Why is tea tree oil so trending nowadays? Yes, it’s a fabulous product for skin and hair care at home. You might get pure tea tree oil a little expensive but its effects are worth it.
Let’s read on with us to know more about it.
Tea tree oil for skin:
It can be a powerful weapon against acne. Several studies have shown that it helps reduce the amount and overall severity of acne. Some acne is caused by bacteria because tea tree oil not only reduces the activity of bacteria but also helps in killing them.
Tea tree oil was found to be as effective against acne as benzoyl peroxide, the most common anti-acne medication.
How to apply on acne?
You can use it for your acne treatment by mixing one part tea tree oil with nine parts water and applying the mixture to affected areas with a cotton swab once or twice a day, as needed.
With most acne treatments, you’ll want to use the treatment every day for best results. This includes tea tree oil.
Once you’ve done a patch test and know it’s safe to use diluted tea tree oil on your skin, you can apply the oil to the affected area twice a day as part of your morning and evening skin care routine.
Tea tree oil for hair:
Dandruff or white flakes of dead skin that fall from the scalp, isn’t dangerous. However, it can be annoying and embarrassing for some people.
Adding tea tree oil to shampoo has been found to reduce dandruff. This is thought to be related to its antifungal properties. And because it is slightly more acidic than your skin, it helps clear the dandruff scales.
How to use it?
To help reduce dandruff, try adding a few drops of tea tree oil to a dollop of shampoo when washing your hair. You can use this combination thrice a week for good results.
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Dr. Sayyam Azam is a certified dermatologist who has specialized in Clinical Dermatology (Pakistan) and Aesthetic Medicine (US). During her specialization, she was involved in multiple clinical as well as aesthetic dermatological procedures such as botox, fillers, and chemical peels. As a licensed dermatologist, she is now running a state-of-the- art Aesthetic Center (The Face Clinic) in Multan, Pakistan.