Natural Acne Spot Treatment


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It never fails. Right before that time of the month I get hormonal breakouts. They’re usually on my chin, but I’ll get the occasional zit on my forehead – especially when I’m stressed or don’t get enough sleep.

I’ve found that these homemade acne remedies work best in helping to prevent acne from starting, but sometimes the unavoidable happens.

I used to turn to traditional acne spot treatments with chemicals like benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid. I thought I needed something harsh to get rid of the oil and dry out my pimples. Boy, was I wrong.

Oil is not the enemy when it comes to acne. In fact, oil is beneficial for the face. I’ve given up on traditional facial cleansers and now use the oil cleansing method (OCM) to “wash” my face at night. It was really tough for me to do this. I started once and gave up 3 weeks into it because I didn’t see any improvement. Then months later, I tried it again and WOW. It was worth sticking it through to about 5-6 weeks. I absolutely love the oil cleansing method now. Here’s a tutorial on the oil cleaning method and why it’s good for you. I also have a DIY face wash I use in the morning sometimes – or I just splash with water and follow with my DIY pH balancing toner.

But where’s what I learned from my oil cleaning method experiment: oil is good for the skin.

For me, I wanted a natural acne spot treatment. And after some experimenting I found the PERFECT zit zapper blend.

Natural Acne Spot Treatment #DIY #skincare #essentialoils - DontMesswithMama.com

Acne-Fighting Essential Oils

  • Melrose blend (Melaleuca, Niaouli, Rosemary, Clove) – natural germ killer
  • Purification blend (Citronella, Lemongrass, Lavandin, Rosemary, Melaleuca, Myrtle) – astringent properties
  • Thieves blend (Clove, Lemon, Cinnamon Bark, Eucalyptus, Rosemary) – natural germ killer
  • Lavender - soothing to the skin

Natural Acne Spot Treatment with Essential Oils

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Add essential oils to 5 ml glass bottle.
  2. Fill with sweet almond oil.
  3. Shake well and use as needed as a spot treatment for acne.

How to Get Started with Essential Oils

Natural Acne Spot Treatment #DIY #skincare #essentialoils - DontMesswithMama.com

 

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