Another anti-acne cream fail? An anti-dandruff shampoo made your scalp worse instead of improving it? It’s time you reached out for a natural beauty product which has been known for ages – it perfectly cares for the hair and skin, soothes inflammation, dries out pimples and balances the oil production. Tea tree oil is a remedy for all kinds of blemishes and you can effortlessly make use of it in many home treatments and beauty spa. See why it benefits the face and hair but also the hands, feet and the entire body!
The properties and effect of tea tree oil
The tea tree oil is a natural highly-concentrated essential oil that has been extracted from the leaves of the Melaleuca alternifolia for ages. Australia is a homeland of tea tree oil and the locals say it’s still the best natural antiseptic. What other benefits can you bargain for?
Skin benefits of tea tree oil
Above all, it’s the most popular among teenage girls because it’s a great remedy for variety of skin blemishes including adolescent acne. Additionally, it’s very easy to use: simply apply the oil (don’t thin it) to a pimple – it has an antiseptic effect, reduces inflammation, kills bacteria that spark the occurrence of acne.
Tea tree oil makes a perfect ingredient in face toners – you can add a few drops of the oil to any toner or flower water you like or create your natural tea tree toner (mix a couple of drops of the oil with 3 oz of cooled boiled water).
Face steam with tea tree oil has an amazing effect: add a few drops of the oil to boiling water in a bowl and lean over the bowl for around ten minutes. Remember that you can use herbal infusion (e.g. chamomile) instead of water.
Tea tree oil for healthy hair and scalp
Dandruff or oily scalp isn’t a thing that you can get used to. Simply put, most shampoos fail to kill the fungi that activate dandruff. If you are also struggling to fight dandruff, try the power of tea tree oil which reaches the source of dandruff and oily scalp.
You just need to add 2-3 drops of tea tree oil to a portion of shampoo. Hair oil treatment is another great way to get rid of dandruff and balance the production of oil. Natural vegetable oils have the ability to inhibit the overproduction of sebum so when you combine them with tea tree oil, you get effective treatment that banishes the excessive oil production, plus it has a conditioning effect on the scalp and tresses.
Mix a few drops of tea tree oil with jojoba oil, argan oil or castor oil and apply the blend to the hair and skin on the head. Wash it out after 30 minutes and shampoo the hair.
Tea tree oil for fresh feet
This oil has a freshening and antiseptic effect so it is a natural treatment that brings relief to tired feet and freshens them up. It also soothes irritations, cuts and blisters. Pour water and some tea tree oil into a bowl and soak the feet. You can also mix the oil with a foot cream.
Why don’t you enhance the skin all over the body with tea tree oil?
Acne and heat rash are very common and usually affect the back, chest and shoulders. How to fight the blemishes on your body? Tea tree oil comes to rescue again! It doesn’t merely freshen up and detoxify the body but also removes pimples and leaves the skin super-smooth. And it’s very easy to achieve the effect: enrich your bath water with ten drops of the tea tree oil that smells lovely and relax for fifteen minutes or so. Regular tea tree oil baths aid you in treating body acne.