Aloe vera has long been recognized as the ultimate way to take care of your skin, to prevent skin cancer, i.e. to stop sun damage dead in its tracks. I’ve never really been one to drink aloe vera for skin, but plenty have, and plenty think it tastes alright.
So how does aloe vera actually help the skin, and moreover how does it actually help you to heal and reduce your acne?
Aloe vera is a healing agent. It helps with sunburns, because it naturally enhances the skin’s ability to heal itself, which is again why some would say that it helps them to prevent things like sun related skin cancer. As far as drinking it goes, it gets throughout your whole body also acting as a powerful antioxidant, meaning it is dually killing off free radicals often causing more unseen damage within the body and skin.
Can Aloe Vera Help With Acne?
If you drink aloe vera for skin, you are doing yourself a huge favor. Yes, you can apply it topically, and it does help when you are burned. But if you think that your skin is the only thing in need of greater healing, you would be mistaken. Every part of your body can benefit from using aloe vera. You can heal every element and help to achieve every result.
Aloe vera gel consists of vitamins, minerals, enzymes, saponins, amino acids, sugars and salicylic acids. It is therefore natural that it is one of the most effective remedies for skin problems such as acne.
Aloe vera is extremely helpful for your acne. Whether applied topically or internally, aloe vera goes strait to the sweet spot and basically heals the skin, reduces bacteria and free radicals, and otherwise helps you to achieve the greater results you are looking for.
Aloe Vera Mask for Acne
Aloe vera is now widely used as an important ingredient in facial creams, facial cleansers, facial masks, body lotions, bath soaps and many more skin care products.
Why use aloe vera for acne?
Aloe vera helps fight bacteria and heals the acne by reaching the root of the problem. It also relieves inflammation. Aloe vera, which accelerates the healing of lesions, moisturizes and nourishes the skin.
Use aloe vera for acne
– Pure aloe vera gel
Cut an aloe vera leaf and apply it to the pimples with the help of cotton. After waiting for 10 hours, rinse with cold water. Repeat this medicine every day until the acne is cleared.
– Combine aloe vera and lemon juice
Mix 1 teaspoon of aloe vera gel and 2 teaspoons of lemon juice. Apply a mixture of pimples and wait 10 minutes, then rinse with cold water. Do this technique once a day for two to three weeks.
– Aloe vera and honey mixture
Mix 1 tablespoon of aloe vera gel and 1 tablespoon of honey and spread over the pimple. After waiting 20 minutes, wash with cold water.
– Aloe vera, milk and sugar mixture
Mix 1 tablespoon sugar, 1 tablespoon milk and 2 tablespoons aloe vera gel. Apply the mixture to your face as a face mask and leave for 30 minutes. Then wash with warm water. Repeat the procedure daily for up to 4 weeks.
– Aloe vera and tea tree oil
Mix 3 drops of tea tree oil and 1 tablespoon of aloe vera gel. Spread acne with the help of cotton and leave for about 20 minutes. Then rinse with warm water. Do this once a day for three to four weeks.
– Aloe vera and rose water
Add 2 tablespoons of aloe vera gel to 1 glass of rose water and mix. Use this water to wash your face every day. After washing your face, mix 2 drops of tea tree oil and 1 teaspoon of olive oil with a cotton swab. Leave for 15 to 20 minutes. Perform this procedure daily for two to three weeks.
You can also look at my article on homemade ways to get rid of acne