DIY Matcha Green Tea Face Mask

You may know that matcha is an excellent ingredient for the inside but did you know it’s great to use on the outside too?

Matcha is great for the skin and helps to keep it clear and youthful, you can make it work from the inside out by drinking a delicious green tea and take care of the outside by mixing up a DIY face mask.

As a powerful antibacterial ingredient and containing high levels of epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), matcha is great for soothing inflamed skin and creating an even skin tone. Matcha also contains antioxidants that are great for soothing acne and increasing skin elasticity.

These matcha face masks are so simple to whisk up and will leave your skin looking salon fresh, without the price tag.

Ingredients:

  • 1 tsp matcha
  • 1 tbsp Greek Yogurt

Directions

  1. Mix the ingredients in a small bowl to create a bright green paste
  2. Then simply apply to face and neck and leave to sit and work its magic for 10 minutes
  3. Wash off with warm water to reveal brighter, tighter and glowing skin!

Using natural ingredients is so simple and so great for your skin and with a few tweaks to this recipe you can create a range of incredible masks for every skin type. If you are prone to dry skin try adding coconut or argan oil to the mix, but if you’re prone to oily skin stick to the goodness of simple greek yoghurt!

The key is to find quality matcha green tea powder! It is SO important to buy high quality matcha green tea in order to feel the full health benefits. We recommend Zen Green Tea, this Australian company sources premium quality Japanese matcha green tea powder, so you know you are getting the good original stuff from the source.

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