Aloe Vera is a stem-less / a very short stemmed plant. The gel from this plant has been known for healing topical skin ailments for decades.
Lets have a look at some of the benefits of using aloe vera gel on skin –
1. Suitable for acne, blemishes & skin conditions
Anyone who has suffered with acne, pimples & resulting scars will tell you how distressing & emotionally overwhelming it feels. Applying aloe vera gel on the affected areas helps soothe the skin. The anti bacterial & anti inflammatory properties help removing bacteria thereby reducing the risk of scarring.
2. Moisturizes skin & gives it a natural glow
A well hydrated skin, glows on its own. Applying some aloe vera gel on its own or over a layer of your regular moisturizer, nourishes the skin & helps in feeling good. Incase the skin surface of your face, hands, feet, legs runs dry, consider soothing them out with some Aloe Vera Gel.
3. Heals burns, cuts & wounds
For major burns, open cuts & wounds you would obviously have to consult a doctor but for minor scrapes, application of a thin layer of aloe vera gel would reduce inflammation & help healing.
Similarly, the soothing properties of this miraculous gel helps in calming inflamed skin and treating sun burns.
4. Suitable for nappy rash
Babies often develop a rash due to nappies & diapers. Although there are several nappy rash creams available, applying Aloe Vera gel too can help contain the problem.
5. Useful as after shave
Skin has a tendency of drying up post shave. The moisturizing elements from aloe vera gel help in replenishing the hydration that gets lost in the process of shaving.
6. Helps control psoriasis & eczema
Eczema is a skin condition that causes patches of irritated & itchy skin. The anti – inflammatory properties of aloe vera gel help soothing out the irritation.
The same anti – inflammatory properties help in combating condition of psoriasis too.
7. Anti – ageing
The hydration from aloe vera gel helps in reducing fine lines & wrinkles. Additionally the ingredients of this gel also help in boosting skin’s elasticity