What is Matcha & how did it help me heal and calm my skin?
Matcha Powder is the new rad ingredient in all the latest (and also
traditional Japanese ) beauty, personal care and lifestyle products. It’s a
magical green powder that when consumed either in a drink or applied
topically helps in clearing up acne and fighting signs of aging.
Let me tell you how Matcha has changed my life – FOR GOOD.
Running around and working in the mid-afternoon sun had made my skin
extremely tanned and patchy. Being the self proclaimed beauty guru that I
am, I knew that applying Matcha would help me with this new issue that I
was facing. However, I should mention here that I had never till then
experimented with Matcha before.
And oh boy! How glad am I that I did!
A regular topical application of Matcha (in the form of Tvachamrit’s Mint &
Matcha Body Scrub or a simple mask made by mixing water with matcha
powder) helped me control and fight the sun damage that was causing my
skin to age and look patchy.
How you ask?
Matcha has gentle exfoliating properties that eliminate dead skin cells and
rejuvenate the underlying layer. This helps in imparting an even look to the
skin and also enhance its radiance.
AND THAT’S NOT ALL!
Matcha has 100 times more anti-oxidants than regular green tea. This is
the “magic” in the Matcha. Anti-oxidants eliminate free radicals in the skin
which cause sun damage, tanning, age spots, uneven skin tone and even
Further, Matcha is also known to boost the production of collagen in the
body which in turn imparts to the skin a youthful plump look.
OKAY!! Enough about the aforementioned skin issues! Matcha is replete
with beautifying properties, so let’s talk about how it helps fight acne.
Matcha contains tonnes of catechins which reduce the swelling and
redness of the skin (read anti-inflammatory properties) which in turn helps
in controlling the pesky acne bumps on the face (& /or body). It also limits
the production of sebum on the skin which makes your skin less prone to
There you go! That’s enough information in one article to convince you to
make a Matcha pack right away!! And if you’re not the kind of person who’s
into DIY, head over to our products section to purchase our Deeply
Refreshing Mint & Matcha Body Scrub.
P.s.: It can also be used as a body mask and is safe to use on the face as
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