Essential Oil Blends for Acne and Skin Blemishes

Essential Oil Blends for Acne and Skin Blemishes

Hey there, skincare enthusiasts! If you’ve ever battled with acne and stubborn skin blemishes, you know the struggle is real. The quest for a clear, radiant complexion often feels like a never-ending journey, with countless products promising miracles. But what if the secret to banishing those pesky imperfections lies in the power of nature itself? Enter essential oils — the aromatic elixirs derived from plants that have been cherished for centuries for their therapeutic properties. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at some of the best essential oil blends for acne and skin blemishes.

Essential Oil Blends for Acne and Skin Blemishes
Essential Oil Blends for Acne and Skin Blemishes

The best essential oils for acne and Skin blemishes include:

Benzoin, Bergamot, Cedarwood, Chamomile (German or Roman), Clary Sage, Geranium, Grapefruit, Juniper Berry, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Mandarin, Orange (Sweet), Rosemary, Tea Tree and Thyme.

 The best carrier oils for acne and Skin blemishes include:

Sweet Almond, Borage Seed, Coconut, Hazelnut.

How to Use These Essential Oil Blends for Acne and Skin Blemishes

Mix all ingredients thoroughly. Make sure your face and neck are properly cleansed. Apply the oil blend gently, massaging it on the skin in a circular motion. Allow the mixture to absorb into the skin, do not wash off. Ensure to apply the mixture twice per day, once in the morning and again at night.

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Essential Oil Blends for Acne and Skin Blemishes Day Blend-min
Essential Oil Blends for Acne and Skin Blemishes Day Blend-min

Essential Oil Blends for Acne and Skin Blemishes Day Blends

Blend 1

  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 5 drops of tea tree
  • 4 drops of lavender
  • 1 drop of geranium

Blend 2

  • 1 tablespoon jojoba oil
  • 10 drops of tea tree
Acne Essential Oil Blend Day Blend 3-min
Acne Essential Oil Blend Day Blend 3-min

 Blend 3

  • 1 tablespoon borage seed oil
  • 4 drops of chamomile
  • 4 drops of thyme
  • 2 drops of lavender

 Blend 4

  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 4 drops of lemon
  • 2 drops of neroli

Essential Oil Blends for Acne and Skin Blemishes Night Blends

Skin Blemishes Essential Oil Night Blends
Skin Blemishes Essential Oil Night Blends

Blend 1

  • 1 tablespoon sweet almond oil
  • 6 drops of bergamot
  • 6 drops of tea tree
  • 3 drops of lemon

Blend 2

  • 1 tablespoon borage seed oil
  • 10 drops of tea tree
  • 5 drops of lavender
Essential Oil Blends for Acne Night Blend
Essential Oil Blends for Acne Night Blend

Blend 3

  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 10 drops of rosemary
  • 2 drops of grapefruit
  • 2 drops of juniper
  • 1 drop of lavender

Blend 4

  • 1 tablespoon jojoba oil
  • 8 drops of lemongrass
  • 4 drops of chamomile
  • 3 drops of tea tree

If using coconut oil as a carrier oil, it’s best not to use a microwave to melt the oil. Here’s the best way to melt coconut oil:

Stovetop Method:

  • Put the coconut oil in a heat-resistant container or use the original jar
  • Fill a saucepan with water and heat it on the stove
  • Place the container with coconut oil in the warm water
  • Stir occasionally until the coconut oil melts

References

  • Aromatherapy: 600 Aromatherapy Recipes for Beauty, Health & Home: by Jones, Beth.
  • The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy: by Valerie Ann Worwood
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