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How to make Matcha Face Mask for a variety of Skin Types

matcha face mask

How to make Matcha Face Mask for a variety of Skin Types

The extraordinary healing power of matcha powdered green tea qualifies to be labelled as a “superfood” in our opinion. There is so much to say about Matcha and here at Camellia’s Tea House, we have endless ideas and recipes to share with you, one of which is making homemade Matcha Face Mask.

Documented studies claim high levels of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties are present in matcha when drunk and the same properties can also be beneficial when applied to the skin. Matcha contains an antioxidant known as epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), which is a helpful compound to reduce inflammation, rejuvenate dry skin cells and help improve skin elasticity.

Green tea extracts are found in many cosmetics and skincare products because it is scientifically proven to be the most natural way to improve skin health. Qualifying as an esthetician at a young age and progressing into the world of natural healing, our love for natural beauty has always been a top priority. At home we try to avoid unnecessary exposure to toxins by eating wholesome food, drinking lots of tea and tisanes and applying home made body products where ever possible. In this article, we are going to share tips on making face masks for all skin types.

matcha face mask
matcha face mask

We highly recommend using Ceremonial Matcha for making Matcha face mask, which is the highest quality tea grade used for centuries in traditional Japanese tea ceremonies. This matcha has a  slightly nutty taste with a harmonious balance of bitter-sweet.

Oily Skin

  • 1 tablespoon matcha powder
  • 1 teaspoon raw honey (ordinary honey if you are allergic to pollen)
  • 1 teaspoon raw egg white
  • ½ teaspoon lemon juice

Combine all the ingredients to make a paste and apply to clean skin for approximately 20-30 minutes. Wash off with clean water and pat dry.

Dry Skin

  • 1 tablespoon matcha powder
  • 1 teaspoon raw honey (ordinary honey if you are allergic to pollen)
  • 1 teaspoon raw egg yolk

Combine all the ingredients to make a paste and apply to clean skin for approximately 20-30 minutes. Wash off with clean water and pat dry.

Normal/combination skin

  • 1 tablespoon matcha powder
  • 1 teaspoon raw honey (ordinary honey if you are allergic to pollen)
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • Little water to make into a paste

Combine all the ingredients to make a paste and apply to clean skin for approximately 20-30 minutes. Wash off with clean water and pat dry.

Any Skin conditions such as eczema, allergic rashes, acne

  • 1 tablespoon matcha powder
  • 1 teaspoon raw honey (ordinary honey if you are allergic to pollen)
  • 1 teaspoon Beautiful Skin tea grinded into a powder
  • Little water to make into a paste

Combine all the ingredients to make a paste and apply to clean skin for approximately 20-30 minutes. Wash off with clean water and pat dry.

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