Keep your skin healthy and energized with this superhero ingredient
Colder months are upon us which means it’s time to show a little extra TLC to your face, especially since it will be more prone to dryness, flakiness or even looking dull. From combatting anti-aging, to reducing inflammation, and soothing the skin, green tea is rich in antioxidants and will do wonders when added to your routine.
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1. Facial Spray by Mario Badescu, $7
Mario BadescuMario Badescu’s popular spray remains a cult classic, and for good reason. Along with green tea, it’s packed with other natural goodies like aloe and cucumber, to refresh and hydrate your skin. Spritz it on throughout the day for a burst of antioxidant protection.
2. Japanese Matcha Tea Pollution Clearing Mask by The Body Shop, from $6
The Body ShopThis 100 percent vegan matcha mask by The Body Shop works to remove the build-up of pollutants and impurities from your skin, and leaves it extra soft thanks to ingredients like dandelion extract and aloe vera. Apply it to your face for five to 10 minutes, and gently exfoliate with your fingers while washing the product off with warm water. Use two to three times a week for best results.
3. Nourishing Cleanser by True Botanicals, $48
True BotanicalsTrue Botanical’s daily cleanser conditions and protects your face thanks to green and white tea, as well as green tea seed oil which improves texture and reduces flakiness. It will leave you feeling rejuvenated, and is best recommended for combination and dry skin types. Plus, we love that it is vegan, cruelty-free and sustainably made.
4. Matcha Pudding Antioxidant Cream by Peach and Lily, $40
Peach and LilyYour face will love you for this one. Korean brand Peach and Lily brings together some of the best ingredients to make sure you can achieve your skin goals. This antioxidant cream is filled with matcha, cape lilac extract, niacinamide and adenosine, which combats acne, dark spots, inflammation, sun damage and much more.
5. Makeup-Breakup Cool Cleansing Oil by Boscia, $32
BosciaSuitable for all skin types, Boscia’s nourishing cleanser features green tea, rosehip, avocado and olive fruit oil to leave you with a glowing complexion that is free of dirt and impurities. Best of all, it contains anti-aging benefits, maintains your skin’s protective moisture barrier, and combats blemishes and pores.
6. Jasmine Green Tea Oil Control Toner by Herbivore, $39 US
HerbivoreBalance your skin, and keep blemishes under control with Herbivore’s all natural toner. Spritz on this green tea and jasmine-infused mist a few times a day, and pat it down for best results. It’s sure to become a daily favourite, and smells absolutely amazing.
7. Skinlongevity Green Tea Herbal Eye Mask by Bare Minerals, $35
Bare MineralsUnder-eye puffiness is extremely common, but it can be targeted and healed thanks to these hydrating masks by Bare Minerals. The nourishing packets deliver instant relief, and will leave your delicate skin feeling and looking super refreshed. Place them in the fridge before using for an even more cooling effect.
8. Cold Plunge Pore Mask by Ole Henriksen, $38
Ole HenriksenInspired by the Scandinavian cold plunge spa method, this antioxidant rich clay mask by Ole Henriksen works to smooth, purify, cool and detoxify the skin, with ingredients like green tea, eucalyptus, algae, snow lotus and alpine willow herb extracts. Here’s one cool dip you’re going to love…
9. Anti/Oxi+ Clarifying Cleansing Oil by Shu Uemura, from $17
Shu UemuraWith green tea, moringa and papaya extract, this cleansing oil leaves your face free of harmful pollutants, which can lead to breakouts and accelerate aging. If you’re looking to achieve naturally radiant, and healthy skin here is one product you should surely implement in your daily routine.