Green tea is made from Camellia sinensis leaves that have undergone minimal oxidation during processing. Green tea originated in China, but has become known for many countries in East Asia including Japan. Japanese people drink tea more than water on a daily basis.
But did you know that It’s not just for drinking people?
Are you aware that it can cure eye puffiness that you get Let’s say you were up all night making to-do lists/panicking about that email your boss accidentally saw/re-visiting The Notebook for the 43rd time. It’s now 7 a.m., you’re exhausted and it shows. Now that different kind of brands that claims to miraculuosly remove puffiness around the eyes in a matter of seconds or minutes, why spend thousands of yen on that product when you can get rid of your problem in a cost-effective, organic and all-natural way?
The Good news is: There’s a cheap and easy solution. It requires a bit of planning, but for so you know here’s a tutorial of the procedure and, you can prepare tonight and be ready for future dark-circle situations.
What you do in advance: Brew a super-strong cup of green tea and pour it into the tray. Then into the freezer it goes.
What you do the morning of: After you’ve washed your face, pop out one of the “eyes cubes” (get it?) and gently massage directly onto your puffy under-eye area. Rub in small circles until melted.
Why it works: Green tea is chock-full of antioxidants and caffeine, both proven to soothe and reduce swelling. It works even better in frozen form around tired peepers, because chilly temps restrict blood vessels and reduce puffiness. Not only that it cures puffiness around the eyes but if you continue doing this and massage all through out your face everyday, you will notice a visibly glowing changes on your skin.
Pro tip: Double down your green tea efforts to reap all the benefits: While you’re massaging your eyes, brew a separate cup to sip and get ready to take on the day. After that don’t throw away those teabags! Put a saranwrap and cool it in your fridge then use it as an eye mask the next day, to maximize the healing potential of green tea. So what are you waiting for? Start brewing green teas ladies!
Credits to the Source: Purewow