Homemade Aloe Vera Face Mask Recipes For All Skin Types For Everyday Use

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We all know that aloe vera is good for the skin. Because of its benefits, aloe vera has been made a part of Ayurveda, Chinese herbal medication and British herbal practices also. Expand your knowledge on the same as we present to you why you should use aloe vera on the skin (before going into its recipes). A good learning of why using aloe vera (Ghritkumari' in Hindi) on the skin is important before you start it.

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  • First, aloe vera has versatile roles to play in all kinds of skin problems like tanning, ageing, acne, burns, rash, pimples, pigmentations and so on. 
  • Second, aloe vera is a natural nourishment for the skin that makes it smooth and soft. 
  • Third, as the aloe vera gel is liquid or fluid like in nature, it provides hydrating or moisturizing effects to the skin. 
  • Fourth, aloe vera also works on damaged and wounded skin. 
  • Fifth, direct application of fresh aloe vera gel on the skin also tones the skin.

Now that you know the basic reasons and purpose of adding aloe vera to your skin care routine along with its boon, let's start from the basics.

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All aloe vera-based face mask recipes mentioned here will only work when fresh aloe vera gel is used. In case you make the same masks with cosmetic aloe vera gel, the outcome will be uncertain.

Next, when plucking aloe vera leaves from the tree be careful as it is pricky. For all recipes, you have to take the leaf of aloe vera, cut it at the centre and use its gel. The 96% of water content in aloe vera gel might make the face masks little drippy in nature.

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Aloe Vera & Tea Tree Oil Mask: Moisturizer For Skin

1 tablespoon of fresh aloe vera gel
5-8 drops of tea tree oil

  • Take the aloe vera gel in your hand or in a bowl and mix the tea tree oil with it.
  • Apply the mask on your face, leave all night to dry on your skin and wash off next morning.
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Aloe Vera & Cucumber Face Mask: Sunburn And Tan Remover

1 small peeled cucumber
2 tablespoons of fresh aloe vera gel
1 aspirin tablet
1 bowl
1 tablespoon

  • Peel and puree the cucumber first.
  • In the bowl, mix the fresh aloe vera gel with the cucumber puree.
  • On the spoon, take the aspirin tablet, pour water and make it into a thick paste.
  • Add the aspirin paste to the bowl of cucumber and aloe vera and mix.
  • Once the face mask is ready, apply, keep for 20-minutes and rinse.

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Aloe Vera, Onion & Oats Face Mask: Scrubber And Exfoliation

1/2 cup of fresh aloe vera gel
1 tablespoon of dry oats
1/2 cup of onion juice (blend onion and strain to get its juice)
1 small bowl

  • In the bowl, put the aloe vera gel first. Add onion juice to it and mix.
  • Lastly, add the oats and stir to mix it.
  • Your aloe vera, onion and oats face mask is ready to be applied. Do massage this on your skin.

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Aloe Vera, Cinnamon & Honey Face Mask: Instant Glow And Fairness

1 teaspoon of cinnamon powder
1 1/2 tablespoon of organic honey
1/2 cup of fresh aloe vera gel
1 small bowl

  • In the bowl, mix all the ingredients starting with aloe vera gel, followed by honey and lastly, oats.
  • Massage this on your skin, let it stay for 30 minutes (approx) and wash off.

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Aloe Vera, Turmeric, Honey, Milk & Rose Water Face Mask: Clogged Cells And Dead Skin

1/2 cup of fresh aloe vera gel
1 teaspoon of turmeric powder
1 tablespoon of organic honey
2 tablespoons of raw milk
3-5 teaspoons of rose water
1 small bowl

  • In the bowl, first put the aloe vera gel and whisk it until smooth.
  • Add turmeric powder, honey, milk and rose water in the right ratio and amount.
  • Mix all ingredients and your aloe vera, turmeric, honey, milk and rose water face mask is ready for use.
  • Do leave it on your skin for 30 minutes for best results.

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Aloe Vera, Multani Mitti, Honey & Lemon Face Mask: For Oily Skin

1/2 cup of fresh aloe vera gel
2 teaspoons of multani mitti (fuller's earth).
1 tablespoon of organic honey
2 tablespoons of lime juice

  • In the bowl, first, mix all ingredients except multani mitti.
  • Add multani mitti at the end to make a thick face mask.
  • Apply all over face and skin and leave for 30 minutes.
  • Wash with lukewarm water.

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Aloe Vera & Mango Face Mask: For Rejuvenating And Relaxing The Skin

3 tablespoons of fresh aloe vera gel
1/2 cup of mango pulp (blend mango pieces in the grinder)
2 tablespoons of lime juice
1 small bowl

  • In the bowl, add the mango pulp and aloe vera gel and mix till smooth light yellow in colour.
  • Add lime juice and stir.
  • Apply all over face and skin. Massage it. Wait for 20 minutes and wash your face.

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Aloe Vera & Shea Butter Face Mask: For Acne, Marks Or Pigmentations

3 tablespoons of aloe vera gel
3 tablespoons of shea butter
2 tablespoons of olive oil
1 small bowl

  • In the bowl, mix aloe vera gel with shea butter first.
  • Then to this, add the olive oil and mix.
  • Apply on the face, leave for 20 minutes and rinse off.

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