I recently made this homemade blemish treatment recipe.
I haven’t struggled with blemishes for quite a while. It was definitely something that reared its ugly head when I was a teenager. Eating too much sugar—and using too much Rave hairspray (resulting in lots of ugly zits around the hairline)—did not help things.
Sometimes, I still have some zits that pop up, and I’ve found this blemish treatment works like a charm for me. I’ve talked to others who have tried it out and had great success as well.
How this Essential Oil Blemish Treatment Works
Each of the 4 ingredients in this blemish treatment mixture is there for a very specific purpose.
- Coconut Oil penetrates your skin and is absorbed quickly. It also immediately begins to reduce the inflammation from acne. Coconut oil helps clear up scars and protects open wounds from blemishes present. While you might be concerned it causes more acne because it’s an oil, I assure you it does not. In fact, it helps you avoid blemishes before it even begins due to its antimicrobial properties.*
- Lemon Essential Oil works to balance overactive sebaceous glands, helps clear blemishes, and encourages the exfoliation of dead skin cells.*
- Lavender Essential Oil is very calming and soothes the skin. It balances oil production, soothes skin irritations, and stimulates the circulation of the skin.*
- Melaleuca (Tea Tree) Essential Oil is well known for its cleansing and rejuvenating effect on the skin, making it a top essential oil to help combat mild blemishes.
Homemade Blemish Treatment
Homemade Blemish Treatment
- 4 oz Mason jars
- Coconut oil
- Lemon essential oil
- Lavender essential oil
- Tea Tree oil
- Choose an airtight container—preferably a glass jar. These 4 oz Mason jars work perfectly.
- Soften ¼ cup of coconut oil for about 10-15 seconds in the microwave until it turns into a liquid form.
- Stir in 10 drops each of Lemon, Lavender and Tea Tree essential oils (do not use a metal spoon as it will react with the oils reducing the strength).
- Place your blemish treatment mixture in the refrigerator to it to set until firm.
- Use by simply dabbing a small amount on acne in the morning and evening, after washing and drying your face well.
What have you found that helps keep your skin clear?
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*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent disease.
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