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is tea tree oil suppose to burn?

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i've used it to spot treatment for a few days now. no visible redness or drying or peeling. But is it suppose to burn like crazy when you first put it on?

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If it's 100% TTO, then it should have a tingling sensation. Depending on the sensitivity of your skin.

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No it shouldn't burn like crazy. Maybe you're using it too strong (full strength) or you've used it for too many days in a row. Back off of the strength and frequency until you stop having any pain. Tingle isn't painful, tingle is like a tickle.

Additional note: I like the low dose of tea tree oil in my cleanser, but I gave up using straight or water-diluted tea tree oil when I experienced extreme skin redness and pain with breakouts. I think the strength of the product was the problem in my case.

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