Today there is probably not a single person who would never have heard of the strong healing properties of Aloe. When it comes to acne, aloe vera is an excellent solution, because among its skin benefits it has the ability to regulate fat thanks to its astringent property. Aloe vera has multiple benefits, and cleans the pores of the skin, helps to reduce inflammation caused by acne, allows the skin to easily regenerate and heal faster, thus improving the skin marks caused by this condition.
Wondering how to use aloe vera for acne? You are at the right place! Read on to know how to use it:
For preparation of this toner and wound healing remedy you will need to mix two full tablespoons of calendula tincture with at least three tablespoons spoon pre-extracted aloe juice. Further, add to the ingredients one fourth of a cup of cool boiled water. Wipe your face (especially problem areas) with ready (carefully mixed and strained) solution daily at least twice a day.
Aloe vera gel is best used as facial mask. Blend aloe vera gel, honey and rose water to make a smooth paste. Apply this mask on the acne prone areas and wash it off after 20 minutes. Apply this mask thrice a week to get rid of acne.
Drink some freshly-squeezed organic aloe vera juice daily to keep skin acne-free. To make aloe vera juice, simply pick the largest leaves from an aloe vera plant, clean away all dirt and debris and process the leaves in your juicer. It is recommended that you drink between 2-4 ounces, twice a day. For added flavour, you can mix the aloe vera juice with some organic carrot juice.
ALOE ICE CUBES
Making ice cubes of aloe vera can reduce skin inflammation caused by acne. Simply juice 1-2 aloe leaves, add half lemon to it and little water and freeze in an ice-cube tray. Rub your skin with these ice cubes until it melts away. These cubes are a refreshing and hydrating balm that will help dispel redness, swelling and open pores.