Acne is a problem that affects not only teenagers but also adults. It can appear for many different reasons, which makes it difficult for doctors to treat this skin problem. There are various methods to treat and relieve acne. Natural essential oils are one such wonderful tool to soothe acne symptoms, breakouts, sebum secretion. Here are the best of them.
Tea tree oil
Tea tree oil is known for its anti-inflammatory properties. It is one of the best in fighting acne. It helps kill the bacteria that inflame the skin and worsen acne. Do not apply tea tree all over your face because it can cause irritation.
Peppermint oil is a natural anti-acne remedy. It has the property of reducing swelling and inflammation in bacterial types of acne. Reduces irritation and improves visible blackheads. Contributes to the control of sebum secretion. Reduces redness.
Rosemary oil is an excellent sebum control agent that causes oiliness, trapping dirt in the skin along with bacteria and dead cells. This oil deeply cleanses the skin, reduces inflammation and helps reduce redness.
Frankincense is beneficial for dry skin with acne, although it can be used on any skin type. It relieves sensitive, irritated, dry skin where the feeling of tightness and cracking is very unpleasant.
Oil of oregano
Oregano oil has antibacterial and antiseptic properties. It is a good choice for superficial pimples that have almost broken out, while tea tree is more suitable for deep and hard-to-penetrate pimples.
Heavily inflamed acne pimples, especially those with pus, can be really painful and itchy. Eucalyptus oil soothes these symptoms, leaving a feeling of freshness and softness. It has antimicrobial, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.
Lavender oil is a wonderful choice for acne. It reduces inflammation, penetrates deeply and hydrates and soothes at the same time. It has antimicrobial properties, soothes even painful cystic pimples.