15 DIY Ways to Use Tea Tree Oil to Get Smoother, Younger, and Acne-Free Glowing Facial Skin

Updated: October 20, 2019
15 Easy Tips to Use Tea Tree Oil for Better Facial Skin

The name of the tree oil is far stretched in skincare and beauty field. Let us not forget about its household uses too. The essential oil is packed with great benefits. Its acne killing ability is amazing.

The points discussed below:

1. Diluted Tea Tree Oil
2. Aloe and Tea Tree Oil for Breakouts
3. Honey and Tea Tree Oil Stick Treatment for Acne
4. Treat with Tea Tree Oil Clay Mask
5. Tomato Mash Tea Tree Oil Mask
6. Tea Tree Oil-Yogurt Mask for Glowing Face
7. Sugar, Honey, Oil & Tea Tree Scrub for Dry Skin
8. Lavender and Tea Tree Oil Duet
9. Baking Soda and Tea Tree Oil to Lighten Tone
10. Lemon Juice with Tea Tree Oil
11. Witch Hazel and Tea Tree Oil Toner
12. Apple Cider Vinegar and Tea Tree Oil Toner
13. Activated Charcoal Tea Tree Cleanser
14. Calamine Lotion with Tea Tree Oil for Nights
15. Improvised Products with Tea Tree Oil

It is one of the greatest essential oil out there. It is super effective and does what it says within few days. And like others, it is equally important to regulate its use carefully or it will harm you. Very powerful you see.

So, we have collected few guide tips, 15 to be exact to help with the use of this magical oil. They are well regulated and will do only good but harm.

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How to use tea tree oil for facial skin to treat acne, blemishes, spots, wrinkles, and hydrate the skin

Tea tree oil is so versatile that we can be benefited by it in various ways. We have hand-picked very few of the best tips. They are easy to follow, all the ingredients are safe, cheap, suitable, beneficial on their own and the techniques are 100% proven to be effective.

1. Diluted Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree oil itself is enough for the problems of the skin. It alone can tackle them and gift you a glowing healthy skin.

Ingredients:

  • Pure tea tree oil (want to find the best one)

How to do it:

At first, the tea tree has to be pure not adulterated with fillers or additive. Neither be other product containing tea tree essential oil. Clean the face. Skin always has to be dry too.

Tea tree oil has to be diluted too. Pure undiluted tea tree oil can burn the face and the case is worse for sensitive skin. That is why dilute the essential oil in water or in a carrier oil (15% diluted). Pour a few drops of it or cotton bud, cotton pad or on the tissue. Gently dab it on the spots or pimples. Very gently.

You can keep it for few hours or overnight. Wash it off later. Swelling will be gone with redness too. Do this twice a day for the quick and effective result.

As for carrier oil, you can pick a coconut, jojoba, olive, grapeseed, argan, almond, etc.

2. Aloe and Tea Tree Oil for BreakoutsEasy Tips To Use Tea Tree Oil For Better Facial Skin

Ingredients:

The benefits of it:

Aloe is very cooling and soothing just like it looks. Very comfortable on the skin. That is what everyone likes. Comfort skin. Aloe is also a great anti-aging agent. A research has shown that use of aloe for 3 months can cut out 10 years of age from your face. Aloe is great for clearing up the face of acne, pimples too. Soothes sunburn and provides immense hydration making skin supple.

How to do it:

Take a nice quality of aloe gel, better if fresh. Add a few drops, very few drops of tea tree oil and apply it on the pimples directly. Let it be there for an hour or so then wash off with water. Do it daily.

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3. Honey and Tea Tree Oil Stick Treatment for Acne

Ingredients:

The benefits of it:

The goodness of honey has no bound. It is a great antibacterial moisturizing agent. It is great for acne treatment. It is full of antioxidants as well so slows down your aging process. Your skin becomes so soft and smooth. A natural glow comes out.

How to do it:

Mix in few drops of the essential oil in the honey. Mix it well. Now take an empty balm container and fill it up. Refrigerate it to store it.

This spot treatment can be used anytime. Once froze will not leak easily or go bad. Or if you want you can always make a fresh batch.

4. Treat with Tea Tree Oil Clay Mask

Ingredients:

  • 2Tbsp green clay powder
  • 3-4 drops tea tree essential oil
  • Water

The benefits of it:

The composition of the clay makes it a nice exfoliator, clarifier, and hydrator. It will draw out the impurities, exfoliate dead cells and toxins and will clear the clogged pores. It has many nourishing benefits too.

How to do it:

First, in a glass bowl take the clay powder and add water slowly. Mix well. Add water as per your desired consistency. Stir in there should be no bubbles in it or lumps.

Now add in the essential drops. Blend in the paste well. Apply the mask evenly on face including neck and wait for 20 minutes for it to dry. In the meantime, you do your thing and the mask will do it. Rinse off with water and apply a moisturizer.

5. Tomato Mash Tea Tree Oil MaskEasy Tips To Use Tea Tree Oil For Better Facial Skin

Ingredients:

The benefits of it:

Tomato, full of vitamin C is a great skin brightener that cuts out all the stuck in oil and impurities. Also gives out even skin tone.

How to do it:

Take the tomato cut it in half and chop half of it. In a blender take the chopped tomatoes, add in jojoba oil and drop the tea tree essential oil. Mash them together and turn it into a puree. Clean your face. Apply the mask to the skin and leave it for 10 minutes.

It may tingle a bit but that is good unless you have allergies. As the tomato cut down the impurities, it irritates the skin a bit. But, your face will not turn red instead it will have a natural healthy glow after washing off.

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6. Tea Tree Oil-Yogurt Mask for Glowing Face

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup yogurt
  • 5 drops tea tree oil

The benefits of it:

Yogurt is the pool house of good bacteria. It is really soothing and provides great hydration. Also prevents skin from aging.

How to do it:

In your plain yogurt add in the oil and blend well. Wait for 15-20 minutes for it to dry and do its magic. Wash off after that.

Remember yogurt is very sloppy and can create a mess.

7. Sugar, Honey, Oil & Tea Tree Scrub for Dry Skin

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup sesame oil/olive oil
  • 1Tbsp honey
  • 10 drops tea tree oil

The benefits of it:

Sugar works as a scrub. As for oil, both of them are great moisturizers.

How to do it:

First, take the oil of your choice in a small glass or mason bowl and add the honey. Stir and add the tea tree oil. Stir nicely to mix. Add the sugar and mix them well.

Damp your face first and then with fingers in slow circular motion rub the scrub. Gently. Do it for 2 to 5 minutes. Wash off with warm water followed by cold water. Pat dry and apply moisture.

It is great for mild to medium breakouts and can be stored for future too.

8. Lavender and Tea Tree Oil DuetEasy Tips To Use Tea Tree Oil For Better Facial Skin

Ingredients:

  • 10 drops lavender oil
  • 10 drops essential oil
  • 1oz jojoba oil

The benefits of it:

Lavender and tea tree oil work in harmony. Their combo clears away all the infection causing elements. No acne or breakouts on face to face.

How to do it:

Take a nice disinfected glass or mason bottle. Pour in the oils one by one. Shake well to mix. Spritz or just drop a little on the affected area.

Do it every night. You can also apply it in the morning but do not go out in the sun.

9. Baking Soda and Tea Tree Oil to Lighten Tone

Ingredients:

The benefits of it:

Baking soda is a mild exfoliator and skin lightener and sloughs away dead cells. It maintains skin pH level thus controls oil.

How to do it:

First of all, add in water and baking soda in a bowl to make a paste of thick consistency. Then add in the oil. Apply to the affected area and scrub gently. After 2-3 minutes, wash off. Do it twice or thrice a week.

10. Lemon Juice with Tea Tree Oil

Ingredients:

  • 1-2Tsp lemon juice
  • 4-5 drops tea tree oil

The benefits of it:

Lemon is also a bleaching agent with great antibacterial properties. It kills bacteria and can control oil production. In short a great cleanser.

How to do it:

After squeezing fresh lemon juice add in the oil. Blend in and apply to the affected area. Leave it for 15 minutes and then wash off.

Do it twice a week. It can be a bit too strong for many and way to rough on sensitive skin. So, better dilute it with water or oil as per wish.

11. Witch Hazel and Tea Tree Oil Toner

Easy Tips To Use Tea Tree Oil For Better Facial SkinIngredients:

  • 30-40 drops witch hazel
  • 5-6 drops tea tree oil

The benefits of it:

Witch hazel is generally used as a toner. It soothes, prevents aging, revives damaged cells, etc. Your texture and tone will get even.

How to do it:

Blend them in together and using a Q-tip apply on the spots.

Or increase the volume and make a spray. In a nice sanitized glass or mason bottle, pour witch hazel followed by tea tree oil. Give it a shake so that they get mixed well. Add a bit of vitamin E so that it stays good for a long time.

No need to wash it off. Let it dry naturally. Put it on the face twice a day to make a pimple go away.

12. Apple Cider Vinegar and Tea Tree Oil Toner

Ingredients:

  • 1Tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2-3 drops tea tree oil
  • Cotton ball

The benefits of it:

Apple cider vinegar is called the ‘Fountain of Youth”. It is an effective astringent great for toning. Being acidic maintains pH, also rejuvenates the skin. Bacteria will be killed and you will have an even tone for controlled production.

How to do it:

Mix the ingredients and apply on the affected areas with the cotton. Or, like before increasing the volume and store it. Remember it is very strong. If you cannot hold it, add in water.

13. Activated Charcoal Tea Tree Cleanser

Ingredients:

  • 2 drops tea tree oil
  • 1Tsp activated charcoal
  • 1Tbsp aloe gel
  • 1Tbsp organic honey
  • 1Tsp extra virgin coconut oil

The benefits of it:

Activated charcoal has a magnet like abilities that catch and hold all kinds of impurities from deep down pores in its porous structure and reveal the fresh face.

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How to do it:

In a bowl combine honey and charcoal. Then add the oil and gel. Stir very well to blend them in. Finish off by adding the essential oil.

You can store it in a pump bottle for future uses. With a cotton pad, wipe off your face every time. It will stay good for a week and can be used daily.

14. Calamine Lotion with Tea Tree Oil for Nights

Ingredients:

  • Calamine lotion
  • A few drops of tea tree oil

The benefits of it:

Calamine lotion has got zinc in it. Zink can dry up the pimples and also reduces inflammation.

How to do it:

Take some calamine lotion and add a few drops of tea tree oil to it. Blend nicely. Massage this mixture onto your entire face until it gets absorbed. Use it every night at least. Your face will be protected and cleared.

15. Improvised Products with Tea Tree Oil

Ingredients:

  • Your daily cleanser/moisturizer even shampoo

The benefits of it:

The product has its own benefit. But, as you use it daily by adding the essential oil, you get the oil benefit every day too with it.

How to do it:

Just add in a few drops of the oil in the products and use it the way you always do. Make sure it does not get into eyes. And you can add as much as you need but think about your skin’s capability to stand the oil.

Quench the Thirst of Your Facial Skin

The results after using any of these methods will blow your mind. Do try them and share your experience with others. Your thoughts and experience can save someone else from their tension. Spread love and care with your words.

How We Pick The Product

We recommend products by researching Amazon best-selling items, user’s reviews, YouTube reviews, talk show interviews, higher rated products, most reviewed items, celebrity gossip, daily publications, and magazine interviews with celebrity, dermatologist or doctor.

We research the product’s literature from the trusted sources. We frequently refer many leading publications – Elle, Allure, Cosmopolitan, She Knows, Good Housekeeping, Reader’s Digest, Best Reviews, Marie Claire, Women’s Health, Vouge, Buzzfeed, etc.

We also often analysis the product’s information from the reliable sources (who make the deep testing) like Cook’s Illustrated, America’s Test Kitchen, Consumer Reports, Consumer Testing Laboratories, etc.

It’s better to note that every product does not work for everyone. And the result may be different because of different skin tones, types, and conditions. So, often your dermatologist may give you the better recommendations which product you should use for your skin.

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