Use this aloe vera and neem face pack to make your skin radiantPosted on:28 November 2021, 08:00am IST
When it comes to glowing skin, there are hundreds of products and hacks available. But nothing can beat the results of using the natural ingredients to get glowing skin! And by natural ingredients, we mean ingredients that you can easily find easily and can prepare a DIY recipe at your home to use on your skin.
Natural ingredients are great because they will help nourish and protect your skin, without the risk of chemical exposure. So if you are looking for home remedies to get back the glow of the skin or make it even more glowing then worry not because we have a face pack recipe that can be prepared using just two ingredients—aloe vera and neem.
Here are the wonders of aloe vera and neem for your skin
Shahnaz Husain, founder and chairperson of The Shahnaz Husain Group, tells HealthShots that, “Whatever your skin type might be, aloe vera can be your bae. Aloe vera has shown remarkable results on sun-damaged skin—moisturising, soothing, and healing it too. And not just that, it can also be used to control acne and minimize acne scars. No wonder that many skincare products including cleansers, moisturisers, serums, gels, and masks make use of this magnificent ingredient.”
As far as neem is concerned, according to research published by the journal Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics, it has antibacterial and antifungal properties that reduce chances of breakouts. It is also rich in antioxidants, vitamin E, calcium, limonoids that can enhance skin health. Its cleansing properties can help battle against skin dullness and scars. In addition, using neem for skin also helps reduce wrinkles, fine lines, hydrate skin, and boost college production, thereby tightening the skin.
So, ready to make your very own aloe vera and neem face pack?
Here are the ingredients you will need:
- One small size aloe vera leaf
- One teaspoon of neem powder (or a handful of leaves)
- Honey (Optional)
Here’s how to make this mask:
- Scooped out the aloe vera gel from an aloe leaf and put it in a blender.
- To this, add one teaspoon of neem powder or a handful of neem leaves, combine the two ingredients in the mixer.
- Once done, transfer the mixture (if you’re using fresh gel, then it’s going to be watery) into a container and put it in the fridge.
Here’s how to apply it:
- At night after cleansing your face, apply a thin layer of the mask on your face.
- Let it sit for 15 minutes.
- Next, wash your face gently with water and moisturise as usual.
Make sure that you use this mask at least twice a week to see an improvement in your skin!
The first morning after applying this mask, you can see a subtle glow on your face. Your skin will become softer than usual. The real magic will happen a week later. That’s when the glow kicks in. Not only is your skin supple, but your pores will also look smaller in size and be legit glowing!