It is certain that the Aloe Vera Plant is one of the greatest gifts by nature and it can be used is enormous problems and condition. It also has multiple benefits on the skin as it contains Auxin and Gibberellins. It contains anti-inflammatory properties which decrease skin inflammation and it is used to heal chronic skin problems. Moreover, Aloe Vera can treat constipation, IBS (Irritable bowel syndrome), skin damage and hair loss.
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What Causes Wrinkles?
Wrinkles are also known as rhytide is a natural part of the aging process. When people get old, they also face many problems and one of them is Wrinkles. In this condition, person skin gets thinner, less elastic and drier and it gets vulnerable to damages.
In some cases, wrinkles can be seen on a person before its elder age and on those who spent way too much time in the water.
Whenever we use facial expression, we use our facial muscle which is a groove under the skin. In case of a young person, its skin springs back to its position each time he uses facial muscle. As a person get older he loses its flexibilities in the skin.
Wrinkles can be caused by various things
- UV (Ultraviolet) light can cause your skin to lose it elastic as UV has a lot of skin side effects.
- People who work in the sunlight like farmer and fisher have the higher chance of getting wrinkles.
- Way to mush use of facial expression.
- Smoking is one of the major factors that increase the aging process in the skin cause wrinkles.
- Dehydration can cause dry skin which leads to wrinkles
Is Aloe Vera Good for Wrinkles?
The Answer is yes it can.
From many centuries, our ancestor believed that Aloe Vera is an Anti-aging solution and it can be used in various skin problems that are not proven yet. But some of them is scientifically proved.
Research has found that taking a ¼ tablespoon of pure Aloe gel and rubbing it on the face for 3-4 minutes can help reverse the effects of wrinkles
Another Study conducted in 2009 on female age 45+. Both were given two different doses of aloe gel (1,200 mg/d and 3,600mg/d) and they saw improvement in female taking low doses of 1200mg/d. Aloe gel significantly improved it skin and wrinkles.
Aloe Vera for Wrinkles
The main thing which maintains the skin flexibility is Collagen which can be damaged and degraded by UV exposure and Matrix metalloproteinases enzymes.
Many studies have shown that Aloe gel can be used as a supplement to reverse the effects of wrinkles. It can reduce the damage and degradation caused by UV exposure and enzymes.
Aloe Vera can help restore collagen which can improve our skin and prevent wrinkles.
Boost Elasticity of Skin
Elasticity of the skin is an important property of skin which helps skin to stick to its position. A tissue called Fibroblast is responsible for creating collagen and elastin. Which play a vital role in maintaining elasticity of the skin. As aloe vera promote collagen and it can keep our skin moisturized which help in maintainers in elasticity. (1)
Protect skin from Free Radicals
Free radicals are known for damaging our body cells, DNA, protein and cell membranes and more. This is also called oxidation- free radicals destruction. It can also damage the skin tissues which can lead to wrinkles. Where aloe vera is rich is antioxidants which can help fight free radicals and prevent wrinkles.
Sunburn is another reason that causes wrinkles. As mentioned before people who work under sun light likely to face wrinkle problem. Sunburn cause by sunlight can damage our collagen and other cells.
Another thing UV-A is most dangerous that can cause the formation of superoxide radicals and reactive other species. Which can damage your skin in the future and cause wrinkles? Aloe Vera extracts applied on the skin can protect us from UV rays and sunburn. A study in 2017 has shown that.
How to Use Aloe Vera for Wrinkles (Homemade Aloe Vera Lotion)
There are simple ways you can use Aloe gel by applying on the face and massaging for 3-4 minutes. But from this recipes, you will use most out of it.
- 1 tablespoon of Aloe Gel
- ¼ cup of brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil
Step 1- Take 1 tbsp of aloe gel, ¼ cup of sugar and 1tbs of olive oil. Put all this in the mixture.
Step 2 – Use this mixture on your face. Gently rub the mixture on your face for 3-4 minutes before bedtime.
Step 3 – Wash your face with warm water. You will do this for every day and it will show its effects in 3-4 weeks.
Enjoy your Productive Aloe Gel Lotion.
BE CAREFUL WITH ALOE VERA
No doubt that Aloe vera has numerous benefits but it also comes along with side effects when taking a dose of Aloe Vera. Many studies have shown that taking a high amount of dose can lead to problems like diarrhea or kidney problems.
I will say that Aloe Vera is the best treatment for wrinkles. It contains uncountable benefits for skill. Not only it will treat you wrinkles it will also treat your skin problems.
Many studies have shown that Aloe gel is indeed the best Anti-aging solution. I will recommend it to use for 3-4 weeks and you will see the changes.