Aloe vera has a very low allergenicity: the only situation in which an allergy to aloe can occur is individual hypersensitivity, which is very rare. Therefore, the use of aloe extract as a safe hypoallergenic ingredient is allowed even in children's cosmetics for the smallest.
Cosmetologists identify 5 most important properties of this ingredient:
The cactus family, to which botanists include aloe vera, which is distinguished by one interesting ability - it retains moisture in the leaves for a long time. Aloe vera juice penetrates into the deep layers of the dermis 4 (!) times faster than ordinary water, contributing to its instant, deep hydration and preventing the risk of dehydration.
Aloe is suitable for women with problem skin. The plant quickly soothes irritated areas of the epidermis, has an anti-inflammatory effect. Aloe is also used for sunburns and insect bites.
Acceleration of regeneration processes
Thanks to aloe, the skin is renewed faster. Plant extracts contribute to the exfoliation of dead cells and accelerate tissue regeneration processes.
Another feature of the plant is stimulation of the skin's production of its own collagen and hyaluronic acid, which prolongs the youth of the skin. Due to the high content of vitamins C and E in aloe juice, the plant acts as an excellent antioxidant, slowing down the processes of cell destruction.
Being quickly absorbed into the skin, aloe extract leaves an invisible protective barrier on it that resists the negative effects of the external environment.
Aloe is especially recommended for the care of sensitive skin prone to allergic reactions. This plant not only does not provoke allergic reactions, but also helps fight redness, irritation and itching thanks to its soothing and softening effect.