$44.00 inc. GST
Aloe Vera Powder is composed of the freeze-dried inner “gel” of aloe leaf plants, which is then freeze dried and ground to a fine powder. Aloe Vera powder contains Vitamin A, B1, B2, B3, B6, B12, C and E, and folic acid. It also contains minerals, trace elements and nutrients. Compared to Aloe Vera liquid, the powder is 200x the strength. So if you were using 5% Aloe Vera liquid in a product, then you would only need 0.025% of the powder to get the same level of active ingredients.
Aloe Vera has anti-irritant, soothing and moisturising properties, and is commonly used in skincare creams, lotions and gels, as well as Haircare. Aloe Vera Gel is useful in aftersun products to soothe the effects of sunburn on the skin. Aloe Vera Gel can be made using the Aloe Vera Powder, plus a gelling agent such as carbomers (synthetic), gums (natural) or clays (natural). Contact us to get recipes on how to make your own Aloe Vera Gels.
Uses of Aloe Vera Gel include;
Skincare As a moisturising agent for hand and body lotions, face creams, foot care, balms.
Haircare As a moisturiser and anti-irritant for shampoos, conditioners and hair styling products
Healing Apply to irritated or inflamed skin to soothe and calm symptoms
Aftersun care To soothe sunburnt and/or windburnt skin
Food As an aid to digestion
Oral care May be useful for gum disease and pain caused by ulcers
Facial Wash Take a small amount of powder and wet with water, make a paste in the palm of your hand and apply with circular motions, then rinse
Soapmaking Aloe Vera powder can be added to cold process soaps to provide the skin with nutrients and healing properties.
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