Skincare Aloe Vera

Skincare Aloe Vera

When it comes to skin care, you cannot overlook Aloe Vera which is the one of the best natural ingredient used in skin care products. Aloe, a popular houseplant, is commonly known as Aloe Vera and has contains over 20 biologically active agents including. The plant is about 96% water. The rest of it contains active ingredients including essential oil, amino acids, minerals, vitamins, enzymes and glycoprotein. Due to its anti-inflammatory properties, Aloe Vera can be used for topical treatment of wounds, minor burns, and skin irritations. Aloe Vera is also used as a food supplement and helps in facilitating digestion, aid in blood and lymphatic circulation, as well as kidney, liver and gall bladder functions.

Aloe Vera soothes, softens and moisturizes the skin as it has the ability to penetrate the water-retaining layer of skin allowing the enzymes with in the gel to remove the dead cells. This enzyme activity helps in reducing and eliminating scars, fine lines, wrinkles, liver spots and other marks and blemi shes.

There are several Aloe Vera based skin care products available for proper cleansing and moisturizing the skin such as moisturizer, lotion, gel, collagen cream, cosmetics, and hair care. You can also prepare your own homemade recipe for skin care using Aloe Vera along with other natural ingredients.

Here are some benefits of Aloe Vera

If you suffer from burns and allergic reactions, then use Aloe Vera to sooth your skin. It is also helpful in comforting the skin when insects bite you.

Aloe Vera treats cracks and is beneficial for dry skin.

If you are having a dry skin, then regularly apply Aloe Vera to make it lustrous and normal.

Aloe Vera is also helpful in treating some skin diseases like eczema, psoriasis, etc.

Use Aloe Vera frequently if you want to remove your dead skin cells and restore the youthfulness of your skin.

Aloe Vera prevents aging of the skin. This is the good benefits of aloe vera.

Some skin care tips with Aloe Vera:

Aloe Vera gel with green apple

Take ¾ cup of distilled water, 15 drops apple fragrance oil, ½ teaspoon of table salt, two tablespoons of Aloe Vera gel and ¼ cup of shampoo concentrate. First add the shampoo concentrate into boiling distilled water and stir the mixture properly. Then add the remaining ingredients to the mixture. Again, stir it so that it could blend well. Store this mixture in a bottle and keep it in cool place. This is one of the best medicinal uses of aloe vera.

Body lotion with Aloe Vera

First take 1/3 cup of coconut oil and half to three quarters of beeswax and heat them in a microwave till the mixture gets melted completely. Add three quarters of almond oil to this mixture and stir it well while heating again. This completes the preparation of oil and beeswax mixture. Then take a cup of Aloe Vera gel and add one teaspoon of pure vitamin E oil and one teaspoon of lanolin to it. Put this mixture in a food processor. This completes the preparation of Aloe Vera and lanolin mixture. Now, gently add the oil and beeswax mixture to Aloe Vera and lanolin mixture and stir both the mixtures before grinding. After sometimes, add essential oil in the food processor and stir the mixture again. Now, place this mixture in a jar while it is warm and before it becomes thick.

Lotion for dry skin

Take half fractionated coconut oil and one tablespoon of grated beeswax and heat the mixture till the wax gets melted completely. Now, boil 1/8 teaspoon of borax in a quarter cup of distilled water. Add this mixture to the oil and beeswax mixture and heat it while stirring continuously. Then add essential oil to the mixture and wait for sometimes till it cools down. Finally add half cup of Aloe Vera gel to the mixture and beat it well before storing it into a bottle.

Lotion for very dry skin

Take a half cup of pure Aloe Vera gel and add few drops of vitamin E oil in it. Then add two tablespoons of sunflower oil and a paste of zinc oxide to the mixture. Beat the mixture well and store it in a bottle. You can use this as a moisturizer after taking bath.

Moisturizing cream containing Jojoba oil

In this method, first mix one tablespoon of vitamin E oil, ten grams of cocoa butter, 25 grams of jojoba oil and 10 grams beeswax in a container and then heat the mixture. Now, take a separate container and put 50 grams Aloe Vera and 10 grams glycerin in it. Stir and heat this mixture well. Blend both the mixtures and heat it again while stirring continuously. Finally, you can add 25-30 drops of essential oils to the mixture before storing it into a bottle.

Aloe Vera and Oatmeal cleanser

Take 2-3 tablespoons of Aloe Vera and two tablespoons of ground oatmeal. Mix both the ingredients well and apply on the as a skin freshening mask. Leave in for about 10-15 minutes and rise off. This is one of the useful way for natural skin care.

Aloe Vera and papaya cleanser

Take one large Aloe Vera leaf, one peeled slice of papaya, one tablespoon honey and one teaspoon plain yogurt. Mix all the ingredients in a food processor and then apply this paste on the face with gently circulation motion. Let it remain for 5-10 minutes and hen wash off with lukewarm water.