Aloe Vera has been used since ancient times for the skin benefits. Due to climatic changes and pollution, our skin will be affected by many outside damages and it will happen in the moment we are out from our shelter. Among various skin problems, dry skin is the root of other skin problems. So it is necessary to keep our skin hydrated. People, especially women use moisturizers to keep their skin hydrated and damage free. But those moisturizers won’t last for long and will not give the proper result. People prefer Aloe Vera creams to moisturize their skins and to keep the skin hydrated. But those Aloe Vera creams we buy from shops are less effective and contain chemicals that may harm the skin. Few people use raw Aloe Vera to massage their face which helps the skin to be hydrated. But it is difficult to use raw Aloe Vera at other places than home. So why not make some homemade Aloe Vera cream at home with simple ingredients?
Here are few steps to make Homemade Aloe Vera Cream at home using simple ingredients from Papa Mummy Kitchen Essentials You Tube channel which will protect your skin from dehydration and other skin damages.
Key ingredients and their uses:
Aloe Vera has more benefits for skin and hair. Aloe Vera has cooling properties which helps to avoid sunburns and helps to keeps our skin moisturized and hydrated. It helps to lighten blemishes on the face, fights skin aging and reduces infection, dark spots and acne. It also helps in boosting the healing properties of the skin and anti-inflammatory properties. It further has many nutrients like Vitamin A and C, antioxidants and enzymes that helps in protecting the skin.
Petroleum jelly is always used to seal the moisture in the skin. It helps to heal minor cuts and scrapes. In short, it helps our skin heal and retain moisture. By sealing moisture in the skin, it helps to prevent dryness from the skin.
Glycerine helps to give healthy skin to the users. That is why glycerine is added in all skin products. It is useful for all skin types including dry and oily skin. It helps to keep the skin moist, soft and supple. It helps to prevent acne, skin infections, wrinkles and fine lines. It helps to nourish the skin complexion and makes it flawless.
Coconut oil is being used for hydrating the skin. It has antioxidant properties and Vitamin E and A which are highly beneficial for the skin. Coconut oil helps to improve the skin elasticity and collagen production on the skin. The nutrients in the coconut oil help to reduce skin damages like free radicals, sun burns and aging.
Vitamin E capsule:
Vitamin E capsule has anti-aging properties. It helps to reduce scars, dark spots, dark circles and stretch marks on the skin. It helps to nourish the skin and increase the levels of the nutrients in the skin tissues. It also acts as a moisturizer and protects the skin from other skin damages.
Essential oil is used to soothe the skin and protect the skin from skin damages. Any essential oil can be used for skin products as they all have anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. Essential oils help to avoid dry skin, oily skin and acne-prone skin. There are several types of essential oils like Lavender essential oil, Rose essential oil, Frankincense essential oil and so on.
How to make Homemade Aloe Vera Cream?
To make this Aloe Vera cream, take 2 Aloe Vera leaves and clean it well by removing the thorns from the leaves. Split the leaves and take the gel from the leaves in a bowl using a spoon. Take 2 table spoons of petroleum jelly and put it in the pan. Use double boiling method to melt the petroleum jelly. Then take ¼ table spoon of glycerine, ½ table spoons of coconut oil and 1 vitamin E capsule with melted petroleum jelly in a jar and grind it well. Add Aloe Vera gel little by little in the mixture and grind it well. You can also add 4 drops of any essential oil in the mixture, if you want. Grind the mixture until it becomes a fine cream. Keep the cream in the refrigerator and to end the process. You can use this cream for 10 to 15 days. Vitamin E capsule and Essential oil are optional and can be used if it is needed.
This Homemade Aloe Vera Cream will help you to keep your skin hydrated and protect your skin from damages. This cream is easy to make and is really cost efficient. This cream is really effective and will not disappoint your expectations for sure. Try this effective Homemade Aloe Vera Cream at your home to keep your skin soft and supple.