If you’re overworked, overtired, or simply feeling a bit down on yourself, it might be a good time to engage in a bit of TLC. For a sweet-smelling pick-me-up, whip up this strawberry, sage and green tea brightening mask courtesy of The Beauty Chef for a quick complexion boost. It’s antibacterial and jam-packed with skin-clearing ingredients like sage and strawberries in order to clarify and protect collagen within the skin. The antioxidants in the green tea work to refine and reduce puffiness. Set aside ten minutes with this mask on and you’ll feel (and look!) as good as new!

Strawberry, Sage & Green Tea Brightening Mask

3 strawberries
1/4 apple flesh
100ml strong green tea made using
filtered water, cooled
1 sage leaf
2 tsp citrus pectin

Infuse the sage leaves into the green tea and cover. In a blender, mix the apple with the strawberries and slowly add the citrus pectin to thicken. Cleanse and clear your skin of any makeup, and apply to your skin. Leave for 10 minutes and rinse off well.

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