There are lots of incredible benefits to using skin and hair products that have tea tree oil in them. Not only does tea tree oil help to soothe painful or irritated skin, but it can also naturally reduce any redness and swelling too. And, because tea tree oil is antimicrobial, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory, it can help to promote overall scalp health. Here are some beauty go-tos that can add the wellness of tea tree oil to your everyday beauty regiment. —Jennifer Cox
Get your daily dose of tea tree oil with The Body’s Shop’s Tea Tree Purifying Soap ($6). This vegetable-based bar cleanser works up into a rich lather and effectively cleanses the skin without drying it out. Natural tea tree oil will leave your skin feeling soft, refreshed, and thoroughly cleansed, day in and day out.
The Acne Treatment Serum from Exposed Skincare ($23) is a long-term investment in your complexion because it penetrates deep into pores and prevents new blemishes and whiteheads from forming. This benzoyl peroxide gel is formulated with tea tree oil, which helps to fight acne-causing bacteria, plus it has green tea extract to naturally calm and heal skin throughout the day.
Bushbalm’s Ingrown Hair Oil ($36) softens the skin and hair found in your most sensitive areas to relieve redness after shaving or waxing. It also improves the look of ingrown hairs, razor burn, and bumps. Thanks to tea tree oil, this unique formula will calm skin and reduce redness after inflammation.
Allpa Botanicals uses organic, cold-pressed tea tree oil that is hand-picked from native crops in Australia. Their Tea Tree Face Oil ($27) will help calm and soothe damaged or acne-prone skin, it will balance your complexion, and it moisturizes as well as cleanses.