9 Essential Oils for Acne

9 Essential Oils for Acne

Tea Tree - Derived from melaleuca alternifolia, tea tree oil has been shown to reduce the number and severity of pimples when applied consistently.

Juniper Berry - Several studies show that juniper berry oil is a strong antibacterial agent that combats acne when used topically due to specific compounds, including alpha-pinene, p-cymene and beta-pinene.

Grapefruit - Grapefruit oil regulates the sebaceous glands and helps reduce sebum production. It cleanses dirt, oil, and dead cells with anti-inflammatory effects that stops infection.

Lemon - Antibacterial properties help remove dead skin cells and improve skin tone.

Lavender - Lavender oil has antioxidant and antimicrobial properties that soothe and nourish the skin. This oil soothes and nourishes the skin, helps treat acne, heals dry skin, and reduces the appearance of dark spots and scars.

Rosemary - Studies have shown that rosemary oil damages acne bacteria.

Oregano - Origanum vulgare, or oregano, has anti-inflammatory properties that help inhibit bacteria growth.

Frankincense - A powerful antiseptic, frankincense oil actively fights acne-causing bacteria and helps prevent acne from forming.

Rosehip - Rich in vitamins and nourishing agents, rosehip oil helps your skin with essential fatty acds and vitamins A, C & E. Acne is sometimes caused by dehydration and imbalance in the pH level. Rosehip oil helps balance your pH level and nourishes your skin with nutrients and hydration.

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