ALOE VERA

Aloe vera is a great base for beauty.

Scientific name:  Aloe vera, a. barbadensis

Family:  Asphodelaceae 

Origin:  cultivated throughout the world

Form:  expressed juice

Parts:  leaves


BEST FOR ALL SKIN TYPES, ESPECIALLY SENSITIVE SKIN

FEATURES

  • antibacterial
  • anti-irritant
  • humectant
  • demulcent
  • anti-inflammatory
  • anti-wrinkle

BENEFITS

  • cleansing
  • soothing
  • hydrating
  • healing
  • anti-aging
  • softening

FUNCTIONS

  • base
  • humectant

 


Aloe, the most popular botanical ingredient in skincare formulations, is the expressed juice of the plant leaves. Aloe vera contains 99.5% water, and is by nature very hydrating. Important properties for skin include: anti-irritantanti-inflammatoryantibacterialdemulcent, healing and softening. For centuries, aloe has been used for treating burns, injuries, wounds and skin disorders. It is also used for arthritis, pain relief, to counteract wrinkles, and as a simple hydrating mask.