Having acne anywhere on your skin is a horrible nightmare no one wants to experience. The unsightly condition leaves your skin with sometimes itchy patches that look like a plague.

Although acne is curable, Mirah Belle recognizes that it's better to arm our knowledge with the best essential oils to combat the nightmare so we don't incur side effects during our treating.

Read on to discover the top five essential oils to prevent and cure acne.

Tea Tree Essential Oil

Native to Australia, tea tree oil is a powerful organic extract used traditionally, by Aborigines, to treat cough and different skin ailments. Tea tree oil is a topical essential oil which which provides harsh treatment for infections like acne and blemishes. As an antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory agent, it is widely known for its soothing effect on itchiness, redness and inflammation. The oil is also a popular natural choice for clearing acne scars. It rids your skin of the scars and reveals a smooth, spotless glow. Not only does this organic oil cure acne, it prevents it as well. Tea tree oil contains terpinen-4-ol and other active compounds that boosts your immune system's white blood cells and strengthens them to fiercely fight against future occurrences of acne. Our Tea Tree Anti-Acne Face Wash and Tea Tree – Haritaki Anti Acne Body Wash are two of the best products you can use for the same.

Cedarwood Essential Oil

Widely known for its woodsy fragrance and its soothing effect on the mood, cedarwood oil is also a powerful anti-acne essential oil. Thanks to its anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties, it flushes out toxins that can clog pores, clears menacing acne blemish and reduces redness. Try our Men's Face Cream cedarwood product.

Lemon Essential Oil

Extracted from fresh peels of lemon fruits, lemon oil is a powerful antibacterial detoxifier. Bacteria and other toxins often get trapped in skin pores and when they build up, they can cause breakouts and acne. Lemon oil is effective in treating acne. It purges the skin of toxins and bacteria and clears clogged pores for a healthy skin glow. Owing to the essential oil's healing properties, lemon oil also encourages fast healing from breakouts and acne treatment.

Lavender Essential Oil

For many years, lavender essential oil has often been revered as a potent oil for treating skin problems like acne and blemishes. It is many dermatologists' top recommendation for a natural approach to treat acne and other skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis. The oil kills infectious bacteria and soothes the skin. It also reduce the scars, marks and patches that occur on the skin. Try Mirah Belle's Healing Skin Elixir and Dry Skin Body Oil.

Geranium Essential Oil

In ancient times, the Egyptians used geranium oil to maintain their radiant glowing skins. However, the oil is now used in medicines and cosmetic products to treat skin problems like inflammation and prevent premature aging by clearing fine lines, age spots etc. Geranium oil is also effective for treating acne. Try our Mirah Belle's Anti-Acne Geranium Essential Oil for the same.