Fair, smooth skin is the object of every young girls desires and over time and through many breakouts, we’re finally granted the skin we’ve been dreaming of. For years I’ve had the pleasure of flawless skin, but recently I’ve noticed that I get random breakouts on my skin and cheeks. Nothing horrifying like the days of my teenage years, but the little breakouts still bother me. I thought the days of scouring the shelves for facial cleansers that helped my skin were over but I’ve had to revert back to the dreaded practice since my skin has started having problems again. However, I have found this Homemade Acne Treatment with essential oils that is just amazing!
Thankfully, this Homemade Acne Treatment that has helped work wonders for my skin. It’s made with natural essential oils so you know you’re getting the best natural treatment available. With coconut oil, essential oils of lemon, lavender and tea tree, there’s so much goodness in this DIY treatment that you’ll never have to resort to store bought solutions again. Simply mix it up in a mason jar, screw on the lid and store for smooth, blemish free skin!
Best Homemade Acne Treatment
Lemon essential oil
Lavender essential oil
Tea Tree oil
4 oz Mason jars
Choose an airtight container or glass jar. These 4 oz Mason jars work perfect.
Soften ¼ cup of coconut oil for about 10-15 seconds in the microwave until it turns into a liquid form.
Stir in 10 drops each of Lemon, Lavender and Tea Tree essential oils. (do not use a metal spoon as it will react with the oils reducing the strength).
Place your mixture in the refrigerator to it to set until firm.
Use by simply dabbing a small amount on acne in the morning and evening after washing and drying your face well.
Why this works:
Coconut oil is highly penetrating, and is absorbed quickly it also immediately begins to reduce the inflammation from acne. Coconut oil also helps clear up scars and helps to protect open wounds from acne that is present. It does not cause more acne; in fact it also works to eliminate acne before it starts due to its microbial properties.
Lemon Essential Oil works to balance overactive sebaceous glands, helps clear acne, and encourages the exfoliation of dead skin cells.
Lavender essential oil is very calming and soothes the skin, balances oil production, heals blemishes, and stimulates the circulation of the skin.
Tea Tree oil is antibacterial making it a top essential oil to help combat acne, however it is not recommended for people with Acne Rosacea.