The plant Aloe Vera bears miracle properties. It grows in dry climatic conditions like that of India and Africa. It is the best herbal remedy that provides natural relief from various conditions like severe acne and dry skin. The beneficial part is present in its long thick leaves. It is the gel that is extracted and used in combination with various other products to get beneficial results.
Aloe Vera Benefits For Face
Many benefits of Aloe Vera gel for face has been observed. Some are given below;
Acts as a moisturizer
It has excellent moisturizing abilities and is thus used as the daily skin cream. It works excellent for facial uses, particularly for females who use makeup regularly. It effectively softens and cleans the skin. This moisturizing effect is common for both males and females.
Skin aging fighter
Regular application of Aloe Vera on the skin helps in diminishing the wrinkles and lines due to skin aging and elasticity loss. It contains Vitamin C & E which are best known for a fresh and healthy skin. These vitamins also help in improving natural firmness and leaving behind a soft, hydrated and supple skin.
Aloe Vera gel for face also has healing properties that additionally help in reducing inflammation and pain due to sunburn. It restores the natural moisture of the skin and also protects the further damage.
Swollen Lips Healing
Known for its anti-inflammatory properties, it also helps in reducing lips swelling.
Aloe Vera Gel can also be used as a face mask by applying the gel evenly to the face and to let it sit for 15-20 minutes. Gently massage the face for a few minutes after before rinsing. You will instantly see glowing complexion and a tighter skin.
Treatment of acne
It has antimicrobial properties and is thus the best option to treat skin acne. It prevents acne and also bears anti-inflammatory properties for reducing skin inflammation resulting from acne.
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For extracting and using aloe Vera gel for face follow as below;
Glowing Skin Face Pack
Ingredients: Aloe Vera, honey, milk, rose water and turmeric
Instructions: Make the paste with a pinch of turmeric, one teaspoon of milk, one teaspoon of honey and few rose water drops. Add aloe vera gel into the paste & mix well. After mixing, apply it evenly to face & neck. Leave for about 20-minutes. Wash with either warm or cold water then gently dry wet area to review your new shining skin!
Removing Tan Face Pack
Aloe vera gel is an excellent face mask that helps in removing unwanted tan. Especially for those who (like us in Malaysia) live in sunny and hot climates.
Ingredients: lemon juice, aloe vera
Instructions: Mix aloe vera and lemon juice and apply this mixture to affected area. After 10 to 15 minutes, wash it. For applying this mixture, cotton can also be used.
Face scrub Face Pack
This scrub is best for cleaning, refreshing, cooling and moisturizing skins of all types.
Ingredients: avocado, honey, oatmeal, aloe vera
Instructions: Cut avocado in half & scoop out its pulp. Now add Aloe Vera, one teaspoon of honey, and oats and mash these ingredients in the bowl till the ingredients become lumpy. Using this final mixture of aloe Vera gel, massage your face gently. Leave for 10 to 15 minutes and wash off using warm water.
Oily Skin Face Pack
If you have oily skin, you can use your very own homemade aloe vera mask to prevent acne and spots.
Ingredients: honey, aloe vera leaf
Instructions: Make an aloe paste by boiling aloe leaves in water. Then mixing the paste with honey and apply directly to the face. After 20 minutes, rinse it off with cold water. Enjoy the feel of tighten pores and reduced oil on face.
Sensitive Skin Face Pack
To rejuvenate the face by removing excessive oil, clear dead skin cells and dirt.
Ingredients: Aloe Vera, Yogurt, Cucumber Juice and Essential Oils (click here to buy)
Instructions: Preparing the aloe vera paste (mentioned in above steps) and combining it with little amounts of the rest of the ingredients, apply the paste onto the face. After 15 minutes, rinse paste off with cold water.
Dry Skin Face Pack
Achieve soft and supple skin with optimal moisture levels with this homemade remedy.
Ingredients: Aloe vera, A few crushed almonds
Instruction: Mix Aloe Gel with crushed almonds into a paste. Then apply to face and neck areas for 15 minutes before rinsing it off.
Pigmentation Marks Face Pack
To remove unwanted blemishes, pigmentation marks, age spots, zit marks, burns and wounds.
Ingedient: Aloe vera, Rose water
Instruction: Using Aloe Vera Gel and rose water to create a paste, by gently massaging (for 2-3 minutes) to apply on affected area for 20 minutes before rinsing it off with cold water.