Green Tea Face Masks For Glowing Skin


When it comes to skincare, we know that it is impossible to figure out ‘the perfect routine’ that works for us throughout the year. In fact, our skin is the first to respond to seasonal changes which is why it is important to constantly update our skincare routine. Since summer is here, I am pampering my skin by using homemade face masks. I love homemade face masks; they are easy to whip up and I can use any ingredient that suits my skin. We all know that our pantry is the best place to find the most effective ingredients. And I have found something that works like magic on the skin- Green Tea. Today, I am sharing with you three green tea face mask recipes for glowing skin. You can apply these face masks once or twice a week to keep your skin clear and healthy.

You’ve probably heard about the benefits of green tea. It is one of the most popular drinks in the world and is widely known for its health benefits. However, you will be surprised to know that it is also a common ingredient found in many beauty products. Green tea is loaded with antioxidants that are great for the skin. Epigallocatechin Gallate, commonly known as EGCG is a very effective antioxidant that protects the skin from environmental damage and helps in keeping it healthy.

Since it is so beneficial for the skin, I try to include green tea in my DIY recipes. Some of you may remember the Green Tea Body Scrub Recipe I had shared a few weeks back. You can read more about the benefits of green tea and other amazing DIY recipes on Gorgeousmantra. These are tried and tested beauty recipes and you will love their effect on your skin.

Coming back to Green Tea Face Masks, you can customize them by adding other ingredients of your choice like banana, lemon, orange peel or rice flour. Most of us battle oily skin in summers and these masks are perfect for preventing breakouts. Besides, the addition of ingredients like fuller’s earth, honey, and yogurt makes these recipes super nourishing. Besides using these face masks, you can also follow some simple beauty tips in summers to keep your skin healthy.

Green Tea Face Masks For Glowing Skin In Summer

Green Tea Face Masks For Glowing Skin

Green Tea – Honey Face Mask

What you’ll need

1 Tbsp. Moist Green Tea



This is the simplest face mask that you can use on your skin. Cut open one tea bag and mix one tablespoon green tea leaves and honey to form a paste. Apply this mask on the face and leave for 20 minutes. Rub your face with wet hands in circular motions and wash off with warm water. That’s it! You will notice that your skin will instantly look and feel better!

Honey is an excellent moisturizing agent and it also soothes irritated, sunburnt skin. When combined with the goodness of green tea, it makes an excellent face mask that improves skin texture. Since honey and green tea have anti-aging properties, this face mask can also be used for improving skin elasticity.

Green Tea-Fuller’s Earth (Multani Mitti) Face Mask

What you’ll need

1 Tbsp. Green Tea

1 Tbsp. Fuller’s Earth (Multani Mitti)

1/2 Tbsp. Honey

Rose Water


Mix green tea, honey, fuller’s earth and make a paste using rose water. The consistency of the face mask should neither be thick nor runny. Apply on the face for 30 minutes and wash off with water.

This face mask is exactly what my skin needs in summers. Fuller’s earth nourishes the skin and keeps it free of pimples. As you may know, my skin is dry in winters and normal to dry in summers. So, I prefer to add honey to this mixture. However, you can skip adding honey to this face pack if you have oily skin.

You can also alter this recipe by adding sandalwood (Chandan) powder. It helps in tan removal, lightening the blemishes and preventing breakouts.

Green Tea- Yogurt Face Mask

What you’ll need

1 Tbsp. Green Tea

1 Tbsp. Yogurt


Make a smooth paste by mixing green tea in yogurt and apply on the face for 30 minutes. Wash with lukewarm water.

Yogurt is a great cleanser, it gently removes impurities and sloughs away dead cells. It is also a rich source of protein, calcium, vitamins and minerals that provide deep nourishment besides repairing the skin.

Use Green Tea Bags In DIY Face Masks For Glowing Skin

I am currently in love with these Green Tea Face Masks. I prefer to apply one of these in the night and my skin looks so good in the morning. Why don’t you treat your skin with one of these face masks? Also, Which is your favorite beauty recipe this summer? Share your thoughts in the comments section below, I would love to hear from you!

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  1. Mariyam

    I love having green tea and using it for skin is like an added bonus. I’d like to try green tea-yogurt face mask…

    10 . May . 2018
  2. kumamonjeng

    I started green tea when I was studying in Japan many years ago and came to know that green tea has so many benefit to us. Glad you have included the homemade face masks here and I am excited to try it out.

    27 . May . 2018
  3. Dana

    Oh wow, this looks so good. My husband would love this for sure. I have to look into this.

    27 . May . 2018
  4. Elizabeth O

    Ooh I love the idea of a face mask made with green tea. I did not know you could do that. So interesting, I really want to give it a try.

    28 . May . 2018
  5. Dalene Ekirapa

    I agree that as seasons change, so should our beauty routines since for sure, some products usually cease to be useful at times. Anyway, I’ve heard about the benefits of green tea although it’s been so long since I used it for my face. But your recipe gives me second thoughts…that would be easy to make at home and use.

    28 . May . 2018
  6. Deserted_Queen

    I prefer drinking green tea. Jokes apart. I have tried green tea face mask and honestly it works. It had really worked alot for my skin. But now I am hardly able to do it.

    28 . May . 2018
  7. littlefootadventures (@littlefootworld)

    I have heard so much about the green tea properties in taking care of the skin but never actually thought about using them as facial mask, I will have a try!

    29 . May . 2018
  8. Sigrid Says Blog

    I have not used green tea as a face mask. Will try your recipe. Looks interesting and I bet it feels cool on the skin.

    29 . May . 2018
  9. chewoutloud

    Your tea collection and ideas are inspiring! I have had such a thing for teas during the winter…I love a hot cup in my hands all day long. Especially green tea.

    29 . May . 2018
  10. tredding7

    I love green tea and green tea ice cream! I’ve never heard of using green tea for skincare, but I’ll have to look into it using your recipe.

    29 . May . 2018
  11. Nadia

    I’ve never tried making my own masks. These sound so interesting I’m intrigued to try to them.

    30 . May . 2018
  12. Travel Tips

    Really? I never knew that! as a Sri Lankan I drink liters and liters of black tea. I must shift to the green one!

    30 . May . 2018
  13. charlotte

    I’m always looking for organic recipes for my skin! I’ve tried green tea and few times and it’s worked wonderfully 😊 I’ll have to try this recipe!

    30 . May . 2018
  14. iyalouisa

    My mum has always sworn by honey for anti ageing! I always use green tea for my smoothies so I have loads lying around

    31 . May . 2018
  15. Denni

    I love me a good cup of tea , or even better a fancy high tea ! I have a huge tea collection at home , my favorite is rooibos in all the varieties and anything spicy like chai masala

    31 . May . 2018
  16. Marie Fe

    I love drinking green tea but never tried as a face mask. I would love to try. Thanks for sharing

    31 . May . 2018
  17. Sayanti |

    Green tea masks, quite intriguing. I am so up for pampering my skin and make it glowing. Gotta try this out 🙂

    31 . May . 2018
  18. vishnu lada

    very nice blog…really intresting what you have write here…your every word is so precious..

    31 . May . 2018
  19. Everything On A Plate

    Being the Foodies that we are, anything tasty is devoured at sight. But on a serious note, this does sound interesting and we would actually consider trying it out!

    01 . Jun . 2018
  20. Tricia

    I am definitely going to try the mask with green tea and honey! My face gets so dry and hopefully this will give me lots of moisture.

    01 . Jun . 2018
  21. Vivian

    Green tea is incredibly beneficial both inside and outside of the body! Love these at home DIY masks, I think I’ll try the green tea and yoghurt one!

    29 . Jun . 2018
  22. Claudia H. Blanton

    I love how easy to follow your suggestions are – I will try the yogurt/green tea one, which is perfect timing, because I currently have too many yogurt in the house (my husband bought some, and so did I the same day, both of us thinking we were out – well, we were not, lol).

    Green tea is so awesome! Blessings!

    29 . Jun . 2018
  23. Jana

    This is such a great idea. I’ve never even thought of this but now I can’t wait to try it.

    01 . Jul . 2018
  24. stylelifebysusana (@susana__lopes)

    I never knew about this!!! I love the idea of a face mask made with green tea, I am definitely trying this out!!!

    01 . Jul . 2018
  25. Annemarie LeBlanc

    Awesome! Getting green tea benefits not only by drinking it but applying it to your face as a mask too. I am going to try this one at home. Thanks for letting me know how to make a simple face mask with green tea and honey!

    01 . Jul . 2018
  26. Maria Ingrid

    I love green tea and I also love putting face masks.. Will definitely try this one, since it is easy to follow. Hoping that this work on my skin.

    01 . Jul . 2018
  27. Dogvills

    I have tried green tea face masks, the ones I can get from the stores. Honestly, they do work pretty well. I will try making my own green tea face mask using your recipe. I think that would work even better because there are no unnecessary additives.

    01 . Jul . 2018
  28. Sigrid Says Blog

    Oh this is pretty easy to do with available materials. And it’s nice because it’s natural. Will do this at home. 🙂

    03 . Jul . 2018

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