Black tea is one of the most popular and widely consumed teas in our globe. Black tea is made from leaves of Camellia Sinesis shrub and this shrub is more oxidized than green and white teas. So black tea has strong flavor than other teas. Tea is a fabulous beauty aid. The strong antioxidants along with vitamins E and C fight the free radicals to beautify and rejuvenate the skin and can be used for many other beauty remedies. So here are some fascinating ways to use black tea can help you to look and feel beautiful naturally.
Reduce puffy eyes:
To reduce puffiness, place moist tea bags under your eyes. Soak two tea bags in warm water and place them over your closed eyes for 20 minutes. The tannins in the tea act to reduce puffiness and soothe tired eyes.
Food odor remedy with tea soak
Tea can help eliminate sweaty, smelly feet. You need to soak your feet in a tub full of darkly brewed black tea for half an hour. The tannins in the tea will help control the smell of your feet and also make them feel cooler and relaxed. You can also try the top 10 natural remedies to treat dry, rough or cracked heels.
If your legs are itchy and red after shaving, try pressing a cool black tea bag onto your skin. The tannins work to provide immediate relief from razor burns
Blemish free skin:
Black tea is high in caffeine content. Tannins present in black tea help to protect your skin from pollution, fight from bacteria present in your body and improve blood circulation. Brew a cup of black tea and use it to wash your face or as a toner, the tea will continue to fight off the impurities that are causing that blemish for you throughout the day.
Oily Skin Toner: To control oil and shine, splash your face with cool organic black tea. Boil 1/4 cup water and add 2 teabags, steeping until cool. Soak a cotton pad with this astringent and apply to clean skin as often as needed.
Black Tea Natural Self Tanner:
Steep 10 large tea bags into 2 cups of boiling water and let it sit for 30mins. Pour tea into spray bottle and spray desired areas, rubbing in where needed to avoid streaks and drips. Wait for the tea to dry and spray on a second coat. Repeat this step a few times for a natural tan look. Make sure your skin is exfoliated and dried completely before using the homemade tanner.
Black tea hair dye:
Black tea is natural dyeing agent and women who have a brown or dark black hair and if they want to get rid of grey hair than wash your hair using black tea. Leave on for 3-10 minutes. For a deeper effect, leave tea on for 20-30 minutes. This brings your hair shine and naturally highlights your hair.
Hair shine rinse: For luster, shine and to get natural shiny hair, daily rinse your hair with black tea. Take 6 cups of water and 3 tea bags and boil them nicely. For an hour keep the mixture in room temperature. Pour this mixture on your head and with a towel wrap your head. After 2 to 3 hours, wash your hair normally.