Skincare Products: Aloe vs. Water
Despite all the advancements in modern medicine and research, nearly all the acne treatment products on the market today, including Proactiv, are water based. While water is one of the best things for people to drink, it is not one of the most beneficial ingredients for skin care products...
The Benefits of Aloe Vera
All skincare products start with a base. Most over-the-counter and physician-dispensed moisturizers and exfoliants are water based. In fact, 99% of the skincare products on the market today start with water as the base and then add other ingredients to make the product. The problem with this is that our skin can’t absorb water. This is where the importance of using aloe-based skincare products comes in. There are several facts about aloe vera.
Did you know?
The thick, clear gel inside aloe vera plants contain over 75 different key nutritional compounds which are either required or beneficial.
Aloe Vera gently...
Benefits of Pharmaceutical Grade Aloe
Look at all the products in the skincare aisles at your local drug store and you’ll most likely find a dozen products claiming to offer the healing benefits of aloe. While these products do contain a form of aloe, they do not contain pharmaceutical grade aloe because it is too expensive. Instead, they often use dehydrated aloe to save money while sacrificing results.
When looking for aloe skin care products, it’s important to look for products that contain pure, pharmaceutical grade aloe as the number one ingredient. These products might cost more than the products you find at a drug store,...
Benefits of Aloe Vera Skin Care Products
Most over-the-counter and physician-dispensed moisturizers and exfoliants are water-based. However, skin cannot absorb water, and that is why the best way to incorporate water into skincare is by staying hydrated. What does that mean for skincare? This is where Aloe Vera comes into play.
What are the benefits of aloe vera skin care products? Aloe contains amino acids, minerals, vitamins, enzymes, proteins, polysaccharides as well as biological stimulators. Additionally, Aloe contains an agent that helps with inflammation. The Aloe industry has established high ethical standards for business as well as for their Aloe...
Aloe is not aloe, is not aloe!
There are so many product lines available today and most have learned how to use the ingredient Aloe Vera as a “buzzword” to get people to buy their products. I have clients say all the time that their product line contains aloe, so they assume that's already a good thing. But the question is, “Is all aloe created equal?” All aloe is not created equal.
It’s a matter of concentration.
Many companies tout the use of Aloe Vera in their products. But what they don’t tell you is that Aloe Vera must be used in high concentrations to...