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Healthy Skin at Home: DIY Green Tea Extract for Skincare

About the author: Jinane Doughan is a professional make-up artist with a degree from the French Fashion Institute ESMOD Dubai. She specialized in natural handmade skincare and haircare products.
Her YouTube channel, Jinane World, has 600+ educational videos and 100K+ subscribers.
She is an accredited Master Trainer and gives courses at a reputed academy that has 16 branches worldwide. She sells online courses about natural skincare.
Disclaimer: This article is for educational purposes only and does not constitute professional medical advice. Use any natural skincare or haircare products at your own risk and perform a patch test before use.

How do we prepare the green tea extract for skincare? This article will show you how easy it is.

Green tea is a staple beverage for many, but it also has incredible benefits for your skin. Green tea extract is a popular ingredient in skincare. Making your own green tea extract at home is easy and affordable.


  • Green tea
  • Distilled water
  • Vegetable glycerine
  • Glass bowl and glass jar

Unit Of Measurement: gram

  • 8 grams of green tea= 0.28 ounces
  • 30 grams of distilled water = 1.05 ounces
  • 70 grams of vegetable glycerine = 2.46 ounces

Steps on How to DIY Green Tea Extract for Skincare

1- Place 8g of green tea in a glass jar
2- Pour 30 grams of distilled water into the jar and mix well
3- Once it is mixed well, add 70 grams of vegetable glycerine into the jar and mix

4- Ensure that the green tea is fully submerged and soaked

5- Cover the jar and leave it in a closed cabinet for a month
6- Every 2-3 days, shake the jar and assure that the glycerine is coating everything well. Return the jar back to the cabinet and repeat for up to a month
7- After a month, filter out the extract and keep it in a glass container ready to use

8- This extract can last for approximately a year without the need for a preservative. However, if you prefer to add a preservative, ask the shop where you buy it about the quantity to add. In general, you can add 1% of the preservative

More extracts preparation:
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For additional information on the benefits of rose extract:
10 Benefits of Green Tea Extract

Video How-To on My Channel | Jinane World

You can see the final step of making the green tea extract in the video below at 11m20s

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