Aloe vera is a plant grown across the world and is used as a common skin and hair care ingredient because of its antiviral and antibacterial properties. You can also grow an aloe vera plant in your home garden. Hence making aloe vera gel available and affordable.
Aloe vera is said to benefit your hair to a great extent & let's see how you can.
1. Treats itchy scalp
Aloe vera gel with its anti-inflammatory properties is said to control scalp itchiness. The enzymes and fatty acids found in aloe vera gel are said to treat your scalp conditions and control dandruff.
2. Can be used as a hair moisturizer
Aloe vera gel helps you to moisturize your hair, especially when you have dry hair to rock in moisture. Apply it for a few hours before your bath and wash it off to get soft silky hair.
3. Use it as a conditioner
You can use it as a leave-in conditioner that not only helps you moisturization with mositurization but also helps you to prevent your hair from environmental damage. Moreover, you get to use a natural conditioner avoiding any chemicals.
4. Promotes hair growth
Aloe vera is said to have a component that is similar to that of keratin(a primary protein of hair), which gives your hair rich nutrients and helps in hair growth, and prevents breakage.
5. Strengthen & repairs hair
Aloe vera gel is said to contain Vitamin A, Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Choline & folic acid which helps you prevent hair fall and strengthen your hair strands. It is also said to cure your hair after sun damage.
Aloe vera can be used to make a lot of DIY hair care products using ingredients you find in your kitchen. For example, aloe vera gel and coconut oil make great masks for hair. We will be covering a few recipes in another blog.
What are you waiting for? Add this magical natural ingredient to your hair care routine. Looking to buy one? Check out The Zero Skin’s Raw Aloe Vera Gel.