Apart from many health benefits, white tea has antioxidants and anti-ageing properties which makes it a great ingredient to include in your skincare regime. Just like a green tea face mask, you can easily make your own anti-ageing white tea face mask at home. Start using this anti-ageing homemade remedy twice or thrice a week, if you want to prevent early signs of ageing, and to keep your skin looking younger. (ALSO READ Use This DIY Aloe Vera and Tea Tree Oil Face Mask to Get Rid of Pollution and Dirt).Also Read - Beauty Hacks: Hair Length, Skin Pores and 3 Other Things We Cannot Control, Expert Says
To make this white tea face mask you will need one teaspoon of finely-ground white tea, a teaspoon of honey and a pinch of baking soda. You do not have to steep the white tea to prepare the mask, instead you have to use the finely-ground tea directly in the mask. In a bowl mix one teaspoon of white tea leaves, a teaspoon of honey and a pinch of baking soda well. Then, apply this mask onto your face and neck. Leave it on for 10 minutes and then rinse it off. (ALSO READ Ileana D’Cruz’s beauty secrets: How the Mubarakan star keeps her skin radiant and flawless!). Also Read - 6 Home Remedies to Get Rid of Dry And Patchy Skin This Winter
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The white tea has anti-ageing properties that help prevent the breakdown of collagen and elastin in your skin cells. The collagen helps give your skin strength and elasticity, while elastin is a highly elastic protein in connective tissue that helps your body to resume the shape after stretching or contracting. So, white tea works as the perfect anti-ageing skin treatment to keep your skin looking plump and wrinkle-free. Baking soda works as an exfoliator and honey which is also rich in antioxidants is great for slowing down ageing and for a complexion boost. (ALSO READ Use this DIY chamomile tea face mask to soothe acne-prone and sensitive skin).
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