How to use Aloe Vera Gel on Face
Aloe Vera Gel – “There are some beauty ‘secrets’ that are infamous & universally known, they become industry staples. The uses and health benefits of aloe vera are so renowned, they have been mass produced into health drinks, pills & multipurpose moisturisers – and for good reason!
Consumed raw, applied topically or processed – aloe is a natural face gel that gives instant relief & results.
Standing the test of time, aloe has been used in many ways to achieve that enviably perfect skin.
This topical plant is the closest thing to a real life beauty elixir, to keep your skin looking young, hydrated & glowing.
Here are 5 tried and tested methods for you to make DIY face mask recipes within the comfort of your home.
1. Acne prone & inflamed skin
“Aloe has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antioxidant properties which is ideal to help control and reduce acne-causing bacteria. Cutting a leaf and using the fresh pulp directly onto your face by itself is the easiest way to use the gel. The gel within is made up of 96% water which significantly reduces the chances of sensitive skin reacting to it.
We recommend you try this skin cleansing mask for extra protection.
What you will need –
- 1 tsp pure honey
- 2 tsp Pure aloe gel, Body Cafe – available at: https://earthyselections.com/product/aloe-vera-gel-100-gms/
- 1/2 tsp brown sugar
Mix all the ingredients well and apply it on clean washed skin. Leave the mask on for 10 mins. Wash it off with lukewarm water while gently massaging it in circular motions.
Use this mask once a week for best results.
2. Reduces Hyperpigmentation and promotes smooth even skin
“With age and sun damage comes the appearance of dark spots and hyperpigmentation that causes dark spots. This can make the skin look dull and emphasizes age spots. Aloe vera gel contains nutrients that helps to stimulate the production of collagen in the skin and has skin lightening properties. Increased collagen fades aways any blemishes and its other healing properties to improve the overall health of your skin.
Use this anti-ageing pack to give you even toned skin.
What you will need –
2 tsp aloe gel , Body Muse available at: https://earthyselections.com/product/aloe-vera-tea-tree-gel-100-gm/
2 tsp rose water
Apply the concoction on your face for 15 mins and pat it into your skin.
You can also spot-treat your affected areas, leave the aloe on overnight, and wash it off in the morning for better impact.”
3. A miracle worker for Dry Skin
“Aloe is a super ingredient that rapidly absorbs into deep layers of the skin, with its non-sticky lightweight texture and high water content. With daily application it rehydrates the skin, giving it back radiance. Not only does it reduce the visible wrinkles and fine lines but it also prevents premature aging of the skin by improving skin elasticity and repairs skin cells giving it longevity.
Try this hydrating mask. You will need –
Half a cucumber
2 tsp of aloe gel , Body Cafe , available at :Earthy Selections
Blend both ingredients till it smoothens into a water consistency. Leave the mask on the face for 20 mins and rinse off with cold water. It also helps reduce redness and skin irritation.”
“Another way of including aloe vera gel in your skincare is using it as an exfoliator. Pore gunk build up and dead skin can trigger acne or oily skin. Aloe gel strips away the dirt on the surface without drying the skin.
Make a gentle organic scrub using –
3 tsp besan flour
2 tsp aloe gel
1 tsp rose water
1/2 tsp of turmeric powder (optional)
Ensure there are no lumps before applying the mixture onto clean skin. Keep the mask on until it’s fully dried. Once it has, gently scrub the mask with your fingers to exfoliate for 2 mins.
Wash your face with water and pat dry. Watch your skin transform with a single use into even-toned flawlessness. “
5. Sun Damage protection
“There is no better homemade remedy to alleviate skin burns than aloe vera! Made of amino acids, glucomannans and vitamins, aloe calms the affected skin and provides respite instantly.
Used in numerous Ayurvedic remedies, this herbal gel can also be used as a preventive measure to protect the skin from sun damage.
To create the mask, you will need –
2 tsp refrigerated aloe gel , Body Muse , available at: Earthy Selections
4 tsp yogurt
1 tsp honey
Apply this deeply nourishing paste on your skin for 10 mins to soothe your skin after a long day in the sun.”
Here are few benefits and uses we have tried to list down for you . Happy skincare to you!