On the internet lately circulated this simple recipe that delights all who try it. If you have this problem in the winter, try this quick and efficient method for which you only need tea bags. With this method you will discard all the range of balms and lip products.
Quick treatment for chapped lips
Soak the bag of green tea in warm water, squeeze out the excess water and hold (or gently rub) the tea bag on the lips for 5 minutes.
If you repeat this procedure every day it will completely increase the hydration of the lips.
By applying the coating of green tea you’ll notice instant improvement of the state of your mouth, and if you have wounds they will stop pecking thanks to its tightening action!
You do not need bigger arsenal of balms which only creates dependency on them.
Why does it work?
The secret of green tea
Green tea is one of the most popular plants today. It is the subject of many scientific studies, many of which have confirmed its effectiveness and great help with most severe disease, so it is no wonder that it works when used on the skin. Very popular is its use in cosmetics especially the anti-aging and many swear on its effects.
Green tea has healing properties for which it works so well on the skin, including lips. It is believed that green tea improves the natural resistance to UV rays. Green tea not only improves the effectiveness of sunscreen, it can help alleviate sunburn. Moreover, it has anti-inflammatory properties, helps to calm and cool sensitive skin, protecting it from further irritation. In addition, the caffeine content in green tea stimulates circulation and promotes detoxification.
The compound EGCG in green tea triggers cells that are dying due to bad living habits, exposure to sunlight and pollution. Plus, it contains high levels of OPC- which are among the most powerful antioxidants in general. They delay premature aging by combating free radicals and of healing the damaged cells. Also inhibit enzymes that damage collagen, which is essential to strengthen and smooth the skin.
Catechins in green tea have antibacterial properties reduce acne by regulating hormone imbalance. They possess anti-inflammatory properties that reduce redness and inflammation, and induce faster healing.
Given that green tea is so great we bring you a recipe for a mask for your skin.
Mix 3 tablespoons of full-fat yogurt with a tablespoon of minced green tea. Leave on your face for 20 minutes and then rinse. Apply a moisturizing cream.
Second mask for acne
Mix a tablespoon of honey and a spoonful of minced green tea. Leave on your face for 30 minutes and then rinse.
Other applications of bag of green tea:
- To reduce dark circles
- Flavoring pasta during cooking
- Enrichment of water for watering flowers
- Remove odors from shoes, sand box for cat and rooms.
- Degreasing dishes
- Removes odors from your hands
- Antioxidant bath
- The elimination of bad breath
- Polishing the wood surfaces
- Cleaning window panes
- Coloring paper.