Aloe Vera is a wildly popular DIY hair ingredient

loe Vera is a plant which is usually grown in Caribbean Areas, is one of the most used cosmetic materials. A gelatinous substance is extracted from the plant and then used in major cosmetics material as an emollient. Aloe Vera is very good for skin as it provides rejuvenation and smoothing. But nowadays Aloe Vera is used in a lot of other products as well. For example, it is used for a hair mask.

Let’s take a look at the riches of Aloe Vera:

  • It is loaded with minerals, like Vitamin A, C, and E, which works great as an anti-oxidant.

  • It is a rich source of Vitamin B-12, which helps in the formation of red blood cells.

  • It contains folic acid as well, which helps in increasing tissue growth.

  • Aloe Vera also has Antibacterial, Anti-Inflammatory and Antiseptic Properties.

  • This plant is rich in nourishing elements, so it has moisture rising properties as well.

There is a procedure to extract Aloe Vera from the plant.

  • The first step is to cut off a leaf of Aloe Vera plant. Then you need to slice the leaf horizontally and then keep them upright so that the sticky thick substance can flow out of it.

  • Once the sticky substance is out, take a knife and peel the leaf’s thick coating. You will find the gelatinous substance over there which you can use to a spoon to scoop out.

  • Once the gel is out and stored, add in a little oil (rich in Vitamin E) and use a grinder to mix them up. And there you go with your Aloe Vera Gel hair Mask ready.

The Aloe Vera Gel hair mask is used for a lot of different therapies. Let’s see what all things can come out of the exposure mask.

1. Hair Detangling

For hair detangling you need some coconut oil, the Aloe Vera gel, and little-distilled water. Apply it on your hair as a mask.

Aloe Vera, when mixed with coconut oil, provides great nutrition to the hair. Coconut oil helps to penetrate through the rough and entangled hair. It contains a huge amount of lauric acid, which has proteins and helps in nourishing hair follicles. And Aloe Vera is a great conditioner for hair.

2. Deep Conditioning

For conditioning, we use the gel, along with a 1/3rd cup of yogurt and 2 tablespoons of honey. Apply it on your hair and wait.

Yogurt is a good source of moisture which is provided to the hair follicles making your hair soft and smooth. Along with the moisture, your hair starts looking extra shiny. Aloe Vera helps in locking the moisture into the hair shaft. As it is an emollient it even moisturizes the skin.

Aloe Vera is a plant with a lot of other uses as well. It is even used for hair growth, for people who are continuously facing the issue of hair fall; Aloe Vera is a boon for such people. Girls can use it for resolving the issue of split ends. It also helps in removing dandruff from the scalp with its moisturizing effects.

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