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Healthy skin and hair - Kombucha as an elixir of beauty

The fermented tea drink as a beauty booster

Many know Kombucha only as a tea drink, which strengthens and refreshes the body from the inside. However, renowned cosmetic companies have long been using the tea fungus in face masks, facials and toners. They appreciate it for its bacterial cellulose. Here you get interesting uses of Kombucha!

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Face Mask - Make your complexion glow with Kombucha

The face mask can help balance the pH of the skin while killing possible bacteria that lead to pimples and other blemishes. Especially during cold days, you should take extra care of your skin.

This is what you need for 2 applications:

How to make it:

First, blend the scoby and half of the kombucha in a blender. Then slowly add the coconut oil and blend to a creamy consistency. Before applying the face mask we recommend to clean the face thoroughly with water. Now the mask can be applied evenly to the face. After an application time of approx. 10 to 20 minutes you can carefully rinse off the mask and then pat your face dry.

Attention! Be careful not to get the mask in your eyes, as this could sting.

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Soothing body lotion with kombucha

Who hasn't had this happen to them? Too long in the sun and your skin is super dry and stressed! With this lotion, you can easily nourish and moisturize your body quickly during cold days. The many organic acids contained in kombucha, such as gluconic acid, acetic acid, lactic acid and other organic acids can help with cell regeneration of your skin.

Here's what you need for 1 bottle of lotion:

How to make it:

It's best to get a small glass bottle that holds 100 ml and mix the jojoba oil with the kombucha in it by shaking it vigorously. Then you can pamper your skin with the resulting mixture and massage the lotion in.


In addition to jojoba oil, you can also mix Greek yogurt or organic low-fat curd with kombucha and the pureed scoby. Add some extra virgin olive oil and your moisture booster is ready!

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Kombucha foot bath

Take care of your stressed feet with Kombucha. All you need is a bathtub or a small bowl and you're good to go!

What you need:

  • 250 ml of very sour kombucha or alternatively 150 ml of kombucha vinegar.
  • 1 cup Epsom Salt or alternatively other mineral salt
  • Eucalyptus oil or other natural essential oil of your choice

How to make it:

Simply add both ingredients to warm water in a bathtub and soak your feet in it for 10 minutes. Afterwards, your skin will feel super soft.

Kombucha hair conditioner

What you need:

  • 100 ml of natural repasteurized kombucha.
  • 100 ml water

How to make it:

Super simple! Put the kombucha and the water in a bowl. Mix it all together and then wash your hair normally with the mixture. Massage thoroughly and then leave the conditioner on for 6 minutes. Then rinse thoroughly.

Enjoy the pampering ;)

KOMBUCHERY Blog Autor Merle

Thanks for reading!
For more of my articles from A, like alcohol-free kombucha cocktails to Z, like lemon ginger kombucha, check out our KOMBUCHERY blog. Let's learn more about kombucha together!

Note: This article is intended for informational purposes only and should not be construed as professional analysis, advice or medical information, but contains the author's personal opinion based on researched literature and personal experience on the subject.

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