blooming tea flowers Blooming Tea Flowers included in 5 DIY Natural Skincare Tips Green tea is known for its powerful antioxidant benefits but what if we told you that you can use your leftover green tea to make your own natural skincare remedies? Pretty cool right? The best part? No chemicals! You may have heard that drinking tea on a consistent basis especially blooming tea flowers (made of green tea) can give you radiant and toned skin. It’s true. Read on to find five homemade blooming tea flowers skincare/ beauty recipes that you can easily make in a few minutes.

1. Cooling Body Spray

Ingredients / supplies
  • 1 blooming tea flower ball
  • Half of a cucumber (peeled & pureed)
  • 1 tablespoon Aloe Vera gel
  • Your favorite essential oil (optional)
  • 8 oz. spray bottle
  • Brew a cup of blooming tea flowers and place in the refrigerator.
  • Strain cucumber puree.
  • Add ¼ cup of brewed blooming tea flowers to the spray bottle.
  • Add 2 tablespoons cucumber juice and 1 tablespoon Aloe Vera gel and 1-2 drops of your favorite essential oil.
  • Seal the bottle and shake it for a few seconds.
  • Store in the refrigerator and you can use it up to six days.
  • Summer is coming…be ready to chill

2. Face Mask

  • 2 tablespoons of brewed blooming tea flower (ground and cooled)
  • 1/2 teaspoon of freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Add all ingredients into a small bowl and mix.
  • Check for sensitivity and allergies by testing a small area on your arm first, then a small area on your face.
  • Use a cotton ball to pat the mask onto a clean face.
  • Leave on for three minutes until it feels to dry.
  • Repeat and leave it on for 10 minutes.
  • Rinse with lukewarm water and pat to dry.
  • Finish off with your favorite serum and moisturizer.

3. Green Tea Body Scrub

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons Epsom salts
  • 2 tablespoons light Olive Oil
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 6 drops of your favorite essential oil
  • 2 mint tea bags
  • 2 Teabloom flowering tea balls
  • Mason jar or glass container
  • Combine all dry ingredients in a bowl.
  • Add honey, olive oil, and essential oil in a small bowl.
  • Pour the wet ingredients to the dry mix.
  • If it’s too runny add more sugar.
  • Use a spatula and place it in the plastic container (no glass in the shower right)
  • Hop in the shower and gently scrub on dry skin.
  • Rinse and finish off with a body moisturizer.

4. Grapefruit Blooming Tea Flowers Bath Soak  (To soothe your aching body and release toxins)

Ingredients Directions:
  • Mix all the ingredients together.
  • Place it in a glass jar.
  • Store in the refrigerator.
  • Add to your next bath

5. Coconut Green Tea Hydrating Moisturizer

  • 1 cup coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons blooming tea flower ball (ground)
  • Use a double boiler on medium heat to melt the coconut oil.
  • Add in the green tea.
  • Cover and simmer on very low heat for one hour.
  • Strain using cheesecloth.
  • Let cool until almost solid.
  • Beat for about 3-5 minutes until it reaches a fluffy, creamy texture.
  • Spread it on your body as a moisturizer.  Test on a small area of skin first.
As you can see there’s so much you can do with Teabloom’s blooming tea flowers! Green tea is no doubt great for your skin from the inside and on the outside. The next time your pour a cup of tea remember to make some of these homemade skin care treatments and you’ll be on your way to achieving healthier, gorgeous skin. blooming tea flowers Photo credit: Bigstock