Benefits of using aloe vera for your skincare products has alot of perks. Aloe Vera has a reputation of being known as the “miracle plant” because of the healing benefits it has using it in skincare products. Aloe Vera is suited for all skin types. It offers anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antioxidant, humectant, soothing and anti-itch qualities for our skin. The vitamins A, C, B2, B6, B1, B12, E, folic acid and beneficial compounds like polysaccharides, mannans, anthraquinones and lectins along with minerals magnesium,calcium,iron, zinc and potassium allows such benefits. All those properties is what makes Aloe Vera a key player in the natural skincare industry. Truth be told, Aloe Vera is not only great for the skin but also in hair care products as well!
1.Dark Spots: The vitamins like Vitamin E, A, C and Vitamin B12 and minerals like magnesiumand zinc help to get rid of the dark areas under the eyes
2.Anti-Aging: Aloe Vera is full of vitamin C and E as well as anti-oxodiants and beta carotone that help with tightening of the skin and reducing the appearance of fine line and wrinkles.
3.Acne: Although aloe vera doesn’t cure acne, it’s anti-inflammatory properties help reduce the redness and inflammation. The two hormones Auxin and Gibberellins are what provide these benefits towards acne.
4.Natural Moisturizer: Aloe vera is a humectant and helps draws moisture and trap it into the skin, making aloe vera perfect for dry skin and patches. For the oily skin type, aloe vera is wonderful to use since it’s light and does not leave the skin feeling greasy.
5.Glowing Skin: Using aloe vera daily along with your skin regime by apply the liquid on a cotton ball will produce a natural, healthy glow to your skin.
6.Sun Burn: The anti-oxidiant properties helps healing at the epithelial level of the skin, a layer of cells that cover the body.
1.Alopecia: Alopecia is a condition where one losses hair in one particular area or full hair loss. Applying aloe vera liberally to your scalp as often as you are able will help rejuvenate the hair follicles by restoring the pH balance. This is important because it allows for the optimal functional of the hair follicle cells. You can also follow up after shampooing your hair with rinsing with aloe vera liquid or gel. Let it sit in hair for about 10 minutes and rinse.
2.Dandruff: The natural enzymes helps with that itchy dry scalp by leaving the scalp feeling moisturized.
I hope that you have found this helping and now have a new found confidence in using aloe vera. You can find it at your local grocery store in the organic section or at your health food store or if your really feeling courageous, plant your own!
Disclaimer: Please note that I am not a licensed medical professional. I do not diagnose, treat, or prescribe for any illness or health issue. The information or advice provided here should not be construed as medical advice, and the FDA has not evaluated the herbs and essential oils discussed on this blog. If you chose to use any of the herbal or natural remedies discussed, you will be taking responsibility for your own health and wellness.