The ingredient that gave us our claim to fame, Aloe Vera is an ingredient old as time. Loved by Cleopatra herself, this green plant has been praised for centuries for it’s “healing” properties and toted as a secret ingredient to help improve everything from hair to teeth to *weight loss*. And while legend and science might debate those claims, there is one thing we know Aloe Vera is good for: your skin.
If you’ve followed our brand for some time, you know that clean, Aloe Vera based skincare is what we do best. Our line of skincare and beauty products are specially formulated with this ingredient at the center. Want to know why? Keep scrolling to find out for yourself and discover the skin-loving properties of Aloe Vera:
`What Are the Benefits?
- Reduce the look of redness: Aloe Vera is packed with antioxidants to help reduce the look of redness after exposure to the sun. This is why the lightweight gel that is extract from the plant is such a popular topical lotion for sunburn. And even if you aren’t planning for a trip to the pool, Aloe Vera is a great for helping protect the skin from environmental stressors throughout the day.
- Hydrate the skin: If you’re looking for a boost of hydration, try adding a moisturizer that is formulated with Aloe Vera into your skincare routine. Aloe Vera absorbs quickly into the skin—making it a great match for oily complexions—and seals in hydration by helping maintain the skin’s natural moisture barrier.
- Minimize the look of blemishes: Just like a sunburn, Aloe Vera helps reduce redness caused by other skin concerns, such as blemishes. It’s cooling sensation combined with antioxidant rich properties help improve the overall look of uneven skin tone while helping to soothe the look of skin.
What Ingredients Can I Use with Aloe Vera?
Aloe Vera is super versatile ingredient that compliments most skincare formulas—which is why we love it! We use Aloe Vera in everything from our age-defying retinol products, hydrating foundation and brightening Vitamin C serum. You get the picture.
But if you are really trying to indulge your complexion to a “chill pill”, we recommend you reach for the Aloette NEW! Leaf Relief CBD Infused Aloe Gel. This lightweight formula melts right into the skin to help refresh the complexion and soften the look of skin. Made with premium CBD extracted from American hemp, this gentle gel locks in moisture and conditions the look of skin for prolonged relief and total complexion relaxation.