Whether you drink matcha for its taste or for its 'Gram-ability, there's no question the powdery green tea is having a moment. If you (or a trendy someone you know) is as obsessed as we are, it's about time to incorporate some matcha goodness into your beauty routine. It's rich in antioxidants, is ideal for evening skin tone, and is great at reducing redness. Shop some beauty buys that harness the power of matcha below.
Although at first glance this might actually look like the matcha you drink, this fine powder is actually a facial mask that fights dullness, uneven skin tones, and leaves skin feeling and looking refreshed. To use, mix two teaspoons with water and apply to your face. Leave on dry skin for ten minutes before wiping clean!
Another powder mix comes from Korean beauty brand Erborian. With three claims to fame (cleansing, pore tightening, and radiant boosting), this powder mask harness the power of organic green tea matcha from the famous Korean Boseong botanic garden.
You might be seeing a pattern of matcha-rich face masks. That's because matcha is such a fantastic antioxidant source that its potency is ideal for treating skin! This mask from the women-run Captain Blankenship is ideal for combination or oily skin as it relies on organic seaweeds, organic plants, organic matcha tea, and clay to flush away oil and impurities.
But matcha doesn't have to just be applied topically to see results. The antioxidant and metabolism-boosting properties of the green powder combined with the rich mix of superfoods in The Beauty Chef's beauty powder make it a top choice for health and beauty nuts alike.
Dryness is kept in check with this brown sugar and matcha scrub. Not only does it boast smoother skin but it claims to tackle fine lines, lumps, and bumps (a.k.a. dreaded cellulite). We knew there was a reason matcha was such a wunderkind.
Have you tried any matcha beauty products? Which are your favorites?