5 ways to use manuka oil from head to toe

Changing up your skincare routine and trying something new can be intimidating. Are you interested in including Manuka oil in your daily regime but don't know where to start?

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Here are five easy manuka oil uses to try.

1. Manuka Facial Cleanser

Acne, pimples and breakouts are an unavoidable part of life. Often painful and always inconvenient, no miracle cure will make a spot disappear. There is, however, there are manuka oil uses for breakouts. One of the nest Manuka oil uses is that it is a useful tool in the fight against acne. The antibacterial properties help to both clean the area and keep bacteria at bay, while soothing inflammation and boosting natural healing. ManukaRx makes it easy to include Manuka oil in your daily skincare routine. The Foaming Facial Cleanser uses all-natural ingredients to keep skin clean and bright, while the ManukaRx Acne Prevention Oil protects against bacteria and keeping skin hydrated and glowing.

2. Manuka on your lips

Keeping your lips protected against the elements takes only two swipes of ManukaRx Lip Balm. The ultra-hydrating balm combines coconut oil, Shea butter, vitamin E and beeswax to keep mouths happy and healthy. However, don't expect it to taste like Manuka honey. The fragrance-free balm uses manuka oil, which has been proven to have far more potent antibacterial properties than Manuka honey.

3. Homemade Manuka skincare

Making homemade skin lotions and balms is a fun and affordable way to keep your skincare as natural and plastic-free as possible.  Adding a few drops of 100% East Cape Manuka Oil to your DIY moisturiser, lip scrub or toner gives them a powerful boost. It's particularly useful for those with acne-prone skin or sensitive skin that needs a little more TLC. 

  • Find a lip scrub recipe here
  • Find a moisturiser recipe here
  • Find a toner recipe here

4. Manuka oil to aid cuts and grazes  

The Manuka tree is a multi-purpose, nurturing plant and has long been used by Maori healers to help and assist a variety of ailments, from cuts and scrapes to coughs. Don't worry - you don't have to harvest any plants or brew any concoctions to make the most of Manuka oil. Try ManukaRx Natural Skin Ointment on minor cuts and abrasions. The antibacterial abilities help to keep infection at bay, while cocoa butter, Shea butter and Vitamin E help to keep the area hydrated. Massaging a healing balm into the area will help to stimulate healing and prevent scarring. You can use the Natural Skin Ointment or mix a few drops of Manuka oil with coconut oil to make an ultra-hydrating moisturiser.

5. Natural Manuka Deodorant

The sustainable and eco-friendly movement has reached the skincare and beauty industry. Avoid feeling overwhelmed - it's best to start small and work from there, like changing to a natural deodorant. ManukaRx makes the transition simple with their Natural Manuka Deodorant.  The aluminium, fragrance and paraben-free deodorant is suitable for sensitive skin. The antibacterial properties of the Manuka oil combat odour-causing bacteria, leaving you fresh and ready for the day.

Manuka oil from the East Cape of New Zealand boasts exceptionally high levels of triketones, which are responsible for the high antibacterial properties of the oil. Studies show that Manuka oil is 20 to 30 times more potent than Australian Tea Tree oil. In short - this all-natural, community grown and harvested oil is a medicine cupboard must-have.


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