Herbal teas are basically warm hugs in a mug! Right from their refreshing aroma to their long lists of health benefits, herbal teas are the superheroes you need in your life. But did you know that besides benefitting your body, some teas also work wonders for your skin and hair? Well, now you know.
So, while we’re all for following proper skin and hair care routines, we also believe that a little extra care never hurts anyone! So, we have picked out five herbal teas that you can include in your daily routine for healthy skin and lustrous hair.
1. Green tea
Green tea has become a household staple over the last few years, and if you’ve ever tried sipping on this magical tea, you’d understand why. Besides being a potent health drink, green tea also doubles up as a beauty tea that is great for both your hair and skin. Loaded with antioxidants, green tea makes your skin soft, supple, glowy and fights ageing signs. The tannin in this tea can make your hair shiny and help reduce dandruff when applied topically.
2. Lavender tea
Yes, the aromatic goodness of lavender tea can do much more than just calm your senses. Lavender tea helps fight dandruff and can be used to rinse your hair to soothe your scalp and reduce hair fall. Also, thanks to its anti-inflammatory properties, this tea lowers the chances of skin infections and detoxifies the skin to keep it healthy and happy from within.
3. Dandelion tea
Don’t let the bitterness of this tea deter you, for dandelion tea is super good for your hair and skin. This herbal tea is rich in antioxidants that help fight signs of ageing and also detoxifies it. As for your hair — the iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, biotin, and calcium in this tea strengthens your tresses and promotes healthy hair growth.
4. Rose tea
Besides smelling like a bouquet of roses, this herbal rose tea is exceptionally good for your hair and skin. Rich in antioxidants, rose tea is also called natural retinol because it can help fight signs of premature ageing like wrinkles, fine lines and dullness on your skin. Furthermore, with vitamins A, B3, C and E, rose tea helps stimulate hair growth and make your scalp healthy.
5. Spearmint tea
Spearmint tea, in general, is antifungal and antibacterial in nature, which makes it great for your scalp and also for treating dandruff. When it comes to your skin, spearmint tea stimulates hormones, which makes it an ideal way to treat your hormonal acne. This tea also lessens the growth of pesky hair on your face, chest and abdomen. Could we ask for more?
Written by Tashika Tyagi on Sep 09, 2021
A writer who loves to read, travel, eat and explore new places and things. With a bachelor's degree in journalism, she has over two years of experience in writing about food, lifestyle, and travel. She also doubles up as a rom-com expert and home baker when she isn’t writing!