Today is our phase 2 of the acne-free challenge. This time, I will be showing you how to use green tea to get rid of big, swollen cystic acne.
It’s no longer news that green tea offers overall benefit for flawless face and skin.
Green tea can give you a perfectly smooth face and a clear bright skin which is actually backed up by scientific evidence.
Green tea has been found to delay aging, protect the skin from uv rays and improve skin tone. Amazingly, green tea as a home remedy for your acne treatments, can provide the skin with myriad of health benefits.
Green tea is loaded with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties that can fight bacteria causing skin diseases.
In one research, ECGC has been found to reactivate dying skin cells.
It is said in one study, that participants using a product containing 3% green tea extract witnessed a 70% reduction in sebum production.
In another study, when a 2% green tea lotion was applied twice daily for six weeks, participants enjoy a 58% reduction in their total lesions, and a 39% decrease in the severity of their pimples.
Well I won’t be surprised with all of these benefits offered by green tea. After All, the tea is parked with beneficial anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and anti-astringent properties, all of which help to fight both acne and blackhead when applied topically_ making it a safe and cost-effective alternative to other skin treatment.
Green tea cannot only reduce acne and blackhead but can reduce eye puffiness and dark circles.
All you have to do is place a cool tea bag over your eyes and relax for 5 minutes and the tea will help you alleviate the swelling and puffiness.
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How to apply green tea to treat cystic acne and blackhead
- Pour a very small quantity of boiling water over 2 tea bags.
- Remove content from the tea bag and put in a small bowl.
- Add honey to the green tea.
- Mix thoroughly.
- Apply on your face by gently scrubbing it all around the face and neck.
- Rinse and pat dry after 15 minutes.
- Do these 3 times in a week to get a perfect result.
In a matter of just a few days, you will notice your cystic acne drying up fast and your face pores opening up.
This mixture can also be used as an effective exfoliator for your face to give you that smooth, cherished, glass smooth face.
This method is actually one of the most effective, natural, cost-free remedies to get rid of your swollen, scary cystic acne.
Don’t forget to share feedback with me after using this remedies. I would really love to hear it!