Aloe Barbadensis, better known as Aloe Vera, comes from the pulp-like gel inside of the leaves of the Aloe Vera plant. This gel is useful for hair, scalp, and skincare.
How to Use Aloe Vera For Hair
Aloe Vera makes hair smooth, moisturized, and shiny.
Aloe Vera gel can be sparingly applied to damp hair as a styling agent. Apply a thicker layer and comb through to use Aloe as a hair conditioning treatment.
Aloe Vera has an enzyme that repairs dead skin cells on the scalp for optimal hair growth.
Aloe Vera is rich in vitamins to feed follicles and potentially enhance hair growth.
Why Use Aloe Vera For Skin
Aloe Vera soothes minor burns, scrapes, and heals the skin. It is excellent for sunburn!
It provides nourishment to the skin as it contains Vitamins A, C, Bs, and E, minerals, and enzymes.
This skin food heals, hydrates, and accelerates skin cell growth. It is even helpful for psoriasis.
It provides anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties.
Aloe vera nourishes delicate eye area skin without chemicals.
Aloe vera is excellent for treating acne without causing irritation or dryness.
Aloe vera treats canker sores naturally.
Tips for Aloe Vera Best Use
Apply the aloe vera gel directly from the plant leaf. Individual aloe vera leaves are even available for sale to get fresh aloe.
Always apply to freshly washed skin, slightly damp if possible.
If using an aloe vera from a bottle, check the ingredient list to make sure Aloe is the first ingredient on the ingredient list. Avoid excess chemicals and additives that can alter the effect of the aloe or cause a stinging or drying effect on the skin.