Matcha powder, the power of chlorophylle
FUNCTIONS: ANTI-OXYDANT, ANTI-ACNE, HAIR GROWTH
Matcha sounds like a magical plant.It is finely ground powder of specially grown and processed green tea leaves. But what could be the benefits of Matcha on your skin? in one word: Chlorophyll.
The chlorophyll is produced in matcha at the end of the growing time by covering the leaves and protecting them from the sun rays, just before the harvest. Thanks to this ancestral process, the plants produce a lot of chlorophyll and give to matcha this very specific green color.
This process gives unique benefits to matcha for your skin. It cleanses your skin of the toxins and protects you against chemical or impurities.
Matcha is an ancestral ingredients in Japan. Already known as a superfood ingredients - Matcha is also very powerful for your skin and hair routine. Thanks to its concentration and chlorophyll, vitamin K and antibiotic agent, matcha powder is a unique ingredients to use for your recipes.
TYPE OF SKIN / HAIR
For the skin: Matcha is a strong natural antibiotic agent - that is why it is very efficient against acne. It contains epigallocatechin-3-gallate and gallic acid which are strong allies to fight the bacteria responsible for acne.
Thanks to its high concentration of chlorophyll, Matcha powder can protect your skin from sun damage and reduce signs of aging. But it is not the only benefits of Matcha.. This powder has a high concentration of vitamin K, a vitamin that has strong effects on blood circulation. It helps to reduce puffiness, skin inflammation and dark under eye circles.
For the hair: Matcha powder can stimulate hair growth thanks to the concentration of epigallocatechin-3-gallate. It stimulates the cells and boost the hair production. Researchers from the Tufts University have found that the Matcha contains 20 times more antioxidants than regular green tea. The antioxidants and vitamins C and E promote the overall health of the scalp and hair, especially by protecting you from the UV.
HOW TO USE IT
You can mix matcha powder with a vegetable oil such as coconut or almond oil. For your skin, we recommend to use matcha in mask - at ROWSE we suggest mixing clay, Matcha powder and water to have a powerful simple and powerful recipe for your skin and hair.
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