Natural antioxidants in aloe vera rejuvenate the skin, protects it from pollutants and sun damage. IT provides hydration and soothes irritated skin. Aloe vera acts as a great conditioner & leaves your Hair all Smooth & Shiny. The gel keeps promotes a healthy scalp to promote hair growth and reduce dandruff.
HOW TO MAKE ALOE VERA GEL –
Take the aloe vera plant and cut the bottom of the leaf. Place the leaf in a jar filled with water for few mins to drain the yellow resin from the plant. The yellow resin can irritate the skin so make sure to drain it properly.
Remove the aloe vera leaf and wash it off thoroughly by rinsing it under the water. Use a vegetable peeler to peel the top layer of the leaf. Next, use a spoon to scoop the gel from the plant. Store the gel in a glass jar and use it for your skin and hair.
HOW TO STORE ALOE VERA GEL FOR 6 MONTHS –
the freshly extracted aloe vera gel can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. If you want to store the gel for long, then add the aloe vera gel to a blender and blend for few secs. Pour the gel into an ice cube tray and freeze until solid. Remove the aloe vera gel cubes and store them in a zip lock and freeze them for up to 6 months.
To use – simply take 2-3 cubes and thaw them. Use them in your skin or hair care rotine or DIYs. READ MORE – Aloe vera products you can make at home for healthy skin and hair
ALOE VERA JUICE –
Take 2 cubes of aloe vera and add them to a mug. Top it off with water to make an aloe vera juice.
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Caution – There are different species of aloe vera plant, kindly use the one that is edible and can be used in your beauty routine.