Aloe Vera – the nature’s blessing is also called the ‘plant of immortality.’ It is the universal solution to skin, hair and health problems. Aloe vera is an essential ingredient which is found in every cosmetic product these days. There are umpteen beauty benefits of Aloe vera because of which it has occupied a permanent place in our cupboards today. The cactus looking plant is bitter to taste; nonetheless, the after effects of aloe vera are just magical.
The Hindi name of Aloe Vera is ‘Ghritkumari.’ It is a fleshy plant and retains water in its thick leaves. The leaves produce two substances – the gel and the sap, which is also known as aloe latex.
Beauty benefits of Aloe vera
I have been using Aloe Vera since my childhood days, and wouldn’t deny the under age looking factor I possess from that period onwards. Aloe Vera keeps your skin youthful and beautiful.
Here are Beauty benefits of Aloe Vera for Skin:
- Helps with acne because of its anti-inflammatory properties
- Fights aging with beta carotene, vitamin C, and Vitamin E
- Keeps skin firm and hydrated
- Clears up dry skin, blemishes, and dark spots
I was always skeptic whether Aloe Vera works for your hair as well. After trying a plethora of remedies, this one has aced the list. Aloe Vera really did wonders for my hair in the first application itself. There is an evident difference in hair texture than before.
Here are Beauty benefits of Aloe Vera for Hair:
- Hydrates and conditions your hair
- Reduces dandruff
- Maintains healthy scalp
- Makes hair super soft and shiny
- Promotes hair growth
- Grows hair voluminous
How to extract Aloe Vera gel?
Take out an Aloe Vera leaf from the plant with the help of a knife
Peel off the upper layer of the leaf and scoop the flesh in the form cubes
Store the cubes in a clean container
Grind the cubes in a mixer to form Aloe Vera gel
Aloe Vera gel can be applied on face and hair. For best results, apply the gel evenly on face and affected areas daily every morning.
For best results, apply the gel evenly on face and affected areas daily every morning. It will leave your skin soft and supple with every application.
For best results, apply Aloe Vera gel twice a week on hair and leave it for 30 minutes. You can also add Vitamin E gel to the mixture. Your hair will grow thicker and lustrous with time.