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10 Ways to Use Aloe Vera as a Beauty and Skin Care Product

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Aloe vera is a plant that is known for its multiple cosmetic and therapeutic properties. That’s one of the reasons why it’s such a common ingredient in many products.

5-Minute Crafts wants to show you 10 ways you can use it as a beauty product or just to take care of your skin.

1. Healing ampoule

What you’ll need:

  • 1 aloe vera leaf
  • Honey
  • Blender or food processor
  • Knife or string for cutting
  • 1 empty pill strip
  • Dropper

Instructions:

  1. Cut the aloe vera leaf in half lengthwise and remove the central part with a spoon.
  2. Place the central part of the leaf in a blender or food processor and add a little honey. Blend until a homogeneous gel is obtained.
  3. Remove some of the gel with the dropper and pour it in all the cavities of the strip of pills. Then, put it in the refrigerator until the gel hardens.
  4. Take out an ampoule and rub it on your injury or wound. The aloe vera gel and honey will help it heal faster.

2. Eyebrow dye

What you’ll need:

  • Aloe vera gel
  • Light or dark brown eye shadow
  • Clean eyebrow or eyelash brush

Instructions:

  1. Pour some aloe vera gel and eye shadow powder in a clean bowl. Mix until you get a homogeneous paste.
  2. Dip the brush into the mixture and apply it on your eyebrows, combing them to the sides.

3. Hair growth mask

What you’ll need:

  • Aloe vera gel
  • Natural yogurt
  • 1 banana
  • 1 ampoule of vitamin E
  • Knife or thin blade
  • Blender or food processor

Instructions:

  1. Put the aloe vera gel, yogurt, and banana in the blender or food processor.
  2. Open the vitamin E ampoule with a knife or a razor and pour the contents into the glass with the other ingredients. Mix until you obtain a homogeneous paste.
  3. Apply to dry hair starting from the scalp and leave on for half an hour.
  4. Rinse and dry your hair. Aloe vera can help promote hair growth.

4. Natural eyelash strengthener

What you’ll need:

  • 1 aloe vera leaf
  • Rolling pin
  • Knife
  • 1 clean bowl
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • Clean eyelash brush

Instructions:

  1. Cut one end of the aloe vera leaf and crush it with the rolling pin to release the gel.
  2. Pour the gel from the leaf into the bowl and add a little olive oil. Mix until both ingredients are well combined.
  3. Dip the brush into the mixture and apply to your eyelashes from the base.

5. Anti-wrinkle mask

What you’ll need:

  • 1 aloe vera leaf
  • Knife
  • Spoon
  • Natural yogurt
  • Honey
  • Spirulina powder
  • Blender or food processor

Instructions:

  1. Cut the aloe vera leaf in half lengthwise and remove the central part using a spoon.
  2. Put the central part of the leaf in a blender or food processor and add the natural yogurt, honey, and spirulina powder. Blend until you obtain a homogeneous paste.
  3. Apply the mask on your face weekly to help reduce wrinkles and fine lines.

6. Facial scrub

What you’ll need:

  • 1 tbsp of aloe vera gel
  • 1 tbsp of white sugar
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 bag of green tea

Instructions:

  1. Pour all ingredients in a bowl and mix until well combined.
  2. Apply to the face in circular motions and remove with a damp towel.

7. Natural deodorant

What you’ll need:

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp vegetable glycerin
  • 2 tbsp of aloe vera gel
  • 4 tbsp of baking soda
  • Pot or deep frying pan
  • Glass container
  • Aluminum or plastic container with a lid

Instructions:

  1. Pour the ingredients into the glass bowl and stir until well combined.
  2. Place the container in a double boiler for a few minutes to heat the mixture.
  3. Pour the mixture into the aluminum or plastic container and refrigerate for a few hours.
  4. After refrigerating, you will have a gel. Apply it to your armpits, massaging it until it is completely absorbed.

8. Moisturizing lotion

What you’ll need:

  • Aloe vera leaf
  • 1/2 cup of honey
  • Knife
  • Container
  • Mortar or pestle

Instructions:

  1. Cut the aloe vera leaf into medium pieces and place them in a bowl.
  2. Add the honey and stir to combine.
  3. With the help of a mortar or pestle, grind the aloe vera pieces until they’re completely crushed. You can also use a food processor for a few seconds.
  4. Apply to your hands, massaging the most affected areas, and rinse. The moisturizing properties of aloe vera will help you fight dryness.

9. Anti-acne cream

What you’ll need:

  • Aloe vera gel
  • Toothpaste
  • Small container
  • Wooden stick or small spoon
  • Cotton swabs

Instructions:

  1. Pour the same amount of aloe vera gel and toothpaste in a bowl and stir with a stick or spoon until everything’s well combined.
  2. With a cotton swab, apply the mixture generously on your pimples and leave overnight. Rinse with warm water and pat dry with a clean towel.

10. Make-up remover

What you’ll need:

  • Aloe vera leaf

  • Glycerin

  • Honey
  • Coconut oil
  • Knife
  • Blender or food processor
  • Container
  • Clean towel

Instructions:

  1. Cut the central part of the aloe vera leaf and place it in a blender or food processor.
  2. Add the glycerin, honey, and coconut oil in equal parts and blend everything together until the aloe vera is completely crushed.
  3. Pour the mixture into a clean container and spread a little on the towel.
  4. Apply on your face, massaging gently, to remove makeup.
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