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A cup of tea can be the perfect start to your morning or the perfect way to end a hectic day.  It can soothe a sore throat or quench your thirst.  But, there are other uses for tea that many often aren’t aware of.  Tea, specifically loose leaf tea, can be used for multi purposes, especially beauty hacks.  Many of these hacks are skincare or hair care related, and are equipped to revive and rejuvenate one’s overall appearance. The anti-oxidant, anti-aging and anti-inflammatory properties present in tea, helps keep your skin healthy and glowing.  Green tea and Black tea contain...

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Wherever acne goes, scarring is not too far behind. In fact, if you suffer from acne you probably also have some scarring.  Luckily, green tea not only fights acne but also scarring from previous breakouts. One of the most potent compounds found in green tea, catechin ECGC, is highly effective at reducing skin inflammation.  When your skin is less inflamed, the severity of your acne sores decreases as well.  This treatment limits the formation of scars and promotes skin cell repair at the same time. How to treat acne scars: Boil two cups of water and add two tablespoons of...

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In the winter months, colder weather will have a magnified drying effect on the hair and skin.  Start protecting your hair in the fall and winter with a nourishing green tea conditioner.  It acts as an excellent moisturizer for your dehydrated tresses and will stimulate your scalp, help prevent  hair loss and make your hair refreshed and shiny! Ingredients 3-4 Tbsp. Green Tea leaves 1 cup Boiling water 2 Tbsp. Honey 2 Tbsp. Un-melted coconut oil. Add 1 cup of boiling water to the green tea leaves and steep for about 10 minutes.  Strain the leaves and let them cool. ...

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