aloe vera face mask

Aloe Vera face mask for Bright And Beautiful Skin

Aloe Vera is becoming Very popular in cosmetics for perfect skin. Most of us use it as a natural moisturizer, face mask, toner etc. Aloe Vera has many benefits which make skin and hair healthy. Aloe vera is also great for hairs as it conditions hairs, prevent hair loss and dandruff. Always try to use organic aloe vera gel or made at home because it does not contain any harmful chemicals.  Hera is some aloe Vera face mask Which will buzz up your glowing and beautiful skin.

Benefits of aloe vera face mask

Aloe Vera contains 75 potentially active constituents: vitamins, enzymes, minerals, sugars, salicylic acids, amino acids etc.

  • It contains vitamins A, C, and E, which are antioxidants. It also contains vitamin B12. Antioxidants protect skin by limiting the production of free radicals, which can damage skin cells. It can do a lot for the health and appearance of your skin, including reducing the signs of aging.
  • Alkaline phosphatase etc in aloe vera helps to reduce excessive inflammation when applied to the skin topically.
  • Auxins and gibberellins of aloe vera help in wound healing and have anti-inflammatory action.
  • It also contains salicylic acid that possesses anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties and kills the acne causing bacteria.
  • Aloe vera helps in moisturizing your skin, keeps the skin hydrated, rejuvenated and glowing.

 

 

How to extract aloe vera gel from aloe leaf at home for aloe vera mask

Cut off some leaves from the aloe vera plant. Then cut the leave horizontally and put the leaves in an upright position for a few minutes to let the darker resin (the sticky thin transparent running gel) drain out. After the resin has drained, then wash the leaves and start peeling off the thick skin with a knife, leaving you with the transparent gel or you can scoop the gel from leaves with a spoon. Then Place the gel into a blender and also add a few drops of vitamin E oil or some essential oil to boost the power of aloe vera gel. Essential oils like lavender essential oil to detoxify the skin, Neem/Mint essential oil for acne problem, vitamin c oil etc.  You can keep the gel for a longer period.

 

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    1. Aloe Vera face mask for removing Dead skin cells and glowing skin

     How to make

  • 2 teaspoon aloe vera gel
  • 1 small banana (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon of white/brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of buttermilk/ sour curd

How to use

 Mix aloe vera gel, sugar and pieces of banana into a thick paste then add buttermilk to this. Apply this on your face, and scrub it in circular motions for 3 minutes. After that let the pack stay for 20 minutes. Wash it off to get rid of those harmful dead cells from your face.

Why does it work

Banana will hydrate & moisturize your skin and it has the power to prevents fine lines and wrinkles. Lactic acid present in buttermilk or curd is one of the most popular alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) ingredient that helps reduce acne breakouts. Glycolic Acid present in sugars provides a remarkably even exfoliation of the skin and releases and dissolves dead skin cells – clearing up blocked pores and blackheads. 

2. Aloe Vera face mask for acne free skin

How to make

  • 2 teaspoon of aloe gel
  • ¼ teaspoon of organic nutmeg powder
  • Few drops of lemon

How to Use

Mix all the ingredients and apply this paste on for your face. After that let the pack stay for 20 minutes. Wash it off.

Why does it work

Nutmeg is an ayurvedic medicine as it has antiviral and antibacterial elements that remove the infections, clogged pores and helps in oil control. Nutmeg is also powerful on cystic acne.  Lemon juice helps in lightening dark spots on your skin. Try aloe vera acne gel for clear skin.

 

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3. Aloe Vera face mask for dry skin

How to make

  • 2 teaspoon aloe gel
  • ½  teaspoon of extra virgin olive oil/Sweet almond oil
  • 1 organic teaspoon of honey

How to use

This face pack will quench your skin’s thirst for sure. Prepare a paste of aloe vera gel, olive oil and honey. This is a great home remedy for your dry and dull skin. Apply the paste on your face and neck, leaving it for approximately 30 minutes. Rinse it off to see a prettier you.

Why does it work

Olive oil/Almond oil will keep your skin moisturized and it also offers anti-aging benefits to your skin as it contains numerous antioxidants, Vitamin E, Vitamin K etc. Honey will give a glow to your skin and prevents acne or a pimple caused due to excessive dryness of the skin.

4. Aloe Vera face mask for oily skin

How to make

  • 2 teaspoon of aloe gel
  • 1 teaspoon of yogurt (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon of tomato puree/juice

How to use

Mix all the ingredient and blend the mixture well with a spoon until it turns creamy. Apply the paste on your face and neck, leaving it for approximately 30 minutes. Rinse it off.

Why does it work

Tomatoes have cooling and astringent properties. They are rich in vitamin C, which can eliminate acne and brighten dull skin. It is naturally acidic, so it helps balance the skin and get rid of excessive oil. It minimizes the large skin pores which produce excess oil. Yogurt contains lactic acid, which can aid in exfoliating the skin.

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5. Aloe Vera face mask for sensitive skin

How to make

  • 2 teaspoon of aloe gel
  • 1 teaspoon of papaya pulp or raw papaya juice

How to use

Mix all the ingredient and blend the mixture well with a spoon until it turns creamy. Apply the paste on your face and neck, leaving it for approximately 30 minutes. Rinse it off.

why does it work

The pulp of ripe papaya fruit providing hydration and nutrition to the skin owing to its water, carbohydrate, and fat content. It helps in maintaining skin firmness, has anti-aging benefits, prevents acne, removes acne and blemishesgive a glow and lighten skin etc. All in one, you can say it’s a proper food for the skin.

6. Aloe Vera face mask for suntan

How to make

  • 2 teaspoon of aloe gel
  • 1 teaspoon of cucumber paste
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon of curd

How to use

Mix all the ingredient and blend the mixture well with a spoon until it turns creamy. Apply the paste on your face and neck, leaving it for approximately 30 minutes. Rinse it off.

Why does it work

Lemon juice helps in lightening dark spots on your skin as well as exfoliate the skin. Cucumber cools the skin and it is effective on the redness of the irritated skin. Aloe Vera gel is an excellent remedy for taking care of dark tans. It will lighten the skin in as little as a week if applied every day to the affected area.

7. Aloe Vera face mask for de-pigmentation

How to make

  • 2 teaspoon of aloe gel
  • Few dices of carrot
  • 1 teaspoon of potato juice
  • 1 teaspoon of brown/white sugar

How to use

Make aloe vera gel, sugar and carrot dice into a thick paste. Grate one medium-size potato and squeeze the juice out of it. Add potato juice to this. Apply this on your face, and scrub it in circular motions for 5 minutes. After that let the pack stay for 20 minutes. Wash it off.

Why does it work

Carrot helps in skin rejuvenation and beneficial for depigmentation. Raw potato works very well to help lighten hyperpigmented skin as well as other spots and blemishes on the skin. Potatoes contain catecholase, an enzyme that is believed to help lighten skin tone. Glycolic Acid present in sugars provides a remarkably even exfoliation of the skin and releases and dissolves dead skin cells – clearing up blocked pores and blackheads.

 

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NOTE :

  • If you are not getting any aloe vera plant, you can use ready-made organic aloe vera gel from the market.
  • Always apply the mask after cleansing your face.
  • Using any face pack you have to be patient as it takes the time to show their power on your skin.
  • You can prepare these packs in bulk and refrigerate to use them again. Always store the homemade aloe vera gel and these face packs in an airtight container.
  • Possible side effects of aloe vera gel: All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome: Skin rash or irritation.

 

Go ahead and try these remedies and do let me know your experiences in the comments section below. Also spread the word by sharing this post to Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest by clicking the share button.

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