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September 30, 2008

The Power of Green Tea

Green tea has long been known as a powerful antioxidant when consumed as a tea or supplement but many new studies indicate that green tea offers numerous beauty benefits when used in skin cream.  The active ingredients in green tea skin care are flavanols, polyphenols, and epigallocatechin gallate (or EGCG for short).  EGCG is a potent antioxidant - between 20 - 100 times more powerful than vitamin C and A.

Green tea extract, which you can find in revolutionary new products like belisiRX, fights free radicals - those rogue molecules that cause aging, tissue damage, and possibly even disease.

"Of all the antioxidants known to mankind, the components of green tea are the most potent, " says Mukhtar. "Antioxidants are those agents which can counteract the effects of oxidant radicals."  Oxidant radicals -- or free radicals, as they are commonly called-- are byproducts of the body that can cause damage to cells and tissues.  Antioxidants bind to the free radicals, deactivating them before they can cause harm." [1]

Studies also suggest that products containing at least five percent green tea extract may help to prevent skin cancer if applied with a sunscreen before going in the sun. Besides its promising anti-aging benefits, green tea is an effective skin care treatment  to help prevent anti aging and helps with skin tightening. Skin care products with green tea extract are as effective as benzoyl peroxide cream but without the possible skin irritation. [2]

Long thought to be the strongest acne fighter, benzoyl peroxide acts as a drying and a peeling agent so that old layers of skin peel away to renew cells and clear pores.  Unfortunately for people with sensitive skin, benzoyl peroxide can cause redness and an uncomfortable burning sensation that can last for hours or days.

Green tea skin care is all natural and gentle on the skin. It's even proving to be an effective treatment option for rosacea suffers.  According to an article published by WomenFitness.net, women in a study that used a topical green tea treatment experienced a 70% improvement in their skin.

BelisiRX is new product that delivers 12 mega antioxidants , including green tea extract, peppermint oil and shea butter, to treat the aging symptoms that are the most plaguing: loss of elasticity, uneven skin tone and fine lines and wrinkles.

1. "Green Tea Could Be Good for Your Skin, Study Finds" WebMD Health News Retrieved from http://www.webmd.com/news/20000817/green-tea-could-be-good-for-your-skin-study-finds on Sept. 24, 2008.

2. "The beauty benefits of Green Tea" WomenFitness.net extracted from http://www.womenfitness.net/beauty/skin/green_tea_benefits.htm on Sept. 25, 2008.

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    Belisi is by FAR the best anti-aging cream around!

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    is a product that I initially tried with a lot of hesitation. It probably does for you as well, wondering why everyone seems to be so full of praise for a product.

  1. Best Face on Jun 23, 2009 8:49:23 AM:

    great post...thanks for the tips and idea share..we will come back often.

  1. montclair dermatology on Jun 25, 2009 1:29:13 AM:

    Sounds interesting i like to try this product and let me see how it really works.

    sphin

  1. buy lipton tea on Sep 14, 2009 8:47:48 PM:

    Green tea contains some useful ingredients that can do a big deal in improving your health. Green tea is a not only a refreshing energy drink but also a health tonic in its own terms. The goodness of tea is well known around the world and Lipton Green tea has done its part by coming up with different marketing strategies and and concepts in the area of green tea.

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  1. Bath and Body on Nov 17, 2009 1:18:17 PM:

    Green tea is a not only a refreshing energy drink but also a health tonic in its own terms. The goodness of tea is well known around the world and Lipton Green tea has done its part by coming up with different marketing strategies and and concepts in the area of green tea.
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  1. anti-aging skin care products on Dec 7, 2009 9:59:15 AM:

    Truly natural and effective. By just drinking or mixing it in a cream.

    -she

  1. melanotan europe on Feb 17, 2010 7:49:08 AM:

    green tea leaves does really got a lot of health benefits thus many company in our country making such product containing with this.

  1. Cosmetology School on Feb 25, 2010 12:34:13 PM:

    Sounds like a great product. Will try it for sure.

  1. Plastic surgery Beverly Hills on Jun 9, 2010 5:57:48 AM:

    I agree with what was written about green tea. It helps my skin to look better, its got an antioxidant that makes us look younger.It also helps with my experience on constipation it take like 2 to 3 days. Now I'm not experiencing it at all. That's why I've got lots of stock here of tea bags.

  1. retinol cream on Oct 24, 2010 10:53:59 AM:

    Green tea is good sources of anti-oxidant that can help your body remove the impurities inside it. I have been drinking green tea for the last 10 years of my life and I can say that I do not use any retinol cream to look like what I am today. My friends keep telling me that I haven’t age at all, thanks to taking green tea, proper exercise and eating natural/organic food, I have completely turn my life around. I hope that your readers will start taking green tea, although the tea contains small amount of nicotine that can stain your teeth, you can use a straw to sip it and protect your teeth from the stains.

  1. antioxidant cream on Oct 24, 2010 11:18:15 AM:

    Creams that contain extracts from green tea are great antioxidant creams because the extract that comes from the tea plant has very potent anti oxidant properties that will help rejuvenate your skin. There are products today that claimed to have green tea in them and one should be aware if what they are buying have 100% green tea on them or just a certain percentage as it would not be beneficial to the person who will buy the product. I have many products ranging from lipsticks to eye shadows to foundations that have tea tree oil in them and they have never failed me even once.

  1. cosmetic surgeon oklahoma on Dec 22, 2010 7:46:40 AM:

    Such an effective formula to follow. Thanks for sharing.

  1. Kevin on May 7, 2011 3:23:54 PM:

    I have heard about people putting green tea bags on their eyes so it makes sense to put on your skin.

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  1. freelance writing on Aug 23, 2011 11:30:32 AM:

    I have perfume made from green tea, and I can the smell was great! I also drink green tea than red tea.

  1. ms canada gorgeous on Sep 7, 2011 1:34:51 AM:

    Green tea consumption is associated with reduced heart disease in epidemiological studies. Animal studies have found that it can reduce cholesterol. However, several small, brief human trials found that tea consumption did not reduce cholesterol in humans. In 2003 a randomized clinical trial found that a green tea extract with added theaflavin from black tea reduced cholesterol.

  1. Forever on Sep 21, 2011 11:42:54 PM:

    I'm totally going to try mixing green tea into my face creams. It's worth a shot!

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