Five Beauty Benefits Of Aloe Vera

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The benefits of Aloe Vera are endless. It can do a whole lot of benefits to your health, skin and also your hair. That’s why the Egyptians call it the ‘plant of immortality’. Here I am analyzing five benefits of having Aloe Vera in our beauty regimen.

  1. Moisturizes the skin:

We all know how important it is to moisturize our skin because our skin needs to be hydrated. Aloe Vera is the go-to moisturizer for people with oily skin or acne prone skin.

How to use:

All you need is the aloe Vera gel. You can get a number of Aloe Vera stems and scoop out the gel into a container. You can apply this on your face.

  1. Reduces Acne and lightens blemishes:

Aloe vera is an antibacterial and anti-inflammatory agent because of the presence of gibberellins and auxins. This helps reduce your acne. Mixing the Aloe Vera gel with lemon juice will also help to clear the blemishes and scars it leaves behind.

How to use:

Mix the gel with a few drops of lemon juice. Apply the mixture to your face. This should be done overnight as lemon juice makes your skin sensitive to sunlight.

  1. Helps with sunburns:

Aloe Vera contains a lot of antioxidants and nutritional properties. it is soothing and reduces inflammation. The skin is able to prevent the moisture from escaping, which in turn helps to heal the sunburn.

How to use:

Apply the gel to the affected area.

  1. It helps to reduce stretch marks:

Stretch marks occur when the elasticity of the skin is damaged. Aloe vera helps to repair the damaged skin.

How to use:

Apply the gel to the affected area regularly.

  1. Helps with premature signs of aging:

Aloe Vera helps in preventing early signs of aging like wrinkles and fine lines. Aloe moisturizes the skin, and it also helps remove dead cells. In fact, research has proven that Aloe Vera improves the elasticity of skin and makes it smoother and more supple.

How to use:

Mix Aloe Vera with olive oil and oatmeal. You need

1 teaspoon Aloe Vera gel

½ teaspoon olive oil

1 teaspoon instant oatmeal

Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl and apply on your face for 30 minutes. Rinse it off with cold water

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