Chamomile Tea Benefits for Skin Beauty and Wellness

Steep some of this delightful herbal tea to enjoy chamomile tea benefits for skin. Your skin will love this soothing, antioxidant-rich, anti-inflammatory herbal tisane. 

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Chamomile tea is an incredible way to nurture skin, both inside and out. Whether enjoyed as a beverage or used topically (in a facial steam, tea bath, tea compress, or scalp rinse, for example), chamomile tea can enhance skin health and beauty, leaving skin looking and feeling healthier and more radiant. 

For many years, we have looked to teas and herbal tisanes not only as delicious, flavorful beverages, but also for their wellness and cosmetic benefits. If you've been considering chamomile tea benefits for skin and whether your skin may benefit from this tea, here are some of the ways chamomile tea can beautify and support skin. 

Chamomile Tea's Topical Benefits for Skin 

  • Soothe inflamed or irritated skin - With its calming, anti-inflammatory properties, chamomile tea may help to alleviate irritated, itchy, or inflamed skin. Apply a warm or cool chamomile tea compress or relax in a gentle chamomile tea bath to soothe insect bites, mild burns (including sunburn), bruising, chicken pox, rashes, diaper rash, or other troubled skin. Chamomile is also known to bring relief from the discomfort of acne, eczema, and psoriasis. 

If you love the idea of using tea topically in your skincare and hair-care regime, drop by our Tea Skincare, Baths, Steams, and More Pinterest board for more ideas and inspiration. 

  • Reduce the effects of aging - One of the many benefits of chamomile tea's antioxidants is that they work to slow or lessen the visible signs of aging (fine lines, loss of skin elasticity, duller complexion, and so on). Including chamomile tea in our self-care regime is an effective, enjoyable way to promote vibrant, more youthful skin. 
  • Lessen under-eye swelling and discoloration - Chamomile tea's anti-inflammatory properties can also be an effective remedy for under-eye puffiness and dark circles. For a quick and easy mini compress, put used chamomile teabags in the fridge for half an hour to cool, and then place the moist teabags over tired eyes for 5 to 10 minutes to lighten discoloration and calm puffiness. 

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  • Show scalp some TLC - Chamomile tea, when applied topically, can also provide benefits for our often-neglected scalp. Nurture flaky or dry scalp with a chamomile tea scalp rinse for calming relief. 
  • Enhance skin's appearance and texture with chamomile tea - Treat yourself to a chamomile tea facial steam to clear and minimize pores, reduce blemishes, relax tense facial muscles, and leave skin with a smoother, brighter appearance. Chamomile tea is a lovely skin softener, as well. Brew up some of this herbal tea and add it to a bath for skin as soft and smooth as a child's. 

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Chamomile Tea Benefits for Skin | The Tea Talk

Fragrant chamomile tea can help and support us in so many ways, from encouraging healthy digestion and easing menstrual cramps to boosting heart and dental wellness. Another great reason to drink this lovely tea regularly is chamomile tea benefits for skin health and beauty. 

Enjoying chamomile tea as a beverage helps keep skin looking and feeling youthful and healthy by combating oxidative stress and inflammation. Drinking chamomile tea also provides skin with some much-needed hydration (studies have found tea to be just as effective as water at keeping us well hydrated). 

And, when stress and lack of sleep lead to lackluster skin and stressed facial and neck muscles, sipping chamomile tea can help to relax and calm us, and promote sound, dream-free sleep, too. 

Be Safe - Chamomile Tea for Skin

Before adding chamomile tea to your beauty or wellness regimen, have a visit with your natural health physician about best use of chamomile herbal tea for you, and be sure to read up on potential precautions and safe-use tips for this tea (learn more on our Chamomile Tea Side Effects page). This is especially important if you have acne or inflamed, delicate, or sensitive skin, or if you may have an allergy to chamomile. 

Life catches up with us sometimes, leaving skin looking and feeling worn out and in need of some extra care and gentleness. Including chamomile tea in our daily routine (as a lovely beverage and for its topical benefits, too) is an oh-so-easy, natural, nurturing way to pamper and support skin, bringing out its unique beauty. 

Did you know chamomile tea can also be beneficial for hair health and beauty? Get to know more on our Chamomile Tea for Hair page

Ready to enjoy these chamomile tea benefits for skin? You'll find a simple Chamomile Tea Recipe here. 

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