Here’s how green tea helps your skin.
Drinking green tea flushes out the toxins from the skin, reducing scars, blemishes, and inflammation.
Green tea contains antioxidants that fight the early signs of aging like wrinkles, sun damage, and fine lines on the skin. The polyphenols in green tea are photoprotective – that is, they protect the skin from the damages caused by light, whether natural or artificial.
The epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) polyphenol from green tea is found to be helpful in treating acne and pimples due to its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activity. It can reduce the redness, swelling, and pain caused by pimples.
The bitter, astringent taste in green tea comes from the tannins it contains. These compounds can shrink your pores and reduce your sebum (natural skin oil) production. This leads to a less oily complexion without the harshness of chemical ingredients in most commercial products.
Dried green tea leaves have a slightly abrasive texture. This means that you can use them as a homemade facial scrub to eliminate the dead, rough skin cells on your face, as well as any excess oil and pollutants that it contains.
As the Nigerian population in the US increases, the more the Nigerian cultural associations also increase.
Shea butter is a vegetable fat that's extracted from the dried nuts of the shea tree. Shea butter is non-toxic and edible, and can be used in cooking. However it is mostly used for cosmetic purposes.
Although there is the emergence of powdered fufu and fufu machines. Here are some traditional differences between Ghana, Nigeria and Caribbean fufu.