Matcha Spa – Face Mask D.I.Y

By Vivian Kek in Beauty on 26 December, 2018

Matcha Spa – Face Mask D.I.Y

Matcha Food, Matcha Beauty, Matcha Spa

Matcha, meaning “powdered tea” is a special Japanese green tea. Matcha is an ingredient commonly used as a staple in Japanese tea ceremonies and today, often used as a flavour or natural colouring for food like mochi, soba noodles, green tea ice cream and matcha lattes. Not only is this ingredient used in food but also in beauty industries be it Matcha skin care or Matcha spa treatments.

On top of its natural green colouring, matcha also boasts benefits that many might know of.

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These benefits don’t only come in the form of food but also masks, bath and other body care. All you have to do is purchase a quality Matcha powder and you can make the simple masks below which will leave your skin healthier by targeting your concerns!

Anti-Aging Matcha Mask

If you’re starting to notice aging signs in your skin, do not fret. Matcha is a high antioxidant-rich food and is believed to slow down the aging process by preventing oxidation, inhibiting mutation of DNA and helping to restore damaged DNA. Below is s recipe for an anti-aging matcha mask you can follow to help restore your skin’s youth!

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Ingredients

  • 1 tsp Matcha powder
  • 1 tsp of your choice of oil (coconut, argan, olive etc.)
  • 1 tsp aloe vera gel

Instructions

  1. Add Matcha powder into a small bowl.
  2. Add your oil of choice. Mix until you form a paste.
  3. Slowly start mixing aloe vera gel until you reach your desired consistency.
  4. Spread the mixture onto your face and neck in circular motion.
  5. Leave it for 10-15 minutes.
  6. Remove with warm and/or wet washcloth.

Soothing Matcha Mask

Having red and an irritated skin gets annoying but ingredients like yoghurt and honey can calm it down. Read on below to find out the recipe to a detoxifying + calming Matcha mask.

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Ingredients

  • 1 tsp Matcha powder
  • 1 tsp raw honey
  • 1 tsp plain yoghurt

 Instructions

  1. Add Matcha powder into a small bowl.
  2. Add raw honey and yoghurt. Mix until you form a paste. Depending on your desired consistency, you may want to add more honey or matcha powder.
  3. Spread the mixture onto your face and neck in circular motion.
  4. Leave it for 10-15 minutes.
  5. Remove with warm and/or wet washcloth.

Matcha Mask for Problem Skin

Using suitable products is crucial for sensitive skin or acne skin because don’t want our skin to get worse than it already it. Kaolin is a really gentle clay that can be used with any skin type, including those people with sensitivities to scrubs and cleansers. It can also gently cleanse impurities from the pores without causing redness.

New! Treat your face to a gentle detoxing and cleansing clay mask. Ground lavender and matcha green tea powder soothe skin with their anti-oxidant and kaolin clay gently pulls impurities for pores. Click to see more details $8.00 USE COUPON CODE PIN10 for 10% off anything in the shop! #GreenTeaMaskBenefits

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp Matcha powder
  • 2 tsp Kaolin clay
  • Add water for consistency
  • 1-2 drops of manuka essential oil (optional)

 Instructions

  1. Add Matcha powder and Kaolin clay into a small bowl.
  2. Add warm water. Mix until you form a paste.
  3. Add 1-2 drops of manuka essential oil.
  4. Spread the mixture onto your face and neck in circular motion.
  5. Leave it for 10-15 minutes.
  6. Remove with warm and/or wet washcloth.

Matcha Spa

Feeling a little lazy to make your own mask? Not to worry because you can now treat yourself to a spa day filled with Matcha-inspired treatments at Ikeda Spa!

This Christmas, indulge in the wonders of the Japanese elixir that is known as Matcha at Ikeda Spa. From 1st November to 31st December, Ikeda will be offering a healing Matcha Magic spa experience to wrap up your year on the right note.

From Matcha scrubs to Matcha baths and Matcha massages, choose your Matcha spa package of choice to indulge in or go on a spa date with your loved one!

Do not miss this Matcha Spa deals this Christmas!

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