, people have been trying out different oil control products. But know that not all cosmetic items are compatible for your skin type. That's why it is recommended to go for natural and all organic - try using tea for your oily skin issues.

Prevent Dandruff with Tea

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Another frustrating hair problem that most of us suffer from is dandruff. These itchy flakes are really disturbing and could oftentimes cause embarrassment. Most dandruff sufferers take utmost efforts to eliminate these flakes and prevent them from coming back. Sure, there are a number of anti-dandruff shampoos and creams available. But for those seeking alternative and safe treatments, why not try using chamomile tea or green tea?

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prevent baldness with green tea maskHair is every person's crowning glory. It is important to always keep it looking vibrant and well-nourished. Unfortunately, keeping it soft and manageable isn't always easy. Plus, there comes tangles and brittleness. But above all these hair problems, one of the most common issues affecting both men and women is thinning and falling hair, which could be very alarming especially when left unattended.

Homemade Green Tea Conditioner

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In the previous blog post, we discussed how we could achieve natural hair highlights by use of chamomile tea. But we're not done with the hair benefits of tea yet. In this article, we'll talk about getting shiny, smooth hair by making your very own conditioner from loose leaf green tea.

Green tea conditioner can give your locks extra shine. It can also give your hair a soft and smooth feel. Follow these simple steps and you're well on your way to a healthy, shiny hair that visibly improves with regular use.

Highlight Your Hair Naturally with Tea

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How we present our hair makes a huge difference in our overall appearance. With countless hairstyles out there, you could easily get a new look in almost an instant. But if you feel bored of the conventional comb and gel, then take your look to the next level with hair highlights!

Having highlights done can be very expensive, so if that's out of your budget, don't fret. There's a way to have natural highlights that look better than salon, chemical highlights for a fraction of a cost; not to mention safer and all-organic with tea.

DIY Green Tea Sunscreen

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green tea sunscreenGreen tea has been widely patronized by people not just simply as a drink but also as other forms of commodity - especially as a beauty product.

Numerous skin care items have been developed with green tea as the base component due to its high level of antioxidants. There are skin gels, creams, toners, cleansers, lotions and moisturizers, among others. The antioxidants in green tea are used to combat free radicals that cause skin aging, loss of elasticity and damage.

green tea helps protect skin from sun damageMost people worldwide patronize tea for its health benefits. To add up to the long list, a study published in the British Journal of Nutrition has found that green tea catechins could help protect the human skin from UV damage.

The research involved sixteen health human subjects, who orally took 540mg of green tea catechins (low-dose GTC) which is equivalent to around 2 cups of green tea; along with 50mg of Vitamin C daily for 12 weeks.

Beauty Benefits of White Tea

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White Tea BenefitsWhite tea may not be as popular as green tea and some other tea flavors but it certainly has inherited most, if not all of the tea health benefits every enthusiast enjoy. Most people might have not known that there's this magic-like benefit one could get by drinking every cup - that it helps keep one feeling young and youthful, plus the bonus of fighting off inflammatory and chronic diseases.

Anti-aging Benefits of White Tea

The Anti-aging Drink - Rooibos Tea

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rooibos tea the anti-aging teaTea has been known worldwide for being a pure goodness in a cup. But did you know that there's this certain tea that helps keep you look and feel young? Rooibos tea (rooibos red tea), is a native in South Africa and known for its strong anti-aging properties, and is patronized by both men and women to keep their skin look young, youthful and vibrant.

Natural Beauty Tips with Tea

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Are you looking for some natural beauty tips? I've been an educator for a cosmetics company for the last few years, so I'm always interested in what's on the ingredient panel. We carry a number of products that contain red, black, green, and white teas. Tea is always a great addition to cosmetics-they contain tannins that naturally tighten pores and antioxidants that protect the skin from aging.

While using tea as part of one's beauty regime goes back millennia, I've done some research for you and found some inexpensive, modern ways to keep you Beau-TEA-ful from head to toe. Here are some natural beauty tips using tea:

Make Your Own Green Tea Facial Mask

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green tea face mask When it comes to relaxation, there is only one thing better than settling down with a hot cup of green tea to calm th nerves... making yourself a green tea facial to relax and rejuvenate your skin.

Green tea is full of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties to help reduce stress lines and wrinkles on the face, making skin more taught and youthful looking. If this isn't enough to convince you to slather some green tea on your face immediately, green tea facials have also been proven to help reduce the risk of sun cancer in animal tests! Are you slicing the cucumbers for your eyes yet?

Tea for Hair?

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Ttea for hairea lovers, rejoice: you can use tea to give your locks extra luster this winter!

How, you ask? Well, the tannins found in tea can thicken the shaft of the hair, which of course makes hair appear thicker. Although there's no science to back it up, I have also found that my hair appears much smoother following what I call a 'tea rinse.'

The method couldn't be simpler.

Tannins in Tea: The Facts

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As any tea drinker is aware, most types of tea, from green to black to herbal, contain various amounts of a group of chemical compounds collectively referred to as "tannins." But what does this mean?

The Magical Powers of Yoga and Tea!

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I've been practicing yoga on and off for a number of years, really having trouble sticking to a consistent routine. For the past week I've propelled myself into daily practice every morning to help heal some injuries I sustained to my back and to help clear my mind. Yoga does a lot of things for my mind and body that tea also does. I've been thinking about all of the parallels between yoga and tea:

tea and yoga

- tea and yoga settle and stimulate my mind

Tea: It's What's for Dessert

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Are you trying to lose weight, maintain your weight, or lower your blood sugar or cholesterol? If so, then I'm sure that at one time or another you have tried to accomplish your goals by skipping dessert.

But really, who wants to skip a sweet ending to a long day of work or school?dessert tea

Fortunately, you can still have your sweet ending but spare yourself the calories and the guilt.

Black Tea Could Cure Your Post-Workout Aches!

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Anyone who knows me would describe me as a gym rat. Other than a good cup of tea, there's nothing I love more at the end of a long day of work than hitting the weight room floor.

cure soreness with tea

But all of my workouts leave me with one negative side effect: soreness.

I'm sure you are familiar with it: the day after hitting a new personal record in deadlifts or your first 10-mile run, you're sore. This soreness, known as Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) can persist for days and, in severe cases, can even interfere with day-to-day life.

Tea and Skin Care: What Variety Works Best?

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Women have used teas to improve their complexions for centuries and beauty consumers of today are no different. Studies have credited tea with a relieving such skin conditions as acne and rosacea, and helping to protect against ultraviolet rays which cause wrinkles and skin cancer. One study actually credits tea with rejuvenating the skin! 1 Currently, there is a vast array of products containing tea on the market ranging from cleansers to creams. Although the tea most commonly associated with skin care is green tea, researchers have found that white, rooibos, oolong and black all offer positive benefits to skin.
White, green, oolong and black tea come from the Camellia sinensis plant, the difference being the length of fermentation. Rooibus tea hails from the Asplathus linearis which native to South Africa . Regardless of the variety or plant of origin, each of these teas contain powerful antioxidents and have been found to be equally beneficial to skin health.2