Acne is a condition caused by bacteria and too much production of sebum in the pores. It is likely to occur on your arms, chest, back, face, buttocks, and shoulder. Excessive use of lotions or creams that clog the pores can also be the reason for acne and sometimes it can be caused due to friction from tight clothes. Then there is an unhealthy diet system, hormonal issues, not taking care of your skin and of course stress. It can be quite painful but it is most painful on the back as you cannot see it. Thus, you cannot check for severity and make it difficult for you to sleep and can be quite irritating. It is quite painful but can be cured with the help of some simple remedies:
2Tea Tree Oil
This is one versatile essential oil. It is full of antiseptic and anti-inflammatory qualities that are very useful in treating acne. It is also a kind of oil that our skin absorbs and it easily penetrates into it, it dries out the acne from the inside and reduces inflammation. Here’s how you can use it:
- You can simply put a few drops of tea tree essential oil onto a cotton swab and apply directly on the affected area. Leave it on for less than half an hour and then rinse it with warm water. This can be done daily once for adequate results.
- You can also add 4-5 drops of tea tree oil to 1 teaspoon of honey and then apply the same way above. For those who have sensitive skin need to be careful. You must always dilute tea tree essential oil and then use it. The ration of tea tree oil is to water should be 1:3.