Aloe Vera for Face

Aloe vera truly is a miracle plant. Grown in drier climates such as those of Africa and India, this herbal remedy can provide natural relief for a variety of conditions including dry skin and severe acne. The beneficial part of the aloe vera plant can be found in the clear, sappy substance hidden within in its long, thick leaves.

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Benefits of Aloe Vera for Face

Moisturize

Because aloe vera possesses excellent moisturizing capabilities it is commonly used as a daily skin cream. It is excellent for facial use, especially for women who use makeup frequently, as it effectively cleans and softens the skin. The moisturizing effect works for both men and women.

Treat Acne

The antimicrobial properties of aloe vera also make it an excellent option for acne treatment. Not only will aloe vera help to prevent acne, but it also has anti-inflammatory properties that reduce the skin inflammation caused by acne.

Fight Skin Aging

Applying aloe vera gel to your face regularly will help to diminish the lines and wrinkles associated with ageing and loss of elasticity in the skin. This is due to the simple fact that aloe vera contains both vitamin C and E, both of which are known to be vital for healthy skin and also help to improve natural firmness, leaving your skin soft, supple and hydrated.

Treat Sunburn

The healing properties of aloe vera gel can additionally help to reduce the pain and inflammation associated with sunburn. It serves to restore your skin's natural moisture and also acts as a protective barrier against further damage.

How to Use Aloe Vera for Your Face

How to Extract and Use Aloe Vera for Skin Care

For Glowing Skin

This face pack is excellent for making your skin glow and feeling great.

Ingredients

Turmeric, Aloe Vera, Rose Water, Honey & Milk

Instructions

First, create a paste with a small amount of turmeric using 1 tsp of milk, 1 tsp of honey and a few drops of rose water. Then add the aloe vera gel to the paste and mix well. Once the paste has been mixed, evenly apply to the face and neck and leave for roughly 20 minutes. Wash off with cold or warm water and pat dry to reveal your new glowing skin.

Remove Tan

This facemask is excellent for helping to remove an unwanted tan. This can be of special use for those living in hot and sunny climates where skin tanning is inevitable.

Ingredients

Aloe Vera, Lemon Juice

Instructions

Mix lemon juice and aloe vera gel and then apply onto the affected area. Let the paste stay for roughly 10-15 minutes and then wash off. You can also use cotton to help apply the paste to your skin.

Face Scrub

This face scrub is excellent for cleaning, cooling, refreshing, and moisturizing all skin types whether oily, dry, or sensitive.

Ingredients

Aloe Vera, Oatmeal, Avocado, Honey

Instructions

Cut the avocado in half and scoop out the pulp. Add the oats, aloe vera and a tablespoon of honey. Mash the ingredients together in a bowl until the mixture just a little bit lumpy. Massage the final mixture gently on the face and leave for 10-15 minutes before washing off with warm water.

For Oily Skin

This facemask is great for helping to control oily skin and prevent the occurrence of spots and acne.

Ingredients

Aloe Vera Leaf, Honey

Instructions

Boil the aloe vera leaf in the water and then grind to form a paste. Mix this paste with honey and apply to the face. Leave for 20 minutes and then wash off with cold water. You should feel your pores tighten and the oil on your face reduced.

For Sensitive Skin

This is a very gentle way of cleansing sensitive skin to remove oil, dead skin cells, and dirt leaving your skin feeling clean and rejuvenated.

Ingredients

Aloe Vera, Yogurt, Cucumber Juice & Essential Oils (preferably Rose Oil)

Instructions

After creating a paste of aloe vera with small amounts of yoghurt and cucumber, and a few drops of an essential oil, apply to the face. Leave for 15 minutes before washing off with cold water.

For Dry Skin

This face pack will help dry and aged skin achieve its optimal level of moisture, leaving it soft and supple.

Ingredients

Aloe Vera, Almonds

Instructions

Crush a few almonds and mix well into aloe vera gel to form a paste. Once done, apply to the face and neck and let sit for roughly 15 minutes before washing off.

Treat Pigmentation Marks

This face pack is excellent for reducing the appearance of unwanted blemishes and pigmentation marks on your skin, including age spots and zit marks, as well as burns and other wounds.

Ingredients

Aloe Vera, Rose Water

Instructions

Create a paste of rose water and aloe vera extract or gel and apply it to the face for 20 minutes. Before washing off with cold water massage the paste gently into the face for 2-3 minutes.

 
 
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