We have all heard that drinking certain kinds of tea can be good for your health but do you know that some teas also have skin benefits? Tea, which is rich in polyphenols, can reverse the effects of UV damage, keep your skin hydrated, and reduce inflammation.

The next time you crave a hot beverage you might want to reconsider that cappuccino and grab one of these great teas for skin.


One thing to keep in mind is that some people are allergic to the plants that these teas are derived from so be sure to test it out before drinking to avoid an allergic reaction!



Chamomile is one of the teas your skin will love due to its anti-inflammatory benefits and calming qualities. Your skin is a reflection of your body’s overall health. When you aren’t sleeping well, the mirror will show you the effects. Chamomile promotes relaxation and sleep, getting you those much required snooze hours. Also full of quercetin, this herb protects your skin from the sun’s harmful damage.



Wonderfully fragrant and tastes like the season of spring, jasmine actually delays signs of aging and even treat skin conditions and acne by reducing oil production and balancing hormones. Your skin will be bright and smooth with this magical potion! Also a boon, jasmine has antibacterial properties to keep your immune system working in tip-top shape.

Green Tea


One of the most well-known and easy to acquire antioxidants, you can find it everywhere- from the shelf of your local grocery store to the ingredient used in your beauty product. Drinking green tea protects your skin from free radicals and skin damage for younger, smoother skin. Catechins (antioxidants that prevents cell damage) in green tea decrease inflammation associated with aging, preventing wrinkle formation as well as protect against sunburns and long-term UV damage.



Aside from its cooling taste and benefit in instantly sharpening your focus, the menthol in peppermint makes this tea perfect for all types (yes, all!) of skin by slowing oil production, encouraging cell turnover and helping your skin to get rid of dead skin cells. Your skin stays consistently glowing and becomes more resistant to pimples and acne!



Skin problems are often related to unbalanced digestive and immune system. Ginger, traditionally and contemporarily, is a famous pick-me-up for an upset stomach and immunity booster. Ginger also helps soothe inflammation and increases the radiance in your skin by reducing uneven skin tone. It also increases blood circulation in the scalp, reducing hair fall.

Drinking tea regularly unleashes a heap of benefits for both your complexion and overall well-being. Anytime you’re looking for a casual way to quench your thirst while simultaneously improving your skin’s health, don’t hesitate to try one of these babies out.

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