Tea Tree: Our Top Product Picks

We all know and love Tea Tree, not only for the distinctive scent but the diverse uses and benefits.

Tea tree oil is a light yellow coloured oil that is extracted from the leaves of the melaleuca alternifolia. The plant itself is native to Australia.

Here are some of the many common uses for tea tree oil:

  • Acne
  • Bacterial infections
  • Chickenpox
  • Cold sores
  • Earaches
  • Head lice
  • Insect bites
  • Dry cuticles
  • Sunburn
  • Halitosis

 

Bath & Unwind: Tea Tree
Tea Tree – the Miracle Ingredient

1. TISSERAND Aromatherapy Deep Cleansing Skin Wash

This Vegan friendly skin wash is packed full of organic ingredients including the all important Tree Tea Oil. It smells incredible, feels soft on the skin and safe to use on the face, of course avoiding the eyes and mouth! Its main purpose is to help prevent and help fade those blemishes that we all try to hide with our make-up. It is time to stop covering and start giving our skin the TLC it deserves.

Jennifer from Wolcott says I give Tisserand Deep Cleansing skin wash 5 stars and 100% recommendation!”

2. BADGER BALM Jojoba, Rosemary & Tea Tree Hair Oil

A dry scalp is nothing to be ashamed of, however Badger Balm know that no one wants a dry scalp and that is why Badger Balm Jojoba, Rosemary & Tea Tree Hair Oil is our number two!  Much like other oil based hair treatments, it works best overnight because the longer you leave this organic oil on the hair the better your results will be. After your beauty sleep, wash your hair using your regular shampoo and conditioner. The results may cause severe shock!

Did you know? – Badger balm only use ingredients that fit their rigorous natural standards for healthy agriculture, minimal processing, sustainable supply chain and health giving properties.

3. AUSTRALIAN BODYCARE Tea Tree Oil Foot Treatment Cream

Are you like me? Always on the move? Wearing unsupported foot wear and then wondering why your feet are dry, cracked and hurting? Thought so. We abuse our feet more than you think and a majority of the population find themselves trying to find the next best foot repair solution. Well Australian Bodycare got the memo and have come up with what is now our magic number three!

Tea Tree and Aloe Vera helps soften and hydrate the feet. After having a relaxing bath, applying Tea Tree Oil foot treatment cream to your feet and wrapping them in a towel is sure to sooth and start healing your worn out feet.

A delighted beauty lover says “A real good – feel good treatment – experienced improvement after a few days of application”

 

Jason, Australian Bodycare and Elemis - all containing the miracle ingredient Tea Tree
Jason, Australian Bodycare and Elemis – all containing the miracle ingredient Tea Tree

4. JASON Normalizing Tea Tree Treatment Shampoo and Conditioner

Tea Tree treatments are taking a big step up in soothing and treating itchy scalp that we all experience sometime in our life.

Jason worked on the perfect formulation to make this work miracles. Not only treat an itchy scalp condition, but also tame that unwanted frizz and shield your hair from heat damage.

I have heard some feedback on this product that it makes the scalp itch rather than sooth that annoying itch. This baffled me, so I thought I should investigate and I found the answer! The reason some people have experienced itchiness is because it is not to be used as a regular shampoo and conditioner. A treatment is a treat for the hair so using it twice a week is more than enough to ensure it is used to its full potential.

Elizabeth from London says Fab! My man has tried a lot of treatments for dandruff and this is the best yet”

5. ARRAN Sense of Scotland Formulas Lavender & Tea Tree Facial Scrub

When I hear the words facial and scrub in the same sentence, I am always a little bit wary at first. Our faces are delicate and shouldn’t be sandpapered down like a weekend DIY job. Working in the industry I have learnt that it is not as brutal as I first thought, but I would totally understand your reservations.

Arran have created this little beauty, that combines all those soothing and antibacterial ingredients, including of course that all important Tea Tree Oil to sooth and clear up all those unwanted blemishes. And it is incredible.  

Did you know? Arran Sense of Scotland don’t use any animal ingredients either, except bee products (honey and beeswax), so all of their products are suitable for use by vegetarians. The organic oils they use are all certified by the soil association and a majority of their ingredients are extracted from natural plants, sourced from trusted UK suppliers.

6. TISSERAND Aromatherapy Tea Tree+ Anti-Blemish Stick

Pre teens, teens and those like me that are still experiencing a spotty disaster need to ge their hands on one of these little beauties! Tisserand make a second appearance in our top 10 with this fabulous anti-blemish stick fit for purpose. It is compact so can go in your handbag for any spotty emergencies.

We are always hoping for the next tips and hints on how to banish our zits and squeezing them always seems to be the answer, however this is not the solution as this can lead to scarring or infection.

Our skin is more responsive when we sleep, so applying this before you go to bed. Paying special attention to those dry pimples. After drifting off with a beautiful tea tree scent under your nose, you will wake up zit free! Amazing!

Annick from Bristol says “Great for zapping those spots away! I apply on the areas just before bed”

7. AUSTRALIAN BODY CARE Tea Tree Oil Skin Wash

After a long day hard at work, a shower is needed to wash away all the airborne bacteria we have attracted throughout the day and the most important part is feeling fresh and clean.

Enter stage right! -Tea Tree Oil is back again to act as an antiseptic, freshening and cleaning the skin, all whilst not drying it out and keeping a healthy PH balance.

The great thing about Australian Bodycare Tea Tree Oil Skin Wash is that it is suitable for everyday use, doesn’t dry out the skin and guarantees to leave you feeling and smelling fantastic.

A delighted beauty lover saysAs I suffer with psoriasis and eczema I purchased this to see if it would help as it had been recommended to me by somebody. I can say that just after one shower the itch has been greatly relieved”

8. ELEMIS Sp@Home Tea Tree S.O.S. Spray

Elemis are making an appearance at number eight with their incredible S.O.S spray. If you are a waxing addict, this could definitely help with that lingering burning you get from a fresh wax. Spraying this on the irritated areas will sooth and restore moisture.

As British summer time approaches us, slowly but surely, you may find yourself waking up to unwanted mosquito bites, these itchy little monsters can cause irritation and scarring. There are many repellents on the market but an actual spray to treat the possible infection and relieve the pressure is hard to come by. S.O.S spray does just this and will treat the bite with its high concentration tea tree oil content.

Multi use and reliable. It is definitely a must have!

Did you know? Elemis have won over 200 beauty awards worldwide and have a relationship with Breast cancer care. Each year they unveil a new pink product or collection to show their support to the cause.

9. JASON Purifying Tea Tree Pure Natural Skin Oil

Jason is back again with more amazing Tea Tree miracles. This time to treat the skin and stop that annoying itch. This is a diverse product that can be used as a general day to day skin irritation buster. This is made of pure tea tree leaf oil so is an all natural product that is perfect for sunburn, bites, blemishes, spots, acne and bacterial infections. The great thing is because is it a natural remedy, you can reapply as many times as you like. This all round beauty is a must have in the bathroom cabinet!

Did you know? Tea Tree Oil has antimicrobial properties that destroy the bacteria on your skin that causes body odour.

10. DR DENNIS GROSS Botanical Cleansing Bar with Tea Tree & Aloe

Tea Tree in solid form? Yes, that’s right Dr Dennis Gross has taken it to the next level and created a tea tree cleansing bar!

I used this after being given a sample size and it was the most amazing soap bar I have ever used, now usually I am not a big fan of a bar but this is so much more than your average soap. I love my make-up and even though I remove it with warm water, I still get a build up of oil. This bar is soft and subtle enough to cleanse and remove any oil or dirt. It is so refreshing and soothing I may have to purchase a full size one now!

Even more amazingly, it contains age-fighting antioxidants, making this the mother of all soaps and that is why it makes it on the top ten Bath & Unwind list for 2017.

Indulgent pleasure says “I am not a fan of liquid cleansers. This is my favourite bar soap. It has a clean scent and gets the job done”

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Elemis S.O.S spray can even be used on children.

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