Your Morning Green Tea Will Renew Your Skin


If you've ever scrolled through your Instagram feed in the mornings, you would know that colorful green tea lattes have been all the rage. However, you don't have to drink green tea to reap its benefits as it also works superbly as a topical beauty ingredient. With skincare benefits that range from busting hormonal acne to warding off wrinkles and saggy skin, green tea will be your skin's new best friend. When it comes to skincare, there's no better country to turn to than South Korea, a nation that has been taking over the beauty scene with their intense focus on affordable, yet effective skin care. To help you prepare to take your Facebook profile picture-worthy selfie, here are our picks for green tea Korean skincare must-haves:

SKINFOOD Green Tea Bubble Cleansing Foam


“You are what you eat.” SKINFOOD is the first cosmetic brand to root itself in food. Driven by the philosophy that the highest quality food ingredients are essential to creating a more beautiful, healthier lifestyle, they are known for beauty and skin products that are food for your skin, literally. One of our night-routine essentials is the Green Tea Bubble Cleansing Foam, an airy foaming cleanser that is formulated with natural, antioxidant-rich green tea extract to moisturize and brighten your skin. Start and end your day with skin that feels baby butt smooth and refreshed from soothing green tea fragrances.

The Face Shop Green Tea Real Nature Face Mask


The popular Green Tea Face Mask from The Face Shop is perfect for those nights when you want to pamper yourself after a long work day. From soothing inflamed acne, to hydrating your dry skin during the brisk winter months, this versatile product will be your go-to for all skin problems. The green tea extract fills dry skin with refreshing and hydrating moisture while the calming and soothing effects of the tea fragrance will help you relax after your hectic 9 to 5. Get your Snapchat app ready because this mask will also make for a funny photo!

Innisfree The Green Tea Seed Oil


Wintertime is upon us, causing all of us dry-skinned individuals to wish we lived in Los Angeles. Fortunately, the Innisfree Green Tea Seed Oil is an answer to our prayers. Its list of Korean power ingredients would not be complete without green tea. Perfect for mixing in with your favorite foundation, BB cream, CC cream, or alone, this oil will leave your skin looking dewey. A little goes a long way and not only does it smell lovely, but it is also light in texture and does not leave your face feeling like a grease ball. Feel thirty going on thirteen as you hydrate your skin back to its youthful glow with this green tea beauty essential!