Choose and use essential oils for acne
How often we are looking for a challenging, requiring more effort and resources output from the given situation, while a more simple solution to the problem at hand. Just as sometimes we do when it comes to our skin. We rely on a complex cosmetic treatment, expensive creams and masks, while nearby there are natural means available for skin care, to help improve the condition and even cure it.
Essential oils natural medicine
These natural means available are a variety of essential oils. Of course, we are not talking about complex diseases or cases when it is necessary to refer not only to the cosmetician-the dermatologist, and endocrinologist for advice on hormones. Here, for example, essential oils from acne should try to apply before in a panic to run to the beauty parlor. And ready-made masks and creams offered by beauticians, in most cases, contain natural essential oils. Why pay more for a prepared someone the products, if you can at home to prepare a maskcontaining the same active ingredients?
There are a number of oils that help to cure acne, refresh the skin and make it more healthy. But using any of them, you need to remember a few simple rules.
First, never use oil in its pure form. Always add them to the basis you choose for yourself. Second, first apply the mixture to the area of the skin not on the face, and, say, the bend in the elbow to check her reaction to a particular essential oil. If you experience excessive burning or see redness, it is likely that its use will be abandoned.
The benefits of essential oils do not require long explanations or evidence. They are:
- All natural;
- Available, that is always at the pharmacy or store at a reasonable price;
- Possess high medicinal properties, penetrating deeply into the epidermis;
- Give the result within a very short time;
- Are tools and advanced aromatherapy, promoting stress relief and relaxation.
What kind of oil is right for You?
If you have problem skin, then you should have in your first aid kit, several vials of oils of different plants. Here are the most common ones used in cosmetology.
Tea tree oil is a powerful natural antiseptic. It can be applied with a cotton swab or wand on each individual pimple. It perfectly dries acne, heals wounds and cracks, kills bacteria.
Lemon oil is a universal oil for all skin types. It is able to moisturize dry and clear oily skin. Ideal for combined type, reduces inflammation and irritation, actively fighting with small skin imperfections: white and red pimples, spots. It works especially well after steaming. So use them more often after the sauna and the bath — and you will see how your skin will just bloom!
Lavender oil is used in skin care, both adults and children. Its application at night soothes not only the skin but also the nervous system, gives you the opportunity to sleep peacefully. Complexchemical composition of lavender oil and a large number of therapeutic components contribute to the anti-inflammatory effect. It helps reduce redness and puffiness, makes the skin more smooth.
Rosemary oil – has long been used by cosmetologists as a means to care for problem and oily skin. It tightens pores and reduces the hypersecretion of the sebaceous and sweat glands – the root cause of acne. In addition to anti-inflammatory, rosemary has a regenerative effect, thus suitable for aging skin, refreshing and rejuvenating it.
Thyme oil — raises a kind of immunity of our skin, helping it to develop its own resources in the fight against inflammation. Along with lemon, it's also great to use after steaming the skin.
Clove oil is one of the most powerful anti-inflammatory drugs. Goes well with other oils, emphasizing and amplifying their effects.
The recipes of blends and masks
To prepare a healing mixture or a mask of oils useful plants, it is best to take for the base the basis of Thistle oil and grapeseed. One tablespoon the basics, you can add a few drops of essential oil.
Here are recipes for some mixtures:
- Take 1 tablespoon of base, add six drops of tea tree oil. Mixture wipe the acne several times a day.
- 1 tablespoon of basics, add two drops of tea tree oil, lavender and lemon. Apply it on the skin where there are acne 1 hour before sleep and not wash off until morning.
- 1 tablespoon of base, take two drops of the oils of lemon, thyme and rosemary. This mixture is treated in the pimples morning and evening.
Later you can try to add in the mix other essential oils with anti-inflammatory properties. Just do not forget before applying to make sure you have no allergies to them.
The mixture can be cooked in a larger quantity. For example, to multiply the above number by two. Then you have in the fridge will already be prepared with the medication the next day.
Such mixtures can also be added to white claydiluted in protein. In this case, we will get a therapeutic mask with double effect.
If you do not like greasy tools. You can prepare a light lotion with lavender oil. For its preparation you need 100 ml of glycerol, 50 ml of pure alcohol, a glass of water and 10 ml of lavender oil. This lotion wipe with a clean lightly steamed skin morning and evening.
And, of course, you need to remember proper nutrition. It is often an unhealthy diet can cause acne. If you will refrain from fatty, fried, too salty and sweet food, then after a short time you will notice that your skin condition will improve dramatically.