Aloe vera is an amazing plant which is also known as the plant of immortality. Aloe vera has been used for many purposes since ancient times. Aloe vera plant is a miracle plant and has many skin and hair benefits. Many beauty products use Aloe vera as a key ingredient. It can treat acne scars and heal acne for a clear skin. Regular use of this homemade aloe vera recipe is very beneficial to keep your skin and hair healthy. When aloe vera is used for hair, they provide nourishment, eliminate dandruff, prevent excess oiliness and promote hair growth and help to prevent hair loss. All of these amazing benefits add up to a glowing complexion and beautiful shiny hair.
What all you need?
- Fresh aloe vera leaf
- Sharp knife
How to prepare the aloe vera gel with aloe vera plant for skin and hair?
With a sharp knife cut 2 thick aloe vera leaves from an aloe vera plant. You can also get organic aloe leaves commercially.
You need to cut the jagged edge of those leaves using a slicer or knife. Lengthwise slit the top layer of the leaves as shown.
Very slowly and carefully scoop out aloe vera gel with a spoon. The best way to get the most of aloe gel is cutting off the major portions using a knife and scraping off the remaining gel using a spoon.
Put that aloe pulp into a container and refrigerate. For an even and smooth gel, blend it and store.
Before using aloe vera leaves to wash them nicely. You can cut leaves into the large cubes and chunks instead of slicing the aloe vera leaf lengthwise, by this way you can remove gel easily.
How to prepare mask with aloe vera gel for skin and hair?
- Take a ½ lemon and squeeze out the juice or a tsp of honey or coconut.
- Pour the transparent and thick aloe vera gel into a blender.
- For one minute blend the mixture.
One can use this mixture to hair and skin for beauty treatment.
For face mask: Apply aloe vera mask to your face and neck to maintain even and clear complexion. For 10 to 15 minutes leave this mask and then wash your face with cold water. Mixing aloe vera with honey is a very effective and inexpensive beauty remedy for clear, glowing, blemish-free skin.
For hair mask: Apply this mask to your hairs to condition and add shine and softness to your hair and leave it for 20 minutes and then wash your hair.