Aloe Vera Gel For Acne

Posted 2 months ago by Tharaa Nagendran in

Sleeping with the clean and clear face and waking up with a small bump on the face will be the worst nightmare ever for every woman living in this world. As soon as you reach your teen, these acne infections start appearing on your face due to the varied reasons which would include both the internal and the external factors. Also, if these acne infections are left without treating then there are many chances for them to get spread to the other areas on your face. Sometimes these acne infections would literally spoil the texture and quality of your skin in that entire region. Also, it would spoil the overall appearance of your face and your beauty. So, treating acne infections as soon as possible would be the primary goal for each and every individual who has them on their face. When it comes to treating any kind of skin infections, then I would always suggest you opt for those natural homemade remedies which could heal those infections without scars and side effects left on your skin. Coming to the natural ingredients, the fresh aloe vera gel that is being extracted from the aloe vera plant seems to hold a very vital place in curing all kind of skin infections. Also, these are capable of effectively curing all kinds of acne infections on your face. Now I hope you will really be very interested in trying out those home remedies using the aloe vera gel on your acne-prone skin. So, with no further delay let us jump into the different ways of using aloe vera gel on your skin for treating all the acne infections. 

Different Ways To Use Aloe Vera Gel For Acne

Aloe vera gel is packed with a lot of beneficial qualities when it comes to our skin. They are popularly known for healing all kinds of skin infections and wounds. They have the capability to increase collagen and elastin production in our body. so, this will in turn help in speeding up the healing process of any wounds or infections on your skin. Also, it makes your skin to be moisturized all the time. Thus the dryness in your skin will completely be removed. Your wounds will get healed very soon once you start using them on your skin. Also, the aloe vera gel removes the acne infections without leaving any marks on your skin. Also since these are purely natural ingredients, they will not cause any ill effects on your skin after applying them. They also help in tightening the pores present in your skin such that all the aging effects on your skin will be completely removed from your skin. Also, they help in preventing your skin from these acne infections. So, here you can find a few of the different ways to use the aloe vera gel for curing all the acne infections on your skin. You can easily prepare them at your home. 

#1. With Pure Aloe Vera Gel

Things Required:

Aloe Vera Gel2 tbsp

Directions For Use:

  1. For this, you can either use the fresh aloe vera extract which you obtain directly from the plant. Or you can also use the aloe vera gel which is available in the nearby stores and the markets.
  2. If you prefer for the natural aloe vera extract, then cut one leaf part from the plant.
  3. Then peel the outer skin layer completely from that leaf part. 
  4. Now using a knife take the aloe vera gel extract separately from the leaf and place it in a small bowl.
  5. Or if you get the aloe vera gel from the shops, then take about 2 tbsp of that aloe vera gel from the tube.
  6. Now start applying it directly on the areas where you have acne infections.
  7. Before starting to apply, make sure that your hands are neat and clean. Wash your hands once well and then start to apply it using your fingertips.
  8. Then gently massage the area surrounding your acne infections using the applied aloe vera gel.
  9. As soon as you applied the aloe vera gel on your skin, you will obviously feel the cooling effect on your skin.
  10. Then allow it to get dry for a few minutes of about 15 to 20 minutes.
  11. Now you can start washing your face with warm or cold water to remove the applied aloe vera gel.
  12. After washing, pat the area using a small towel gently to make them dry. 

#2. With Essential Oils

Things Required:

Essential oil (Any based on your choice)2 to 3 drops
Purified water2 tbsp
Aloe vera gel2 tbsp

Directions For Use:

  1. Firstly, you have to take a small bowl and add about 2 tbsp of fresh aloe vera gel into it.
  2. Then add about 2 to 3 drops of any essential oils based on your choice and the type of skin you have. Also, you can choose them based on your needs and preferences.
  3. After that, add about 2 tbsp of purified water to make the essential oil to get completely dissolved in the water that has been added.
  4. Then you can mix all the added ingredients inside the bowl until they get mixed well.
  5. Now start applying the obtained mixture on the acne infections which you have on your skin.
  6. Gently apply it using your sterilized fingertips and also you can give a gentle massage to that part of your skin.
  7. This will help in promoting the blood flow to that portion of your skin.
  8. Then you can leave the mixture to stay on your face for about 15 to 20 minutes to make them dry.
  9. Once it gets dry completely, you can start washing your face with warm or cold water.
  10. Then you can pat the area with a clean towel to make them get dry.
  11. Or if you can also use this as a spray by adding more amount of water to the mixture.
  12. You can spritz the spray for about 3 to 4 times in a day on those acne-prone areas of your skin. 
  13. You can store the solution in a small spray bottle and use it regularly on your face. Also, make sure that you shake the bottle well before every time you use the spray on your face.  

I have given a list of essential oils which are suitable for different types of skin. You can choose the essential oils from the below-given list based on your skin type and preferences. 

Essential Oils For Sensitive Skin Type:

Essential Oils For Oily Skin Type:

Essential Oils For Dry Skin Type:

Essential Oils For Normal Skin Type:

#3. With Rosewater

Things Required:

Cucumber1/2
Rosewater1 tbsp
Aloe vera gel2 tbsp

Directions For Use:

  1. To prepare this remedial mixture, you have to take a small bowl and add about 2 tbsp of fresh aloe vera gel or extract into it.
  2. Then take a few small cucumber slices and cut them into small pieces.
  3. Now put those small cucumber pieces into a mixer or a grinder and grind them until it turns to a fine paste.
  4. Then you can take out and add about 1 tbsp of the ground cucumber paste into the bowl that contains the aloe vera gel.
  5. After that, you have to add about 1 tbsp of rosewater into the same bowl that contains the mixture.
  6. Stir all the ingredients kept in the bowl to make them get mixed well.
  7. Now start applying it directly on those areas where you have acne infections.
  8. You can also apply it on your face and leave them to stay for overnight in your face.
  9. Or you can leave the paste to get dry for about 20 to 25 minutes.
  10. After it gets completely dry, you can start to wash your face with the regular water. Always prefer using warm or cold water for washing your face. 
  11. Then you can also use any herbal soap or facewash while washing your face. After that, pat the area with a clean towel. 

#4. With Sugar

Things Required:

Granulated white sugar1 tbsp
Jojoba oil1 tbsp
Aloe vera gel2 tbsp

Directions For Use:

  1. Add about 2 tbsp of fresh aloe vera gel into a small bowl.
  2. Then add about 1 tbsp of granulated white sugar into the bowl containing the fresh aloe vera gel.
  3. Now add about 1 tbsp of Jojoba oil into the same bowl.
  4. Mix all the ingredients well using your fingertips until the sugar granulated gets completely dissolved in the oil and the aloe vera gel mixture. 
  5. Once you notice that all the sugar granules are dissolved inside the mixture and then you can very well go for using it on your face.
  6. Initially, apply the mixture on the areas where you have acne infections. Then you can go for gently massaging the area with your fingertips. 
  7. You can do the massage for about 5 minutes and then allow the mixture to dry for a few minutes.
  8. After about 10 to 15 minutes, you can start to rinse your face with the regular water.
  9. Also, make sure that you do not use extremely cold or hot water for washing your face. This is because it might affect the skin cells which are present in that region and would make the acne infection to become even worse. 
  10. Finally, you can pat that area with a clean towel to make it dry.

#5. With Apple Cider Vinegar

Things Required:

Purified water1 tbsp
Apple Cider Vinegar1 tbsp
Aloe vera gel2 tbsp
Cotton ball or cotton pad1

Directions For Use:

  1. Firstly, you should place a small bowl and add about 1 tbsp of apple cider vinegar solution into it.
  2. Then add about 1 tbsp of purified water into the same bowl that contains the apple cider vinegar solution.
  3. Whenever you prepare this mixture, make sure that you add equal amounts of apple cider vinegar and the purified water to make the solution to be proper.
  4. Then stir both the ingredients very well until the apple cider vinegar gets dissolved completely in the added purified water.
  5. Now add about 2 tbsp of fresh aloe vera gel or extract into the same bowl that contains the vinegar solution.
  6. Mix all the ingredients together until they get combined and mixed well.
  7. Now take a small cotton ball or cotton pad and dip it completely inside the bowl that contains the mixture.
  8. Take the soaked cotton ball and place it on the area where you have the cane infections.
  9. Start rubbing the cotton ball gently on those acne regions for applying the mixture on your acne-prone skin.
  10. Make sure that the entire area is covered with the aloe vera gel mixture.
  11. Then you can leave the applied area to get dry for a few minutes of about 15 to 20 minutes.
  12. Wait until the mixture gets dry completely on your face. 
  13. Then start to wash your face with warm or cold water to remove the applied mixture.
  14. Once washing is done, you can use a clean towel and pat the area for making it dry.

#6. With Baby Oil

Things Required:

Baby oil2 to 3 drops
Aloe vera gel2 tbsp
Cotton ball or cotton pad1

Directions For Use:

  1. In the beginning, you should take a small bowl and add about 2 tbsp of fresh aloe vera gel or extract into it.
  2. Then pour about 2 to 3 drops of any baby oil into the bowl that contains the aloe vera gel.
  3. Now mix both the ingredients well until the oil gets mixed and combined well with the aloe vera gel. 
  4. Once it is combined, you can take a cotton ball and soak it entirely inside the mixture kept in the bowl.
  5. Take the dipped cotton pad out and start applying the mixture gently on your acne-prone skin using the cotton ball.
  6. You can apply the mixture in circular motions to enhance the blood circulation in that portion of your skin. 
  7. Once you are done with applying the mixture, you can allow the area to get dry for a few minutes.
  8. Then after a few minutes of about 15 to 20 minutes, you can check whether the entire applied mixture has become dry. 
  9. After it becomes dry, you can use warm or cold water on your face for washing it.
  10. You can pat the area after washing it with a clean towel. 
  11. Repeat doing this for about 3 to 4 days regularly on your skin to get some effective results on your skin.

#7. With Tea Tree Oil

Things Required:

Aloe Vera Gel2 tbsp
Purified water2 tbsp
Tea tree essential oil2 to 3 drops

Directions For Use:

  1. Firstly, add about 2 tbsp of purified water into a small bowl.
  2. Then pour about 2 to 3 drops of tea tree essential oil into the same bowl.
  3. Stir the mixture very well until the tea tree essential oil gets dissolved and mixed well with the purified water.
  4. Now you can add about 2 tbsp of aloe vera gel into the same bowl.
  5. Mix all the ingredients together using a small spoon to make them get combined well.
  6. Once the proper mixture is obtained, you can go for applying it on the areas of your skin where you have acne infections.
  7. After applying it on all the areas you can wait for a few minutes to get them dry.
  8. You can probably wait for about 10 to 15 minutes after applying them.
  9. Then you can start washing the area with warm or cold water to remove the mixture applied on it.
  10. Once you are done with washing, you can use a towel to pat the area for making it get dry.

#8. With Lime Juice

Things Required:

Aloe Vera Gel2 tbsp
Fresh lemon1

Directions For Use:

  1. For preparing the mixture, you have to take one fresh lemon and cut them into two equal halves.
  2. Now take a small bowl and add about 2 tbsp of fresh aloe vera gel or extract into it.
  3. Then take one portion of the sliced lemon and start squeezing it directly into the bowl containing the aloe vera gel.
  4. Stir the ingredients well until the fresh lime juice gets mixed along with the aloe vera gel kept in the bowl.
  5. Once they are combined together, you can start using it on your face where you have those acne infections.
  6. While applying make sure that the entire area is covered with the aloe vera mixture.
  7. Then you have to wait for about 15 to 20 minutes until they get completely dry.
  8. After that, you can use normal warm or cold water for washing your face.
  9. Take a clean towel and pat the area to make it completely dry. 

#9. With Neem Leaves

Things Required:

Raw honey1 tbsp
Neem Leaves5 to 6
Aloe vera gel2 tbsp
Purified water1 tbsp

Directions For Use:

  1. Initially, take a few fresh neem leaves and wash them well with the regular water to remove any impurities present in them.
  2. Then you can put those fresh neem leaves into a mixer or a grinder and start grinding them.
  3. Grind those leaves until it turns to a fine and smooth paste.
  4. While grinding if you find the consistency of the paste to be too thick then you can add a few drops of purified water into it. 
  5. Then put about 2 tbsp of the ground neem leaves paste into a small bowl.
  6. After that, you can add about 2 tbsp of fresh aloe vera gel into the neem leaves paste kept in the bowl.
  7. Then add about 1 tbsp of raw honey into the same bowl that contains the mixture.
  8. Now start mixing all the ingredients well to make them get combined well
  9. Once the appropriate mixture is obtained, you can start applying it on the areas where you have the acne infections on your face.
  10. Leave the mixture to be there on your face for about 20 to 25 minutes. You can also apply the paste on your face and leave them to be there for overnight.
  11. Then you can wash your face after waking up the next morning. Always prefer using either warm or cold water for washing your face.
  12. You can also use a herbal soap or a facewash while washing your face. 
  13. Then pat the area with a clean towel. Continue doing the same for about 3 to 4 days to get rid of the acne infections on your face. 

#10. With Cinnamon And Honey

Things Required:

Aloe Vera Gel2 tbsp
Raw honey2 tbsp
Cinnamon Powder 1/2 tbsp

Directions For Use:

  1. Firstly, take a clean bowl and add about 1/2 tbsp of cinnamon powder into it.
  2. If you have cinnamon sticks then you can dry them and grind it in a mixer or a grinder until you get a fine and smooth cinnamon powder. 
  3. Then you can start using the ground cinnamon powder for preparing the remedial mixture.
  4. Now add about 2 tbsp of fresh aloe vera gel or extract into the same bowl that contains the cinnamon and honey mixture.
  5. Then you should mix the ingredients kept in the bowl very well to make them get combined together.
  6. Once they are mixed well, you can start using them on your skin for acne infections.
  7. Start applying the mixture on your face where you have the acne infections. 
  8. Spread the mixture using your fingertips to all the areas and make sure that they are covered very well finally.
  9. Now, wait for the mixture on your face to get dry for some time.
  10. Then after a few minutes of about 15 to 20 minutes, you can start washing your face with the regular water.
  11. Whenever you wash your face, always make sure that you do not use extremely hot or cold water for washing.
  12. After washing your face, take a clean towel and pat the area to make it dry. 

#11. With Coconut Oil

Things Required:

Coconut oil1 tbsp
Aloe vera gel2 tbsp

Directions For Use:

  1. In the beginning, you have to keep a small bowl and add about 2 tbsp of fresh aloe vera gel or extract into it.
  2. Then you have to add about 1 tbsp of coconut oil into the aloe vera gel kept in the small bowl.
  3. Now stir the ingredients very well such that they both get mixed together.
  4. Once the mixture is obtained, you can start to use it on your face. 
  5. Using your fingertips, take a small amount of the obtained mixture and start applying it on your face.
  6. Use your fingertips and massage the area gently for about 5 minutes. This will literally help in enhancing the circulation of blood in that region which will speed up the healing process of the acne infections. 
  7. After that, wait for a few minutes for the mixture to get dry on your face.
  8. Now take enough amount of warm or cold water and start rinsing your face with it.
  9. Rinse thoroughly until the mixture gets removed completely from your face.
  10. If you still find the mixture to be there on your face then you can use a soap or a face wash for washing your face.
  11. Finally, after washing you can pat the area with a clean towel to make it dry. 

#12. With Milk

Things Required:

Plain and raw Milk1 tbsp
Aloe vera gel2 tbsp
Rosewater1/2 tbsp

Directions For Use:

  1. Place a small bowl and add about 1 tbsp of plain and raw milk in it.
  2. Then add about 1/2 tbsp of rosewater into the same bowl and mix both the liquids well.
  3. Now add about 2 tbsp of aloe vera gel into the mixture kept in the bowl.
  4. Stir the mixture well to make all the ingredients to get combined well.
  5. Then you can use a small cotton pad or cotton ball for applying the remedial mixture on your face. 
  6. Dip the cotton ball in the remedial mixture and start rubbing the area gently with it.
  7. Once the entire region is covered you can wait for a few minutes.
  8. The mixture will take about a few minutes ranging from 15 to 20 minutes to get completely dry on your face.
  9. Once drying of the applied mixture is done, you can very well start washing your face.
  10. Prefer for using normal warm or cold water for washing your face. 
  11. Do not use extremely hot or cold water as it might damage the skin cells present in your face.
  12. Now take a clean towel and pat the entire area to make it dry. 

#13. With Turmeric Powder

Things Required:

Purified water1/2 tbsp
Turmeric powder1 tbsp
Aloe vera gel2 tbsp

Directions For Use:

  1. Take a clean bowl and add about 2 tbsp of fresh aloe vera gel or extract into it.
  2. Then add about 1 tbsp of finely ground turmeric powder into the bowl containing the aloe vera gel mixture.
  3. Start mixing the ingredients very well such that they get combined together.
  4. You can also add a little amount of purified water if you find the consistency to be too thick for applying it on your face.
  5. Take a little amount of the mixture and start applying it directly on those areas where you have the acne infections.
  6. Then you can leave the paste to be there on your face for a few minutes of about 20 t 25 minutes.
  7. Once the paste on your face gets dry, you can start washing it from your face.
  8. While washing the paste from your face, you can add a little amount of water to it and massage the area for about 2 minutes.
  9. Then rinse your face well with the regular water. Always use warm or cold water for washing your face.
  10. After washing the paste from your face, you may sometimes find the stains of the turmeric powder to be there on your skin.
  11. You can also leave those stains to be there on your face until the next day morning.
  12. But then, if you wanted to get rid of those stains on your face very soon, you can very well use herbal soap or shampoo while washing your face.
  13. This will help in removing all those turmeric stains from your face. 

#14. With Vitamin E Oil

Things Required:

Vitamin E oil1/2 tbsp
Face cream or lotion1 tbsp
Aloe vera gel2 tbsp

Directions For Use:

  1. Initially, you can start by choosing any of the face cream or lotion which you use regularly on your face. 
  2. Make sure that the lotion or the cream which you choose is suitable for your skin type.
  3. Then take about 1 tbsp of the cream or lotion in a small bowl.
  4. Now add about 2 tbsp of aloe vera gel into the same bowl.
  5. After that, add about 1/2 tbsp of vitamin E oil into the same bowl that contains the oil mixture.
  6. Stir the ingredients well using a tiny spoon to make them get mixed well.
  7. After mixing, you can start applying the paste on your face in those areas where you have the acne infections. 
  8. Make sure that the entire area is covered with the prepared remedial mixture.
  9. Now let the mixture on your face to get dry for a particular duration of time.
  10. After a few minutes of about 15 to 20 minutes, the remedial mixture on your face will be completely dry.
  11. Now you can start rinsing your face with warm or cold water. 
  12. You can also apply the lotion mixture and leave it to be there on your face overnight to get more effective results.
  13. Once you are done with the washing of your face, you have to pat the area with a clean towel to make it dry. 

#15. With Yogurt

Things Required:

Cucumber 1
Fresh and Plain Yogurt1 tbsp
Aloe vera gel2 tbsp

Directions For Use:

  1. Firstly, take one cucumber and cut them down into a few small slices.
  2. Now take a few cucumber slices and mash it down completely using a blender.
  3. Then use a filter or a strainer to filter out the cucumber juice separately in a small bowl leaving the residues behind.
  4. Now pour about 2 tbsp of the filtered cucumber juice into a small separate bowl.
  5. Then add about 2 tbsp of fresh aloe vera gel or extract into the same bowl.
  6. Also, add about 1 tbsp of fresh and plain yogurt into the same bowl that contains the aloe vera gel mixture.
  7. Stir the ingredients well to make them get mixed well together.
  8. Then start to apply the prepared remedial mixture on your face over the acne infections on your face.
  9. Leave the mixture on your face to get dry completely for about 25 to 30 minutes. 
  10. After that, you can start washing your face with warm or cold water.
  11. If you find any traces of the paste to be there on your face, then you can very well use any herbal soap or shampoo for washing your face.

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