Essential Oils for Acne

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Essential Oils for Acne

Category : Essential Oils

Essential-Oils-There are a lot of reasons why acne and pimples appear. Even adults, not just teenagers can get them, due to bad dieting, hormone imbalance, genetics, and stress.

Furthermore, if you clean your skin too much, too often, you can also damage your skin and cause acne. Using creams and washes designed to get rid of pimples only make things worse at that point. Take a look at these five essential oils that might be just what you needed. And best of all they are natural and harmless.

Oregano

This helpful ingredient can be found in almost any kitchen with other seasonings. But on occasion it can be found in the medicine cabinet, since its essential form can be used as a powerful tool against zits. Oregano oil has antiseptic and antibacterial properties that are amazing for treating pimples. You can mix your own batch using oregano oil, with jojoba, olive, or any otherĀ organic essential oils. Mix them in equal amount and apply it onto your skin that has acne. Use it regularly, and your face will clear up soon.

Tea tree

Tea tree has very powerful features. It has great antiseptic, antibacterial, antifungal and anti-inflammatory properties. It can be used regularly, and you can use it as soon as you notice a zit before it fully comes out. However, it dries the skin out really fast, so people with sensitive skin should be careful. It would be best not to use it too often on the same spot, or to use it diluted with other oils like jojoba. If you are going to use it by itself, you should apply a few drops on a cotton swab and dab that onto the troublesome area of the skin.

Lavender

This essential oil is not only great against acne, zits and reducing blemishes, but it also calms the skin and won’t dry it out like tea tree oil. That is why this is perfect for those of you who have sensitive skin. You can use it every day to prevent zits from appearing in the first place. It is also great for removing make-up! You can either buy face washes and moisturizers that contain lavender or you may prefer making your own solution combining lavender oil with jojoba, almond or grapeseed oil.essential-oils-for-acne-600x300

Bergamot

This essential oil is very effective and goes well with every skin type. It has revitalizing fragrance and antibacterial properties as well. It can also be mixed with a lot of other oils, so you can make a solution that is just right for you and your skin type. You can mix it with coconut, olive or jojoba oil, and add some other oils that you’ve tested and have worked for you before. This way you get the full treatment that is perfect for you.

Rosemary

This is another ingredient that can be found in the kitchen as seasoning. But it is also effective for revitalizing your skin. This herb has many features that are not known to many people, but are well known in cosmetics. Firstly, it reduces redness and puffiness of the face, due to its anti-inflammatory properties. Secondly, using it regularly as a cleanser can get your skin to glow. Finally, it improves circulation, and is in general beneficial in your skin care collection.


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