Aloe vera has been used for a host of purposes since the ancient Egyptians called it the “plant of immortality.” Ever since then aloe vera and its uses have become more targeted in many medicinal properties, skin ,hair etc.
Aloe vera is a cactus plant that belongs to the Liliaceae family. It grows in dry climates such as those found in parts of Africa and India and has been used medicinally for centuries.
Aloe vera leaves secrete a clear gel that when broken off from the rest of the plant that can be applied topically to heal wounds and soothe skin.
Now, i am going to show you how to get clear, glowing and spotless skin by using just one leaf of Aloe vera. I will highly recommend to use a natural aloe vera leaf rather than the market aloe vera gels.
First let us see the benefits of aloevera on skin :
Aloe vera treats sunburn.
Aloe vera acts a natural moisturiser.
Aloe vera treats acne.
Aloe vera fights agings/wrinkles/finelines.
Aloe vera lessens the visibility of stretch marks.
Aloe vera lightens blemishes.
Aloe vera heals wounds.
There are innumerable benefits of Aloe vera gel these were few of them.
Now lets move towards getting your skin crystal clear,spotless and glowing with aloe vera gel.
INGREDIENTS YOU WILL NEED :
1 aloe vera leaf.
1 tbsp rice powder/sugar.
CUT THE ALOE VERA LEAF INTO 4 CUBES.
STEP 1: CLEANSING
Take one cube of aloe vera gel from the four cubes you have cut.
Scratch a bit with a knife/nail of your finger to remove the gel.
Rub the aloe vera gel leaf on the face nicely. Make sure the gel gets evenly applied on the face.
After few minutes, take cotton ball dipped in water or wet wipes and wipe off the gel (i.e clean your face).
STEP 2 : SCRUBBING
Take another cube of aloe vera gel and put 1 tbsp of rice powder/ sugar on it.
Scratch the aloe vera gel a bit to extract the gel.
Now the scrub the gel onto your face. This will remove all the dead skin.
Remember,always scrub your face only twice a week.
Massage your face for 2-3 minutes.
Wash it off with normal water.
STEP 3 : TONING
Take the third cube of alovera gel.
Remove the gel in a clean glass.
Add two tbsp of rose water.
Add two tbsp of normal water.
Mix it very well.
Put in a spray bottle for easy application.
Now after scrubbing your face,pat dry your face.
Spray this aloe vera toner on your face.
Let it air dry.
STEP 4 : MOISTURIZING
Now, simply apply the fourth cube of aloe vera leaf on your face properly.
Leave it as it is.
Do this steps in the night only for extra benefits.
After the last step of moisturizing leave the gel over night for best results.
Aloe vera is rich in vitamin c,e and beta carotene which helps in nourishing and anti aging.
Aloe vera can moisturize our skin without making it greasy.
Aloe vera supplies oxygen to the skin tissues and maintains the skin healthy.
For men : it can be used as a natural aftershave gel as it has healing properties and can cure small cuts caused due to shaving.
Follow this cleansing,toning and moisturizing process for regularly 10-15 days.
**Scrub only twice a week.
So thats was my DIY face mask of aloe vera gel and benefits. Please try and let me know your experience. Thankyou.