Well, using homemade and natural face masks is a far better, effective, and inexpensive solution. Have you heard of the aloe Vera mask? Do you know how to make an aloe vera mask?
Aloe vera Mask has some amazing and proven benefits. You can use an aloe vera mask for your face and acne to get significant results.
The gel-like substance derived from the aloe vera plant is known for its healing and therapeutic qualities.
You can use it to get rid of acne, skin inflammation, minor cuts, sunburn, and other such topical skin conditions.
More importantly, the aloe vera mask has no side effects. Many people also apply it directly to their faces. Yes, it’s that harm-free! It provides aninstant glow to your face. Furthermore, it is also a great moisturizer free from any harmful chemicals.
Are you excited to know how to make an aloe vera mask yourself? If yes, read further to know the recipe of this miraculous mask!
Ingredients You Need to Make Aloe Vera Mask
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The ingredients you need to make aloe vera mask are easily available in the market. You don’t even need to rush to a market to get them. Most of the ingredients are the ones you use in your day-to-day lives. So, let’s see what you need.
In this article, I will tell you three variants of the aloe vera mask. You can make any one of them according to your convenience and availability of the ingredients:
Nourishing Aloe and Lemon Mask: To make aloe vera and lemon mask, you will need fresh aloe vera gel, lemons/lime juice/grapefruit. Aloe vera mixed with lemon juice acts as a natural skin brightener and tan removal.
Soothing Honey and Aloe Mask: Aloe vera and honey mask require 1 tablespoon of honey and 1 tablespoon of aloe vera gel. The healing power of aloe vera is doubled by adding honey. Honey is known for its anti-microbial and moisturizing properties. Together they help you fight acne and soothe your skin.
Refreshing Aloe, Milk, and Sugar Mask: Aloe vera, milk, and sugar mask need 2 tablespoons of freshly extracted aloe vera gel, ½ tablespoon of milk, and 1 tablespoon sugar. This mask is amazing to get a smooth, soft, and acne-free skin.
Nourishing Aloe and Lemon Mask
Step 1: You need to cut a broad aloe vera leaf from the base of an aloe vera plant using a knife.
Step 2: Make sure you wash the leaf thoroughly under running tap water.
Step 3: Carefully remove the thorny edges of the leaf.
Step 4: Take a bowl and collect as much aloe vera gel as possible.
Step 5: Mix the extracted aloe vera gel with 1/8 tablespoon of fresh lemon juice. You can use grapefruit extract if you don’t have lemons at your home.
Step 6: Your mask is ready for use. It’s that simple!
Soothing Honey and Aloe Mask
Step 1: Take a bowl and collect fresh aloe vera gel.
Step 2: In case you don’t have an aloe vera plant at your home, get 100% natural aloe vera gel from the market.
Step 3: After that, add 1 tablespoon honey to the bowl.
Step 4: Mix both the ingredients well.
Step 5: Hurray! Your mask is absolutely ready for use.
Refreshing Aloe, Milk, and Sugar Mask
Step 1: Take a clean bowl.
Step 2: Add ½ tablespoon of milk and 1 tablespoon of sugar. Mix them well.
Step 3: Now add two tablespoons of freshly extracted aloe vera gel to the bowl.
Step 4: Stir well
Step 5: Congratulations, your mask is ready!
Steps to Apply Aloe Vera Face Mask
Isn’t it super easy and cheap to make a DIY aloe vera mask? It’s equally easy to apply it. Let’s see how to apply aloe vera face mask.
Step 1: Wash your face properly before applying the mask.
Step 2: Pat dry your face using a clean towel.
Step 3: Take your home-prepared mask and apply it gently on your face.
Step 4: Massage your face in a circular motion for a few minutes.
Step 5: Leave the mask for at least 15-20 minutes.
Step 6: Don’t touch your face during this period. Read a good book or just relax.
Step 7: Wash your face with lukewarm water, and pat dries it.
Step 8: You can apply a moisturizer if you feel like it. Otherwise, leave your face as it is overnight.
It is more beneficial to use aloe vera mask at night. However, you can apply it during daytime too. For better results, use the mask twice o thrice a week.
It is also advisable to first test the mask by applying a small quantity of it on your hand. If you see redness on your hand, it’s advisable to not use the mask.
Some people are allergic to aloe vera. Hence, it is better to first test it on your hand. Nonetheless, for many it acts as a miracle.
You can combine your mask care routine with other habits to keep your skin healthy. Drink plenty of water. It will keep your skin hydrated. Eat clean. Make sure you add more veggies to your diet.