Aloe vera is one of the most well known, widely used, natural skincare ingredients. Most of us associate aloe vera with cooling formulas used to ease discomfort for simple skin conditions like sunburns.
Yet aloe vera is much more than that. This miracle compound can be used for a litany of skin and overall health reasons. While most are familiar with aloe, few of us truly understand the power behind this incredible plant!
Today, we will be defining aloe vera, the ways in which aloe vera can effectively soothe burns, and some of the other healing properties of aloe vera gel.
What is Aloe Vera?
Aloe is a genus of succulents with over 500 unique species. Aloe vera is the most well known species within the aloe genus. Also sometimes known as the