Thursday, September 29, 2016

Benefits Of Aloe Vera On Skin

Aloe Vera grows in drier climates such as those located in parts of Africa and India and has been used medicinally for centuries. This herbal remedy is also known for providing relief for a number of skin conditions, including dry skin and acute acne.
The ancient Egyptians called Aloe Vera as the ‘plant of immortality’ and used it in many skin remedies because of its healing properties. It’s truly considered as a miracle plant due to its various benefits and uses for health, skin and hair.

Benefits Of Aloe Vera On Skin

Aloe Vera Gel for Suntan

Tanning ruins your natural beauty and is not a pleasing sight. So, take some aloe vera gel and mix a few drops of lemon juice in it. Apply it evenly on your face and neck. Leave it on for 15 minutes. Wash it off with lukewarm water, to see the glow it imparts on your skin.

Prevent Skin Aging

Aloe Vera leaves contain lots of anti-oxidants, including beta carotene, vitamin C and E that improve the natural firmness of the skin and keep the skin hydrated. Its regular application improves skin’s elasticity and helps to reduce fine lines and wrinkles associated with aging and loss of skin’s elasticity. While refreshing your skin, it makes your skin lively and young leaving it soft and hydrated.

Aloe Vera For Glowing Skin

Make a smooth paste by mixing a small amount of turmeric powder, 1 teaspoon of whole milk, I teaspoon of honey and a few drops of rose water. Add in some aloe vera gel and mix all the natural ingredients thoroughly. Apply this concoction evenly onto your face and neck, leaving it there for about 20 minutes. Wash off with water and pat dry to get refreshing glowing skin.

Aloe vera for Stretch Marks and Sunburn

Aloe vera gel with wound healing and anti-inflammatory properties helps to treat sun burn at the epithelial level of the skin, a layer of cells that cover your body. It also helps to lessen the inflammation and pain associated with sunburn. It works to replenish the skin’s natural moisture and also serves as a protective shield for the skin against further deterioration and enables fast healing of the skin due to its nutritional qualities and anti-oxidant properties. Moreover, aloe vera additionally helps to decrease stretch marks due to its natural healing characteristic.

Aloe Vera To Lighten Skin

Rub aloe vera gel regularly on your face and skin to lighten your skin and to make it soft and supple.

Aloe Vera for Dry Skin

This face pack will quench your skin’s thirst for sure. Prepare a paste of aloe vera gel, cottage cheese, dates and cucumber. Add some lemon juice in it. This is a great home remedy for your dry and dull skin. Apply the paste on your face and neck, leaving it for approximately 30 minutes. Rinse it off to see a prettier you.

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Aloe Vera For Lip Care

This super homemade lip balm is not only an effective cure for dry and chapped lips, but also will make your lips soft, supple and lustrous. Take a tablespoon full petroleum jelly and a teaspoon full of aloe vera gel. Also keep ready a vitamin E capsule. Heat the petroleum jelly in a double boiler. After it melts, add in the aloe vera gel and 2 drops of vitamin E oil extracted from the capsule. Switch off the stove and stir the mixture thoroughly. Pour the mixture in an air tight container while it is still in liquid state. Let this homemade lip balm cool and thicken in refrigerator. Use it as a lip balm when your desire. This natural lip balm works effectively more than any other store bought lip balms.

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