It is no secret that aloe vera is a magical ingredient for the skin. Aloe vera with its richness in Vitamin C, E, antioxidants, beta carotene among others, heals a number of skin related issue such as dry or flaky skin, and boosts the elasticity of the skin by keeping it radiant and hydrated. An aloe vera face pack can make a lot of difference to your skin if applied regularly.
If you haven’t yet started on a skincare routine involving the aloe vera, time you began. Use fresh aloe vera leaves and extract the pulp from it by scraping the thorny sides and finally the curved top, or use a ready-made aloe vera gel to save yourself the hassle. Aloe vera is one versatile component that can be blended with many others to maximise the skincare benefits. But if you want a fair and soft complexion in no time, try out this easy aloe vera face pack that can be put together with basic ingredients from the kitchen.
Aloe vera face pack
2 tbsp Aloe vera gel
1 tbsp Honey
1 tbsp Lemon juice
Method of Preparation:
In a small bowl, tip in the aloe vera gel. Then add to it honey and juice from a freshly squeezed lemon. Blend all the ingredients thoroughly. Your aloe vera face pack is ready for use. Prep your face by cleansing it with a cotton pad dipped in rose water. Apply the pack in a thick coat on your face, you can even apply it on your neck. Make sure to avoid the eye area. Allow it to seep in for about 20 minutes. Gently rinse off with cool water.
Repeat this ritual about thrice a week for at least a month for better results. Your skin would become glowing and beautiful naturally.
Benefits of the ingredients used:
Aloe vera: Aloe vera evens out your complexion, fades out the dark spots and makes the skin more hydrated, firm, soft and younger looking. It also removes the dead skin cells and promotes the process of skin regeneration. The natural elasticity of your skin is retained, little wonder, it ends up looking healthy and bright.
Honey: Honey is a natural moisturiser which retains the natural softness of the skin and nourishes it.
Lemon juice: Rich in Vitamin C, lemon is a natural bleach which lightens the skin tone and evens it out. It also fights wrinkles and cleanses the skin. And when blended with aloe vera it makes your skin fairer and softer.
Make this easy aloe vera mask at home and replace it with those fancy shop-bought cosmetics. The results are too good to be true.