Aloe vera has been used for healing wounds, cuts, controlling blood sugar levels. Aloe vera gel is also good for rejuvenating skin and hair growth. Applying aloe vera gel improves the quality of skin, and help in lightens acne scars.
Aloe vera has antibacterial and antiviral properties which heals everything. Aloe vera translucent bitter gel also is known for its incredible healing properties made up of 96 percent of water, organic and inorganic compounds, vitamin A, B, C and E, amino acids. Let’s have a look at some of the prominent benefits and why you should use aloe vera gel for Skin and Hair
Benefits of Aloe vera for Skin and Hair
Aloe Vera Benefits for Skin
Aloe vera gel is very beneficial for skin as it exfoliates, treat, restore, reveal and provides nutrition to the human skin. Aloe Vera is rich in Vitamin C, E and beta-carotene which gives skin nourishing and anti-aging qualities, moisturize the skin without making it oily, so this is also good for oily skin. Aloe vera gel or aloe vera based products can be used in summers and winters. Dermatologists also recommend aloe vera gel to remove tan, stretch marks and to treat sunburn.
You can use aloe vera fresh gel directly from leaf or you can also purchase aloe vera gel from the market. Or you can make a face pack by using the kitchen ingredients. Aloe vera gel is a magical gel and using it regularly will give you amazing results.
If you have dry skin, you can add a pinch of turmeric, a teaspoon of honey and milk and a few drops of water. Blend them till you get a paste. In the end, apply it on your face and hands and leave it for 20 minutes and wash it off with regular water for smooth skin.
To remove tanning from the skin, use aloe vera scrub, for this take a half cup of aloe vera gel, a cup of sugar and two tablespoons of lemon juice and scrub your face with this. Sugar will exfoliate and removes dead skin, and lemon is good for lightens the scars and for removing tan.
For acne prone skin, take some aloe vera gel, walnuts, and honey. Blend walnuts and make flour and mix with aloe vera gel and honey. Applying this pack every day will leave you clear and smooth skin.
For sensitive skin, mix aloe vera gel with cucumber juice, yogurt, and rose oil and blend them till it becomes a smooth paste. Use it and wash it off after 20 minutes.
Aloe Vera Benefits for Hair
Proteolytic enzymes in aloe vera repair dead skin on the scalp, aloe vera acts as a conditioner and gives you smooth and shiny hairs. You can also use aloe vera gel on scalp for hair growth, to prevent itching, to get rid of dandruff and for conditioning your hair.
Keratin is the primary protein of hair which consists of amino acids, carbon, oxygen, the small amount of hydrogen, sulfur, and nitrogen. Aloe vera contains the similar chemical as Keratin which helps in rejuvenating the hair, gives them elasticity, prevent split ends and promotes hair growth.
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