Aloe Vera: Must Have Beauty Plant

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aloe vera plant beauty remediesCleopatra supposedly used the aloe in the aloe vera plant on her skin to keep her looking young. And it's a great idea -- not only does the juices help with burns, but it has many healing properties to beautify your skin.

 

  • Aloe vera works well as an anti-aging agent to prevent wrinkles.
  • It has a high water content, so it really nourishes skin.
  • Aloe is a great moisturizer; it supplies oxygen to skin cells, strengthening them. 
  • Great for eczema or psoriasis.
  • It's also a natural astringent and helps purify skin and make it less oily.
  • It works to heal acne, even reducing the appearance of scars.

I want an aloe vera plant!

Do you have one?

 

 

diy, going green, skin

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Fista... Fistandantalus

I have several.  I use fresh aloe in my homemade skin and hair products, it's remarkably easy to process and keeps well in the fridge.  Fresh aloe, pureed, can be beaten in a mixer with a variety of carrier and active ingredients to produce pretty much anything you'd ever need.  Good choices include safflower oil, rosehip seed oil, olive squalane, rosewater, ascorbic acid (must be used right away for best results).  Just plain fesh pureed aloe can be gently mixed with a sugar-based lauryl-sulfate-free surfactant such as deccyl glucoside or cocamidopropyl betaine to make shampoo or body wash, but it must be kept in the refrigerator unless you also use either tocopherol acetate or grapefruit seed extract as a mild preservative.

Mama0... Mama0f3grlz

It sure makes me want one now!

toola toola

I love these plants, and they're virtually impossible to kill if you're no green thumb (like me).  my mum used to wash her hair with aloe when she was young - she just mixed it with rain water

Aloe-... Aloe-Produkte

I own about 12 aloe plants in my home, but here in Germany, the sun isnt so bright, that the aloe can built much of the essentials with the sunlight.
So I must use additional creams, lotions and aloe vera gels for my healthy and my skin.


We use aloevera for more than 9 years now ourselves and also in the neigborhood.
But here in Germany it is not allowed to speak about the healthy function of the plant.


Sorry for my bad english, I hope you could understand what I mean


Greetz from Germany, Simone hugs

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