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Aloe Vera Acne Treatment

Updated on March 22, 2012

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera has long been used both internally and externally for a myriad of uses such as burns, skin damage, digestive and intestinal problems. The Aloe Vera plant is nearly bursting with different nutrients including vitamins, minerals, anti-inflammatory agents, and 7 of the 8 essential amino acids.

Aloe Vera Acne Treatement

Although the only cure for acne is internal, Aloe Vera acne treatments are still incredibly beneficial in helping heal your skin from the damage acne causes. Aloe Vera is a natural astringent which helps reduce excess oiliness, an anti-inflammatory which reduces the redness and inflammation of acne outbreaks, and has anti-bacterial properties which aid in keeping pores clean and bacteria free helping reduce outbreaks. Aloe Vera can also help reduce old acne scars by softening, smoothing, and regenerating skin so that scars can be replaced by new healthy skin.

If you are going to start an Aloe Vera acne treatment regimen constant use both morning and night is essential to helping heal skin and preventing further break outs. For an effective Aloe Vera acne treatment follow the steps outlined below.

  • Wash your face morning and night with a facial soap containing Aloe Vera. There are many of these soaps commercially available at your local drug or discount store or on the internet.
  • Apply topical Aloe Vera gel to breakouts and let it settle into the skin. The gel will help reduce swelling and redness.
  • Moisturize skin using an Aloe Vera lotion or cream.
  • Use Aloe Vera gel as a night time mask 3 times per week. Apply Aloe Vera gel to outbreaks and sleep without washing off. Wash your face in the morning with Aloe Vera facial soap.


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