How About A Green Tea Facial?


EAT MORE FRUITS AND VEGGIES. AND EVERYONE SHOULD USELESS SALT. 90% OF AMERICANS CONSUME TOO MUCH. YOU HAVE PROBABLY HEARD ABOUT THE BENEFITS OF ALSO DRINKING GREEN TEA BUT HOW ABOUT USING IT ON YOUR FACE TO HELP IN THIS DRY WINTER WEATHER? CBS 2’S CINDY HSU CHECKS OUT THE POWER OF GREEN TEA FACIALS THAT YOU CAN DO AT HOME. Reporter: A LOT PEOPLE DRINK GREEN TEA FOR THE ANTIOXIDANTS. SOME PEOPLE ARE PUT IT ON THEIR FACE. PATIENTS WHO HAVE ROSACEA, ACNE, IT’S GREAT FOR THEM TO INCORPORATE IT INTO THEIR PRODUCTS. Reporter: MELISSA SAYS YOU CAN POUR GREEN TEA INTO A SMALL SPRAY BOTTLE AND USE IT AS A TONER. SPRAY DIRECTLY ON YOUR SKIN OR ON A COT TON BALL AND APPLY. IT TIGHTENS UP THE PORES. IT’S BEST TO DO THIS AFTER YOU WASH YOUR FACE. THEN YOU CAN APPLY YOUR MOISTURIZER OVER THAT. Reporter: RUN HOT WATER OVER A GREEN TEA BAG, CUT IT OPEN, EMPTY THE TEA INTO A CLEANSER AND MIX THEM. APPLY CLEANSER TO THE FACE LEAVE IT ON FOR FIVE MINUTES AND RINSE IT. THIS DERMATOLOGIST SAYS GREEN TENACIOUS ARE MOST EFFECTIVE WHEN DONE WITH FRESHLY BREWED TEA VERSUS COMMERCIAL PRODUCT THAT CONTAIN GREEN TEA. YOU HAVE TO REMEMBER THAT GREEN TEA GETS OXIDIZED WHEN IT GETS EXPOSED TO AIR SO THE BEST WAY TO USE IT IS TO BREW IT FRESH OR USE IT FRESH MAKE IT AT HOME AND COMBINE IT WITH DIFFERENT THINGS. Reporter: BREW SOME GREEN TEA, CUT OPEN THE BAG, PUT THE CONTENTS INTO A CUP, THEN ADD HONEY UNTIL YOU BET A PASTE AND APPLY TO CLEAN SKIN. HONEY IS ALSO A ANTI- INFLAMMATORY. IT’S A NATURAL HUMECTANT AND HYDRATES THE SKIN. HOW DO YOU LIKE HAVING HONEY AND TEA ALL OVER YOUR FACE? IT SMELLS SO GOOD. IT’S RELAXING ME. YOU CAN EAT IT OFF YOUR FACE. MY GOD! [ LAUGHTER ] Reporter: YOU’RE SUCH A GOOD SPORT. AND YOU CAN WASH IT OFF IN 10 MINUTES. CINDY HSU, CBS 2 NEWS. SHE LOOKED THRILLED. DOCTORS SAY IT’S A GOOD IDEA TO DRINK AT LEAST TWO TO THREE CUPS OF GREEN TEA A DAY. SO COMBINE THE TEA, COFFEE AND WATER AND VEGGIES AND FRUITS. A LOT OF FLOATS. WOULD YOU DO THE GREEN TEA FACIAL? I DON’T KNOW. I DON’T KNOW ABOUT THE HONEY. I DO THE GREEN TEA LIKE MAYBE WITH MY FACIAL CLEANSER BUT THE

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