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How to use aloe vera: all the benefits

Come usare l’aloe vera: tutti i benefici

When it comes to natural products used in cosmetics, one can only immediately think of aloe vera.

L'aloe veraBesides being very ornamental, and therefore beautiful to keep at home, it can be used in many ways and has truly remarkable properties.

From ancient origins, its benefits were already known to the ancient Romans who used it for its healing properties. It is also mentioned as being excellent for the treatment of wounds, stomach ailments, insect bites and dental problems.

But what is its secret?

The beneficial properties of aloe vera all reside within the liquid contained in its leaves. This in fact has many healing properties, and can really be used in many ways and can have many benefits.

In summary, these are the most important properties of aloe vera:

  • Purifying
  • Remineralizzante
  • Lenitiva
  • Anminfiammatoria
  • Nusing
  • Moisturizing

These properties can be exploited in very diversified contexts, but it is certainly in the world of cosmetics that its use has become more frequent.

 

Skin

If you have dry and dehydrated skin, aloe vera is an excellent solution as it deeply hydrates the skin of both the face and hands but also the body. After the shower, spread an aloe vera-based cream on the body and you will immediately have that feeling of hydration, elasticity and brightness. 

Aloe is also a perfect remedy for skin imperfections such as acne, blackheads and pimples, because it is able to accelerate and stimulate cell regeneration processes thus allowing skin repair.

Furthermore, if your skin is oily, aloe will counteract the production of sebum by eliminating the shine.

Finally, aloe vera is also the ideal solution against skin aging, thanks to its anti-aging action, in fact, it is able to reduce or eliminate the signs of skin aging such as wrinkles. Furthermore, its properties keep the skin toned and elastic.

 

Hair

Thanks to the moisturizing property of aloe vera, hair is also affected by its benefits. If your hair is dull and dry or you have noticed that you are losing more than usual, thanks to a shampoo with aloe vera you can improve these situations. The aloe vera gel deeply nourishes the hair and makes it strong and shiny, thus also counteracting the fall. 

However, the benefits for your hair are not over yet: this plant also contains antifungal substances that can kill scalp fungi and remove bad odor. If you have oily hair, it has the function of rebalancing as well as eliminating dandruff. 

You can therefore use aloe vera as a pre-shampoo treatment, shampoo, conditioner, styling gel, mask and as a hair growth gel.

 

Sunburn

With summer just around the corner, a particular benefit of this natural substance should not be underestimated. In fact, aloe vera is perfect for sunburn, skin irritation, burns and sunburn. Once applied to the skin, the soothing gel produced from aloe vera leaves will immediately give a feeling of well-being, which is why it is used in many after-sun products.

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