Aloe Vera has long been used to treat sun burnt skin, heal burns, dry hair and parched skin by beauticians. Even before beauty products containing chemicals were manufactured, people relied on natural remedies such as Aloe Vera masks, gooseberries and honey etc. to treat beauty problems and they were almost always effective. Here’s the another upside. These natural antidotes had next to no side effects and hence did not incite fear in the minds of people. People could use them courageously without fearing possible discrepancies and hence these remedies became a constant part of our bridal care routine. Here are a few ways in which you can introduce Aloe Vera extract into your bridal beauty regimen:
Aloe Vera is used to treat psoriasis and acne due to its antibacterial properties. Furthermore, it can also help treat boils, reduce redness caused by acne and treat sun burns. You can whip up a simple Aloe Vera mask for your face, and use it regularly in order to treat your acne naturally. It is noteworthy that Aloe Vera can only help reduce existing pimples, but cannot prevent them from occurring. After washing your face thoroughly, pat it dry with a towel and dab some Aloe Vera on your face after your face has dried up. Leave the gel on your face for a few minutes or even while you sleep. Wash it off with lukewarm water the next day.
Aloe Vera helps keep skin hydrated and if you use it regularly, you’ll notice that your skin has stopped flaking, and is peeling off. Aloe Vera can be used as a direct moisturizer if your skin isn’t oily. You can use it as a scrub by mixing about 5 teaspoons of brown sugar or baking soda with Aloe Vera extract. Rub this into your skin and massage it using circular motions. After gentle scrubbing, rub off the scrub and observe the amazing results.
You can use Aloe Vera to ward off skin discoloration, blemishes and dry, flaked skin too. Extract some Aloe Vera gel from its plant and add some lemon juice, grated cucumber and 1 teaspoon of sandalwood powder to it. Apply this to your skin and after it has dried, gently wash it with the help of some cold water. To remove skin pigmentation, combine 2 tablespoons of Aloe Vera gel and half a tablespoon of honey and let the mixture sit for 5-10 minutes. Apply it onto your face and wait for about 15-20 minutes before washing it off with lukewarm water.
Aloe Vera can be used to repair damaged hair and helps make your hair soft and silky. In order to solve your hair problems If you’re in a hurry, then apply raw Aloe Vera extract to the scalp and leave it on for half an hour. Shampoo your hair and observe the difference. This will also help you soothe an itchy scalp. If you have time to whip up an Aloe Vera hair conditioner, then mix some Aloe Vera extract with olive oil/coconut oil or Moroccan oil if you have split ends. You can also add a few drops of Vitamin E oil. Spray this onto your hair and your scalp, and then wash your hair after about an hour.
Aloe Vera extract can be used for various other purposes, such as makeup removal, a hand sanitizer, brow gel, shaving cream, soothing aftershave, mouth wash etc. Its uses are endless. You can mix some brown eye shadow in Aloe Vera gel and use a dry mascara wand to brush up your eyebrows. A good Aloe Vera mouthwash can help improve your dental hygiene and fight off bad breath. But be careful not to swallow it as it isn’t easily digestible.
These are some of the ways in which you should include Aloe Vera gel in your bridal beauty regimen. It has a multitude of health and beauty benefits which is why you shouldn’t think twice before purchasing Aloe Vera products.