If it feels like only an army of high-tech lotions, potions, and chemical concoctions can combat your stubborn acne, we get it. We've actually tried every one in the book. However, few work better than this natural-as-they-come remedy: tea tree oil.
Turns out, we're not the only ones smitten with the magic of tea tree. Beautylish has a full rundown of its majesty, as well as its limitations (because, unfortunately, nothing is perfect). As the article discusses, this remedy has been proven to successfully tackle some not-so pleasant skin ailments — acne, blackheads, whiteheads, and excess oil, to name a few. If you simply combine the oil with water, it effectively dries out overactive oily skin and blemishes of all sorts without leaving skin parched.
Luckily, even if you don't fancy yourself a master mixer, there are plenty of ways to integrate this earthy ingredient into your daily routine. Click on through for the full story on this natural wonder. (Beautylish)
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