Black tea extract, water soluble liquid at up to 10% or water soluble powder at 0.5% in the cool down phase, oil soluble in the oil phase or cool down phase as a light emollient. It works as a powerful anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory that could help to protect skin and hair against photo damage from the sun. Black tea extract is similar to green tea extract, but we get the benefits of the procyanidins, like gallic acid, which work as anti-microbials and anti-oxidants.
Please do not use tea you’ve made yourself in any formula as it can cause serious contamination in days. Click here for more on this topic!