Matcha is currently a hot and trendy ingredient worldwide. Almost every other cafe is selling something matcha flavored. Not only is Matcha aesthetically appealing, it’s also high in nutritional value and packed with powerful antioxidants. So we are going to show you three ways to enjoy the awesome benefits of matcha in relaxing your skin and body!
Green Tea VS Matcha
The difference between the two is that green tea is consumed by steeping the leaf in water, whereas matcha is a vibrant green powder made by drying the whole lead and then grinding it to become this fine powder.
Because the entire leaf is consumed, matcha contains a lot more antioxidants than regular green tea, which work to fight with inflammation, help repair sun-damaged skin, and reduce acne.
The great thing about a matcha face mask is that it’s so simple and quick to make. With only 2-3 ingredients you can whip up a matcha face mask is seconds. And, you can even store these masks for future use.
Moisturizing + Nourishing Mask
- 1 tsp matcha
- 1 tsp raw honey
Brightening + Radiant Mask
- Coconut oil
Acne Fighting Mask
- Pinch of cinnamon
There are countless ways that you can play around with matcha by pairing it with other healthy ingredients. Just remember that drinking it with milk might offset its benefits, so simple is always the best!
For more information and detailed directions, watch the full video: Amazing Benefits of Matcha for Your Skin
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