The secret to warming up, getting your antioxidants and reviving dry winter skin can be as easy as putting the kettle on. This low cost, delicious miracle in a mug is of course tea!
Being English my kettle rarely get a chance to cool between brews. It’s great to know that 2 of my favorite beverages also promote a variety of health benefits.
- Green tea is made from leaves which are not fermented and therefore, have the highest level of polyphenols (also known as flavonoids), which are chemical compounds that act as a defense mechanism against harmful environmental conditions. They can help to clear cell damage on the skin, reduce inflammation, protect against free radicals and keep your skin looking smooth and youthful. For extra beautification apply green tea directly to the skin.
- Black tea is made from the same leaves as green tea. It contains ten times more antioxidants…
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