Aloe vera comes from the Liliaceae family, a group of succulent plants that are bursting with juice, nutrients and polysaccharides. They can grow up to 80 cm high and 1 m wide and their chunky leaves contain the highly-prized pure Aloe vera gel. Aloe vera flourishes in hot, dry climates. Historically, it has been known to be used as a medicinal and cosmetic treatment for burns. As with most cacti, Aloe vera leaves contain 99% water. In addition, pure Aloe vera gel contains 200 powerful active ingredients including 12 vitamins, 20 minerals, 18 amino acids, enzymes and proteins. In other words, it is one of the most amazing plants on Earth! When used in its purest form (you can buy pure Aloe vera gel or grow it yourself), it sticks to skin and can feel a bit gloopy. This is why you may prefer to apply Aloe vera cream with all the benefits of this plant in the formula.
ALOE VERA’S BENEFITS FOR YOUR SKIN
Aloe vera has taken the beauty world by storm thanks to its skin-friendly properties. Nowadays you can find Aloe vera creams for night or day time, hydrating treatments, serums and body lotions. This is why you should add Aloe vera-infused products to your beauty regimen:
Aloe vera for irritated skin:
Aloe vera soothing cream helps with irritated skin, inflammation caused by sunburn, itchiness and insect bites/stings.
Aloe vera to purify skin:
Aloe vera's powerful enzymes exfoliate the epidermis to get rid of dead skin cells, giving your circulation a boost and allowing your skin to breathe and regenerate.
Aloe vera to balance skin:
Aloe vera has a pH value close to that of skin, meaning its gel maintains and redresses your skin's pH levels when they're out of sync.
Aloe vera to heal skin:
When applied to skin, Aloe vera boosts skin cell renewal, which means it quickly heals scars and can help treat other minor injuries.
Aloe vera anti-aging properties:
Aloe vera has firming properties that increase collagen and hyaluronic acid production, whilst combating the appearance of wrinkles.
Aloe vera to protect skin:
Even though Aloe vera gel is quickly absorbed, it leaves behind a protective film that protects skin from wind, salt and pollution.
ALOE VERA FOR SKIN HYDRATION
Healthy skin means hydrated skin. Thanks to its content high in water, minerals and vitamins, Aloe vera is the perfect hydrating ingredient. Being a desert cactus, Aloe vera survives by stocking water in its leaves. It actually manages to do the same with your skin. Pure Aloe vera gel deeply hydrates and nourishes skin: it crosses the epidermal barrier to nourish the dermis and hypodermis. What's more, it can harness water on your skin's surface and prevent it from evaporating. Aloe vera moisturizers have the ability to retain water comes from the poly and monosaccharides contained in its flesh. These sugars help your skin to remain well-hydrated for longer.
ALOE VERA MOISTURIZER INFUSED IN A PUMP
The best way to integrate Aloe vera into your beauty routine? Our Hydra Genius range, Aloe vera moisturizers for all skin types as well as and 3 sources of hyaluronic acid. Providing 72 hours of continuous hydration, their lightweight formulae glide on easily for quick absorption, leaving skin with a comfortable and soothing feeling. Find the perfect Hydra Genius liquid care for your skin needs here.