Aloe Vera – Miracle ingredient for skin

by in Skin Care September 7, 2017

The benefits of Aloe Vera as a base ingredient in your organic skin care.

Aloe Vera (Barbadensis) is excellent to use for its health, beauty, medicinal and skin care properties. Aloe Vera, “the miracle plant” or “natural healer” helps to heal wounds and is perfect for applying topically to burns, abrasions, psoriasis and insect bites. Aloe acts as an analgesic, working to help relieve the pain of wounds. It feels especially good to cut a stem of aloe, place it in the fridge and rub it on sunburnt skin – the immediate soothing effect feels like an absolute lifesaver. Aloe is also an antipruritic: A substance that relieves or prevents itching. Aloe Vera is an astringent: which causes the contraction of body tissues, typically used to reduce bleeding from minor abrasions.

Most of us have an Aloe Vera plant in our backyards and using the Aloe gel, straight from the plant is convenient, cutting off a leaf, washing the aloin off the top and applying it directly to the skin.

Aloe Vera has more than 200 active components, including vitamins, minerals, amino acids, enzymes, polysaccharides, fatty acids and more, Aloe is one of the few natural substances found to be proven to heal the body. To read about the abundantly, potent naturally occurring compounds and constituents that benefit you and your health, and history facts go to

Aloe Vera – A highly beneficial replacement for water.

Now, you may find Aloe Vera in many of your cosmetics. In fact, many skin care and makeup products list Aloe Vera as the first ingredient. It is a highly beneficial replacement for water as a base for hydration. It is an excellent carrier and delivery system for other anti-aging and healing ingredients that are in organic skin care formulations.Aloe is found as the main ingredient in skin care to treat acne, due to its antimicrobial properties. Aloe hydrates and rejuvenates, giving amazing benefits for your skin.

What is Aloe Vera Good for?

1. Aloe Vera gel is brilliant to use for minor skin irritations, abrasions, burns, ulcers and other skin conditions. When applied directly to a wound is has an anesthetic effect and its medicinal properties fight bacteria, increase blood flow and help to relieve pain and itching.

Synthesis Organics Aloe Herbal Gel is a soothing, cooling gel to relieve sunburn, bruised, stressed skin, insect bites and more.This handy essential is perfect for recovering from the Aussie summer sun and gives great relief for small insect bites like mosquitoes, midges, etc. We have a bottle of the Synthesis Organics Aloe Herbal Gel in our first-aid kit. Aloe Herbal Gel is brilliant to use for exercise-related injuries, such as bruises or sprains.This gel feels amazing on the irritated skin.

2.Aloe Vera gel can be applied directly to swollen skin and muscles. The natural anti-inflammatory properties will help to reduce the swelling.

3. Mild, moderate and severe sunburn can also be eased by directly applying Aloe Vera gel to the skin. It’s anesthetic properties relieve some of the pain, while the gel heals damaged skin and encourages new skin cells to grow.

4. Used regularly, it improves the appearance of aged or damaged skin by promoting new skin-cell growth. As a natural pH balancer, it gives the skin a smoother appearance and removes dead skin to unclog pores. 

5. Aloe Vera provides a protective barrier that helps keep moisture locked in. It’s cooling effects reduce acne inflammation and assist in healing, removing redness and soothing dry or angry skin. Aloe Vera keeps your skin’s Microbiome healthy.

Annmarie Gianni Citrus Mint facial cleanser is formulated specifically for an oily and acne-prone skin to help maintain a healthy pH and protect your skin’s acid mantle barrier. This cleanser removes dirt, oils and dead skin with no harsh detergents or chemicals.

It contains Aloe vera juice infused with herbs (*lavender flowers, *lemon balm leaves, *neem leaves, *rosemary leaves, *echinacea flowers, *life everlasting flowers, *calendula flowers, *comfrey leaves, *Plantago leaves, *Malva flowers).The potent blend of supportive nutrients and skin cleansing ingredients will help unclog pores that can lead to unpleasant acne and blemishes, so you feel great about who you are inside and out – wherever you go.

6. It is a common ingredient in makeup removers, as it helps to remove stubborn makeup without irritating the skin.

Annmarie Gianni Aloe-Herb Cleanser is a gentle cream cleanser that is great for removing makeup (try putting it on a cotton ball if you’re removing makeup) and any gunk your skin might have picked up throughout the day.We love the creamy, soft texture, and spa-like light citrus aromatherapy. Using the Aloe-Herb Cleanser makes you look forward to washing your face at the end of the day. It gently lifts away dirt, oil, and impurities and your skin feels clean and soft without any residue left behind.

7. Aloe Vera gel is absorbed almost four times quicker than water, to deliver nutrients directly into the skin where it is needed most.

NOTE – Aloe Vera 99% to 99.5% water.

If you are a label reader, you probably noticed that a popular industry norm is to use a lot of water to bulk-out skincare products. As much as 80% of the overall ingredient content can be water. Water is abundant, and it is cheap making it an excellent base from a manufacturer’s point of view. BUT,  Aloe Vera is, incredibly, 99% to 99.5% water!  Infusions and extracts that are at the base of many products that are not oil or alcohol-based require water to make infusions. Water also carries nutrients that oil cannot give. Minerals, polysaccharides, many antioxidants, and tannins are all water soluble. Toners and hydrosols are infused with water.  Always choose facial mask products that come in a dry form. The ingredients will stay fresh longer, and they do not have any water or preservatives in them, which we love!

Look at organic skin care products that are using high-quality organic Aloe Vera that has been cold processed so that it retains all of its therapeutic healing powers and benefits for the skin. Various skin conditions respond to Aloe’s soothing and healing benefits. Aloe Vera stimulates collagen growth, repairs and improves overall skin health, leaving you with a smooth and beautiful complexion.

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  1. There is no end to the skincare benefits of Aloe Vera. It is commonly used for skin conditions such as acne, scars, pimples, skin tags etc. I like the info provided by you. Thanks for sharing.

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