Are you talking about the plant we have in our garden?
Well yes we are Aloe Vera is a plant, its green with long leaves that are think and a little spikey. Aloe Vera is natural and perfect for skin care why I hear you are ask? Because it’s a perfect ingredient for sensitive red skins, anti-ageing and even acne as it has anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.
Beauty is truly on the inside because inside the spikey leaf is a goo like substance that retains water. The Aloe Vera gel contains bioactive compounds, vitamins A, B, C & E, minerals like magnesium and zinc, amino acids, a small amount of natural salicylic acid.
How does aloe Vera work in skincare for acne?
Its Anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties provide relief form irritation, calms and sooths the skin, decreases redness, helps to slow the growth of bacteria in the pores and fights off infection. It’s also a natural exfoliate as the gel contains salicylic acid to gently remove dead skin cells and assists in clearing the bad bacteria.
Anti- ageing benefits
Because of the vitamins and minerals in aloe vera it also has an anti-ageing effect over time it has shown to increase elasticity and stimulate collagen to regenerate scars, accelerate the healing process and boost the immune system. The inside of the aloe vera leaf retains water which is perfect because all ageing skins need extra moisture to hydrate skin and enhance the skins protective barrier.
Rich in Antioxidants
Free radicals (pollution, smoke, chemicals, deep fried foods) are all around us over time free radicals cause damage to cells, proteins and speed up the signs of ageing. It is important to neutralise these free radicals with an antioxidant and Aloe Vera is perfect because of the natural vitamins and minerals found inside the gel. Antioxidants help to keep the body’s defence system intact and reduce the free radical activity.
Aloe Vera is a common ingredient in skin care and as you have now read it has many benefits; however, when looking for skin care make sure Aloe Vera it is towards the top of the ingredients list as this will give you an indication on how much is in your skin care. Aloe Vera is a common and very important ingredient in Classic Skin Care, we want our clients to feel a change in their skin and see a difference in their skin using natural ingredients. Classic skin care contains Aloe Vera because we know how amazing this ingredient is for our skin. We want to help your skin stay as healthy, youthful and protected as possible.