DIY How To Prepare Aloe Vera Face Mask At Home.

DIY How To Prepare Aloe Vera Face Mask At Home.

Aloe vera is one of the most useful plants in the world, it is generally used is used as a treatment for burns, as a purgative, and is an important ingredient in cosmetics.
Aloe vera is rich in vitamins, minerals, enzyme, and antioxidants such as resin, aloin, glycosides, anthraquinone, folic acid, vitamin A, C, E, and B12 which helps to improve your beauty.

The presence of enzyme bradykinase in aloe vera helps to reduce the inflammation and swelling when applied to the skin, this makes it useful for people with inflamed skin, acne, eczema, pimples and other skin condition. Aloe vera also contains antioxidants which help to reverse the effect of free radical in the body and also prevent the building up of free radical in the body.

In this post, we are going to look at different aloe vera face mask that you can prepare at home and try it out on your face to see the amazing powers that lie in aloe vera gel.

Where Can You Buy Aloe Vera Gel
Aloe vera is a fast-growing plant that is commonly found in the tropics, though the shape, color, and texture differ from each other depending on the species of the plant.

If you are in a country where aloe vera plant cannot be cultivated, you can buy aloe vera gel from your marketplace or online store.

To extract aloe vera gel from aloe vera plant all you need is a knife and aloe vera leaves. Cut the fresh aloe vera leaves into two and extract the gel inside the leave. Place the aloe vera gel in a small glass jar and store it in a cool and dry place.

Aloe Vera Gel Face Mask Recipe
Aloe vera face mask can be prepared at home and use on your skin to enhance and improve your beauty. The main reason why people are advocating for naturally based face mask instead of face mask produced by cosmetics industry is that natural face mask is free from dangerous chemicals that cause harm to our skin.

Aloe Vera Face Mask to Treat Acne
Acne is one of the most popular skin conditions affecting a lot of people, the skin condition is caused as a result of skin inflammation due to the blocked skin pores by dirt, dead skin cell, bacteria, and hormone. For us to completely treat acne, we have to first open up the skin pores and then reduce the swelling and redness usually associated with acne. That is why aloe vera is useful because it opens up the skin pores due to its deep penetrating powers and also reduces the inflamed skin.
Method 1
Ingredients

  1. 1 tablespoon of Bentonite clay
  2. 3 drops of tree tea essential oil
  3. 1 tablespoon of aloe vera gel

Directions

  • Mix all the three ingredients in a plastic bowl using a plastic spoon until it turns to a smooth paste.
  • Wash your face with clean water and pat it dry with a soft towel.
  • Apply the paste to your face and leave it on for few minutes.
  • Wash it off with water and pat your face dry with a soft towel.
  • Do not use a metal spoon, fork, or bowl when you are preparing Bentonite clay mask because metals contain positive ions and will neutralize the negative charge Bentonite clay ion making it useless.  

Method 2
Ingredients

  1. 1 tablespoon of aloe vera gel
  2. 3 drops of freshly squeeze lemon juice

Directions

  • Mix aloe vera gel and lemon juice together, stir it together.
  • Wash your face with clean water and pat it dry with a soft towel.
  • Apply the mixture to your face and use your fingertips to gently massage the mixture on your face.
  • Leave the face mask on for 15 minutes and wash it off with water.
  • Pat your face dry with a soft towel; you can repeat this process every day for 2 months.
  • Lemon juice will make your skin photosensitive, therefore it is not advisable to use this facemask in the daytime, always apply the facemask before going to bed.

Aloe Vera Face Mask For Oily Skin
Ingredients

  1. 1 drop of tea tree essential oil
  2. 1 tablespoon of aloe vera gel
  3. 2 teaspoons of Bentonite clay

Directions

  • Mix aloe vera gel, tea tree essential oil, Bentonite clay together and stir it together. 
  • Make sure that there is no lump formed. If the paste is too thick you can add more water to the paste.
  • Wash your face with water and pat it dry by using a soft towel.
  • Apply the paste on your face and leave it on for 5 minutes before rinsing it off with lukewarm. Using aloe vera face mask on your skin would help to remove the excess oil leaving you with a glowing and oil-free face.

Aloe vera Face Mask to Lighten Skin
Ingredients

  1. 1 tablespoon of turmeric powder
  2. 1 tablespoon of aloe vera gel
  3. 1 tablespoon of rice flour

Directions

  • Mix turmeric powder, rice flour, and aloe vera gel until it forms a thick paste.
  • Wash your face with water and pat it to dry with a soft towel.
  • Apply the paste on your face with your hand and gently use your fingertips to massage the face mask on your face. 
  • Allow the face mask to dry and thereafter washing it off with cold water. 
  • You can repeat this process once a week for two months.

Aloe Vera Face mask For Exfoliating Skin
Aloe vera face mask can be used to removes dead skin cell, dirt, and impurities from our face, thereby leaving us with a glowing and smooth face.
Ingredients

  1. 1 tablespoon of aloe vera gel
  2. A little pinch of sugar or baking soda

Directions

  • Mix aloe vera gel and sugar together with a spoon.
  • Gently scrub your face with the mixture and leave it on for about for 15 to 20 minutes before washing it off with warm water.
  • Use this recipe once a week.

Aloe vera Face mask to Tighten Skin Pores
There is a need for us to tighten our skin pores as it reduces the amount of excess sebum release to the skin, it is a better way to reduce oil for people with oily skin and also prevents acne breakouts.
Ingredients

  1. 1 tablespoon spoon of aloe vera gel
  2. 1 tablespoon of cucumber juice
  3. 1 medium size egg

Directions

  • Use a knife to crack the shell of the egg, separate the yolk from the whites. Transfer the egg white to a small bowl.
  • Beat the egg white until it turns frosty; add cucumber juice and aloe vera gel to the bowl and use a spoon to mix the ingredients thoroughly.
  • Apply the face mask on your face with your hand and gently use your fingertips to massage the face mask on your face. 
  • Allow the face mask to dry and thereafter washing it off with cold water. 

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