The Benefits of Aloe Vera in Skincare
Aloe Vera, or Aloe barbadensis, is a plant best known for treating skin injuries, the most common being a sunburn. Aloe Vera is made up of many plant compounds including vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and antioxidants.
These compounds aid in accelerating the wound healing process including helping to prevent redness, itching, and infections. In fact, Aloe Vera has moisturizing, antibacterial, antiviral, and antiseptic properties, which is part of the reason why it may help accelerate wound healing and treat skin problems like acne. Its also popular because of its easy to acquire making it less expensive.
Aloe Vera is gentle on the skin and as an ingredient in a toner, cleanser, moisturizer, or cream makes it easy to apply. You can leave Aloe Vera on your skin to help moisturize and prevent bacteria build up on your skin.
Overall, Aloe Vera is moisturizing and helps to fight and prevent breakouts, diminishes surface scarring, and reduces inflammation and redness. Having been used for centuries for beauty and skincare, Aloe Vera products should definitely be in your beauty regimen.
Here is a list of BNY products containing Aloe Vera: