Green Tea Extract powder is a pure extract from green tea (camelia sinensis) – the same plant that produces the familiar black tea drunk around the world. However green tea undergoes a less harsh refining / production process so that almost all the nutrients present in the plant are preserved.
It is packed with anti-oxidants in the form of polyphenols and contains a significantly higher level of anti-oxidants than Vitamin C or Vitamin E.
Green Tea contains Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) a chemical which provides significant benefits to the skin.
- improves skin hydration of the skin by stimulating production of hyaluronic acid
- protects the skin from the ageing effects of free radicals (sun induced photo-ageing)
- Inhibits the production of excess melanin and so has a positive effect on hyper-pigmentation
This extract is carefully processed to deliver 50% EGCG and is far more concentrated than liquid extract.
Recommended usage rate 1% -2%
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