Keeping your skin beautiful and blemish free is probably on top of your mind and one that you shouldn’t be embarrassed about since we all want to look our best even as we age. Yes, there are plenty of skin products that can assist you in keeping your skin free from premature aging but then spending too much of your money in spas or serums and treatment might take a toll on your budget. If you are looking for alternatives, you might want to try making your own face mask using aloe vera as your primary ingredient.

Aloe vera is a popular ingredient in many skin care products as it can speed up healing, help tighten skin, and moisturize dry skin as well. The gel from the leaves is the one that is applied on the skin to promote healthy looking skin which is why you might want to consider using these face mask recipes using aloe vera.

Aloe vera face mask for pigmentation marks. If your skin has blemishes due to acne, age spots, burns, or even pigmentation marks, this recipe is for you. All that you will need is to prepare some aloe vera gel and rose water. Combine the two to make a paste and apply it evenly on your face and neck. Leave it on for 20 minutes then rinse using cold water. You can also massage it on your face and neck for 2 to 3 minutes to help clear up your pores to prevent blockages.

Aloe vera face mask for oily skin. Oily skin can be prone to acne breakouts since pores can be easily clogged with sweat, dirt, and oil. To treat this problem, you can mix 2 teaspoon of aloe vera gel with a teaspoon of tomato juice or puree, and a teaspoon of yogurt until you create a paste. Apply the paste on your skin evenly then leave it on until it has dried. Wash off afterwards with cold water.

Aloe vera face mask for dry skin. Dry skin can be prone to lines and wrinkles so this aloe vera face mask is worth looking into. You will need aloe vera, dates, lemon juice, cucumber, and cottage cheese. To start, mix two tablespoons each of cottage cheese and aloe vera gel. Add cucumber slices, seedless dats, and some lemon juice into the mix then blend the mixture again until you create a paste. Spread the paste on your face and neck evenly and allow to dry for 30 minutes. Rinse afterwards with cold water then follow it up with lukewarm water. The final rinse should be cold water.

Aloe vera for face scrub. Face scrubs are useful because they help get rid of dead skin that remains on the surface of the skin. To make your own scrub using aloe vera, you will need to combine 2 teaspoons of aloe vera gel, 1 teaspoon of brown or white sugar, 1 small banana (this is optional), and 1 teaspoon of sour curd. Combine all the ingredients until you create a paste and massage it on your face and neck for a few minutes. Leave it on until the mixture has dried then rinse with cold water. 

These are just a few examples of aloe vera face mask recipes that are worth trying out depending on what skin condition you need to address. There are more recipes out there so take the time to check out which aloe vera recipe is appropriate for your needs.

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