Aloe Vera gel is obtained from the plant of aloe vera; you need to cut a small piece and then freshly squeeze the gel out of it. The aloe vera gel is known to have a number of benefits for the body; you may apply it externally or even drink the juice of aloe vera to avail its benefits. Some of the many properties which make aloe vera beneficial are that it helps in cell regrowth; it has healing effects as well as it is extremely soothing in nature. The juice of ale vera also improves digestion and helps smoothen up a number of body processes. Talking about skincare and skin health, the gel of aloe vera helps to de-tan as well as promotes new cell growth thereby giving it a beautiful fresh glowing appearance. Below mentioned are 10 different ways to make use of aloe vera for de-tanning.
1. Apply Plain Aloe Vera gel:
The easiest way is apply freshly squeezed aloe vera gel on your face and other parts that you wish to de-tan. You can apply aloe vera gel multiple times in a day; it cools your skin as well as moisturises it. For better results you can cool the gel before applying.
2. Aloe Vera Gel And Baking Soda:
Baking soda helps to open up pores and also removes all the dirt and dead cells from the skin; when combined with the gel of aloe vera to make a face pack it soothes up the skin as well as removes all the dead cells thus removing the tan. This pack also helps to maintain oil balance of the skin for those people who have an oily skin type.
3. Aloe Vera Gel, Turmeric And Sandalwood Mask:
Turmeric has excellent anti-tan and depigmentation properties; when combined with sandalwood powder and aloe vera gel it makes the best face pack for removal of tan. You need to mix equal amount of sandalwood powder and turmeric powder and make a smooth paste using freshly squeezed aloe vera gel.
4. Aloe Vera Gel And Papaya Paste Face Pack:
To make this tan removal paste you need to make a paste of papaya and mix it with equal amount of aloe vera gel. Cool it and apply generously all over the tanned portion. Keep it for good 30-40 minutes and allow it to work on your skin and de-tan. For best results apply it daily at night.
5. Aloe Vera Gel With Tomato Puree And Lemon juice:
You can make a wonderful face pack with aloe vera and tomato; combine the gel of aloe vera with some tomato puree and lemon juice and apply it on the face. Keep it for 20 minutes and wash using luke warm water. Tomato and lemon juice removes and eliminates dark spots and pigmentation from the skin whereas aloe vera gel removes the skin tan. This pack is effective as it is loaded with vitamin A and vitamin C with helps in healing of the skin.
6. Aloe Vera Gel And Cucumber Face Mask:
Blend together few pieces of cucumber along with its peel along with aloe vera gel; when a smooth paste is formed add some fuller’s earth to the blend. This forms a paste like mixture; apply it over the face and allow it to dry. Once it is dried completely scrub and remove it; you will observe instant facial glow and de-tanning due to the exfoliative action of this pack cum scrub. Regular application of this pack gives an even skintone.
7. Citric Aloe Vera Gel Face Pack:
The citric fruits are rich in vitamin C which helps in removal of tan as well as helps in collagen production. Thus when you mix citrus fruits like orange (peel), lemon juice with aloe vera gel to form a smooth paste, it forms a paste which has wonderful de-tan properties. This citrus pack also helps in healing any inflamed skin and also heals sunburns.
To make a detoxifying face pack using aloe vera gel, you need to mix the gel with paste of basil leaves and paste of neem leaves; blend well and apply it on the face and leave for 30 minutes.