How to Apply Aloe Vera Gel on Your Face

Many people keep aloe vera plants at home and use the thick, clear gel inside the leaves to assist relieve burns and recover injuries. Health-care specialists use aloe vera to treat skin conditions, injuries, sunburn, radiation burns and dermatitis.

Routinely using aloe vera gel to your face can help make your skin clearer and smoother and reduce inflammation. Many health food shops and drug stores offer aloe vera gel, but gel extracted from the plant is both fresh and affordable.

Step 1
Remove an aloe vera leaf from an aloe plant by cutting it at the base with a set of scissors or a kitchen area knife. Tidy off any dirt from the leaf by gently scrubbing it with a wet tooth brush or nailbrush. Rinse the leaf under running water.

Step 2
Slice the spines off the sides of the leaf with a sharp kitchen area knife. Cut the leaf in half vertically and extract the gel inside with a spoon.

Step 3
Use a thin layer of aloe vera gel over your face and permit it to dry for a minimum of one hour. Get rid of the gel with warm water and a clean washcloth.

How to Apply Aloe Vera Gel on Your Face

Things You’ll Need

  • Aloe plant
  • Sharp kitchen area knife
  • Scissors
  • Toothbrush or nailbrush
  • Spoon
  • Warm water
  • Washcloth

Is it safe to apply aloe vera gel on the face overnight?

For most people it is most likely safe, however as constantly there are sensitive people who can respond to aloe vera or a few of the active ingredients.

If you get an itchiness and redness of the skin, wash it off right away and do not use the item any longer: you are allergic to the stuff, according to iytmed.com. However because you were awake, you could discover the response. Had you applied it to the face and slept through an allergic reaction at night, you may have a more serious reaction for a few days to come, due to the fact that you did not clean it off early enough.

 

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Updated: August 15, 2016 — 3:10 pm

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Reyus Mammadli

Healthy lifestyle advisor. Bachelor Degree of Medical Equipment and Electronics.
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