Matcha Green Tea and Berry Antioxidant Mask

This is the ultimate in antioxidant-rich homemade face masks. Green tea is packed with antioxidants and nutrients for the skin, including vitamins A and C and potassium. Berries supply the second dose of free radical fighting antioxidants. Strawberries (or try blueberries, blackberries, or raspberries) are high in vitamin C, as well as anthocyanins and flavonols to protect cells and reduce inflammation.

This berry and green tea face mask is a great treatment for preventing wrinkles and skin aging. The body is always producing free radicals, which damage cells, cause skin inflammation, and a loss of skin elasticity. Antioxidants can neutralize these cell destroyers, slowing the aging process. It may still be true that eventually wrinkles are going to form and the skin is going to sag to some extent, but why not do what you can to maintain a youthful complexion? Protect your skin from the sun, eat antioxidant-rich foods, and soak your skin in this super anti-aging face mask.

To make this berry and green tea face mask you will need:

  • 1 tablespoon matcha green tea powder
  • 3 medium sized strawberries
  • 1 teaspoon of raw honey

Toss all ingredients in the blender and whip up this homemade anti-aging treatment for your skin. Lay a warm wash cloth on your face for about thirty seconds to open pores. With your fingertips smear the berry and green tea paste over the face and neck area. For a really dynamic beauty treatment, sip a cup of match green tea while letting the mask set into your skin. After about fifteen minutes rinse your face. Finish with cool water and then gently dry. Use a moisturizer after your green tea beauty treatment to keep the skin soft and supple. Alba Botanica has a great oil-free green tea moisturizer made with aloe that calms and protects the skin. It also comes with vitamin C rich hibiscus and anti-inflammatory cucumber. Or use your favorite moisturizing lotion and go brew another cup of green tea.

photo by Fred V


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