Is aloe vera good for oily skin?

Aloe vera is famous for its versatility in both medicinal and cosmetic properties as a herbal remedy, but they also provide surprising benefits for oily skin.

1. Non-greasy Moisturizer

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Oily skin is very tricky to manage, using the right moisturizer for oily skin can take some time because if you do not use the right product it can be counteractive to your skin. Aloe vera, on the other hand, has a high water content and does not clog your pores, perfect for everyday use.

2. Soothing properties

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Aloe vera is a natural anti-inflammatory so it is great for soothing irritated skin, those with oily skin tend to have problems with acne and pimples that can cause redness, flare ups and irritation. You should consider adding aloe vera products in your daily skincare routine due to its healing properties.

3. Toning the skin

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Aloe vera is a natural astringent so it can help tone and tighten pores. Keep in mind that astringents can be a hit or miss with oily skin as it can dry out the skin due to some toners using alcohol as an astringent. However, you can rest assured with aloe vera since this ingredient is gentle, dissolves excess oil and gets rid of impurities in the process.

4. Cleanse

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One of aloe vera’s star quality is cleansing, it has antibacterial properties so can help to cleanse the skin of oil and impurities for a more radiating complexion. Aloe vera is 90% water, this can help you rehydrate while cleansing as well. 

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