Aloe Vera has been used for generations for its many natural healing and nutritional properties. In this post we shall look at 4 Natural Benefits of Aloe Vera Gel and what benefits you can get by applying it to your face. From drinking Aloe Vera to applying Aloe Vera to your face and other parts of your body is beneficial in many ways. Good thing about Aloe Vera is that you can easily purchase an Aloe Vera plant, if you allow it sufficient time it will grow pretty big and you can take cuttings from it to grow more Aloe plants.
Doing so will provide you with a steady supply of Aloe Gel, best of all it’s free. I do not recommend people using expensive cosmetic or facial washes, gels, creams that claim to benefit your face and reduce spots etc. In reality they do very little and the cost is so high with these products, I wonder why people buy them.
Read this post – How to Get Aloe Vera Gel from fresh Aloe Leaf? To learn how you can get your free Aloe Gel.
Apply Aloe Gel to your face to Reduce Acne and Infection
If you have acne, you may want to try Aloe Vera’s gentle cleansing and antimicrobial properties to treat the annoying pimples. Aloe Vera’s antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties protect the skin from bacteria and other nasties which lead to infection and inflammation. It contains good substances that stimulate the growth of new cells, while glycoproteins reduce the inflammation and redness.
Applying Aloe Vera reduces pore size, this helps keep out excess sebum, dirt, and microbes.
Ayurvedic medicine, Aloe is recommended and used to treat psoriasis and eczema.
Use Aloe Vera to Fight Aging
Aloe is rich in vitamins C, E and beta carotene (a pre-cursor to vitamin A), Aloe may have some anti-ageing qualities. Its anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties, and its ability to lighten blemishes, also help it take years off your face. Apply the Aloe gel to your face regularly to see the benefits.
Due to use natural healing properties, Aloe Vera can be taken in supplement form to fight aging, with some research showing that it increases the body’s production of collagen and improves skin elasticity.
Use Aloe Vera to Moisturize you face
For the all-natural beauty product on the free use Aloe gel as a moisturizer, it doesn’t leave a greasy film on your face. It softens the skin without clogging up pores. Aloe Vera gel can also be used by men as an aftershave treatment (gosh no more expensive aftershaves) as it will both hydrate the skin and help heal razor burn.
Research done on Aloe Vera extract shows that it is an effective natural substance for improving skin hydration – making it a useful ingredient in cosmetic formulations and as a treatment for dry skin or eczema.
How to use Aloe Vera to reduce stretch marks?
If you find that you have stretch marks on your face or any other part of your body due to pregnancy, rapid weight gains or losses. Aloe Vera gel can help hide these stretch marks by healing these wounds. With regular application of Aloe Gel to those areas, over time you should notice a reduction in the appearance of stretch marks. You may also want to drink Aloe Vera juice, nothing better than starting a treatment from within. As Aloe Vera is well regarded for its nutritional and healing properties.
Natural Beauty treatment using Aloe Vera have been used for many generations. The beneficial properties of Aloe Vera based products have been well studied and used successfully by many people.
- Do not self-diagnose any health conditions. Any medication (herbal or otherwise) should be taken under the supervision of a knowledgeable and qualified practitioner.
- Aloe Vera has anti-inflammatory properties, beneficial for healing spots.
Aloe gel is an excellent moisturiser and brings a glow to the skin when used as a face mask. That said, you also need to maintain a healthy eating pattern, stay active and fit. Otherwise aloe vera gel can only do so much, if you continue to eat unhealthy foods and not take part in any fitness activities.