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1. Protect skin from sun damage

Green tea extract is rich in antioxidants, which helps to protect against UV exposure from the sun. Therefore, green tea may enhance sun protection when used in addition to a sunscreen.

2. Anti-ageing

Green tea extract can decrease wrinkles. As, it is rich in anti-oxidants, which fights against free radicals.

3. Reduces red marks from skin

Free radicals are very harmful for our skin as they damage our skin and results into blemishes and spots. Green tea fights against these free radicals.

4. Glowing Skin

Green tea is rich in anti-oxidants which is really good for our skin, also green tea contains Vitamin B and Vitamin C, Vitamin B12 and Vitamin C enhances the firmness of skin and helps your skin repair itself.

5. Anti-inflammatory

Green tea extract is anti-inflammatory agent, hence it reduces inflammation in the skin and has an inhibitory action on collagenase.

6. Exfoliator

Green tea leaves can be used as a great exfoliator. You can mix yogurt and green tea and can slowly massage your face with it. Wait for 5 minutes and then wash it with lukewarm water.

7. Puffy Eyes or Dark Circles

You can use green tea bags for puffy eyes and dark circles. Put green tea bags in freezer for few minutes, and then place it over your closed eyes. Let it sit for a few minutes and you’re done.

8. Acne

Green tea contains catechins, which are natural anti-bacterial agents that suppress acne-causing bacteria. Thereby reducing further skin damage. You can mix green tea leaves with honey or milk and can apply it gently to your face. Keep for 20 minutes and rinse thoroughly. This will flush out toxins which are found deep in our skin.

9. Fights skin cancer

Green tea contains rich anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties, which heals the pre-cancerous scaly keratosis. Scaly keratosis is a skin ailment which is caused due to over exposure to skin. Add a few drops of lemon juice to your green tea to help your body strengthen its anti-cancer properties and prevent skin cancer.

10. Skin disorders

Green tea extract can naturally treat warts, dermatitis, psoriasis, rosacea among other skin ailments. It nourishes the affected skin and heals it from within. You can apply green tea extract on the affected parts for gradual relief.