Aloe Vera: A Boon for Healthy Hair and Skin

Aloe vera has enormous beauty benefits and can be used topically to get healthy hair and skin.

Call it a miracle plant or a wonder plant, aloe vera is one of the most modest household plants. It has many therapeutic benefits like boosting immunity, improving digestion, rich in nutrients, it also helps relieve constipation, reduce dental plaque, fasten wound healing, etc. Apart from having medicinal and therapeutic benefits, aloe vera has enormous beauty benefits as well. Aloe vera can be used topically as well to get healthy hair and skin. This plant has antioxidants and antibacterial properties. Its gel is widely used for application on skin and hair to get the desired benefits.

 

Aloe vera is gel from the leaves of aloe plants. No food supplement contains aloe vera, so it must be taken in supplement or its gel form. Aloe vera gel taken orally (by mouth) seems to help lower blood sugar levels in people with diabetes. It may also help to lower cholesterol.

If you have an Aloe Vera plant at home, select its fatter leaves or stems and cut it from the base. Or you may pull the leaves from its bottom.  Be careful as the plant has thorns. Now, use a sharp knife to slice the thorns from the edge of each leaf. Then slice the stalk into half and keep the gel side up. You may slice open leaves as well. Scrape the gel out into a container. When all the gel is extracted, refrigerate the gel and now you can use it accordingly.

For the best results, you can use the aloe vera gel directly on your skin and hair to get the desired results. Also, if you find it difficult to scrape out the gel, or get the aloe stems, you can buy readymade gels from the market as well.

 

Aloe Vera for Healthy Skin

Many skin issues can be treated with aloe vera. All you have to do is apply aloe vera gel on your skin, leave it. You can even use it as a face pack, simply by mixing the scraped aloe vera gel with other ingredients like, rose water, neem paste, lemon juice, milk, turmeric, etc as per your hair and skin for some time and later rinse it with water, followed up by a good moisturizer. Aloe vera can help you prevent acne and wrinkles. It also helps fight signs of aging and will help you achieve glowing and healthy skin.

 

Aloe Vera for Lustrous Hair

Aloe vera is good for your hair too. It can help you fight hair fall and provide nutrients to your hair and scalp. Massage the aloe vera gel properly on your scalp and apply it to your hair. Aloe vera gel can also be used on dry hair to get rid of frizzy hair instantly. Take aloe vera gel and apply it to your hair. It will help you get rid of frizz instantly.

 

Aloe Vera for Cracked Heels

Cracked heels are one such common problem that every other woman face. To combat this problem, you can try mixing aloe vera gel to scrub your heels and feet and later mix aloe vera gel with honey and glycerine and apply it as a pack on your feet and wash it after some time to get soft and supple feet.

Aloe Vera as A Toner

Not only aloe vera gel but aloe vera juice is also of great use to your skin. Mix an equal amount of aloe vera juice and rose water and apply it to your skin, it acts as a perfect toner for all skin types, especially for oily and sensitive skin. 

 

Aloe Vera as a Makeup Remover

Makeup remover is a product you use every day. Most makeup removers are loaded with chemicals that can leave your skin dry and damaged. You can use aloe vera gel as a natural makeup remover. This will not have any side effects.

So try these aloe vera hacks today and get soft, supple, glowing, and radiant skin along with beautiful and lustrous hair that every girl dreams of.

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