It’s summertime! Hot sun, cool drinks, and skin woes? Nah! Not with your favourite summer skin saviour. Put your hands together for Aloe! Your summer BFF that’ll ensure you always put your best face forward.
But why Aloe? We’ll tell you.
Our skin is the most exposed part of the body. Any weather and any season can immediately affect our complexion drying it up for the best part. As we look in dismay at our dull skin, Aloe makes the grand entry as the beauty agent that will give you what you lost!
Praised over the years, Aloe Vera has earned a prized place as a perfect antidote for skin concerns. It has been getting much media attention for years and is famed for its powerful soothing and healing quality. This translucent green gel is packed with bio-nutrients, minerals, and vitamins and is harmless, with no known allergic reaction. The best part is you can use it directly or with any product infused with Aloe as the active ingredient.
We can’t stress how good Aloe is, but here are some points to make our case stronger.
M for moisturising
Indian summers can be relentless and rob your skin of moisture. What you need is a product that cools and calms your skin. Enter Aloe Vera. It’s lightweight, it’s cooling and it keeps the skin calm and moisturized at all times. A natural ingredient, it relieves the skin of irritations and helps in healing. Apart from moisturizing, it is also rich in antioxidants and is anti-inflammatory that helps skin vastly.
Try Himalaya Moisturizing Aloe Vera Face Wash for an irresistible dewiness.
All the hype about Aloe keeping your skin youthful is indeed true. Aloe Vera contains Sterol which boosts collagen production. This helps retain moisture and makes wrinkles less noticeable. It is also rich in Vitamin C, and E, Beta-carotene and other Bio-Nutrients, which promote skin elasticity and combats free radicals. It’s a miracle worker when it comes to healing wounds, itchiness, dry scalp and dry skin. Its versatile effect anti-fungal properties extend to the hair reducing itchiness and dry scalp, and scalp infections.
Try Wow Skin Science Aloe Gel for a youthful complexion.
Protects from sunburn
Sunburns can be quite painful which is why, prevention is better than cure. Aloe is packed with powerful healing properties like Aloin that have anti-inflammatory properties that not only help to reduce the effects of sunburn but also replenish moisture, soothe skin and protect the skin.
Try the multi-tasker Plum Hello Aloe Just Gel for luminous skin
Sleep too much or sleep too little, either way, puffy eyes and dark circles will make their presence felt. Thankfully, Aloe is here to the rescue. The skin around our eyes is delicate and what it needs is some TLC. Aloe is packed with active nutrients and gives your skin exactly that. Its antioxidants repair the skin and help soothe puffiness
Try Joy Pure Aloe Multi Benefit Skin Cream for peppy eyes
Aloe Vera contains Salicylic Acid which is a miracle worker for acne. This component, when applied to the skin, reduces inflammation, unclogs pores and fights bacteria that cause skin concern. During summer, oily skin is often triggered which results in acne breakouts. Aloe accelerates the process of healing these flare-ups and healing them. It is a boon for dark spots, swelling and redness, especially if your skin is fragile.
Try Mamaearth Aloe Turmeric Gel radiant skin.
Best for hair
While Aloe works wonders for the skin, it is great for your hair too. How amazing is that! Our hair is also equally vulnerable when it comes to the wrath of the summer heat. Aloe not only moisturizes and hydrates hair but also penetrates right into the scalp and strengthens hair follicles. Moreover, it calms an itchy scalp, deep cleans oily hair and boosts hair growth.
Try Lakme Aqua Gel for bouncy hair
Aloe is the most natural and effective way to tackle skin and hair concerns. Yet, one must be mindful and apply a little on the inside of your hand. If there is any reaction don’t use the product. If not, then go ahead and take advantage of nature’s phenomena. We’ll leave you with a ‘cool’ tip. Refrigerate the gel before using it and soak in the delight of its extra cooling sensation. This summer, look cool, feel cooler, and let give your skin all the goodness it deserves.