5 Ways to Use Aloe Vera Gel For Healthy Skin And Hair!

The history of aloe vera dates back thousands of years, the Greeks considered it the universal panacea and the Egyptians called it the plant of immortality. Aloe vera helps treat burns, psoriasis, diabetes, constipation and tooth decay. And it can work wonders for your skin and hair! Here are 5 ways you can use aloe gel to improve the health of your skin and hair.

1. Use Aloe Vera to Stimulate Hair Growth:

Worried about frequent hair loss? Aloe vera will help promote the natural growth of new hair follicles, even strengthen existing hair follicles.

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons aloe gel
  • 1 tablespoon castor oil

How to Do it:

  • Mix the gel with castor oil.
  • Apply the paste on the scalp.
  • Massage for 2-3 minutes.
  • Wash your hair with shampoo after 30-40 minutes.

Note: If you don’t like castor oil, mix the gel with olive oil and follow the same procedure.

2. Use Aloe Vera as a Hair Conditioner:

Aloe Vera gel works well on dry and rough hair. It will soften your hair and also promote healthier hair growth. You can apply  gel directly on your hair or mix it with another pleasant hair ingredient.

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 mashed avocado
  • Aloe Vera gel

How to Do it:

  • Mix honey, avocado puree and aloe gel.
  • Apply it to all hair and scalp.
  • Cover your hair with a shower cap and wash your hair after 10-15 minutes.

3. Use Aloe Vera as an Anti-Aging Mask:

Aloe Vera can help you fight wrinkles. It has been proven that gel has anti-aging properties.

Ingredients:

  • 3-4 tablespoons of aloe gel
  • 2 tablespoons of Chinese clay
  • 1 tablespoon fresh cream
  • 1 tablespoon almond paste

How to Do it:

  • Mix them all correctly.
  • Apply to clean skin.
  • Let the paste dry completely.
  • Rinse with cold water.

4. Use Aloe Vera to Eliminate Acne:

The acne affects most teenagers can even continue into adulthood. Well, you shouldn’t worry since gel can help you get rid of acne.

“It is known for its soothing skin property that is useful for combating acne”.

Apply the gel on the skin and let it dry. Wash your face with cold water. Do this for a week to see the results.

5. Use Aloe Vera to Remove the Tan:

Aloe can help you get rid of an unpleasant tan, thanks to its chemical properties. Its cooling effect also works to reduce inflammation.

Ingredients:

  • Aloe
  • Lemon juice

How to Do it:

  • Mix the gel with the lemon juice
  • Apply the mixture on the face and neck
  • Leave on for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Rinse with cold or warm water

Caution:

Although aloe vera is generally safe, avoid its use if you have sensitive skin. Do not use on surgical wounds, skin infections, and severe sunburn. Also, do not use it for a long time, as it could irritate your skin and cause an outbreak. If you want to use gel specifically for any skin problem, consult a doctor to get the green signal.

 

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