When it comes to promoting healthy skin and hair coconut oil is definitely one of the best natural beauty products. Coconut oil works wonders to keep your skin clean and clear, it conditions, moisturizes, prevents wrinkles, protects against sun damage and softens skin. Surprisingly, coconut oil is also a great and a natural remedy to banish stubborn acne! Here we are with a recipe for coconut oil acne spot treatment you need to definitely try!
Coconut oil- Due to its powerful antibacterial, antifungal and antimicrobial properties, coconut oil naturally combats acne and pimples. It penetrates deep into the skin and unclog pores by getting rid of dirt, grime, blackheads and sloughing off dead skin cells for clear skin. Coconut oil can not only prevent and treat acne but can also heal acne scars. Coconut oil contains natural Capric acid and Lauric acid that helps fight acne causing bacteria and the rich fats in the oil repairs any damage, keeping the skin healthy. For an effective acne treatment, use coconut oil as a natural acne spot treatment.
Tea tree oil- Has amazing anti-acne properties. Keeps skin clean and clear and heals acne overnight!
Matcha powder- Contains EGCG and catechins that absorb into the skin and helps fight acne by inhibiting acne causing microbes and balancing excess sebum.
You will need:
- 2 tablespoons of extra virgin coconut oil
- 3 – 5 drops pure tea tree oil
- 1/2 teaspoon matcha powder
Melt the coconut oil and add in the essential oil. Add in matcha powder and mix everything together.
Pour it into a lip balm tube to easily use it on acne. If you stay in humid weathers, you can also add in beeswax to maintain solid consistency.
Store the container in the fridge and use it whenever needed. While coconut oil helps heal the skin, essential oil such as tea tree oil and matcha powder helps fight acne, calm the skin and reduce blemishes at the same time.
**Coconut oil is great for more than just treating acne. You can use it as an all-over body moisturizer, hair conditioning treatment, and as a healthy cooking ingredient in recipes. Find out best DIY beauty products using coconut oil for faster hair growth…