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Major Tea Tree Oil Benefits You Need to Know

Tea tree oil benefits your skin more than you think—plus it smells amazing, which gives us one more reason to add it to our beauty arsenal. To find out how tea tree oil benefits your skin, we talked to NYC-based dermatologist Dr. Janet Prystowsky, who tells us tea tree oil can, "treat acne as effectively as over-the-counter acne treatments." See what else she says it's good for!

3-In-1 Tea Tree

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Perfect to toss in your gym bag or use every day, this 3-in-1 product helps your hair and skin with one application. For soft skin, smooth, silky hair and the invigorating scent of tea tree oil, this product is sure to become one of your faves.

American Crew 3-In-1 Tea Tree, 8.4 oz, $11.95, American Crew

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Tea Tree Face Mask Sheet

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A K-Beauty favorite, this 2-pack hydrates and soothes your skin using the ingredient of the hour--tea tree oil.

Tony Moly I'm Real - Tea Tree Face Mask Sheet - Soothing (2-Pack), $7.50, Sephora

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Tea Tree Oil Serum

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Tea tree and peppermint oils combine to create a formula that hydrates and refreshes your scalp to promote healthy, smooth, damage-free hair.

CHI Tea Tree Oil Serum, $15, Loxa Beauty

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Irish Moor Mud Purifying Cleanser Gel

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Irish moor mud, black hijiki seaweed and volcanic ash are just a few of the powerful skincare ingredients in this clarifying gel. While tea tree oil may play a more supporting role in this product, that doesn't make its impact any less significant. Use it once or twice a day for smaller looking pores and clear, polished skin.

Peter Thomas Roth Irish Moor Mud Purifying Cleanser Gel, $38, Peter Thomas Roth

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Soothing & Healing Green Tea Splash Mask

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Good for all skin types, this mask is inspired by the Korean bathhouse tradition of splashing botanical steeped water onto the face after cleansing, which helps to both tone and brighten skin. Tea tree leaf oil and green tea extract help to soothe and calm acne-prone skin.

Blithe Soothing & Healing Green Tea Splash Mask, $45, Glow Recipe

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Jojoba & Tea Tree Scalp Oil

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A formula that supports natural hair growth while fighting dandruff and dryness, this scalp oil is perfectly soothing and hydrating.

Earth's Nectar Jojoba & Tea Tree Scalp Oil, $18.50, Earth's Nectar

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Razor Burn Rescue

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A product to steal from your man, keep razor burn and ingrown hairs at bay with this soothing, refreshing formula.

Murad Razor Burn Rescue, $37, Murad

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Pore Effect Refining Cream

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Refine and tighten up your pores with this hydrating, clarifying cream infused with botanicals and tea tree oil. Use twice daily for best results.

Dr. Brandt Skincare Pores No More® Pore Effect Refining Cream, $55, Dr. Brandt Skincare

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Blemish Remedy Foundation

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Help your skin do its thing even when you're wearing makeup. This tea tree oil-infused mineral foundation heals blemishes and keeps new ones from forming while providing you with flawless coverage. Bonus: It comes in 10 shades.

bareMinerals Blemish Remedy Foundation, $28, bareMinerals

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Blemish Treatment Primer

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Tea tree oil works with thyme, rosemary, and lemon peel extracts to give you a flawless base to work with before you apply your makeup. It treats and hides blemishes so you can be ready for whatever the day has in store for you.

Cover FX Blemish Treatment Primer, $22, Cover FX

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Tea Tree Oil Mattifying Lotion

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A tried and true staff favorite, this mattifying lotion is hydrating, smells great and helps to erase old acne and heal and treat blemishes all while preventing new acne from forming.

The Body Shop Tea Tree Oil Mattifying Lotion, $15, The Body Shop

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