How to use aloe vera mask to reduce skin wrinkles

With the passing of the years it is inevitable that wrinkles appear on the skin since it is a sign that we are aging, however, delaying their appearance and avoiding expression lines is a matter of care and better quality of life.How to use aloe vera mask to reduce skin wrinkles How to use aloe vera mask to reduce skin wrinkles

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From the age of 20, the collagen fibers that make up the skin begin to be lost and from the quarter century the complexion becomes thinner and more fragile. In the third decade, collagen and elastin levels begin to weaken, as stated in an article in The American Journal of Pathology, to this are added external factors such as sun damage and poor nutrition, which conditions carrying out care in the protection and regeneration of the skin.

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Proper skin care is necessary every day, not only to keep it looking good, but also to keep it healthy. To improve the appearance of the face, natural alternatives play an important role.

How to use aloe vera face mask for reduce skin wrinkles

On the market there are a variety of products regarding facial cleansing, but at home it is also possible to make masks to reduce skin wrinkles with just one plant: aloe or aloe vera. Aloe vera leaves are made up of three parts: skin, latex, and gel. And it is precisely the last part, in its multiple preparations, that can be very useful for our health.


The aloe vera gel is obtained by cutting the leaf and it is like pure gold. Its pulp is made up of water, mucilage, acids, organic salts, enzymes, vitamins; in general, essential micronutrients and active phytochemicals, which fulfill different functions depending on the person's need, as indicated by Andrea Egas Collantes, a graduate in Dietetic and Aesthetic Nutrition in a previous article for this newspaper.

How to do it

To make a mask with aloe vera, you need to clean the leaf correctly. You can remove the pulp with the help of a spoon or fork. You can mix the gel with organic honey, 1 egg yolk, previously crushed cucumbers, turmeric, milk, rose water or a few drops of extra virgin olive oil. Failing that, you can vary the ingredients.

Finally, apply the mixture with a brush or with clean hands and leave it to act for approximately 15 minutes, then rinse with room water and slowly dry your face.

If you have individual veils you can soak them with the mixture and wait for it to take effect.

This option was picked up by the Mejor con Salud portal since each ingredient has useful properties for the face, especially aloe vera that will be the protagonist, this plant is very moisturizing and an excellent regenerator of dead cells, it also helps to better retain the moisture of the skin and also stimulates the production of collagen, thus preventing and reducing fine lines and wrinkles.

Before starting with this proposal of nature, it is important that you know your skin, so having the analysis of a specialist is the first thing you should do. Visit the dermatologist to tell you what type of skin you have and if the use of aloe vera will not be counterproductive. (YO)