The countless overall health benefits of drinking green tea are commonly known. It helps lower cholesterol and may possibly protect you from a number of cancers and glaucoma. When you apply it to your skin, green tea is a powerful antioxidant that assists skin in locking in moisture and minimizes wrinkles. Check for green tea in face and body washes, moisturizers and masks. For a rejuvenating treat, place green tea bags moistened with cold water on your eyes for about 15 minutes.