Homemade aloe vera face packs for dry, oily, glowing skin

Aloe Vera is a wonderful natural ingredient that is really wonderful for your skin tone. It keeps your skin healthy, fresh and glowing. The gel like substance inside the Aloe Vera leave is of a great use whenever you are in the process of get a healthy skin tone without any wrinkles, patches and fine lines. You must have observed variety of products that has Aloe Vera as the main ingredient. Whether you have dry, oily or combination skin, Aloe Vera face packs with other homemade ingredients will be ideal.

Aloe vera gel is the extract of the aloe vera plant and is also known as the ‘plant of immortality’. Aloe vera is nontoxic plants store enough water in its leaves to survive in the harsh conditions of African regions where there is low rainfall and dry winds. Aloe vera is excellent for your skin and hair, but is also contains vitamins, minerals and many other active compounds. It may be used as it is or used as a constituent in creams. Most of the cosmetic products available in the market contain this gel.

If you are looking for some natural remedies to get your beautiful and radiant skin back here is a solution to try aloe vera facial packs. It is great for every skin type which is having medicinal values. It is used for reducing inflammation and pain and also to treat cuts, wounds, insect bites, eczema, sunburns etc. When you cut the leaves from the plant, take the leaves in the middle of the plant as it contains more gel.

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Aloe vera is considered to be the best Ayurvedic medicines for both health as well as skin. Aloe vera gel prevents your skin from sun damage, swelling and acne. If applied regularly, your skin pores open up and this brightens your complexion. For a shiny and glowing complexion, try these aloe vera face packs.

Aloe vera is synonymous with “miracle” in some cultures and has numerous skin, health and hair benefits. It is used in ingredient in foods and energy drinks. It has high nutritional values.

Nutritional value

Aloe vera contains 75 nutrients, 20 minerals like copper, iron, sodium,calcium, zinc, potassium, chromium, magnesium and manganese, 12 vitamins such as A, B1, B2, B6, B12, C and E, 18 amino acids and 200 active enzymes. As these nutrients have tremendous healing power for both external and internal ailments. It also contains folic acid and Niacin. This exotic plant further contains many beneficial compounds like polysaccharides, mannans, anthraquinones and lectins.

Dry skin

Aloe vera is a good moisturizer and makes your skin look fresh and rejuvenated. This face pack will help dry and aged skin achieve its optimal level of moisture, leaving it soft and supple.

Mix 1 teaspoon of aloe vera and 1 teaspoon of cottage cheese and then add cucumber slices, some dates from which the seed have been removed and a little lemon juice and mix all the ingredients well. Apply this paste on your face and neck and leave it for 30 minutes. Wash the face with cold water and then with lukewarm water. Again, wash with cold water. It is very effective for dry skin and makes it hydrated and fresh.

Sensitive skin

Blend juice from cucumber, aloe vera and yogurt and make it into a fine paste. Add a few drops of rose oil to this paste. You can also add any other essential oils instead of rose oil to the paste. Apply this mixture on your face and let it leave for about 15 minutes. Rinse with cold water. It removed dirt, oil and other impurities that deposit on your face and the pores of the skin and makes your face fresh and clean.

Pigmentation marks

This face pack is excellent for reducing the appearance of unwanted blemishes and pigmentation marks on your skin, including age spots and zit marks as well as burns and other wounds. Take aloe vera gel and rose water, extract gel and mix it with rose water. Apply this to the face and leave it for about 20 minutes. Massage gently into the face for 2-3 minutes. Rinse with cold water.

Face scrub

Aloe vera scrub removes dead skin and makes your skin smooth and glowing. Mix cucumber slices to aloe vera gel and mix them well and make a paste. Now add oatmeal to the paste and mix well. Apply this mixture on your face and massage your face in circular motions. Leave the scrub on the face for about 10 minutes and then wash off with water. It will make your skin look fresh and rejuvenated.

Remove Tan

Aloe vera is excellent for helping to remove an unwanted tan. This can be of special use for those living in hot and sunny climates where skin tanning is inevitable. Mix lemon juice and aloe vera gel and then apply onto the affected area. Let the paste stay for roughly 10-15 minutes and then wash off. You can also use cotton to apply the paste to your skin.

Oily skin

Aloe vera face mask is great for helping to control oily skin and prevent the occurrence of spots and acne scars. Boil the aloe vera leaf in the water and then grind to form a paste. Mix this paste with honey and apply to the face. Leave it for about 20 minutes and then wash off with cold water. You should feel your pores that will tighten and the oil on your face reduced.

Fairer skin

Aloe vera is the best herbal face pack that is suitable for all skin types. You can maintain the fairness and glowing skin by using aloe vera. Mix aloe vera extract with rose water and apply a thick coat over the face and around your eyes. Gently massage for 2-3 minutes to cleanse out dead skin. Leave it for about 15-20 minutes and then rinse with a facial cleanser or cold water. Repeat it once a week for best results.


Aloe vera is widely used for keeping acne and pimples away and imparts a blemish free skin. As it has a high level of purity and accuracy that why it is highly demanded. Boil aloe vera leaves in water for a few minutes and grind it and make it into a paste. Mix honey to this paste and apply this mixture on your face. Leave it for about 20 minutes and then rinse off with cold water. Repeat it once in a week and you will get a clear skin without any blemishes.

Acne scars

Aloe vera is used to exceptional skin cleanser. It helps you to get rid of pimples as well as acne pores. Boil aloe vera stick in the water for some time. Grind into a watery paste and add honey into that paste. Stir the honey until it dissolves in hot water. Apply this solution on your face or on acne or pimple pores. Leave it until it dry as it may take 15 minutes and wash it gently with cold water.

Mature and dry skin

Applying aloe vera gel to your face regularly will help to diminish the lines and wrinkles associated with ageing and loss of elasticity in the skin. This is due to the simple fact that aloe vera consists of both vitamin c and E, which are known to be vital for healthy skin and also help to improve natural firmness and leaving your skin soft, supple and hydrated.

You may also use the mixture of aloe vera gel and crushed almonds to form a paste. Apply this on face and neck. Leave it for about 15 minutes before you wash it off.

Aloe vera features

  • It protects from harmful rays and pollution
  • It improves blood circulation and flow to the affected or injured area
  • Useful in any types of skins to cure from the allergies, rashes and dermatitis
  • Aloe vera gel contains properties and substances which are highly beneficial in decreasing itching, swelling
  • It has the ability to increase tissue features from the cellular level and regenerate superior tissue.
  • It is multipurpose gel for skin and hair care
  • It helps in reducing pimples and acne scars
  • It can improve the dullness and complexion of the skin
  • It has the ability to increase tissue features from the cellular level and regenerate superior tissue.

Homemade Aloe Vera face packs 

Turmeric and Aloe Vera

If you want to get a natural glow over your skin, nothing is better than the combination of Aloe Vera and turmeric. For this, you would require a pinch of turmeric, milk- 1 teaspoon, few drops of rose water and Aloe Vera gel. Mix them all in a container and blend it properly with the help of a blender. Now apply this glowing pack over your face and neck. Wash it away after 20 minutes.

Mango fruit and Aloe Vera

Our skin becomes unattractive and filled with wrinkles due to remains of toxins inside our skin layer. This is a wonderful Aloe Vera detox face pack that will remove toxins from your skin and make you look healthy. You need to cut few slices of mango fruit and pour a spoon of Aloe Vera Gel. Blend it and apply over your face.

Cottage cheese and Aloe Vera

If you have dry skin, combination of cottage cheese and Aloe Vera will form a wonderful face pack. Take a spoon of cottage cheese and same quantity of Aloe Vera gel. Now combine both with few drops of water. Once the paste is formed apply over your skin to treat your dry skin.

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