Tea tree oil is a popular choice for treating acne because of its anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties.
It's thought to calm redness, swelling, and inflammation.
It may even help to prevent and reduce acne scars, leaving you with smooth, clear skin.
- Dry skin and eczema:
Mix a few drops of tea tree oil into a small amount of moisturizer or carrier oil. Apply this mixture to the affected areas immediately after getting out of the shower and at least once more each day.
- Oily skin:
Mix a few drops of tea tree oil into your toner.
You can add two drops of tea tree oil to bentonite clay to make a mask.
- Hair and scalp treatment:
Apply a mixture of tea tree oil and a carrier oil to your hair and scalp. Allow it to stay in your hair for 20 minutes. Then wash it with your daily shampoo.