EVEN the biggest coffee drinkers will come around to the benefits of tea when they try these tea-infused skin care products.
WE almost always start our days off with a caffeine boost. Some can’t get going without their first cup of coffee. Others rely on tea to get them up and at it. But we’d like to suggest using tea as something more than just an early morning pick me up: as an addition to your beauty routine too. Whatever you choose: cleansing green tea, proudly South African rooibos or detoxifying matcha, we’ve got the teas to treat your skin!
Benefits: Prevents skin infections, accelerate skin regeneration and reduces blemishes.
Black Tea Kombucha Treatment Essence: R1 450, By Fresh, Muse Beauty
The highly concentrated silky liquid leave-on formula powered by kombucha – fermented sweet black tea – that increases moisture and luminosity for a radiant, lustrous complexion, and also fights pollution and helps prevent premature signs of skin ageing. The versatile, weightless essence also smooths, softens the look of fine lines, and refines the appearance of skin, boosting its resilience and vitality.
Benefits: Delays wrinkles and fine lines, treats sun damage and reduces puffiness and inflammation.
Japanese Matcha Tea Pollution Clearing Mask: R345, The Body Shop
Enriched with matcha green tea from Kakegawa, Japan, the 100% vegan masking formula deeply purifies, (without dehydrating the skin) gently exfoliates and liberates your skin from the weekly build-up of city pollutants and everyday impurities to reveal radiant, younger-looking skin.
Benefits: treats acne and eczema and act as an anti-ager.
Cleansing Facial Wipes (25’s): R42.99, African Extracts Rooibos
African Extracts Rooibos brings real skin-care benefits to cleansing wipes tailored to your specific skin concerns. The key ingredient is Bio-Active Rooibos extract, made from this unique fynbos plant that’s packed with antioxidants and minerals. It’s famous for its soothing properties and the unique antioxidants that help boost the skins natural defences against an increasingly polluted environment.
Rooibos Soothing Calming Night Cream: R159.99, By Iwori Beauty of Africa, Clicks
A night cream that restores and hydrates dry, sensitive skin overnight, exerting a nourishing effect for up to 24 hours. Organic rooibos extract, argan oil, shea butter and a cocktail of vitamins ensure skin is intensely moisturised, and its elasticity improved. Skin is left smoother, plumper and more radiant.
Benefits: fights DNA damage from UV rays to prevent skin cancer, potent anti-aging ingredient and anti-inflammatory properties.
Green Tea Scent Spray (100ml): R455, Elizabeth Arden
Energizing. Refreshing. Uplifting. Elizabeth Arden Green Tea, Transports you to a lush, green world of freshness that energizes the body, excites the senses and invigorates the spirit. The scent harmoniously intertwines natural ingredients to form an uplifting, revitalizing and balanced fragrance experience.
Green Tea Exfoliating Scrub: R109, By Corium Skincare, Faithful To Nature
Each product from Corium Skincare is created with their core values of simplicity, purity, and credibility in mind. As a natural and botanical skincare solution, all ingredients are derived from nature and placed into your bottle or tub with as little refining as possible. With unrefined green tea this coarse but gentle exfoliator will have your skin feeling renewed and naturally revived.