Aloe Vera is widely used as a natural skin care product that is very effective against numerous skin related problems.
What is amazing is that this plant is abundantly available in nature and you can readily harness its healing properties at the comfort of your home.
You don’t need to spend a fortune on commercial skin care products that have harsh side effects.
Besides most commercial skin care products have aloe vera as a major part of their ingredients.
You can try this simple aloe vera facial wash today.
1. Thoroughly Wash The Plant
The first thing you need to do is to thoroughly wash your aloe vera plant, do not peel it, ensure the leaves are not peeled and are cleaned well.
2. Make Sure It Is Softened
Soften the leaves by thumping on them gently.
3. Let The Leaves Be Cut In Two
Cut the leaves in half, ensure that they are not very large portions, this is because the whole leaf is not to be used all at once, so cut only the amount you will need.
4. Trim Off The Edges
Trim off the edges of the Aloe vera leaf. Use a sharp knife to cut it off from both sides, this way you will be able to peel it easily.
5. Next You Will Split It In Two
Slit open the edges with your hands after you have cut the edges, for the center of the leaf use a knife to slit it open just in case it is difficult to open.
6. You Then Scrape Out The Aloe Vera Juice
With a spoon just scrape out the juice from the Aloe vera leaf, just make sure that you scrape off as much juice as you can to avoid wastage and then put the juice in a bowl.
7. Apply The Aloe Vera To Your Face
Use your fingers to apply the Aloe Vera all over your face. You can also use the leaf directly on your face, just massage it gently then leave the mask on for a period of 15-20 minutes to dry.
8. Wash Your Face Thoroughly
The last step is for you to peel the mask from off your face. Then wash your face thoroughly with clean running water.
Make sure you don’t wash your face with soap or you will neutralise the effect of the Aloe vera.
9. Achieve A Flawless Glowing Skin
Use a dry and clean towel to pat your face dry and you will be pleasantly surprised by the results.
You will have a soft, smooth, supple and glowing skin tone.