Beauty

How to Use Tea for Beauty

The best beauty tips are often the natural ones. If you remember this YouTube video, you know I’m obsessed with using different teas for different beauty tricks. While drinking tea has tons of beauty and health benefits as is – the tea itself can also be used for some clever beauty hacks! With that being said, I’m so excited to share with you all how I use tea for beauty!

Chamomile Tea

Chamomile tea is great for calming an upset stomach or helping you catch some zzz’s but I find it great for those awful period cramps as well. One benefit of chamomile you may not know about is using it to brighten your hair! Steep 4-5 tea bags in hot water for about 20 minutes then rinse your hair with it every few days to brighten up your hair! This trick works best for those that have highlights or lighter colored hair.

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Lavender Tea

Just like chamomile, lavender tea is great for soothing anxiety, alleviating stress and helping any sleep issues you may have! Even the simple scent of lavender can instantly calm you. A travel tip I use all the time, is to keep some lavender tea bags in my suitcases to keep my clothes smelling fresh. You can even keep some in your drawers at home! One whiff of lavender and I’m instantly more relaxed.

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Peppermint Tea

Not only does it taste refreshing but peppermint tea has so many health benefits. It helps improve digestion, increases relaxation, reduces inflammation and boosts your overall immune system. Peppermint tea is kind of a cure-all (it’s like the coconut oil of tea)! The next time you drink peppermint tea, make sure you save the tea bag and use it to get rid of your puffy under eye circles! Just place the (cooled down) tea bags over your eyes for about ten minutes to see reduced swelling in no time!

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Do you have any tea beauty tips? I’d love to hear them. Let me know below and have a great Wednesday!

sigxo_chriselle

27 Comments
  • Ashley says:

    I love lavender tea! Will have to try the others as well 🙂

    XOXO, Ashley
    http://reasyume.com

  • really useful tips, I need to try the chamomille one 🙂
    Miki xx

    littletasteofbeauty.blogspot.it

  • Amazing post and tips Chriselle! I use lavender tea a lot and chamomile for period cramps is the best!
    Thank you for sharing and have a great Friday! xoxo
    Stella
    http://www.stellaasteria.com

  • Shloka says:

    These are all such clever tricks! I find that chamomile tea helps to brighten your hair even if it isn’t coloured (like mine!) It just adds a bit more shine especially if you rinse your hair with cold water!

    I can’t wait to try the peppermint tea on my under eye bags though – I bet i’ll need them this weekend!

    x
    Shloka
    thesilksneaker.com

  • Amy says:

    Oh, how I love tea (a little obvious)! I’ve been using tea in my beauty routine for a long time now and my favorite tea beauty tip is using tea bags on my dark circles- it really works. Thanks for sharing all these tips. Have a lovely day.

    XOXO, Amy @ Jeans and a Tea
    http://www.jeansandatea.com

  • Vivian says:

    Such a good idea to use peppermint tea for eye bags!!

    Vivian | LIVE . IN . LOVE

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  • Elizabeth says:

    I never knew chamomile tea helped with cramps – definitely going to try it! 🙂 <3 And these are all such great tips! Thank you so much for sharing! I always knew tea was amazing for the body, but I had no idea they served so many beauty purposes as well!

    XO, Elizabeth
    http://clothestoyouuu.com/

  • Jenni says:

    I’m not a huge fan of tea, so it’s great to read about the other benefits that tea can bring to me without having to drink it. Thanks for sharing! 🙂

  • Alisha Ricki says:

    This post is so good and I love the visual concept !
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  • Anahita says:

    These photos are just beautiful! X

  • Sharon Wu says:

    Wow, tea has never looked so good! Beautiful photos and thanks for sharing these amazing tips. xo, sharon

    http://www.stylelullaby.com/lifestyle/why-its-important-to-dream-big/

  • Polly says:

    I love drinking tea to wind down and relax! Chamomile, lavender, and peppermint are all part of my tea collection!

    Polly
    http://gemsandjoy.com

  • Lovey says:

    Love these tips! Forwarded your post to my mom who is always looking for new natural beauty solutions!
    xoxo

    http://theindiegirl.com/indiegirlblog/vipme-colorblock-dress-fall-2016

  • Stefanie says:

    Pepper mint tea is my fav! I also find that green tea helps to clam my skin down when I have break outs!!!

    Stefanie,
    http://www.styletostay.com

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  • Mireia says:

    This post and video are so useful! Thanks so much!

    Mireia from TGL
    https://thegoldlipstick.com/

  • Thank you for good tips!! I love drinking tea so much.

  • La Bijoux Bella | by mia says:

    I love tea. The beauty in tea is a miracle. It can be used for so many beauty tricks! Very informative post! 🙂

    La Bijoux Bella | by mia

  • Love this post Chriselle! Thanks for the tips!
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