Select your mint tea (this is Organic African Mint) and plain greek yogurt--the colder the better.
Add 1.5 tsp of mint tea to infuser and add boiling water. Let tea steep for 5 minutes.
Once tea has cooled. Add 1 part tea to 3 parts yogurt. HINT: to quicken cooling, separate the amount of tea you'll be using (ex. 1 tbsp) and place in fridge.
Add used tea leaves to the mixture. If leaves had chance to dry/expand a bit, use the same volume of tea leaves as you used liquid tea. Otherwise, use your best judgement to strike the right balance.
The colder the better so pop it in the fridge if you have extra time. Apply cold mixture to under eye area and leave it for 20 minutes (relax, take a bath, read a book, nap...) before washing it off.
Store what you don't use in the fridge so it's ready for next time.
This works because crushed (or in this case warmed) mint has a cooling effect and increases circulation while greek yogurt hydrates and cools the skin. Try it for yourself!
- Cold Greek Yogurt
- Mint Tea Leaves