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Tea tree oil: The Best Uses for Your Skin and Hair

       Today, I am here  with my second blog post. Hope you are all doing well in your busy schedule. Now I am sharing here my experiences about tea tree oil. Actually these days I have started using essential oils out of them I have liked the most is tea tree oil.


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      Before entering into the topic let me tell you what the tea tree oil is. It's not derived from the tea tree plant from which we get the tea to sip every morning. It is indeed derived from the leaves of the shrubs tea tree, found in Southwest Queensland and the north east coast of New South Wales, Australia.


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Uses of Tea Tree Essential Oil


On skin:

 It's commonly thought that tea tree oil is only beneficial to oily skin people. Though it surely does magic on oily and combination skin types to heal acne, the most annoying thing for them. Dilute 2-3 drops of tea tree oil with one tsp of mineral or filtered water and apply to skin (face/body) once or twice a day with a cotton swab. You will get an acne free skin. It is suggested not to overuse it. The overuse may make your skin dry triggering your body to over produce its own oils and make your acne scene worse. After applying the mixture, using sunscreen lotion is a must. As tea tree oil can make your skin sensitive to UV rays.



There are other uses as well. It can be used as the makeup remover. These days all of you step out of the house with make up. But we all know the necessity of removing makeup. But it's a great issue for us how to remove it easily without rubbing the skin badly. Here comes the tea tree oil. Dilute 2-3 drops of oil with water and remove make up easily. You can also mix the same amount with any carrier oil, such as jojoba oil, almond oil, grapeseed oil.


 

On hair:


Take required amount of shampoo on your palm and add 3-4 drops of tea tree oil. Now shampoo your hair as usual and get rid of dandruff , itching, lices and consequently hairfall.


Other Uses:


 It heals any fungus infections like nail infections, infections from insect bite etc. The oil has camphor like smell that relaxes one's mind. You can pour 4/5 drops into your bath water and take bath you'll feel refreshed the whole day before next bath.


So, isn't it wonderful? Let me know how do you use in your everyday beauty regime. 


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