Black tea is a tea that traces its origin from the China and is prepared from the leaves of a bush called Camellia sinensis. It is produced through a special process called oxidation that turns the color of the leaves from green to a dark brownish-black. It is more oxidized than oolong, green and white teas and that is what differentiates it and provides it with a stronger flavor than the other varieties of tea and thereby, making it as one of the most widely consumed teas in the world of Tea.
If you have always loved sipping on that cup of Black tea because of its health benefits, here are more reasons to love it. This tea is a fabulous beauty aid as it is rich in antioxidants and anti-aging and anti-inflammatory properties, it can help you get that gorgeous looks. Here are some amazing ways in which this tea will provide beauty benefits to you…
1. Lessen puffy eyes and dark under-eye circles
A natural and economical treatment for puffy eye is by using chilled black teabags. Black tea is best remedy to reduce puffiness because it has high caffeine content. The caffeine will help in tightening up the blood vessels under the eyes and reduces darkness around the eye area. Just follow the simple steps and get yourself free from all those unwanted puffy eyes and dark under-eye circles. After you’ve steeped your teabags, keep them in the fridge or freezer in a container or bowl. When chilled, place one tea bag over each eye and press down softly, it will lessen down your puffy eyes and reduce dark under-eye circle.
2. Provides a luster and volume to hair
Always want to have those great hairs? Just try out with this simple and effective tip and have shiny and bouncy hairs. Black tea helps in increasing hair growth and reduces the hair loss as it contains caffeine that decreases DHT, a hormone present in the scalp, which is responsible for hair loss. Wash out your hair with black tea which will reduce breakage. Take Black tea mix it with water and boil them well. Keep the drink approximately for an hour at room temperature. Pour the mixture on your head and wrap your head with a towel. Wash your hairs with normal water after 1-2 hours.
3. Get rid of foot odor
Are you in distress due to smelly feet? Want to get rid of that. Just use black tea which will help you in getting rid of sweaty and smelly feet. All you need to do is to soak your feet in a tub full of brewed black tea for about half an hour. The tannins present in the tea will help in controlling the smell of the feet and will make you feel calm and relaxed. It can also help in healing dry, rough and cracked heels. It has anti-bacterial properties that stop the ‘foot sweat’ and reduces the smell.
4. Cure rashes and soothes the skin after shaving
If your legs turn red and itchy after shaving, then try placing a cool, black tea bag on the affected area, the tannin present in the black tea will help in healing your rashes and soothes your skin and will provide immediate relief from all those razor burns.
5. Helps in getting a Flawless Skin
Black contains a good amount of caffeine. Tannins present in black tea helps in protecting the skin from pollution, improve blood circulation and fights bacteria present in the body. To get a flawless and bright skin just brew a cup of black tea and use it to wash your face, it will work as a toner and will continue to fight against the impurities that mainly causes the blemishes throughout the day and will even make your skin freckle free. It also protects you from premature aging and mimic wrinkles.
6. Work as a Natural Tanner
Black tea works as a natural Tanner that helps you in getting a naturally tan look. For getting a tan skin you just need to follow few simple steps. Just steep some black tea into boiling water and bring it to a boil and keep it aside for 30 minutes. Put tea into spray bottle and use it on desired areas or rub it with a sponge where needed to avoid streaks and drips. Let it get dried and may even apply a second coat. Repeat the same step for some times to get a natural tan look. Use this homemade tanner to get that gorgeous looks.
7. Soothes sunburned Skin
What to do when you forget to use sunscreen and have ended up with painful sunburn. Don’t worry just place some wet black tea bags on the affected skin that will soothes your skin and take you out of the pain. This even works well for minor burns. If your sunburn can’t be treated in this way, then try putting some tea bags in your bathwater and immerse your whole body in the tub. Cold compresses made out of tea bags can help in relieving pain and reducing redness.
We all know that it is one of the most popular and widely consumed teas. It is popular for its strong flavor and innumerable health benefits. The strong antioxidant with vitamin E and C helps in fighting the free radicals and provide you with beautiful and rejuvenated skin. So, all you beautiful ladies don’t just drink it even try out these simple and fascinating tips and feel the difference!