Aloe vera is a succulent plant that has many properties beside looking good. If you are looking for the next plant you should get for your home, here are 10 good reasons to get Aloe Vera!
1. First aid against minor burns in the kitchen
Always have an Aloe Vera plant nearby when you are cooking. In the event of a minor burn, cut a small piece and apply immediately to the burn for immediate relief.
2. Anti-aging mask
Mix a teaspoon of Aloe gel with ½ teaspoon of olive oil and a teaspoon of oatmeal powder. Apply this paste on the face and leave on for 30 minutes then rinse. This mask promotes the suppleness of the skin and eliminates dead cells.
3. Hair regrowth treatment
Mix 2 tbsp of Aloe Vera gel with 1 tbsp of castor oil and apply by massaging your scalp gently. Leave on for an hour minimum then wash with a mild shampoo. Make this mask once a week for best results.
4. Hydrating face mask
Mix a teaspoon of Aloe Vera gel with a teaspoon of honey and apply this mixture to the face. Leave on for 20 to 30 minutes then rinse. Your skin will be soft and radiant!
5. Soothing skin care
Against burns, sunburns or insect bites, use Aloe Vera gel that you can extract yourself from the leaf.
6. Acne treatment
Mix a tablespoon of Aloe gel with a few drops of lemon juice. Apply to the face as a night cream. When you wake up, your skin will be soothed and the inflammation of the pimples subsided.
7. Stretch Mark Treatment
Mix 1 tablespoon of Aloe Vera gel with a tablespoon of almond oil and apply this mixture to the areas to be treated, preferably before sleeping so that it has time to act. Repeat 2-3 times a week.
8. Make-up remover
Apply Aloe gel on a cotton pad to gently remove make-up.
9. Shaving cream
Aloe Vera gel is a very good alternative for shaving cream. It keeps your skin hydrated and prevents possible irritation
10. Eyebrow gel
Fix your eyebrows with Aloe Vera gel using a cotton swab. A good solution to have flawless eyebrows without pencil or powder.