Many Essential Oils can be used in effective and natural blackhead remedies in an overnight treatment that will kill bacteria and remove blackheads.
You shouldn't have to resort to the expensive, super harsh and chemical-laden skin products commercially available. For example, Tea Tree oil works as well as benzoyl peroxide (a common over the counter treatment) but without the corresponding skin irritation.
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Clary Sage has astringent and therapeutic properties which can calm and heal. It is known for its ability to treat clogged-pores and can be very effective for blackhead remedies.
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Eucalyptus Essential Oil has antiseptic and astringent properties. It is the enemy of bacteria such as the type that lead to the formation of blackheads.
It can also be used in a cleansing, exfoliating facial scrub two or three times a week as well as added to some white vinegar in a spritzer.
A Eucalyptus and carrier oil mixture stimulates healing by preventing bacteria growth and stimulating tissue repair processes.
It can also be used as a disinfectant.
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Juniper Essential Oil has astringent & antiseptic properties. It is very effective in blackhead remedies and can also help retain moisture, restore your skin, treat acne, eczema and rashes.
Juniper Essential Oil has antioxidant properties which can help slow age related issues such as various skin problems.
Juniper exerts a strong anti fungal reaction and has natural antibacterial abilities against the kind of bacteria that lead to the formation of blackheads. According to some studies Juniper Essential Oil may be effective against bacteria and fungi which are resistant to antibiotics.
Its antiseptic abilities also work great as a home remedy for acne.
Here are four application methods you can try to assist with various skin conditions you may face:
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True Lavender Essential Oil has antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antiviral properties and works well in blackhead remedies.
Lavender Essential Oil has demonstrated that it is lethal to many fungal strains including candida and dermatophytes. Lavender Oil damages the cell membrane which destroys the fungal cells.
Can be applied undiluted directly on the blackhead or add 1-4 drops to a carrier oil.
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Lemongrass Essential Oil contains astringent properties and is a natural anti-fungal, antioxidant agent that works well in blackhead remedies.
Apply diluted with a little water onto your skin. If you find it stings, add a carrier oil.
Add 20-25 drops of lemongrass for every ounce of your favorite skin cream
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Tea Tree Essential Oil has astringent properties and is a very powerful ingredient in blackhead remedies; equal to benzoyl peroxide lotion but without the corresponding skin irritation.
Tea Tree can be applied undiluted directly on the blackhead but should be mixed with a carrier oil if used on large areas of skin.
Put a teaspoon of Tea Tree Oil in 2 cups of Epsom Salts and take a nice relaxing hot bath.
Wash your face with warm water in order to open your pores. Add one drop of Tea Tree Essential Oil to a dab of moisturizer and gently massage it on the area of concern. Repeat every day until no longer required.
Tea Tree can also be used in a cleansing, exfoliating scrub two times a day. Massage into a good lather for about a minute and then rinse it off with some cool water.
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