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Aloe vera juice: discover benefits for your skin

April 19th, 2012 admin
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What is acne? It is a bacterial infection when bacteria grow inside tiny skin pores. The oily substance produced by oil glands is called sebum, it makes the skin smooth by facilitating easy removal of dead skin cells. In case there is an excessive production of sebum, the old skin cells get accumulated in the skin pores. Dirt and oil block up skin pores providing an ideal condition for growth of bacteria. As it accumulates, pimples appear. Aloe vera juice skin benefits include treating acne and improving the skin condition.

The multipurpose benefits of plant were known to people. Long leaves with thick skin contain a transparent substance reminding gel. This gel is used for the treating of acne. It contains vitamins A, B, E,C salicylic acid, minerals, fatty acids, saponins, amino acids . The gel might be used internally and externally in order to see improvement in the acne condition. If consumed, it strengthens immune system and helps your body to fight off the infection. In case it is applied on the acne outbreaks, gibberellin and polysaccharides reduce the skin inflammation. And antibiotic properties of aloe vera gel are capable of destroying bacteria. It is the key ingredients of the gel that heal up the infected part of the skin. They promote growth of new skin cells and aid eliminating scarred tissues. Thus the acne scars are removed.

You may apply fresh gel on the acne and in case you have the plant at home, you may extract a leaf from there. Wash the leaf, open the skin, and apply the gel on the acne, but wash the face before this procedure.

The plant calms skin irritation, redness, inflammation provoked by acne. It unclogs the skin pores improving the blood circulation in that area and facilitating healing up of acne. It rejuvenates the cells of damaged skin and makes it healthy. You may apply it on old acne marks in order to reduce their appearance.

This plant is used in various acne skin care products (soap, cream and lotions). Include them in your skin care regime. Use a face wash or soap with the extract of this plant to cleanse up your skin twice daily. Carefully rub it on the face skin with special attention to the infected areas and rinse it with lukewarm water. Also after every wash, you need to apply an aloe vera cream/lotion in order to moisturize your skin. They hydrate the skin and prevent accumulation of excessive oil on surface of your skin. So you will not worry again about new acne.

Take half tablespoon of fresh aloe gel, then half tablespoon of honey and a tablespoon of sea kelp powder. Now mix these ingredients properly, keep it for 10-15 minutes. Then wash your face with a mild cleansing soap and dry with a soft towel. Afterwards apply the aloe vera mask that you have prepared, on your face except around the eyes. Leave the mask on face for 15 minutes and wash with lukewarm water. You are advised to use this face mask twice, thrice a week before going to bed in order to make skin free from acne.

One is recommended to drink half cup of aloe vera juice every day in order to forget about acne problem. In case you cannot bear bitter taste, blend it with other fruit juice of your choice. Drinking this juice regularly helps flush out harmful toxins from body and ensures faster healing of the acne. Also it improves production of elastin and collagen which make the skin soft and smooth.

The plant is safe and may be used for any skin type. Also it is not expensive.

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  1. Foxy says:

    I never used aloe vera gel externally but I drink 1/4 cup of aloe juice daily and my skin condition has got much better than before.

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