Written By Kassandra Foreman / Reviewed By Ray Spotts
Aloe Barbedensis - also known commonly as aloe vera - has many benefits for skin. It brings a soothing coolness to the skin, especially after burns, as well as adding nutrients, vitamins and minerals and even antioxidants back to the skin. It can be used as a preventative product or after a skin issue arrives.
Replenish Skin with Aloe Barbadensis
Aloe leaves are full of an aloe gel that contains a large percentage of water, vitamin E, vitamin C, and other vitamins that are needed by the skin. By using products that include aloe in your daily skin care regime, the skin has a regular supply of these vitamins, helping the skin replenish every day from anything it has lost during the day or overnight.
This also helps skin replenish with new growth when dead skin cells are exfoliated away or should things like psoriasis occur.
Moisturize Skin with Aloe Barbadensis
Aloe also adds moisture to the skin to help it stay hydrated and healthy. Due to its high water content it can add a lot of water back into the skin, which is the healthiest way to gain hydration.
It can also be used in case of sunburn to help counteract the drying a burn causes. It also adds back nutrients and minerals to help the skin heal and grow a healthy under layer to replace the damaged part. Hydration also helps with things that are caused by dry skin, such as redness, dry patches, etc.
Antioxidants with Aloe Barbadensis
Aloe also adds antioxidants back to the skin, creating healthy skin that will look as wonderful as it feels. Antioxidants are known to help increase the blood flow that helps to aid in healthy skin.
They also help increase the growth of new cells to replace damaged cells and allow them to be exfoliated off. New growth will come in healthy, hydrated, and will include all the nutrients needed to maintain healthy skin.
Reduce Inflammation with Aloe Barbadensis
Antioxidants also help reduce inflammation and damage to skin and skin cells, which also helps to increase the blood circulation as well as metabolism encouraging cells to grow healthy and quickly. This also helps avoid dull skin, maintaining a healthy color and appearance.
The quick cell growth contributes to firm skin that is not wrinkling or showing signs of aging, as well as helping to reduce the signs of scarring and heal bruising and discoloration quickly.
Aloe has been used for decades in skincare products to help boost circulation, hydration, and young looking skin. It helps to maintain all the necessary levels of vitamins and minerals, as well as the antioxidants that are required for healthy skin.
It can be used preventatively in daily skincare products or can be applied as needed when problem spots arise. It is easy to find and well researched, due to its ability to help with everything from cold sores to burns as well as wrinkles and smooth skin. Aloe is a good product to keep on hand at all times.
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Kassandra Foreman has been writing freelance for five years now and enjoys learning about new things to write about. When not writing she teaches yoga and meditation with a focus on health and fitness.
Founder Ray Spotts has a passion for all things natural and has made a life study of nature as it relates to health and well-being. Ray became a forerunner bringing products to market that are extraordinarily effective and free from potentially harmful chemicals and additives. For this reason Ray formed Trusted Health Products, a company you can trust for clean, effective, and healthy products. Ray is an organic gardener, likes fishing, hiking, and teaching and mentoring people to start new businesses. You can get his book for free, “How To Succeed In Business Based On God’s Word,” at www.rayspotts.com.