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Green Tea: Inside and Out

Green tea is a super drink that been used for thousands of years in the Far East.

Legend has it that green tea was discovered by a Chinese Emperor when fresh leaves fell off a tea plant into a pot of boiling water. Despite being from the same species of tea plant as other teas, green tea is barely oxidized since it is produced by steaming freshly picked leaves, making it a powerful antioxidant.


 With over 450 organic components, the health benefits of consuming green tea are well documented and it has been a staple in Chinese medicine for centuries. Green tea contains micro nutrients – polyphenols – that neutralize the components that cause damage to the body. Being rich in antioxidants, green tea also promotes a healthy cardiovascular system and good digestive health. The flavonoids in green tea also help reduce stress and anxiety. It also works to keep blood sugar levels in check, improves cholesterol levels, and protects against nerve cell damage resulting in better brain health. Green tea is one of the simplest to incorporate into your daily routine and yet its benefits are far reaching.

 

Green tea also gives a powerful boost to skin care. Consuming green tea can give your skin a glowing complexion with the antioxidants helping tackle free radicals that can cause skin damage. But green tea is just as powerful when it is used externally. Green tea can easily be used to reduce dark circles and puffiness since green tea contains both caffeine and tannins which both work to shrink blood vessels. Beauty products containing green tea also leverage its potent antioxidants to not only protect against environmental damage but also work to reverse damage and reduce signs of aging. Green tea contains high levels of vitamin B and E – two compounds that are essential for skin heath. Vitamin B improves collagen production, which increases skin elasticity resulting in firmer skin and prevention of wrinkles. Vitamin E helps promote cell regeneration that works to hydrate and nourish skin. Our green tea beauty products which include serums, creams, and shampoos, are loaded with antioxidants which are essential for healthy skin and hair. They help get rid of toxins which make them powerful anti-aging products by protecting against UV and free-radical damage. Green tea beauty products delay signs of aging such as sagging skin, sun damage, age spots, lines, and wrinkles. Green tea is also a great antibacterial agent, which can be used to treat skin problems like acne, pimples, and also unclog pores. Polyphenols present in green tea also help fight infection and bacterial membranes to reduce inflammation and redness of skin.

Green tea clearly has benefits that we can all use in our daily lives so if you haven’t already jumped on the band wagon, we are not sure what you are waiting for! Take the plunge with our range of green tea beauty products and give your skin and hair the care they deserve.  

KEEP READING TO LEARN OUR GREEN TEA FAVES!

HERBIVORE 
JASMINE GREEN TEA BALANCING TONER

 

 

Distilled from thousands of petals, Jasmine Water soothes and reduces redness for calm, glowing skin.

Organic Jasmine Water is infused with oil-reducing antioxidant rich Green Tea, blemish fighting White Willow Bark, soothing Aloe Vera and toning Witch Hazel in this botanically balancing blend.

  • Jasmine Water: Jasmine has been used for hundreds of years to rejuvenate, hydrate and deeply nourish the skin. Distilled from thousands of petals, Jasmine Water soothes and reduces redness for calm, glowing skin.  
  • Green Tea Extract: Loaded with antioxidants which are essential for healthy skin, Green Tea helps to rid toxins, making it a powerful anti-aging ingredient. It helps protect against environmental damage, leaving skin youthful, healthy, and glowing.
  • White Willow Bark: Naturally high in salicylic acid which works by gently shedding the top layer of skin in order to decongest and unclog pores.
  • Witch Hazel: Witch hazel is a natural astringent great for toning the skin.

Herbivore products are truly natural, vegan, and cruelty-free. They contain no synthetic ingredients— this includes no dyes, no fragrances, and no synthetic preservatives. Additionally, they are concentrated blends containing no fillers and using the minimum amount of ingredients necessary to achieve the maximum results. 

Truly Natural. Vegan. Cruelty Free. 

 

100% PURE® 
GREEN TEA EGCG CONCENTRATE CREAM

 

Highly nutrient rich moisturizer softens and fortifies skin.

EGCG, the potent antioxidant from green tea, protects against environmental damage. Especially beneficial for reversing daily environmental damage and signs of aging, and protecting against future damage.

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100% PURE® 
GREEN TEA WATER BOMB MASK

 

Intensely hydrating, skin-soothing facial mask. Hyaluronic acid delivers water to thirsty skin cells while Green Tea concentrate is a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory.

The mask material "hydrogel" is composed from 95% organic aloe water and 5% plant cellulose made to intensely hydrate. The longer you leave the mask on your skin, the thinner the hydrogel mask becomes because the water gets absorbed. The hydrogel assists in delivering active ingredients onto your skin.

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