If you have a problem in this winter season, try this quick and efficient method for which you only need tea bags. With this method you will not need all range of balms and lip products.tea beagQuick treatment for chapped lips

You should soak a bag of green tea in warm water, squeeze out excess water and hold (or gently rub) the tea bag on the lips, for 5 minutes.

If you repeat this procedure every day you will completely increase the hydration of the lips.

Using this coating of green tea you’ll notice instantly improvement of the state of your lips, and if you have sores, and they will disappear thanks to its tightening action!

You do not need more whole arsenal of sticks and balms, which only creates dependency on them.

Why does it work?

The secret of green tea

Green tea is one of the most popular plants of today. It is the subject of many scientific studies, many of which have confirmed its effectiveness and great help and in the most severe disease, so it is no wonder that the works great in the external use. Very popular is its use in cosmetics especially the anti-aging, and many proved its effects.

Green tea has healing properties because of which works so good to the skin, including the lips. It is believed that green tea improves natural resistance to UV rays. Green tea not only improves the effectiveness of sunscreen, but can help alleviate sunburn. Moreover, it has anti-inflammatory properties; helps soothe and cool sensitive skin, protecting it from further irritation. In addition, the caffeine content in green tea stimulates circulation and promotes detoxification.

The compound EGCG in green tea reactivates skin cells that die due to bad habits, exposure to sunlight and pollution. Plus, it contains high levels of proanthocyanidins oligomeric – OPC- which are among the most powerful antioxidants in general. They delay premature aging by combating free radicals and the healing of damaged cells. Also inhibit enzymes that damage collagen, which is essential to strengthen and smooth the skin.

Catechins in green tea act antibacterial, reducing acne by regulating hormone imbalance. They possess anti-inflammatory properties that reduce redness and inflammation, and encourage faster healing.

Since green tea is so great we bring you a recipe for a mask for the skin.

  1. Anti-Aging Mask

Mix 3 tablespoons of full-fat yogurt with a tablespoon of minced green tea. Apply on your face and keep it for 20 minutes and then rinse. Apply a moisturizing treatment.

  1. Mask against acne

Mix a tablespoon of honey and a spoonful of minced green tea. Leave on your face for 30 minutes and then rinse.

Other applications of green tea bag:

  • To reduce dark circles
  • Flavoring pasta during cooking
  • Enrichment of water for watering flowers
  • Removing odor from shoes, cat sand or room.
  • Degreasing dishes
  • Remove odors from your hands
  • Antioxidant bath
  • Eliminating bad breath
  • Polishing the wood surfaces
  • Clean window panes
  • Coloring paper.