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Aloe vera belongs to the cactus family, which contains 95% of gel and this gel is the main content which is used in every cosmetic products and herbs as well. This is found anywhere in your gardens, nurseries or by the roadside. This plant does not have any death, and called it as “plant of immortality by the Egyptians.
How to grow aloe vera plant at home?
Just take a small aloe plant and plant in a small pot or underground, within next two months, you can see a big aloe plant growing. Just cut the plant, cut the upper bark, extract the gel with the spoon and apply directly on the skin or make the juice or serum out of it and apply. Leave for at least 15 min and wash off.
Miraculous skin benefits of aloe vera
Aloe vera contains auxin and gibberellins the 2 hormones, which contains anti-inflammatory and healing properties, which heals skin, generates new skin cells and removes pimples easily. It reduces the sebum and dirt from the skin and thus prevents pimple to form on the skin
- Just take 3 tsp of aloe vera and 1 tsp of lemon juice.
- Apply on the face every alternate day for better results
Alovera is rich in vitamin C,E and beta carotene, anti aging properties, which fights skin free radicals, tightens the skin and lighten the blemishes. It increases the collagen production, thus gives younger looking skin
- Aloevera : 3 tbsp
- Oatmeal : 1 tsp
- Olive oil: 1 tsp
How to apply ?
- Mix all the ingredients well
- Apply on the face and leave it
- This must be done twice a week
Stretch marks one big problem for pregnant women, for the one who has sudden weight loss or gain, aging, etc., skin stretches more than its capacity and thus forms stretch marks. Many cosmetic products and home remedies are available, for stretch marks, but aloe vera works as the perfect one to reduce stretch marks easily.
Although aloe vera is gel in nature, it’s not greasy and does not leave grease on face. For every season either summer or winter, skin will be moisturised.
- Extract the gel from aloe vera
- Dab it on the face and leave it for 20 min
- Wash off with lukewarm water
Aloe vera can be applied to men after shave. After shave skin will show better results
Aloe vera protects skin epithelial layers from UV rays. It forms a protective layer on the skin and thus avoids sun rays and sun tan.
- After coming from outside, aloe vera can be applied directly on the skin, to remove sun tan and sun burn. It contains antioxidants and moisturisers, which locks moisture, heals the skin from sun burn.
Irritation and sun burn:
Aloe vera contains phytosterols, that helps from itchiness and soothes skin. Aloe vera contains anti inflammatory agents and polysaccharides, which hydrates skin and forms protective layer on the skin, helping from irritation and itchiness. It is rich in magnesium, zinc, potassium, vitamins A, B, C,D which are the healing aids to skin.
Even skin tone :
Aloe can repair the skin and gives refreshing, young and even skin tone. Those who have lost their beautiful skin, in the process of doing their jobs, house hold works, can try this aloe face pack, which gives even skin tone.
- Aloe vera gel : 1 tsp
- Milk cream : 1 tsp
- Papaya : 2 tsp
How to apply?
- Take mashed papaya and add milk cream and aloe vera
- Mix them and apply to the skin.
- Leave it for 20 min and wash off with lukewarm water
- Do this every once a week for better results
Green tea with aloe vera:
Green tea with aloe works perfectly well as skin toner, tighten and closes the pores and works on blemishes. Try this solution
Mix all 3 solutions namely Water, Green tea and aloe gel in equal quantities and pour the solution in a spray bottle. Wash your face with water, dry it out and spray the solution on the face. Wait for 15 min and wash off.