Beauty's Secret Ingredient: Matcha6:00 AM
Derived from Japan, Matcha is revered and harvested with great care. It is finely milled, high quality Green Tea, considered one of the finest teas in the world.
Matcha contains 10 times the nutrients of other teas. It's rich in chlorophyll, which is an excellent source of antioxidants and known to be great for detoxification. High in catechin content, an antioxidant that helps fight bacteria and infections. It's so high in antioxidants that it has a greater level than spinach, blueberries and dark chocolate.
This wonder ingredient has L-theanine, an amino acid mainly found in tea that naturally enhances your mood, sense of well being and increases your focus and concentration. Beauty products that contain Matcha are not plentiful, but can be located.
Matcha comes in different grades, quality Matcha normally comes with a higher price tag, but its worth it for the great benefits it has. You can find Matcha at your nearest Whole foods, natural food stores, gourmet markets or Japanese goods store.