Topically applied green tea is loaded with high levels of polyphenols that provide natural healing, skin-soothing, anti-aging and anti-inflammatory benefits.
Green Tea extract contain high levels of phytochemicals that are effective free radical scavengers and provide moisture relief to the skin. There is also research into its photoprotective and anticarcinogenic effects in skin.
A group of polyphenol compounds called catechins are believed to be responsible for the antioxidant benefits of green tea that helps to target and prevent damage and aging human skin.
How Its Used
We use green tea in Foaming Biome Refiner as an antioxidant, free radical scavenger and skin-soothing agent. It also provides a mild aroma to the formulation without the addition of synthetic fragrances. You can find it listed under the name cameillia sinesis (green tea).
Evidence show that green tea has the remarkable benefit of antioxidant, anti-inflammation and anti-aging, along with prolonged moisturizing effect on the epidermis.
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