Aloe Vera leaves secrete a clear gel that when broken off from the rest of the plant and applied on the skin can work wonders, here are 5 of those wonders.
1. It treats sunburn.
Aloe Vera helps with sunburn, it acts as a protective layer on the skin and helps replenish its moisture. Because of its nutritional qualities and antioxidant properties, the skin heals quicker.
2. It acts as a moisturizer.
Aloe moisturizes the skin without giving it a greasy feel, so it`s perfect for anyone with an oily skin complexion. For women who use mineral-based make-up, aloe vera acts as a moisturizer and is great for the face prior to the application to prevents skin drying. For men: Aloe vera gel can be used as an aftershave treatment as its healing properties can treat small cuts caused by shaving.
3. It treats acne.
It allows the skin to heal quickly and naturally with minimal scarring., it can also soothe and can reduce skin inflammations, blistering and itchiness, while helping the skin to heal more rapidly.
4. It fights aging.
As we age, everyone begins to worry about the appearance of fine lines and the loss of elasticity in their skin. Aloe vera helps improve the skin’s natural firmness and keep the skin hydrated.
5. It lessens the visibility of stretch marks.
Aloe vera gel can help hide these stretch marks by healing these wounds.