Essential oils are concentrated botanical extracts that are used to treat specific beauty issues. They can do amazing things when used correctly. Here are our top ten ways to use tea tree oil for beauty and home.
APPLICATIONS OF TEA TREE OIL
14 cup witch hazel, 14 cup water, and 15 drops of tea tree oil in a jar Pour into a spray or pump bottle after stirring. Shake well before using and saturating a cotton pad with this toner. Swipe your fingers across your face and neck.
GEL FOR CLEAR SKIN
1 tablespoon aloe gel and 5 drops of tea tree oil in a bowl Apply to acne spots with a Q-tip after thoroughly mixing. It’s best to sleep with it on and then wash it off in the morning.
SLEEPING MASK FOR OILY SKIN
3 tablespoons commercial aloe gel, 15 drops tea tree oil, and 3-4 drops peppermint oil in a bowl Blend until emulsified. Keep it in an airtight container. Apply a thin layer to the skin on your face before going to bed. In the morning, wash off.
BODY MIST WITH ANTI-BACTERIAL
14 cup witch hazel, 14 cup water, and 15 drops of tea tree oil in a jar Pour into a spray or pump bottle after stirring. Shake well before using as a body mist after showering.
SCRUB FOR SCARS ON THE FACE AND BODY
In a mixing bowl, combine 1/2 cup fine sugar or sea salt and enough melted shea butter. 1 tablespoon almond oil and 15 drops tea tree oil Whip until light and fluffy. Before bathing, use it as a face and body scrub.
SHAMPOO FOR ANTI-DANDRUFF
12 cup liquid castile soap, 1 teaspoon tea tree oil, and 1 teaspoon vitamin E oil in a jar Transfer to an easy-to-use pump bottle after stirring. Use it as you would any other shampoo.
SOAK FOR TOE-NAIL FUNGUS
Fill a soaking tub halfway with warm water, then add some Epsom salt and a few teaspoons of tea tree oil. Add a few teaspoons of apple cider vinegar for extra benefits. Soak your feet in for 30 minutes after stirring.
SPRAY FOR BODY ODOR
14 cups witch hazel, 14 cups rose water, and 15 drops of tea tree oil in a jar Pour into a spray or pump bottle after stirring. Shake well before using as a body spray after showering. If desired, add a few drops of fragrant essential oils.
BODY LOTION WITH ANTI-ACNE AND ANTI-SCARRING INGREDIENTS
In a mixing bowl, combine equal parts melted shea butter and almond oil. 1 teaspoon matcha powder and 20 drops of tea tree oil Allow it to cool for a few minutes after stirring. Whip until fluffy and apply to your face and body as a lotion.
3 tablespoons commercial aloe gel, 15 drops of tea tree oil, 5 drops rosemary oil, and 3-4 drops peppermint oil in a bowl Transfer to a pump bottle after mixing until emulsified. It can be used as a regular sanitizer.