DIY Aloe Vera Hacks

Aloe Vera

“In a world full of red roses, be someone’s aloe vera, having 101 qualities of cure.”

Hi guys, hope you all are doing great. Today I am going to share about the different ways in which you can use aloe vera in your beauty regimen. In my previous post, I had shared some of the beauty benefits of using aloe vera on our skin and hair, and did a product review on WOW Aloe Vera Gel. For those of you who have not read this, I advise you to read it first before starting with this.

Aloe vera is widely used in many beauty products due to its wonderful benefits. It’s so mild which makes it suitable for almost all skin types. Aloe’s anti-ageing, moisturizing abilities make this gel a must have beauty product. Here are some easy and effective ways in which you can use this gel: 

Aloe Vera Anti-ageing Glow Serum:

To make this serum you need: 3 tablespoons of aloe vera gel, 1-2 capsules vitamin E, ½ teaspoon calamine lotion (optional) and 1 teaspoon rose water. Mix it well together for 2 mins till it gets a serum like texture.

You can apply this at any time of the day. Apply this overnight and wash it off the next morning for the maximum benefit. Adding calamine lotion can help in drying out acne. This evens our complexion and gives your skin the much needed glow.

Please make sure that you are not allergic to any of the ingredients. Do a patch test before applying on face.

Brightening and Hydrating scrub and mask:

To prepare the scrub, mix sugar with a teaspoon of aloe vera gel and scrub your face for 2 minutes.

For the mask, mix 1 teaspoon aloe vera gel, 1 teaspoon of cucumber juice, and 1 teaspoon of honey. Apply it on your face and neck and leave for 15 – 20 mins. Wash it off with cold water. You can also switch cucumber juice with papaya for an instant glow.

This mask hydrates and soothes the skin, while brightening your complexion. It is an effective mask to apply after being exposed to sun.

Aloe Vera Conditioning Hair mask: 
  1. Applying aloe vera on hair aids in hair growth and nourishment. Mix the gel with yoghurt and apply on hair. Keep for an hour and wash off with lukewarm water followed by cold water.
  2. You can add aloe vera in your conditioner and apply on your hair after shampooing. It’s a quick and effective way to get that extra conditioning for your hair.
Aloe Vera hair Fall Control Mask:

Mix a generous amount of aloe gel into thali, a natural shampoo, and apply on your hair. Leave for 15 mins and wash off with water. This is an effective hair fall control mask. You can buy thali here

Hair masks
Aloe Vera as an After Shave Gel:

Due to it nourishing, regenerating and soothing properties, aloe vera is an excellent after shave gel.

To Heal Cracked Heels:

Mix one tablespoon of aloe with 1 teaspoon coconut oil. Apply on your heels at night before sleep. For best results, wear a loose socks to retain moisture.

These are some of the easy but effective DIYs in which you can use aloe vera to improve your hair and skin. I hope you guys found this blog useful. Do try these out ad let me know the results.

Stay tuned for my next blog. xoxoxo

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