Aloe Vera is one such plant that every person should have in their garden. Apart from easy maintenance, this plant offers several beauty hacks. You might have thought that Aloe Vera might just be used for sunburns. Well, this is not it. There are ample of uses that you might not have discovered.
Did you know that it has soothing and anti-bacterial properties? It also works best on sensitive skin and is packed with enzymes, vitamins, amino acids, minerals and anti-oxidants like vitamin A, C and E, choline and folic acid.
Be it your hair or skin, this one magical product can surpass all other beauty products. Remember that if you are using Aloe Vera gel in its natural form then, only regular use will give you the right results. You will not be able to see the effects in just a day. If you are swearing on this product be sure to get long term benefits.
Here are top ways to use Aloe Vera
- Facial Mask
Aloe Vera works great on any skin. A person having a sensitive skin and blindly rely on Aloe Vera. You would only require three main ingredients to get a supple, glowing skin. You need 1 tbsp. of lemon juice, 1 tbsp. of coconut oil and 1 tbsp. of Aloe Vera. Mix the ingredients in a small bowl and apply it on your clean face and neck. Remember that if you have chapped skin or have cuts then do not apply this mixture.
- Makeup Remover
Not all makeup removers can suit your skin. It has always been a trial and error method. Some makeup removers make your face too oily and some can make it too dry. So, what is the solution? Aloe Vera is the simple solution to your beauty problems. Whether you it is store-bought or directly from the plant, it doesn’t make much of a difference. Just take a cotton pad and pour a generous amount of Aloe gel and swipe away before you hit the hay!
- Your hair will thank you
Aloe Vera can work wonders on your hair. It not only conditions your hair but also keeps it shiny. Your scalp will be happy to soak all the goodness of Aloe! You would need 2-3 tbsp. of coconut oil (depending on your hair length), 1 tbsp. lemon juice and 2 tbsp. Aloe gel. Mix the ingredients and massage your scalp well. Leave your hair for two to three hours. You may wear a shower cap if you want. Wash your hair thoroughly and you will be amazed to see how good your hair looks.
- Your acne fighter
People having acne often steer clear of moisturizer in the fear that their acne will grow more. However, having acne doesn’t mean that you do not require a moisturizer. Aloe Vera is such a useful product that it not only fights acne but also eradicates bacteria. It gets into your skin to help you look flawless. Get the Aloe gel straight from the plant and apply it on the acne prone areas. By the end of the day, your zits will shrink considerably.
- Your daily moisturizer
You do not require expensive creams to get the best skin. Natural ingredients have proved to work the best. Aloe Vera is one such natural ingredient that no person should avoid. Before you hit the sack make sure that you apply Aloe gel on your face and massage it well. The next day you will be eager to see how refreshing your skin looks. Do not apply Aloe Vera during the day time. Stay indoors when you plan to apply Aloe gel.
- Your travel buddy
Who would want a tiring face when you are traveling? Also, traveling means clicking pictures and of course, you want to look the best. Here is a simple trick to rejuvenate your skin. Take a handy spray bottle and add rose water to it. Fill 3/4th of the bottle with rose water and add about two small tbsp. of Aloe gel in it. Mix it well. Whenever you feel that your face looks dull, simply spray this mixture on your face. You would see the difference yourself!