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Impure skin, natural remedies: aloe vera gel and coconut oil, here is the recipe for making a natural gel to treat any skin impurity.
Smog, dirty hands, excess sebum and the use of too aggressive cosmetic products can ruin the skin of the face making us look older, even when we are still very young. For this reason it is good to do a periodic cleaning of the face: only in this way can we have a fresh and bright face!
On the market we find many ad hoc products to treat impure skin but they can be aggressive for our skin. Fortunately, there are some 100% natural alternatives that can be prepared with ingredients that are easily available at home: they are very cheap and rich in beneficial properties for the skin.
Impure skin, natural remedies
Among these options we have a soothing and nourishing gel that can fight stretch marks, wrinkles and other common skin problems. It is a gel rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants capable of promoting cell regeneration.
The natural gel in question contains two very popular ingredients in the biocosmetic field: aloe vera and coconut oil, mixed with some essential oils.
Why use aloe vera against skin impurities?
The aloe vera plant is rich in a gel whose therapeutic properties are popular all over the world. The chemical composition of the aloe gel fits perfectly with the needs of our epidermis, in fact, only on the skin, the aloe gel has the following properties:
It also fights oxidative damage caused by free radicals and prevents excessive loss of collagen and elastin.
Where to buy aloe vera gel?
Nothing stops you from growing a couple of potted aloe vera plants to have your best beauty remedy for your skin at your fingertips! For some advice on growing aloe vera in pots, we invite you to read our guidehow to grow aloe vera at home.
If you don't have an aloe vera plant on hand, you can buy it; aloe vera gel can be found in stores specializing in natural wellness products.
Among the products on the market we would like to point out the 100% pure Aloe Vera Gel from Alarnic. It is pure aloe gel produced from organic farming. The anti-inflammatory effect of aloe is supported by other plant extracts such as those ofDevil's claw and ofarnica.
It is a moisturizing cream based on aloe vera, with excellent anti-inflammatory properties so much so that it can be used in case of sprains, bruises, muscle decontractures and as an excellent refreshing and anti-fatigue after intensive workouts in the gym. This product is offered on Amazon at a price of 13.99 euros with shipping included.
Another product with an interesting profile (and price) is Aloe Pura Gel & Vitamin A - C - E. It is aloe vera gel enriched with vitamins A, C and E, ideal for nourishing the skin. Again, the aloe gel was extracted from the plant of aloe vera grown organically (Made with 100% organic Aloe Vera). This product is offered on Amazon at the promotional price of 5.93 euros for a 200 ml bottle.
Why use coconut oil?
Coconut oil is considered a real cure-all for preserving and enhancing the natural beauty of the skin thanks to its therapeutic properties: it is rich in essential fatty acids, vitamins and antioxidants.
It has an anti-inflammatory, moisturizing and antibacterial action and also fights acne, blemishes and small scars that damage the appearance of the skin. It can be considered a valid substitute for face cleansers and moisturizers that are on the market
Thanks to its properties, coconut oil has the following properties:
- Gives a natural shine to the skin
- It nourishes and moisturizes the skin in a natural way
- It reduces the presence of bacteria and fungi
- Attenuates the appearance of red and white stretch marks
- Reduces cellulite and varicose veins
- Fights skin blemishes
- Reduces wrinkles
- Accelerates the healing process of sunburned skin
How to prepare natural gel for impure skin
-100 grams of solid extra virgin coconut oil
-100 grams of aloe vera gel
-10 drops of an essential oil of your choice
1) Pour the aloe vera gel into a saucepan together with the coconut oil
2) Mix the ingredients for 3 to 5 minutes, until the mixture is homogeneous
3) Add the drops of your favorite essential oil and keep mixing
4) Transfer the mixture obtained into a hermetically sealed glass jar and store in a cool and dry place.
1) Take a small amount of gel and apply to the skin by practicing light circular massages on all areas to be treated
2) Leave to act for about an hour: it is necessary to rinse, any excess product can be removed with a clean cloth
PLEASE NOTE: use the compound every day, preferably after a shower: it is the moment when the skin is able to absorb the products better
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