Formulation and Evaluation of Anti-Acne Face Wash Gel using Guava Seed Extract
During the puberty, imbalance of internal constituents and hormonal balance may cause many skin problems. Acne is found as most common skin problem. Face and neck are the major affected area. Preventive approaches involve removal of oil from the face. Proper cleaning and washing require for this purpose. Various researches have been proved utility of herbal based formulations for cleaning purpose which also removes excess oil; considering this fact present work was intended to prepare a face wash gel using Psidium guajava seed extract with antioxidant and antibacterial properties. Prepared gel was evaluated for various quality control parameters like; spreadability, pH, consistency and grittiness, etc. The results of quality control parameters were found to be satisfactory.
Keywords: Acne, Gel, Antimicrobial, Psidium guajava, Face-wash
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