Homemade green tea face packs and masks

The health and beauty benefits of green tea made it is as a wonderful drink. It is rich in antioxidants which works against the aging factors like wrinkles and fine lines and other diseases.

Green tea is well known for its slimming mechanism, it is a natural detoxifier to the body- flushes out the waste and bad from the body and thrives in losing the weight.

One can get many cosmetic products in the market with the main ingredient as green tea but if you are looking to go natural then here are few green tea face packs for all kind of skin types.

Green tea contains certain antioxidants that work wonders on the skin by brightening the complexion, tightening and cleansing the pores and delaying the development of the signs of aging. The packs and masks made with green tea are mild in nature and can be used on sensitive and dry skin also.

For oily skin


  • Two tablespoons of green tea
  • One tablespoon of lemon juice
  • One tablespoon of rice flour

How to make

Take a tablespoon of rice flour in a bowl and add it one tablespoon lemon juice and two tablespoons of green tea water.

Mix these three ingredients well to get a smooth paste. Spread this paste on your face evenly and leave if for about 15 to 20 minutes and then rinse off the face with cool water.

Lemon juice reduces the dark spots and other acne problems and is known well to lightens the marks. Rice flour works against the pigmentation, blemishes and dark spots.

The exfoliating properties of rice flour removes the excess oil from the skin and give you healthy and glowing skin texture.

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For dry & normal skin


  • One to two tablespoons of green tea
  • One tablespoon sugar
  • One tablespoon cream

How to make

Take a tablespoon of sugar and a tablespoon of cream in a bowl and turn into a paste by adding one to two tablespoons of green tea concoction.

Apply this paste as a face pack on your skin and scrub it for a minute or two in circular motions. Leave it for 15 minutes and then rinse off using warm water.

Sugar is known well for its exfoliating properties, sugar granules remove the dead and flaky skin.

It helps to remove out the dirt from the upper skin layers and makes it smooth and soft. Cream acts like a moisturizing agent and aids in hydrating the dry skin, and it also provides a natural glow to your skin.

For sensitive skin


  • One to two tablespoons of green tea
  • One tablespoon of curd
  • One tablespoon of lemon juice

How to make

Make a smooth paste from one to two tablespoons of green tea, one tablespoon of curd and one tablespoon of lemon juice. Apply this soft paste on your face completely and let it sit for 15 to 20 minutes before rinsing with cool water.

This face pack brings a glow to your sensitive skin. As curd is high at moisturizing properties, protein, calcium and vitamin D, it helps to work against the acne, zits and other related problems.

Use curd on your face when the skin tone has changed to dull due to sun rays and pollution in the environment. It is mild and gives relief from the irritation and thus it is an ingredient to be chosen by sensitive skin people.

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To glow your skin

A facepack made with oats, green tea and milk gives a glowing skin and makes the skin soft and supple. Soak green tea leaves and some oats in half a cup of milk.

Then mix the ingredients into a smooth paste and apply it on the face and neck and leave it to dry for 30 minutes. Then wash it with water. Repeat the process twice a week for two months to get better results.

Another good pack to get a glowing skin is made with green tea and honey. Mix a few green tea leaves and few drops of honey and apply it on the face in a thick layer.

Wash it with water after 30 minutes. Your skin will automatically become glowing and very attractive. Try this several times in a month.

For reducing face pores

A facepack prepared with green tea and cucumber juice makes an excellent pack to reduce the size of the pores and helps in tightening them. Brew green tea leaves in warm water.

Extract the juice of cucumber by grating it and mix it with the tea. This water can be stored in the fridge for about a week. Dab this water on the face and leave it for 15 minutes before washing it with water. Continue this application daily for about fifteen days.

For acne

Neem and green tea face pack is ideal for teenagers suffering from acne and pimples caused by hormonal changes during the adolescent period.

Boil green tea leaves and neem leaves or neem powder in a cup of water till the water becomes reddish green. Cool the mixture and add a spoon of fuller’s earth. Apply this paste on the face and leave it for 20 minutes before washing.

Another good pack to get rid of acne is made with green tea leaves and oats. The medicinal properties in green tea help to reduce the irritation caused by acne.

This pack is made with cooked oats that are used for breakfast cereal. Mix oats, green tea and honey to make a smooth paste. Apply this paste on acne prone areas and wash after 20 minutes.

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For oily skin

Green tea and orange peel powder together make a good pack to exfoliate the skin and remove excess oils from the surface of the skin.

It also cleans the cogged pores Mix together green tea leaves orange peel powder and honey and applies a layer of this paste on the face. Leave it for 20 minutes and then wash it off. 

For lightening the skin tone

The green tea mask made by mixing besan and turmeric with it, is an ideal pack to give a fair tone to the skin. Mix the besan, turmeric and green tea with some milk to make a smooth paste. Apply this paste on the face and wash it after 20 minutes.

For getting rid of wrinkles

Egg white and green tea leaves mixed together make an excellent anti-aging mask. This mask helps to tighten the skin and prevent premature formation of wrinkles and fine lines.

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For dry skin

Green tea and avocado together make a good pack for dry skin. It will also prevent the formation of wrinkles.

Blend half avocado with green tea leaves powder into a smooth paste and apply it on the face. Wipe it off with a damp cloth after half an hour.

For sunburn

Green tea is an ideal ingredient to treat sunburn and soothe the skin that is damaged by the sun. Simply freeze green tea in ice cubes and apply it on the sunburnt areas.

Another cure for sunburn is to mix multani mitti in the green tea and apply it on the face as a pack. It provides a cooling effect and controls the redness caused by the rays of the sun.

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Other ways to use green tea

Ice cold green tea can be splashed on the face to give an instant fresh feeling to the skin.

Used green bags can be chilled in the freezer and applied on the eyes to provide relief from tiredness. These bags can also be rubbed on the face as cleansers and skin lighteners.