Acne is a skin condition caused by bacteria. Bacteria feed with the skin oil and multiplies.
People with oily skin have a big chance of developing acne. Teenagers experiencing hormonal fluctuations may develop acne.
The oil that normally lubricates the skin gets trapped in blocked oil ducts and the result is what we know as pimples, blackheads, and whiteheads on the surface of skin.
It is not medically proven but stress may also contribute to acne breakouts.
Aromatherapy using essential oils may improve your skin condition. Essential oils can be applied on the problem area. The oils improve the hormones balance, reduce the stress and regulate skin’s oil production, by balancing the secretions of sebaceous glands.
When you choose an essential oil you have to look for anti-inflammation, astringent or balancing properties.
Anti-inflammation oil is one who reduces the painful irritation and includes chamomile, sage, and lavender.
Astringent oil helps to control the oiliness of your skin and include cedar wood, geranium, lavender, and rosewood.
Balancing oil may help you normalize the skin oil production and this includes rosemary and sandalwood.
Tea -tree oil is a wonderful antibacterial agent, and can help you acne bacteria tightening your pores.
Chamomile oil has excellent antibiotic and antiseptic properties and can help you calm your skin and minimize breakouts.
Lavender oil is a strong antiseptic. Make sure you dilute in a ratio of 10 parts water and 1 part
Sandalwood oil is fragrant oil that has mild astringent properties and can help tighten and clean your pores.
Peppermint oil cut down on sebum, drying up current pimples.
Citrus oil is natural defoliant, removing the top dry skin, cleansing your pores and exposing a new, fresh layer of skin.
Combining diet and exercise with aromatherapy may help you maintain a radiant skin.