The fact that natural beauty is constantly evolving is one of its best aspect. Cosmetologists are always finding new ways to use natures gift for healthy skin and hair. While lots of these ingredients may be new to us, most have been used for ages such as moringa oil and aloe vera.
Egyptians knew about the beauty perks of moringa oil, obtained by pressing seeds of the moringa tree, and used it to protect the skin. The ingredient was so revered in Egyptian culture that they were often buried with jars of the oil.
The leaves hold a gooey translucent gel, also extremely bitter, and known all over the world for it’s unbelievable healing properties. This translucent gel is made up of about 96% water, some organic and inorganic compounds, a kind of protein that has 18 of the 20 amino acids found in the body and also Vitamin A, B, C and E.
Benefits of Moringa Oil and Aloe Vera for beauty
Both Moringa oil and Aloe vera are very good when it comes to beauty care. They can be used together to create skin and hair care products.
These nutrient-dense ingredients are popular for their anti-aging properties. They help remove wrinkles and prevent the sagging of facial skin as well. They contain antioxidants that slow the aging process down and fight free radicals.
Moringa oil and aloe vera work to fight against acne, dark spots and other skin blemishes. They contain anti-bacterial properties that prevent the growth of bacterial on the skin. Regular use of these ingredients results in a fresh and smooth skin.
If you need a moisturizer that doesnt leave a greasy feeling on your face, then try moringa oil and Aloe Vera. These ingredients soften the skin without clogging pores. They can also be used as an aftershave treatment as they will hydrate the skin and prevent and heal razor burn and small nicks.
Moringa oil and aloe vera are also very good antiseptics and anti-inflammatory agents. They can helps cure minor skin cuts, wounds, rashes or even burns. You may also use them for healing insect bites.
Aloe Vera can help you activate new hair growth by boosting the blood circulation to the scalp, and providing important vitamins and minerals. Moringa oil can also help you build stronger hair. The oil strengthens your hair by providing necessary minerals and vitamins to your hair follicles.
How to use moringa oil and Aloe vera Gel
Moringa oil and aloe vera can be used as face mask, ingredients in body lotions and soaps.
As face mask:
Simply whisk aloe vera gel and moringa oil together to make a smooth paste. Apply on cleansed skin and skin off with warm water after 10 15 minutes.
As Body lotion
Combine oils, butters, and beeswax in a double boiler or a glass bowl on top. Let them melt and stir. When all ingredients are melted, add vitamin E oil and any essential oils or scents like vanilla.
Pour into jar and store.