Matcha green tea has antibacterial and antioxidant properties and can be helpful in reducing inflammation and evening skin tone. It can also help increase skin elasticity and reduce acne. Matcha has also shown itself beneficial in stimulating microcirculation.
When used as a scrub, sugar helps to exfoliate your skin and cleanse your pores which produces a more vibrant appearance.
Coconut oil helps to moisturize and reduce inflammation. It also has antibacterial and antiviral properties.
Lemons are high in antioxidants and have antimicrobial and antifungal properties, making them great skin cleansers.
Aloe Vera Gel is great for moisturizing the skin, soothing skin conditions and increasing collagen production.
All of these nourishing ingredients are included in this Green Tea Facial Scrub recipe. Here’s what you need to make it.
1 teaspoon matcha green tea powder
1 tablespoon of dried green tea leaves
1 cup soft, organic white sugar
1/2 cup of melted coconut oil
1 tablespoon of lemon juice
2 teaspoons of aloe vera gel
Combine all ingredients in a bowl.
Mix until thoroughly combined.
As you begin to add the mixture into your jar, add one spoonful of your mixture, then grate your orange over this layer. Repeat this process until your container is full.
Seal and refrigerate.
Use to exfoliate your face a couple of times a week.