You probably use Aloe Vera for things like burns but did you know it’s been used medicinally for centuries dating to ancient Egypt. And if you’re from Latin America chances are tour bisabuela grew this in her jardín and she knew that this was a beauty elixir.
This powerful plant has over 75 active elements that aid in healing, including vitamins, minerals, sugars, enzymes, salicylic acids, amino acids and more. What’s more, it has benefits that include things like being anti-inflammatory, being high in antioxidants and in one antioxidant in particular that’s been found to heal damage caused by UV rays.
Aloe vera gel is great for oily skin and also dry, itchy skin. It absorbs super easily. It has also shown to help correct dark spots when applied four times a day for two weeks straight. Consider using it instead of an ingredient heavy moisturizer and use a face oil too to make your PM routine más natural.
The insides of an aloe plant’s leaves are the most potent form of aloe vera gel.
Want to grow this glossy beauty? It’s a desert plant and so all it needs is a bright, sunny spot or it will not grow. Water it heavily about once every two weeks, and wait for the soil to completely dry. keeping the dirt moist will cause the roots to rot. Or just grab our Pampas aloe vera and Yerba Mate toner to plump your skin and keep it balanced and feel refreshed every morning.