If you drink tea regularly, you probably go through a lot of tea bags! But do you know there are multiple ways to heal health ailments and spruce up our beauty regimens? So, If you’re a tea drinker, hang on to your used tea bags as they are one of the most natural things to help your skin appear brighter and flawless
Next time you brew a cup of tea, don’t toss the empty bag into the trash or compost! Try these 7 beauty uses for tea bags instead.
To reduce puffiness around your eyes, soak a tea bag in warm water and place on each eye for 20 minutes.
Hydrate Dry Skin
Re-brew used tea bags to refresh parched skin. Allow the tea to cool, then pour it into a spray or squeeze bottle. Then just spritz it onto your skin or apply with a cotton pad. Any tea will do, but the antioxidants in green tea are particularly effective for rehydrating dry skin!
Reduce Under-Eye Circles
Your used tea bags can help reduce puffiness or dark circles around your eyes. Place them in your fridge to cool, then hold the bags against your eyes for a few minutes. It feels lovely, and the caffiene content will works its magic to shrink the blood vessels around your eyes. You’ll look more refreshed and awake!
Suffering from razor burn and skin irritation?
The natural anti-inflammatory properties of tea make it a great substitute to harsh razor burn creams full of who-knows-what. Let the tea bag cool until you can handle it, and use it as a warm compress on the irritated areas.
Steam Your Pores
You can use a couple of old tea bags to do an at-home facial steam treatment! Place the tea bags into a bowl of hot, steamy water. Lean over the bowl for 5-10 minutes and let the steam work its magic. The steam will open your pores, allowing the antioxidants from the tea to tone and hydrate your skin.
Calm Itchy Skin
Soothe irritated skin caused by bug bites or poison ivy with a dampened, cool tea bag. This will reduce inflammation and promote healing.
Give yourself a spa-like facial by repeating the steps above, but holding your head above the basin and covering with a towel. The tannins will help to tighten your pores and reduce puffiness.
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