japanese oi ocha green tea matcha powder for handmade green tea mask

I know there are tons of articles written about benefits of green tea, especially beauty ones but let me summarize a few of them, which I have been experiencing by myself. So green tea will mainly helps:

  • remove acne-causing bacteria
  • reduce inflammation and brighten dark spots
  • prevent aging with a great amount of antioxidants

Overall, green tea mask leaves your skin a perfect clean and nourishing result. Use it twice a week to help your skin with acne problems and prevent aging!!

How to DIY green tea face mask?

1. Green tea mask with brightening effects

I know acne scars cause terrible dark spots. I have been having so much headache with it and this is how I cleared them away.

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon of green tea powder (matcha or 抹茶 in Japanese)
  • 1/2 teaspoon of lemon juice (highly recommend raw lemon juice)
  • 1 teaspoon of water
japanese oi ocha green tea matcha powder for handmade green tea mask

2. Green tea mask with moisturizing effects

I have a sensitive skin which is super dry in the winter. I prefer to use this green tea mask recipe in the winter since it not only clear my acne but also leaves a smooth and soft effect on my skin.

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon of green tea powder (matcha or 抹茶 in Japanese)
  • 1 teaspoon of milk
japanese oi ocha green tea matcha powder for handmade green tea mask

How to

  • Mix all ingredients together
  • Spread it all over your face (avoiding eye area) and leave it there for 10-15
  • Clean it with a wet, warm face tower or luke water
  • Finish by your normal skincare routine with lotion and cream… Then it’s all done prettie.

I know you might think this is time-consuming and complicated which urges you to buy a available mask pack with extra money. I used to think so actually. But trust me, this natural handmade mask is more than awesome, easy to make, no irritating, low cost effective with just a-few-time usage.

For your references, here are two green tea powder that I always use. It’s Oi Ocha Green Tea Powder by Itoen, one of the most popular green tea in Japan. It’s easy to get it here but if you are from elsewhere, I have found you some other resources:

Amazon.com

Japan-zone.com

P/s: These sources are what I found, I got no commission from these.

Thank you and have a great day!!!


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