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Tea-Infused Beauty: DIY Skincare Recipes for a Radiant Summer Glow

Tea-Infused Beauty: DIY Skincare Recipes for a Radiant Summer Glow

As the summer sun begins to shine brightly, our skin craves extra care and protection. Tea, rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties, offers a natural and effective solution for maintaining a radiant summer glow. Here are three delightful DIY skincare recipes using tea as a key ingredient to rejuvenate, soothe, and protect your skin this summer.


Green Tea & Honey Face Mask


1. Green Tea and Honey Face Mask

Green tea is packed with antioxidants that combat free radicals and prevent skin damage. Honey, a natural humectant, keeps the skin hydrated and plump. This face mask is perfect for soothing sunburns and reducing redness.



  • 1 green teabag or 1 tbsp of loose green tea
  • 2 tbsp of raw honey
  • 1 tsp of fresh lemon juice


  1. Brew a cup of green tea using the tea bag or loose leaves. Let it steep for 5 minutes.

  2. Remove the tea bag or strain the leaves, and let the tea cool to room temperature.

  3. In a bowl, mix 2 tablespoons of the cooled green tea with the honey. If desired, add 1 teaspoon of fresh lemon juice for added brightening effects.

  4. Apply the mixture to your face, avoiding the eye area.

  5. Leave the mask on for 15-20 minutes.

  6. Rinse off with lukewarm water and pat your face dry.


  • Antioxidants in green tea protect against sun damage and premature aging.
  • Honey hydrates and soothes the skin.
  • Lemon juice helps to brighten the complexion (use sparingly if you have sensitive skin).


2. Chamomile Tea Toner

Chamomile tea is known for its calming properties, making it an excellent choice for sensitive or irritated skin. This gentle toner helps to balance the skin’s pH and reduce inflammation.



  • 1 chamomile tea bag or 1 tablespoon of dried chamomile flowers
  • 1 cup of distilled water
  • 1 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar (optional for extra toning)


  1. Brew a cup of chamomile tea by steeping the tea bag or dried flowers in hot distilled water for 10 minutes..

  2. Remove the tea bag or strain the flowers, and let the tea cool completely.

  3. Transfer the tea to a clean bottle or spray bottle.

  4. If desired, add 1 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar for additional toning benefits.

  5. After cleansing your face, apply the chamomile tea toner using a cotton pad or by spritzing it directly onto your skin.

  6. Allow it to dry naturally, then follow with your usual moisturizer.


  • Chamomile soothes and reduces skin irritation and redness.
  • Apple cider vinegar helps balance the skin’s pH and tightens pores.



Chamomile Tea Body Toner Recipe by New English Teas


3. Rooibos Tea Body Scrub

Rooibos tea is rich in antioxidants and minerals that promote healthy skin. This invigorating body scrub exfoliates dead skin cells, leaving your skin smooth and glowing.



  • 2 rooibos tea bags or 2 tablespoons of loose rooibos tea
  • 1 cup of brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup of coconut oil (melted)
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract (optional for a pleasant scent)


  1. Brew a strong cup of rooibos tea using the tea bags or loose leaves. Let it steep for 10 minutes, then cool completely.

  2. In a bowl, mix the brown sugar and melted coconut oil until well combined.

  3. Add 2 tablespoons of the cooled rooibos tea and the vanilla extract (if using) to the sugar and oil mixture.

  4. Stir until all ingredients are thoroughly mixed.

  5. In the shower, apply the scrub to damp skin using gentle, circular motions.

  6. Rinse off with warm water and pat your skin dry.


  • Antioxidants in rooibos tea rejuvenate and protect the skin.
  • Brown sugar exfoliates dead skin cells for a smoother texture.
  • Coconut oil deeply moisturizes and nourishes the skin.


Final Tips for Tea-Infused Beauty

For the best results, use these tea-infused skincare recipes 1-2 times a week. Always patch test new ingredients on a small area of your skin to ensure you don’t have any adverse reactions. With regular use, these natural recipes can help you achieve a radiant and healthy glow all summer long.


Disclaimer: Recipes available on this website may not have been formally tested by us or for us and we do not provide any assurances nor accept any responsibility or liability with regard to their quality or safety. This responsibility of the reader.

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