How to Make Your Own Aloe Vera Moisturizer

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By John Wick

No need for all the innovations put forward by the cosmetics industry. By using simple mixtures, it is easy to achieve effective beauty treatments, while saving money. The proof, with these 5 recipes to make with aloe vera gel.

How to get aloe vera gel?

If you want to get your own homemade aloe vera facial wash, all you need to do is gently peel the large aloe leaf to collect the pulp which will serve as the gel. Make sure the plant is mature enough. Mix the preparation until obtaining a homogeneous texture. In a container, transfer your frothy-looking mixture using a colander, or a coffee filter for example, in order to collect the juice which will then take the form of a gel. It can be kept in the fridge for up to a week.

Aloe vera: its benefits for the skin and hair

Aloe vera is one of those wonderful ingredients that nature offers us. In case of mild acne , it will balance oily skin while disinfecting imperfections thanks to its powerful anti-bacterial functions. For burns and wounds, it will immediately calm and refresh sunburns, for example, and speed up the healing process.

For hydrated hair and scalp cleans, the art shampoos and shampoos with aloe vera are also very effective. Its antiseptic, antifungal and antibacterial properties effectively relieve itching and fight dandruff naturally . Thus, thanks to its multiple benefits, aloe vera gel fits perfectly into many DIY beauty recipes . With these 5 recipes, find out how to use it.  

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5 beauty recipes to make with Aloe Vera Moisturizer

1- A purifying mask to relieve imperfections

Who would’ve believed that ? Only two ingredients are needed for a  powerful antibacterial mask that clears the pores and regulates excess sebum.

Ingredients :

Aloe vera gel

A tablespoon of thyme honey

Mix the two ingredients to obtain a semi-thick texture. Leave on for 20 minutes.

2- A day or night cream to hydrate the skin

This recipe hydrates the skin and leaves a feeling of freshness all over the face. The ideal cream to keep cheekbones shapely from morning to night.

Ingredients :

A dab of aloe vera gel

A dab of organic sweet almond vegetable oil

Property:   Sweet almond oil deposits a protective filter on the skin of the face and promotes absorption of the mixture. It softens the skin and strengthens the epidermis.

3- An anti-dandruff serum for the scalp

The ideal beauty recipe to cleanse your scalp.

Ingredients :

3 drops of HE tea tree

100 ml of aloe vera gel

Two teaspoons of rose water

Massage the scalp, leave for an hour then wash as usual.

Property:  The essential oil of tea tree (tea tree) is recognized for its cleansing properties, whether applied locally or mixed with a preparation. In this recipe, we combine its benefits with those of aloe vera gel with a few drops of rose water to strengthen blood circulation.

4- A refreshing cleansing gel for the face

To gently remove makeup with ingredients that do not attack the skin.

Ingredients :

  • Aloe vera gel (40 ml)
  • Sweet almond oil (30 ml)
  • ORGANIC rose water (10 ml)
  • Lavender essential oil (5 drops)

Mix the oil and the aloe vera gel. Gradually add the floral water while vigorously mixing the mixture. Add the drops of lavender essential oil. Use a small whisk for a more homogeneous texture.

Shake lightly before each use.

Properties:  Sweet almond oil deposits a protective filter on the skin of the face and promotes absorption of the mixture. It softens the skin and strengthens the epidermis. Lavender promotes blood circulation and will perfume the preparation. Rose water then brings a feeling of freshness.

A very effective combo for removing makeup from your skin while preserving its balance.

5- A make-up removing gel for the eyes

To remove makeup, we avoid chemicals that will attack our eyes. In this recipe, you only have to mix 3 ingredients:

3 tbsp of aloe vera gel (100% natural)

1 tbsp of jojoba oil (normal to oily skin) or sweet almond (dry skin)

1 tbsp of castor oil

Do not overdo it, this cleansing gel cannot be kept indefinitely! Shake before each use.

Properties:  Castor oil is excellent for strengthening eyelashes. It is also known  to make hair grow faster .