Tea tree face wash for acne

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Tea tree face wash for acne
Create a tea tree face wash to clear up acne. (woman's side view washing face image by Jane September from Fotolia.com)

Tea tree oil is a popular ingredient known to help diminish blemishes or acne. Avoid washing your face directly with the oil. It is best to use the oil by dabbing on the blemished area. You don’t have to wash it away, just leave it. Using tea tree oil is a perfect addition to a before bed routine. Apply the oil to the blemish and then go to sleep.

Tea Tree Oil and Acne

Teenagers as well as some adults have acne. It might be caused by stress and is part of adolescence. There are many acne treatments available, but looking for something natural is on the minds of many. One option is using tea tree oil. Tea tree oil comes from Australian Melaleuca Altenafolia tree leaves, which are crushed to get the oil. The oil’s anti-fungal and antibacterial elements helps remove bacteria. This means it helps clear up acne.

Use a Tea Tree Face Wash

Develop your own tea tree face wash. This will allow you to wash your entire face to not only treat acne but to cleanse it as well. Since you will be diluting the tea tree oil, it will be safe to wash your face with it. You are making a face wash designed as a daily acne treatment. If you want to treat acne, then tea tree oil is perfect and creating a tea tree face wash is the way to go.

Tea tree face wash for acne
A homemade face wash provides you with a natural approach to treating acne. (Bottles/containers of hand wash/handwash. Liquid soap. Hygiene image by L. Shat from Fotolia.com)

Create Your Own Tea Tree Face Wash

Creating a tea tree face wash is a great way to take a natural approach to your acne treatment. The ingredients you need include seven drops of lavender essential oil, three tablespoons of jojoba oil, three drops of vitamin E oil, eight drops of tea tree oil and three drops geranium oil. Tea tree oil is an important and main ingredient for your face wash. Make sure when you gather all the face wash ingredients that you get 100% tea tree oil for best results.

Making and Using the Face Wash

Since this recipe makes a 56.7gr face wash, a container is needed. Pour all the ingredients into the container, then shake. Remember to shake the recipe prior to each use. Then you can use it to wash your face as usual using warm water. Rinse your face first, then apply the face wash for best results and rinse again. You will really see results if your skin is steamed first, such as after a hot shower. Then apply the wash.

More Tea Tree Oil Benefits

Tea tree oil and a tea tree wash have more benefits than just treating acne. This herb helps sooth and treat other skin conditions, such as Psoriasis. When it comes to Psoriasis, the oil helps reduce lesions and outbreaks. Tea tree oil can also be found in toothpaste and shampoos. It is even used as an antiseptic.

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