How to Apply Tea Tree Oil to Face

How to Apply Tea Tree Oil to Face

Previously when I have reviewed on Khadi Tea-tree Essential Oil, I  mentioned  that how it could benefit on my acne skin. So today I am going to share with you some very easy use of this oil. 

Tea tree oil is very beneficial natural remedy to cure pimples and many others skin problems. It acts as a disinfectant and soothes your skin. Moreover, it does not remove natural oils from your skin.

1. Apply to Pimples Directly
To cure acne effectively and naturally you can directly apply tea tree oil to your pimples on face. 
Take a cotton bud or pad pour a couple of drops of tea tree oil on it. Dab the tea tree oil gently on the affected area. Better leave overnight or for a couple of hours. Take care to always clean and dry your skin before applying tea tree oil.

2. Use the Oil as a Spot Treatment
You can also use tea tree oil in a spot treatment made at home.
Mix a couple of drops of tea tree oil into Aloe-Vera gel or honey. Apply this mixture on to the pimple. Everyday use this solution for spot treatment.

 3. Add It to Facial Masks
You can add a few drops of tea tree oil to your  homemade face masks. It helps in killing bacteria and drying out pimples. Some face mask recipes that you can make using tea tree oil are:

Mask I
Take 2 tbsp. of  clay powder and mix in it 3-4 drops of tea tree oil. Add rose water to form a paste and apply it evenly over your face and neck area. Leave for 20 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water and dry.

Mask II
Mix 1 tsp. of olive oil with 3 drops of tea tree oil and stir in finely chopped tomato in this blend. Mash the mixture to form a puree and apply the mask on face. Leave it for 10 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water and pat dry.

Mask III
Take ¼ cup of plain yogurt and add 5 drops of tea tree oil. Apply this mixture on face. Leave for 15-20 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water and pat dry.

Mask IV
Take 1 tsp. of honey , 1/2 tsp. lemon juice and mix in 3-4 drops of tea tree oil. Apply the mask on clean face for 20 minutes. Rinse with  water.

Mask V
2 tbsp of Turmeric or sandalwood powder 2 tbsp of rose water and  3-4 drops of tea tree oil. Mix the ingredients and make a paste with creamy consistency. Apply this cream on your face and massage in circular motion. Leave for 15 minutes then wash it off with water. 

4. Use It in Facial Scrub

You can make effective face scrub that fights acne using tea tree oil.

Facial Scrub I
Mix ½ cup of sugar, 1 tbsp. of honey, ¼ cup of  olive oil and 10 drops of tea tree oil in a small bowl.Gently scrub your face with this mixture for approximately 3-6 minutes. Then rinse with lukewarm water.

This facial scrub is very effective for people suffering from mild to medium acne breakouts. 

Facial Scrub II
1/2 cup coconut oil, 1/4 cup sugar  and 10 drops tea tree essential oil. Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Massage into your face with circular motions for 30 seconds. Leave this for 10 minutes on face. Rinse and pat dry.

5. Mix It with Cleanser and Moisturizer
 you can add a few drops of tea tree oil to the moisturizer and cleanser you use daily. 

6. Use tea tree oil to remove makeup
For normal to dry skin, try mixing 1/4 cup  jojoba oil or olive oil with 10 drops of tea tree oil in a 4-ounce sterilized glass jar with a tight-fitting lid and shake until blended. Store in a cool, dark place. Use this solution to remove makeup. Rinse well with warm water and follow with a toner.

*** When used to treat infections and skin conditions, the oil can be applied directly to the skin in full strength or diluted.

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