Most of us are aware of the beneficial effect of Tea Tree oil on Blackheads. But every time that we see those, blackheads on our nose or cheeks we tend to squeeze them. This sometimes leaves our skin with scars and further skin infections as well. Here the application of tea tree oil helps a lot and does not leave any scars or infections.
But not many are aware that how to use it for their blackhead. So don’t worry continue reading and learn some easy steps that you can include in your daily by using Tea Tree Oil, and hence remove those blackheads.
How Tea Tree Oil helps in reducing Blackheads?
Reducing sebum production
One of the common causes of blackheads is the excessive production of sebum. Tea tree oil is packed with antiseptic properties which help in reducing sebum, especially around the nose, chin, and cheeks.
If your skin appears much shinier than normal, then tea tree oil is the perfect match for your skin.
Removing the growth of bacteria
Tea tree oil has antimicrobial property that helps in protecting the skin from bacteria and hence reduce the risk of dullness, itching, or inflammation. But it is important to note that one must store it correctly to preserve its antimicrobial property.
How to apply tea tree oil to blackheads?
Tea Tree Oil and Aloe Vera Gel
How to use it?
One tablespoon of aloe vera gel should contain three drops of tea tree oil. Apply it to your nose or where blackhead is normally noted. Wash it off with lukewarm water.
Aloe-Vera gel is packed with anti-bacterial properties which is what makes it so effective in reducing the production of sebum. Tea tree oil will help in unclogging the pores and hence removing the blackheads. It will work best if you use it three times per week.
Fuller’s Earth and Tea Tree oil
How to use it?
Take one spoon full of fuller’s earth also known as Multani Mitti and add two drops of tea tree oil. Create a paste out of it, and if more water is required, add some more.The paste should then be applied to your face evenly.
Until the mask dries, leave it on your face for 10 to 15 minutes. Then, wipe it off with cold water and cover your face with a dry cloth.
This mask will help in drawing out the excessive oil and also removing the dirt. This will reduce the chances of clogged pores and along with that fuller earth will help in nourishing the skin. Fuller earth has a high content of minerals which makes it perfect for blackheads.
Tea Tree Oil and Moisturizer
How to use it?
Any of your preferred moisturizers will benefit from two drops of tea tree oil. Before applying the moisturizer, wash your face with lukewarm water so that the pores are relaxed. Then, apply a coin-sized moisturizer to the face and massage it gently to your skin. Use it every day and you will notice that blackheads have reduced a lot.
You will see a significant decrease in blackheads if you use it daily. This is one of the easy methods for hydrating the face as well as reducing blackheads.
Tea Tree Oil and Jojoba Oil
How to use it?
Add one drop of tea tree oil to one teaspoon of jojoba oil. Apply the mixture of oil to your face and before that steam your face for a few minutes to relax the pores. Then gently massage the oil on your face in a circular motion.
After 5 minutes of gentle massage wash the face with a good cleanser and dab your face with water.
Jojoba oil will help in removing the impurities and hence unclogging the pores. The blend of tea tree oil will help in reducing the blackhead.
Tea Tree Oil and Your Favourite cleanser
How to use it?’
Take your oil-free cleanser and add two drops of your tea tree oil to it.To allow the pores to open, wash your face with warm water. After that cleanse your face with the mixture and massage it gently all over the face. Rinse it off with cold water.
Both cleanser and tree oil together help in opening the skin pores and hence taking out the blackheads. But always remember to apply a good moisturizer after washing your face.
Squeezing out the blackhead is a big NO! And it might result in more blackheads and infections as well. But one of the easy and effective ways to remove blackheads is using Tea Tree Oil because it's packed with antibacterial properties and also reduces the production of sebum.
It can be applied in many ways you can mix it with fuller’s earth or could add it to your moisturizer. But remember to do a patch test before applying it to your face and also do not apply it directly to your face.
Q. Can tea tree oil be applied directly to the face?
Ans. No, it is not recommended to apply tea tree oil directly to the face as it might irritate the skin. Therefore, using a carrier oil like jojoba, coconut oil, or another is better when applying it.
Q. Which oil is most effective for blackheads along with Tea tree oil?
Ans. Jojoba oil is one of the effective ones as it helps in reducing the excessive production of sebum. Along with tea tree oil, it helps in washing away impurities and also unclogging the pores.
Q. Can tea tree oil help in opening the pores?
Ans. Yes, it helps in opening the pores as it reduces the production of sebum and its anti-inflammatory property effectively reduces the zits.