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3 Smart Ways to Use Tea in Your Beauty Routine

Brew a cuppa, because in case you hadn't noticed, it's a bit chilly outside.

Beauty tutorials are big on YouTube — a search for "makeup tutorial" and "hair tutorial" yields more than five million videos. In this weekly series, we put a mix of popular and under-the-radar tutorials to the test and show you what's best.

In case you hadn't noticed, it's a little blustery outside right now. (At least it is in most parts of the country.) So this weekend, sit back, brew a cuppa, and then use it in your beauty routine. It's the ideal time to bust out this video tutorial from Chriselle Lim, in which she relies on tea to perk up both her skin and her hair. Each of her tips is blessedly simple; all you need are a couple of tea bags, and not one of them takes longer than a couple of minutes. 

While it's fairly common to use (already steeped and cooled!) tea bags in DIY skin care to, say, de-puff eyes, Lim's more surprising and unusual tea hacks involve misting it over hair or using it as a makeshift deodorizer. So smart! (Not to mention inexpensive and insanely easy.) To find out exactly how Lim's tea tricks work, watch the full video below:

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