Cure for back acne #3: Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree oil is a great cure for for back acne. It is derived from the leaves of Melaleuca alternifolia of Australia, which is rich in anti-bacterial and anti-microbial properties. The anti-bacteria effect of tea tree oil eliminate the bacteria Propionibacterium acnes which is responsible for the development of acne.
What to do
Get tree oil of 2-3 tsp (a little less than 1 tbsp)
A cup of water
Add tea tree oil with water.
Using a cotton ball apply this mixture on your back acne breakouts.
Repeat 1-2 times a day.
Also apply it before going to bed.
You may store the prepared solution in a bottle for later use
Applying undiluted tea tree oil on your skin may lead to irritation, redness, blistering, over-drying, as well as itching. Always dilute the oil with water in 5:95 ratio. This means 5 parts of tea tree oil should be mixed with 95 parts of water. For example, 5 ml tea tree oil should be mixed with 95 ml of water.