Natural skin care is in trend and that is the best thing you could do for yourself! Using natural ingredients are effective, mild and free of any side effects (provided you are not allergic to any particular ingredient).
Aloe vera gel is a widely used natural skincare ingredient that has variety of skin benefits but to avoid the tiresome process of extracting aloe gel, people end up purchasing commercial gels that contain artificial fragrance, colours and chemicals. Below is an easy way to make your own aloe vera gel!
ALOE VERA GEL BENEFITS
Aloe vera gel can be used in hair care routine for its amazing benefits, they provide nourishment, eliminate dandruff, prevent excess oiliness and promote hair growth and help to prevent hair loss. All of these amazing benefits add up to glowing complexion and beautiful shiny hair.
Things you need-
- Fresh aloe vera leaf
- Hand slicing/peeling tool
Cut a fresh aloe vera leaf and place it in a jar to drain out all the resins which can irritate your skin. Clean the leaf thoroughly with water. Peel the corners/thorny sides first so that it is easy to remove the centre skin from both sides.
Using the same peeling tool, peel off the remaining skin. Using a knife, cut off the gel part and store it in a bowl as you do it.
Once you are done achieving the gel (which is still solid), add it in a blender and blend until smooth and frothy. The froth should reduce after few minutes. Transfer the gel in a bowl/jar and store it in the fridge.
Make these amazing DIYs using aloe gel for clear skin and hair growth – AMAZING HOMEMADE RECIPES USING ALOE VERA
For face mask: Make fresh aloe vera mask for even and clear complexion. Mix aloe vera with honey is a very effective and inexpensive beauty remedy for clear, glowing, blemish-free skin. For 10 to 15 minutes leave this mask on and then wash your face with cold water.
For hair mask: Make a deep conditioning mask condition and add shine and softness to your hair and leave it for 20 minutes and then wash your hair. READ MORE – HOW TO MAKE ALOE VERA OIL