The use of aloe vera is very wide and extensive in the beauty industry. The gel inside aloe vera leaves is loaded with several nutrients, minerals and vitamins that are good for the skin and hair. This herb is safe to use externally and internally. Here are some beauty benefits of aloe vera.
Reduce acne: Aloe vera is a natural antibacterial agent that helps fight the bacteria responsible for acne. It also stimulates the growth of new cells. Apply fresh aloe vera gel directly on the affected areas a few times a day, fill an ice cube tray with aloe vera gel and freeze it. Rub a frozen cube on your acne to soothe the inflammation.
Minimizes stretch marks: Ugly stretch marks can steal away the beauty of your skin. Though it is difficult to get rid of stretch marks completely, you can minimize their visibility to a great extent with aloe vera. Aloe vera can help restore the skin’s elasticity and repair skin damage.
Keeps skin moisturized: Being a great natural moisturizer, alo evera keeps the skin well hydrated and enhances its elasticity. Peel off the outer layer of an aloe vera leaf with a sharp knife and gently scoop out the gel, massage the gel on your face, neck and other body parts.
Treat sunburns: Aloe Vera helps with sunburn through its powerful healing activity at the epithelial level of the skin, a layer of cells that cover the body. It acts as a protective layer on the skin and helps replenish its moisture. Because of its nutritional qualities and antioxidant properties, the skin heals quicker.