Lack of adequate water intake, an improper diet, lack of sleep, change in weather and stress are a handful of the triggers that cause dry skin. Especially in the winters, the weather can make your skin dried out and itchy so it’s very essential to keep skin hydrated and nourished every time. Natural moisturizers always work better than commercial moisturizers! Below is a recipe for DIY overnight face mask using aloe vera to moisturize skin along with its benefits:
We all know that aloe vera has natural moisturizing agents and it’s used in many creams, lotion, face packs to get rid of dry skin. Applying aloe vera on dry flaky skin can make it nourished and hydrated.
Aloe vera penetrates deep into the skin keeping your skin moisturized and glowing. It not only hydrates and nourishes your dry skin but the rich antioxidants also benefit your skin in many ways. Aloe Vera is used as beauty treatment since ages as it’s extremely effective and economical.
Aloe Vera has antibacterial, anti-aging and anti-inflammatory properties. It can be consumed to get maximum benefits for health as well as for skin.
Rose water is a natural toner that balances skin pH, unclogs pores and evens out skin tone. It also is a great skin moisturizer and hydrator.
Things you need-
- 2 tablespoons of aloe vera gel (freshly extracted or store bought organic 100% aloe vera gel) – how to make aloe gel at home.
- 1 tablespoons rose water
- 1-2 drops of lavender, tea tree oil or rose essential oil
In a bowl, take 2 tablespoons of aloe vera gel. To the gel, add 2 tablespoons of rose water and give it a good mix. Apply this aloe vera mask on cleansed skin before bedtime.
The mask will dry up in no time. Wash it off in the morning. Follow this routine before bedtime regularly. READ MORE – BEAUTY DIY: MIRACLE OVERNIGHT HAIR MASK FOR FASTER HAIR GROWTH
Aloe Vera and Tomato Mask – brighten skin:
Add 2 tbsp. of fresh aloe Vera gel and a tbsp of tomato juice into the mixture. Mix everything well and then apply it on your face. Let it stay for 45 minutes or overnight then rinse off. This face mask is very good to brighten and whiten the skin naturally.