Green Tea


  • May Provide Antioxidant Protection*
  • May Protect the Skin from Excess Inflammation*
  • May Be Preventative Against Aging*


Green tea is an excellent ingredient for the skin that has been shown in peer-reviewed studies to exhibit many beneficial effects for the skin, including antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and minor photoprotective properties.*


We recommend:

White Tea


Oatmeal Extract

All may help reduce the appearance of aging and inflammation*


There are currently 1,600 studies on Green Tea Skincare.

SK Katiyar, MS Matsui, CA Elmets… – Photochemistry and …, 1999 – Wiley Online Library
… Because of these ben- eficial effects of GTP, several commercial companies have introduced
the green tea extract in their skincare products. The product GTP from green tea contains
primarily four main polyphenolic constituents, named, (-)-epicatechin …

Topical vitamins, minerals and botanical ingredients as modulators of environmental and chronological skin damage

A Chiu, AB Kimball – British Journal of Dermatology, 2003 – Wiley Online Library
… tea, black tea and oolong tea.61 All three of these teas contain polyphenolic compounds that
have significant antioxidant and anti‐inflammatory activity.62, 63 Thus, these teas and their
extracts, especially green tea, have become popular additions to topical skincare products …

Determination of greentea catechins in cosmetic formulations and in in-vitro skin extracts by high-performance liquid chromatography coupled with electrospray …

M Frauen, T Rode, C Rapp, H Steinhart – Chromatographia, 2002 – Springer
… skincare performance, studies must be performed on the storage stability of the cosmetically active
components and on their in-vitro … This paper describes the separation and quantification of
greentea extracts in different cosmetic emulsions and in skin extracts by reversed …

[PDF] Oxidative damage, skin aging, antioxidants and a novel antioxidant rating system

DM Palmer, JS Kitchin – J Drugs Dermatol, 2010 –
… as a standard measure of the antioxidant capacity of foods, and are rating systems that could
be applied to all antioxidant skincare products … OPCs are found in French maritime pine bark extract,
grape seed extract, grape skin, bilberry, cranberry, black currant, green tea, black tea …

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