Acne is a common beauty problem and the worst part they tend to leave behind a nasty scar that is very difficult to treat. The flawless and clear is something we all would love to flaunt. However, While many homemade treatments and herbal remedies are available for treating these acne scars, one of the best DIY acne scar treatment is to use tea tree essential oil to prevent any future breakouts and fade scars.
Aloe vera contains vitamins like A, C, E, B1, B2, B3, B6 and B12 that helps to heal the skin. It is known for its anti-inflammatory properties that relieve the inflammation and redness on the skin. Both aloe vera and tea tree oil are rich in antioxidants and have astringent properties that effectively keep your skin free from acne and scars.
Tea tree oil has anti-inflammatory properties that help to relieve redness, pain, and swelling associated with acne. Aloe vera gel, when combined with the goodness of tea tree essential oil becomes extremely effective in treating acne scars.
Things you need:
- Aloe vera gel – 1 tablespoon
- tea tree essential oil – 2 drops
In a bowl, mix a tablespoon of aloe vera gel with a few drops of tea tree essential oil. Apply the concoction on cleansed skin. Massage gently using upward circular motions. Leave it on your skin for about 20 minutes or overnight. Wash off with tepid water. Follow up with a non-comedogenic moisturizing sunscreen.
Make sure you are not allergic to any of the ingredients used in this homemade mask-like lemon, raw honey or aloe vera gel; go for a patch test before using this face mask. Tea tree oil is amazing to clear and prevent acne, however always dilute the essential oil before using it.