Because of its anti-oxidant properties, guava leaf extracts are effective in the fight against free radicals and can therefore help reduce the appearance of wrinkles and other signs of ageing.
Guava leaves also have anti-bacterial and antiseptic properties, making it effective for cuts and wounds. It is extremely effective against bacteria that cause acne, and because it also has anti-inflammatory properties that calm the skin, it can effectively prevent the appearance of pimples, and potentially prevent the occurrence of acne scars. It also acts as a toning agent and can help reduce red and dark spots and other blemishes from the face.
Guava leaves also have anti-allergic properties that help prevent the the production of histamines. It is therefore effective against atopic dermatitis and other skin problems caused by allergy. Its anti-inflammatory properties also help reduce inflammation and fight redness and itchiness caused by the allergy.
Lemongrass, on the other hand, has anti-microbial and anti-bacterial properties. It means that it can help limit bacterial or microbial growth and thus ward of skin infections. It also has anti-fungal properties and thus can reduce the occurrence of fungal infections on the skin.
Lemongrass is also a natural astringent. It can constrict the skin by minimizing pores and can limit oil secretions. It is used by experts as a temporary skin firming treatment.
With both guava extract and lemongrass extract in one bar, ONO Guava-Lemongrass is potentially anti-ageing and may be helpful to those who are fighting wrinkles, or are seeking to have smaller pores, or have oily skin. It is also potentially effective against atopic dermatitis and other allergy-caused skin problems. It may also be effective against pimples and acne.
Use. This soap is safe for daily use, both for the face and for the body.
Safety Check. This soap is safe for use by children at least 2 years old, and is safe for pregnant and lactating mothers. It may be used on children under 2 years old but only if the child has a skin problem that will probably benefit from the active ingredients of the soap. When doing so, use should be limited to the affected area only.