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5 tea tree oil face masks for a beautiful, glowing skin!

5 tea tree oil face masks for a beautiful, glowing skin!
The tea-tree essential oil is one of the most popular oils for oily and acne-prone skin. It helps regulate oil production in skin and has antibacterial properties that help get rid of the acne-causing bacteria. Add a few drops a tea tree oil to 1 tsp lemon juice and apply on your skin.

Use these cooling tea tree oil masks to remove impurities, excess oil and also remove blemishes from the skin.

Written by Tania Tarafdar |Published : March 3, 2015 4:48 PM IST

Tea tree oil is an essential oil that has been used for medicinal and beauty purposes since ages. Applying the oil can instantly leave the skin feeling refreshed. Incorporating tea tree oil in your skincare regime will perk up your skin in no time. You can use these cooling masks to help remove impurities and excess oil while removing blemishes from the skin.

Tea tree oil mask to treat acne

Incorporate tea tree oil into your daily beauty regime to prevent breakouts. It has anti-viral, anti-fungal and antibacterial properties that are very effective in treating acne and pimples.

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How to use:

  • Combine 1 tablespoon honey with 2 teaspoons of tea tree oil.
  • Also add 1 tablespoon of yogurt to it and mix well.
  • Apply it on your face and leave it on for about 15-20 minutes.
  • Then rinse it off with lukewarm water.
  • You will start noticing a smooth, acne-free skin if you apply it every alternate day.

Tea tree oil mask to combat dry skin

The essential oil can calm the skin and moisturise it at the same time. The oil also helps in increasing the production of collagen in the skin, which can keep the skin looking younger for a long time. Also, read 10 lesser known causes of dry skin.

How to use:

  • Mix 1 tablespoon of uncooked oatmeal with 1 teaspoon tea tree oil.
  • Also add 1 teaspoon aloe vera gel to the mixture and combine well.
  • Apply this mixture on your face and let it settle it for 20 minutes.
  • Now wet cotton and slowly remove the mixture from your face.
  • Use this thrice a week for best results.

Tea tree oil mask for removing blemishes

The ingredients in this mask work together by preventing blemishes and blackheads and controlling excess oil. The clay in this mask forms a protective layer on the skin and scrapes off the dead skin cells. Tea tree oil has natural skin lightening properties, which work very well for diminishing the appearance of marks. Here are 4 besan or gram flour packs for your skin problems.

How to use:

  • Take 2 tablespoons of green clay powder and mix 4-5 drops of tea tree oil in it.
  • Add water to form a paste and evenly apply the mixture on your face and neck.
  • Leave it for 20 minutes and then rinse with lukewarm water.

Tea tree oil mask to remove sun tan

The anti-inflammatory properties of tea tree oil are very effective in removing sun tan and healing burns. Applying the oil to the affected area can lighten the skin and also stimulate cell formation at the same time.

How to use:

  • Blend one tomato in a mixer.
  • Now combine 1 teaspoon jojoba oil with 4 drops of tea tree oil.
  • Add the oil to the mashed tomatoes and combine well.
  • Apply this mask on your face and leave it to settle for 10 minutes.
  • Rinse with lukewarm water and pat dry.

Tea tree oil mask to fight wrinkles

Tea tree oil is also a chock full of antioxidants that help fight wrinkles and ageing skin. It works by countering the degradation of collagen in the skin. The oil also removes the toxins and water build up on the skin giving a fresher and firmer look. You can also try these homemade face packs to fight wrinkles.

How to use:

  • Mash ripe avocado and add 2-3 drops of tea tree essential oil to it.
  • Also, add 1 tablespoon raw honey to it.
  • Apply it on your face and let it sit for 15-20 minutes.
  • Then use a warm washcloth to wipe it off.
  • Follow this routine twice a week to maintain a youthful looking skin.

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