Tea tree essential oil- The magic elixir for all your skin problems
Have you ever dreamed of waking up with perfect, flawless, scarless, radiant skin? If yes, then let me tell you that you are not alone. We all are in the same boat, trying to understand our skin texture better with every passing day. We all need flawless skin. The term “Perfect skin” is defined differently by every person in terms of skincare goals. As we all have different skin textures, the necessities of our skincare routine also vary. Some of us struggle with dry patchy skins, others of us are exhausted of our oily skins.
A good skincare routine is a must to keep you looking younger and beautiful for a longer time.
Let us tell you why you need a skincare routine that is just right for you;
1) It keeps skin healthy
2) It can slow down the signs of ageing
3) It boosts confidence, You look good - You feel good
4) It can help prevent acne and treat wrinkles
5) It keeps skin hydrated, smooth and radiant
Remember that there is a long list of skincare benefits that comes with using quality and dermatologically approved products.
What is counted as a skincare product?
Skincare products support skin health, enhance its appearance, and relieve specific skin conditions. There are various types of skincare products that are easily available in the market. cleansers, exfoliators, face washes, moisturizers, face oils, serums, chemical peels are the most used skincare products that are easily available and are beginner-friendly.
There are different types of skin; Dry, Oily, Combination, Normal. Every skin type has its kind of skincare product. Today we will talk about oily skin in detail.
Does my skin qualify for oily skin?
How to know if your skin falls in the category of oily skin? Some of the symptoms that are mentioned below are clear-cut indications that you have oily skin;
1) A glossy or greasy appearance
2) Visibility of large skin pores
3) Rough skin texture
4) Occasional acne / Permanent acne / Acne scars
5) Clogged pores and blackheads
What is acne?
Acne is a condition where the skin pores are blocked by hair, sebum (an oily substance), bacteria, and dead skin cells. Those blockages produce blackheads, whiteheads, and pimples. When we talk about skincare problems especially for oily skin, acne is always on top of the list. Roughly 80% of people between the ages of 1 and 24 experience minor acne. Acne can be common in teenagers but it can be a lasting struggle for people with oily skin.
What to do if I have oily skin and acne?
If you have an oily skin texture, then there is nothing to be worried about. With the right skincare routine, you can easily overcome your acne and also can fight with excessive oil of your skin without spending and buying a lot of products. Here are some of the tips that are super easy to follow and will also fall in your budget.
Use carrier and essential oils
Carrier oils are commonly used and can be applied directly to the skin. These oils can be used for massages and beauty treatments. Coconut oil, Jojoba Oil, Sweet Almond Oil, Olive Oil are all types of carrier oils. Essential oils are more concentrated than carrier oils so they are diluted with a carrier oil or water to make it safe for direct application to the skin. Lavender Oil, Rose Oil, Tea Tree Oil are examples of essential oils.
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Tea tree oil and it's magical wonders
Oils for oily skin? Sounds strange? Allow us to explain. Oily Skin needs a botanical oil that helps to control sebum production and helps regulate the skin. Different types of essential oils have proved best to treat acne. Tea tree oil is one of them. People with oily skin might already be aware of the wonders of tea tree oil. If you aren’t already familiar, don’t worry, we got you covered. Tea tree oil is an essential oil that is obtained from steaming the leaves of the Australian tea tree. This essential oil is believed to be antibacterial that is commonly used to treat acne, athlete’s foot, nail fungus, and even insect bites. It is used for different purposes. For example; keeping skin, hair, and nails healthy. This essential oil is a powerful weapon against acne. Tea tree gels can be bought from a natural grocery store or online. Although, tea tree oil is not expensive its Price range varies depending on the brand. If you find it expensive in your area, you can make your acne treatment at home. All you need is;
1) One part of tea tree oil
2) Nine parts of water
3) Cotton swab
Mix oil with water in an airtight container. Use a cotton swab to directly apply on your affected areas once or twice a day as needed. Do a patch test before applying it directly to your face because your skin might be exposed to unknown allergies.
Here is how you do a patch test;
1) Apply a small quantity of oil or product to the inside of your elbow.
2) Wait for 24 hours.
3) If you don’t experience any irritation or discomfort during this time, the product is likely safe to apply to your skin.
Monitor your food and supplement intake
You cannot expect to have shiny and flawless skin if you are only consuming junk food. along with a skincare routine, you need a proper healthy diet that is rich in nutrients and minerals. Zinc has been declared the most beneficial mineral in fighting acne. There can be many ways to increase Zinc intake for example supplements. Fish oil has also been proven to fight acne as it manages oil production and hydrate skin.
Use Face wash that suits your skin
A good facewash can be a big savior if purchased rightly. Yes! You might think how difficult it can be to buy a facewash. Well, it can be. Every skin texture is different and requires different rangers of products that suit them. If you have oily skin, then Jenpharm’s MandelAC Facewash is perfect for you. This facewash is a blend of Mandelic acid 3% and Vitamin E to help with oily, acne-prone, and pigmented skin. As exfoliation is a must for oily skin, this facewash mildly exfoliates, treats acne, spots and blemishes. It removes dead skin cells and enhances skin’s texture. It also reduces acne eruptions and unwanted bacteria on the skin.
Moisturizer is a must
You might wonder that you don’t need a moisturizer if you have oily skin. Well, here you did it wrong! You need to hydrate your skin daily even if it's oily and acne-prone. Moisturizers have “humectants”, which hydrate your skin, and “emollients” which form a protective layer and trap the water in the skin. There are different kinds of moisturizers. Some are in form of lotions, creams, or gels. Moisturizers can be water-based and oil-based. With so many choices, how to know what will suit your skin the best. An oil-free moisturizer is suggested to use with such skin. Clinically approved, DermiVe oil-free moisturizer is a silky, creamy foundation, infused with ceramides and hyaluronic acid is a perfect moisturizer for every skin type especially oily skin. It is non-greasy and lightweight which nourishes your skin without clogging. The moisturizer includes SPF 20 which protects skin from Ultraviolet rays.
Life is short, Buy the serum
The serum is one of the skincare products that can be used for treating issues like acne. Serums are used after cleansing and before applying a moisturizer. Jenpharm’s MandelAC Serum contains 20% Mandelic acid that is ideal for acne or post-acne discoloration. It’s a perfect peeling solution for those with acne, marks, blemishes, or uneven skin tones. This serum works magically and removes dead skin cells giving a radiant look to your skin. It removes early aging signs and wrinkles enhancing the collagen strength of the skin cells. It works miraculously for acne pimples and marks which enhances overall skin texture.