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Poreless Green Tea Toner

Poreless Green Tea Toner

I’ve been neglecting my foundation lately and it’s all because of green tea! Green tea has changed my life!!!!! I get sooo excited when I find an all natural product that my skin loves! I’m slowly trying tp break away from the whole commercial facial products thing since it it seems most of them only work for a period of time before they start to lose their effectiveness.

The natural remedies for skincare has never let me down though!! I have been looking for an all natural toner/ pore reducer for the longest and ran across an article in my newspaper (does anyone else still read the newspaper??) about using green tea.

Now I’ve heard of drinking green tea daily in order to achieve glowing, youthful skin and um…yeah…I’m been meaning to get around to doing that, but this article was saying how just simply applying it to your face will work wonders! Officially intrigued!!

I’ve been using this green tea toner for a few weeks now and I am loving the hell out of it! It’s been a God-send for my pores. I honestly don’t think my face has ever looked this even and porless!

Check out the conversation that happened in my bedroom the other night:
Me: (getting ready to go to bed and putting on some lotion. I see my husband staring at me from the corner of my eye but I just ignore it because whatever he was wanting I probably wasn’t feeling)
Hubby: I thought you were going to bed?
Me: I am.
(hubby is still staring)
Hubby: Then why do you have on makeup?
Me: *smiling* What? I don’t. I just washed my face?
Hubby: *still staring* Oh….
Me: *smiling* ….Baby you hungry?

LOL I turned into the sweetest wife ever! He hardly notice little things like this so I knew that was a good indicator that my skin was looking brand new!

If you haven’t tried this before then get yourself to a store asap and pick up a box of green tea

But now let me tell ya…….

The article and everywhere I’ve read online says to use 100% green  tea (no blends) Well…I started off using 100& organic green tea and really was not that impressed. It did give me baby soft skin but the Honey Green Tea by Lipton is what has worked the best for me! It’s 100% natural tea blend with honey, orange peel, chicory root and other skin friendly herbs.

How To Make Green Tea Toner
The I way I make my toner is I boil 1/4 cup of water and then add in the tea bag and let it seep until the water is warm. Then I put it (tea bag included) into a small container with a lid and put it into the fridge until it is cold. Now it’s ready to use! I store it in the fridge for up to 7 days and then I make up a new batch.
How To Use Green Tea Toner
Step 1.) Wash Your Face. Wash your face with a good cleanser to remove all makeup and get it squeeky clean. Exfoliate if needed. Steam your face with a hot washcloth a couple of times if need. Pat your face dry.
Step 2.) Wipe On The Green Tea. Use the tea bag to wipe on the cold green tea. Be generous. Let the tea air dry on your face. I fan my hands infront of my face to speed up the process. It only takes a few seconds to dry. DO NOT WASH OFF
Step 3.) Moisturize Your Face. Now apply your regular moisturizer. I use a mixture of honey, olive oil, aloe gel and St. Ives Fresh Skin Collegen Elastin Moisturizer ($4 at Walmart) This makes my face tight, glowing and supple looking.
I use green tea toner in the morning and at night!

16 comments

  1. Hi there! Do you use Twitter? I’d like to follow you if
    that would be ok. I’m absolutely enjoying your blog and look forward to new posts.

  2. How long have you been using your green tea toner? I read from one user that the green tea toner is only effective for like a few months and like other commercial products, it loses its good effects over time.

  3. anonymous said…. please explain on the moisturizer how much honey, olive oil, oloe gel, and st ives elastic for moiturizer please.

  4. I also use green tea as a toner, but I add a few drops each of lavender and geranium essential oils. It smells so good and the essential oils both have toning and soothing qualities. Love it and my skin looks great.

  5. did u use the same tea bag for one batch of toner u made? or change into new tea bag everytime u apply the toner?

  6. Ja Merykah (Yesinia)

    WOW!!! this is Great, going to try this in the morning. Thanks sharing as always.

  7. So when you say wipe on the tea you mean wipe the raw tea leaves on your face?

  8. OMG….I only tried this twice but what a difference! I didn't do all the prep..just used the tea/toner, and my skin is awesome! (BTW, I'm an older gal, so what works for you young things usually doesn't help me :)

    Thanks for posting, so easy and calming.

  9. sista-girl ,im going to try this …will let you know how it works! yum !

  10. Makeup On A Budget I keep a small container of olive oil mixed with honey. I mix everything up in the center of my palm. (I don't add the aloe & st. Ives to the olive oil-honey mixture though)

    Honey really keeps my skin from looking dull and tired. It's suppose to hold in moisture.

    Trellis I keep telling myself I need to start drinking green tea everyday. What kind of benefits have you noticed from drinking it?

    Let me know how you like it Shellabelle

  11. I'm definitely going to give this a try.

  12. Thanks a bunch for this post! I love dringking green tea but never thought to try it on my face. I will definately try it.

  13. Makeup On A Budget

    Witch hazel is a good toner as well. How well does the honey hold up when adding to your moisturizer? I normally only use extra virgin olive oil as my moisturizer but using honey won't hurt.

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