Regular use of tea tree essential oil as a natural remedy for acne and hair loss will ensure your skin and hair with perfect care. Its beneficial properties provide even the most problematic skin and hair with beauty and health.
Tea tree oil has become more popular within the last few years, and it is now added to soaps, shampoos, lotions, and other personal care products. Tea tree essential oil has many uses around in homemade cosmetics, too.
Tea Tree Essential Oil for Skin & Body
Tea tree essential oil is an excellent natural remedy for hundreds of bacterial and fungal skin ailments such as acne, abscess, oily skin, blisters, sun burns, athlete’s foot, warts, herpes, insect bites, rashes, dandruff and other minor wounds and irritations.
Acne treatment: in this way tea tree oil is the best solution for skin prone to acne and pimples. For better result mix tea tree oil (3-4 drops) with some base oil (it can be sweet almond, olive, coconut or jojoba). Dip the cotton ball into this mixture and gently rub face skin. Repeat this procedure daily.
Natural eczema treatment: simply mix one teaspoon coconut oil, five drops of tea tree oil and five drops of lavender oil to make homemade tea tree oil eczema lotion or body soap.
Natural deodorant: tee tree oil is good for eliminating body odor. Tea tree oil has antimicrobial properties that destroy the bacteria that cause body odor. You can make homemade tea tree oil deodorant by mixing it with coconut oil and baking soda.
Teeth whitening: you can prepare mouthwash by adding 2-3 drops of tea tree oil into a glass of water. If you do this procedure regularly it will help you to prevent inflamed gums, gingivitis, plaque.
NOTE: Tea tree oil may irritate skin, especially if used for the first time. Better start with low concentrations until you figure out your tolerance. It’s also a wise idea to determine if you have an allergy to tea tree oil before using it. Apply a small amount to your inner arm to see if any reaction occurs.
Homemade Recipes of Facial Masks with Tea Tree Essential Oil
Facial Clay Mask with Essential tea Tree Oil
You will need: 3 drops of tea tree oil, clay (better blue one), a cup of hot water.
The clay should be diluted with water to the consistency of sour cream. Then, add 3 drops of tea tree oil into the resulting mixture. Mix well and apply on clean face. Keep better not longer than 10 minutes, then wash off the mask with warm water. The effect will make you wonder: the skin becomes smooth, moisturized and fresh. This mask is good to use once a week. The mask is ideal oily skin.
Facial Egg Mask with Tea Tree Essential Oil
You will need: 1 egg white, 3 drops of tea tree oil, 1 tablespoon of lemon juice.
Whisk one egg white until you get foamy mass. Then add 3 drops of tea tree oil and one tablespoon of lemon juice. Apply the mixture on clean face for 15 minutes, then rinse well with warm water. The skin becomes smooth and soft as a baby. You will see pores less visible and skin irritation will be reduced.
By the way, if you still didn’t know I will tell you that you can add tea tree essential oil to your favorite face cream. 1-2 drops of oil will be enough to make cream effectiveness much better.
Tea Tree Essential Oil for Hair
The great stimulant property of tea tree essential oil can be very beneficial for avoiding certain hair problems. If you suffer from dandruff or hair loss, simply apply a diluted amount of tea tree essential oil to your scalp. The increased blood flow that you experience will help your follicle stay healthy and strong, so you won’t suffer from premature hair loss. Also, since the skin will become healthier, it will be easier to keep moisturized, preventing dandruff and dry skin. You can use hair mask with tea tree essential oil twice a week for better result.
To eliminate increased greasiness of strands mix tea tree oil with colorless henna. The henna powder should be dissolved beforehand and then add a few drops of tea tree oil. Apply the resulting mixture on the roots and hair. Leave for 1 hour, then rinse with acidified water (you can add lemon juice or vinegar into water). This natural remedy will help to make your hair fresh and shiny.