As you all know, in my opinion natural is the way to go. Whether it’s natural hair, skin care products, or even DIY, going natural brings a healthy glow to your look that makes you more comfortable just being YOU!
There are a few ways to keep your skin moisturized like honey face masks or bananas and another natural and affordable way to keep your skin looking hydrated is aloe vera. Yes, it may feel somewhat slimy, but bottom line is: it’s healing, nourishing, and is good for more than one use!
One quick and easy way to reap the benefits: Rub a freshly cut piece on your face!
Below are 4 reasons that will make anyone want to bring aloe vera in as a staple in their household.
4 Reasons to Love Aloe Vera:
*This plant will moisturize your skin without leaving an oily residue behind which is perfect for everyone, especially those of you with oily skin
*For men it can even work as an after shave to help moisturize and heal any small cuts, which brings me to the second reason I love this remedy…
It Heals Acne
*Packed with nutrients aloe works to heal acne and many other skin abrasions.
*It contains two hormones that are anti-inflammatory and produce new skin cells. (Auxin and Gibberellins)
*It heals scaring and eczema along with a few other ailments of the skin.
It’s Full Of Nutrients
*It contains vitamins, amino acids, salicylic acid, enzymes, and minerals that heal your skin and encourage elasticity. (Some believe it contains anti-aging properties as well).
*The benefits of it’s nutrients doesn’t stop at your skin. It also works as a great conditioner or hair mask!
It’s Affordable and Easy To Grow at Home
*Aloe Vera is easy to grow at home and is affordable for practically anyone.
*It can grow in arid environments and require little care and watering.
*You can grow this plant at home, in a pot, keeping it in a well lit area.
After reading this it is clear to see all of the reasons this cost efficient product is a must have. Not only can you buy it from pretty much any grocery store, but there are also 100% natural gels at many local drugstores.
Let me know in the comments: What is your favorite beauty product?