Acne, to some extreme or another, plagues many teenagers, and even adults today.
Especially for a young person, unsightly acne can cause embarrassment and loss of confidence. The teen with visible acne may feel like, and even be treated like, an outsider.
So, in the case of acne, it’s not just a physical condition we’re trying to heal, but it’s also giving a teen their self-esteem back, which is crucial at that age.
There are many products on the market claiming to help heal acne. However, many of them contain harsh, and often harmful, chemical ingredients.
We know that many want to take the “safe and natural” route, especially when it comes to buying products for their teen children. However, people also want something effective, and that’s why they often turn to products that end up being very harsh on the skin.
Below, we’re going to share with you how to help acne with essential oils so that you not only have a safe and natural solution, but an effective one, too!*
Help Acne with Essential Oils
Many essential oils of high quality known as premium grade (suitable for therapeutic purposes) can be used to treat acne.* Any combination of the following essential oils can be used in a compress, facial, mask, lotion, face oil or body oil to heal acne.
Remember to dilute with a carrier oil before using. Use 10-15 drops to 1 tablespoon of carrier oil.
- 20 drops Lavender
- 10 drops Palmarosa
- 2 tablespoons Evening Primrose Oil (carrier oil)
Use 10-15 drops of essential oils to 1 tablespoon of carrier oil. Therefore, you can make the quantity that you want. It is suggested to add the ingredients to a 2-ounce plastic bottle with a flip-top lid, or an amber glass bottle with a dropper.
You may be interested in reading about how essential oils can help dry skin, also.
*This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA and is not intended to diagnose, treat, or prevent any disease.