There's nothing more amazing than being comfortable in your own skin (quite literally). But let's be real, oily and acne-prone skin can be very, very tricky to deal with. There are just too many things you must address like clogged pores, zits, whiteheads, excess oil secretion and all the other rollercoasters that come along with it. What's crucial is that you ought to pick out something that fights all of that while also maintaining your skin's pH balance. Narrowing it down for you, we've rounded up these awesome homegrown brands with skincare that does a heck of a job caring for that acne-prone skin.
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Acing the herbal skincare game for quite a few years now, Ozone Ayurvedics has a range of skincare that you can shop for by concern. Acne Check Hydrant (INR 298), Acne Check Face Wash (INR 213) and Acne Healing Mask (INR 242) are the three aloe-based products from the brand that work like magic. Other ingredients also include turmeric and lemon extracts, which are highly effective when it comes to treating pimples. All three are anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and great for acne-prone skins.
Price: Starting at INR 149
Based out of Rajasthan, this online-only brand, Sacred Elixir, specialises in making chemical-free pure oils in the form of essential oils, carrier oils, synergy blends and roll-ons. For our uninvited zits, we'd recommend trying out their Australian Tea Tree Roll On (INR 300) which helps treat acne among other things. It comes pre-diluted and you can apply it directly to your acne scars. The best about these roll-ons is the fact that they're way too convenient to carry around and require zero effort before application.
Price: Starting at INR 250
For something more hardcore and permanent, this Delhi-based brand is right for you. Peau Care's Clair Peau face serum (INR 899) is handcrafted with hyaluronic acid derivatives and is dermatologically tested. Apart from warding off acne, this serum controls oil secretion and exfoliates the skin.
Price: Starting at INR 399
Our allegiance to Khadi is as old as the brand itself. Khadi Naturals houses a wide range of ayurvedic skincare and haircare that we swear by. When it comes to treating acne, they have a bunch of skincare products that are effective, herbal and dermatologically tested. For instance, their Acne Pimple Cream is made with effective agents like neem extracts, tea tree oil, clove extract, turmeric and more. Neem & Tea Tree Face Wash, Anti-Acne Solutions Facial Kit, Aloe vera gel and more from their collection will help you battle acne in an all-natural way.
Price: Starting at INR 200
It's an established fact that aloe vera and tea tree are two fantastic weapons to fight acne. And Oriental Botanics is only proving that further with their range of aloe and tea tree-based skincare. They've got everything from hydrating gels to micellar water to face toners to face wash - all containing aloe vera, tea tree, cucumber and other anti-acne ingredients.
Price: Starting at INR 275
Bonus: Check out these indie brands that make awesome aloe vera gels for your skin. We've got some gazillion options for you to choose from, head here.
Eco & Bio Roots
Applying face masks regularly on acne-prone skin and not just when we're breaking out, is great for clearing clogged pores. Eco & Bio Roots is a brand that's all about herbal powders, organic face masks and raw seeds. We picked their Tulsi Face Pack which is great for cleansing the pores and fighting pimples. You can also try their Saffron Face Pack which is equally effective. Or perhaps the Aloe Vera and Cucumber Face Packs which will leave a soothing effect on your skin. All their face packs are priced at INR 360 for a pack of three.
Price: Starting at INR 199
Spearheaded by two sisters, Prakrta is a brand that does handmade and organic skincare and haircare for adults and kids. For acne specifically, they have this daily toning mist, Rose Ék Miracle (INR 260), that is bound to work like magic. The toner has raw apple cider, distilled rose water, aloe vera juice and other ingredients that help fight acne like a boss. They also have an awesome moisturizer, Skin Treat "Mint" Body and Hair oil (INR 384) that's made up of organic peppermint and neem oil. We hear their Pure Aloe Soothing Gel (INR 220) is pretty great too.
Price: Starting at INR 220
Looking for some Ayurvedic skincare, here are some pretty cool products to check out for that. Oh, and head over to these chemical-free skincare brands that you need to add to cart right away.