Skin Care How to treat acne scars and wrinkles with Aloe Vera

Wrinkles and fine lines are bound to appear as you age. But, other factors may expedite what is a natural process. Aloe vera helps in preventing these early signs of aging.

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Aloe Vera

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Aloe vera is a very powerful medicinal herb because of its many uses and health benefits which is why it has earned a permanent place in many a household.

 It has soothing and rejuvenating effect on your skin of which some are listed below:

  • Acne scars

Aloe vera gel is a fantastic remedy to get rid of acne scars. It regenerates damaged tissues and decreases swelling on the affected area. Regular usage of aloe vera gel also helps prevent breakouts, resulting in  smoother skin.

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How to use:

  • Take an aloe vera leaf, peel the outer covering and extract the gel from inside

  • Apply the gel on the scars and leave it for 30 minutes, and wash it off with cold water

  • Apply the gel two times a day for best results

  • Wrinkles

Aloe vera can protect you from wrinkles and other signs of aging. It also has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that prevent the skin from the damage of the ultraviolet rays.

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How to use:

  • Cut open an aloe vera leaf and extract the gel

  • Add 1 tablespoon of cucumber juice to it and mix well

  • Add 3 drops of rose water to the mixture

  • Apply it to your face and leave the mixture for 15 minutes

  • Apply this once every day to reduce the signs of aging

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