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How to Use Aloe Vera for Skin Whitening

By Varnika Chauhan   

Aloe vera gel is a multipurpose ingredient that has numerous benefits for the skin. It can also be used as an active ingredient for getting rid of pigmentation on the skin. It helps in eliminating darkness caused due to sun tanning, acne scarring and dehydration of the skin.

How to Use Aloe Vera for Skin Whitening

How to Use Aloe Vera for Skin Whitening

This article brings to you the several ways in which you can use aloe vera gel for a skin brightening effect. Please keep in mind that the original skin complexion cannot be changed and must be embraced with positivity. These remedies should only be seen as a way to adding nourishment to the skin to restore it to its original complexion.

Aloe Vera – Curd Face Mask

You will need:

  • 1 tablespoon of aloe vera gel
  • 1 tablespoon of curd
  • 2 drops of tea tree essential oil

How to:

  1. Mix the aloe vera gel with the curd.
  2. Add in the tea tree oil and mix well.
  3. Apply this paste onto your face and massage using circular motions.
  4. Massage for 10 minutes.
  5. After this let it stay on the skin for another 15 minutes to get absorbed.
  6. Rinse it off using normal water and a mild cleanser.
  7. Do this remedy 2 times a week.

How this works:

Aloe vera gel is extremely good for dry skin as it deeply hydrates the skin. It contains plenty of water as well as antioxidants which help to treat dull skin. This makes the skin appear bright and revitalized. Tea tree essential oil is also very beneficial for acne prone skin as it helps in preventing pimples and breakouts. Yoghurt acts as the base for the face pack and will also help to deeply nourish the skin and prevent flaking of the skin.

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Aloe Vera – Orange Peel Powder Face Pack

You will need:

  • 1 tablespoon of aloe vera gel
  • 1 tablespoon of orange peel powder
  • 1 teaspoon of milk

How to:

  1. Mix the orange peel powder with the milk.
  2. Add the aloe vera gel and mix well to obtain a smooth paste.
  3. Apply this paste on your clean face and let the paste dry up completely.
  4. Wash it off using plain water.
  5. Do this remedy 2 times a week.

How this works:

Aloe vera gel helps to soothe the skin and deeply hydrate it. This makes the skin appear youthful and glowing. Orange peel powder helps to get rid of pigmentation and sun tan. This combination of ingredients will help in getting rid of damaged skin cells as well. Orange peel powder has a brightening effect on the skin and the anti oxidants present in this help to keep the skin looking fresh.

Aloe Vera Gel and Lemon Juice Face Mask

You will need:

  • 1 teaspoon of aloe vera gel
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice

How to:

  1. Mix the aloe vera gel with the lemon juice.
  2. Apply this paste on your face and allow it to stay for 10 minutes.
  3. Rinse off using plain water.
  4. Repeat this remedy 3 times in a week.

How this works:

Aloe vera gel can also provide anti ageing benefits to the skin. It can help to eliminate wrinkles and fine lines. Lemon juice has skin lightening properties. It contains anti oxidants which make the skin look fresh and brighter. Lemon juice is also a great source of vitamin C which promotes skin health and also helps in fading away the acne scars rapidly.

How to Use Aloe Vera for Skin Whitening

How to Use Aloe Vera for Skin Whitening

Aloe Vera Gel and Honey Face Mask

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You will need:

  • ½ teaspoon of aloe vera gel
  • 1 teaspoon of organic honey

How to:

  1. Mix the two ingredients together.
  2. Apply this paste on your face and allow it to stay for 20minutes.
  3. Rinse off using plain water.
  4. Repeat this remedy once every day.

How this works:

This face mask is extremely good for oily skin which looks dull to the presence of excess sebum on the skin. Aloe vera gel is not oily in nature and is very suitable for oily skin type since it gets absorbed into the skin without leaving a sticky residue. It helps to hydrate the skin cells without stimulating the oil glands and producing more sebum. Honey has anti bacterial properties and also contains small amounts of hydrogen peroxide which help in lightening the skin and getting rid of pigmentation.

Aloe Vera Gel and Almond Oil Overnight Mask

You will need:

  • 1 teaspoon of aloe vera gel
  • ½ teaspoon of almond oil

How to:

  1. Mix the two ingredients together.
  2. Apply this gel on your face and massage for at-least 10 minutes.
  3. Allow the gel to get completely absorbed into the skin.
  4. You need not wash your skin after this.
  5. Do this remedy daily before going to bed.

How this works:

Aloe vera gel can be used as an overnight mask. It will deeply nourish the skin and make it appear healthy and plump. It will also help in lightening the skin complexion overnight. Almond oil is known for its many benefits to the skin. It is extremely helpful in getting rid of pigmentation because it contains vitamin E and antioxidants.

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