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TEA TREE OIL IN WITCH HAZEL RATIO | Badger & Blade
Guest Post by Renae Gylbert. I remember showing my sister the fine, stringy hair growing from my jaw line. She and I thought it was weird and just took an old razor and shaved it off, going about my 11 year old business. Fast forward into adulthood and two kids later, I eventually diagnosed myself with hirsutism before 2 endocrinologists, a gynecologist and a general physician did. I suspected I also had a mild case of PCOS because my periods were oddly irregular following my second pregnancy. My gynecologist admitted my ovaries had cysts but not any that would cause me to look like a wolverine cub.
3 Ways To Use Tea Tree Oil On Your Skin
Also referred to as the Melaleuca Oil or the Ti Tree Oil, tea tree oil is very useful and highly effective oil that has multiple uses and benefits. Tea tree oil has antiviral, antiseptic, antifungal and antibiotic properties. The leaves of the plant Melaleuca alternifolia is steam distilled to obtain the oil. Tea tree oil can be applied to face to treat pimples and spots caused by pimples.
Oh, stubborn acne, you are one willful enemy — you respond to so few skincare ingredients because you consider yourself quite the boss of us. And that's why the best tea tree oil skin care products for acne are our BFF's from now until forever. Because while some other face oils may kneel in your presence and clog pores even more, tea tree oil attacks the problem of problematic pimples, blackheads, and whiteheads and helps prevent new ones from forming. Australian researchers found that tea tree oil is just as effective as benzoyl peroxide , which is kind of known as the gold standard drugstore acne cure — but it's also one that can be extremely drying, especially on sensitive skin. Because it's a natural solution, tea tree oil is gentler than a lot of other ingredients found in acne creams with that said, don't overuse it because it can cause flaky skin.