If you’re a tea person, it’s safe to say you throw away a lot of tea bags at the end of the month. What if we told you that those used tea bags had the answers to your beauty prayers? Check out some of the beauty benefits of tea bags.
1. Soothes Puffy and Irritated Eyes
Puffy eyes, especially when you’ve just woken up can be hard to deal with but you’ve had your answer to that beauty problem right in your kitchen. Any kind of tea bags can soothe puffy eyes as tea has anti-irritant and antioxidant properties which help reduce irritation and swelling.
2. Gets rid of smelly feet odor
Strip off your shoes and socks and soak your feet in a cool solution made out of boiled tea. The tannic acid in tea is both antibacterial and antifungal, so it stops feet from sweating and smelling funky. (Source: HuffPost.com)
3. Green tea for your hair
A green tea rinse is good for your mane as well and gives your hair a great shine. Put a few green tea bags in boiling water and let it simmer for 10 to 15 minutes. Leave it overnight. The next morning, pour this water on damp hair and leave it for 10 minutes. Wash it out with water.
4. Acts as a scrub
Take your used tea bag and dry it. Once dry, open it up and use the content as a scrub all over your body. Leave it for a little while and wash it off. Make sure you moisturize you’re skin afterwards.
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