Acne in adults can be an indicator of an underlying health problem and it is advisable to have it checked by a doctor. Seasonal or minor acne can be controlled by following a proper skincare routine and dietary modifications as acne is mainly a result of bad skincare habits and irregular eating. A balanced routine along with healthy eating, drinking more water, using chemical-free skin care products and regular physical activity can keep most skin problems at bay.

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According to Ruchita Arya, founder of Glow and Green, a beauty content platform, Ayurveda combines modern lifestyle and health-conscious habits with natural substances, medicines, and herbs to help us lead a healthy life. The objective of Ayurveda is to maintain the balance between mind, body, and spirit.

As reported by Indian Express, Acharya has shared a quick and easy home remedy that, according to her, will not only help treat acne but also save you from expensive and chemical-based products.

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Aloe vera is  effective, cost-efficient and easily available. It has strong anti-inflammatory properties which makes it an effective remedy for acne. Aloe vera contains antioxidants, enzymes, and vitamins A and C. It is beneficial for gently cleansing the skin. Aloe vera’s antiseptic properties help to prevent bacteria from spreading. Polysaccharides and gibberellins found in it help  the growth of new cells and reduce inflammation and redness. As an astringent, it closes pores by removing excess sebum, dirt, and microbes. Aloe vera also treats burns and dry skin.

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How to use:

Take an aloe vera plant and cut it in half. Directly apply the gel to your skin using a cotton ball. You can also buy aloe vera gel  and use it according to instructions provided.

Add this method to your daily routine and you will see results in 10-15 days. Aloe vera does not have any side effects, just make sure you are not allergic to it.