Since ancient times the aloe vera plant (Aloe barbadensis) has been used for all natural skin treatment. Learn about aloe vera soap benefits, plus create a beautiful Lime & Aloe Foaming Soap.
Aloe Vera soap leaves your skin feeling refreshed, hydrated, and soft. Aloe Vera soap is an all-natural alternative to commercial soaps that contain harsh chemicals.
Aloe Vera has anti-inflammatory properties, which can help to soothe irritated skin. In addition, Aloe Vera contains compounds that can help to kill bacteria and fungi, making it an effective soap for people with acne or other skin conditions. Aloe Vera soap is also gentle and moisturizing, making it a good choice for people with sensitive skin.
Aloe Vera Soap Benefits
Adding aloe vera gel to your homemade soaps can add skin care benefits. When used regularly, Aloe Vera soap can help to improve your skin's appearance and texture.
Here are just a few of the ways you can benefit from using this amazing soap:
Good for Sensitive Skin
If you have sensitive skin, you know how difficult it can be to find a soap that doesn't leave your skin feeling dry and irritated. Aloe vera soap is a great option for people with sensitive skin because it's gentle and hydrating.
The aloe vera plant contains natural enzymes that help to soothe and protect the skin, making this soap an ideal choice for people who are looking for a gentle cleansing option. Aloe Vera's emollient nature can assist with dry, itchy skin. Let aloe vera soap soothe and promote skin healing while cleansing your hands and body.
Soothes Skin Irritations
Aloe vera is a popular choice for sunburns, blisters, and other skin issues. Aloe vera gel is frequently used as a carrier for essential oils, it protects the skin and absorbs well.
What is Aloe Vera Gel?
Aloe vera gel leaves skin soft and silky without a sticky residue. Its gentle nature makes it great to use as a cleanser or include in homemade soap recipes. Aloe vera gel is what is used in our Lime & Aloe Vera Soap Recipe.
Aloe vera gel is not thick like a hair gel would be. It is actually a clear and thin, watery liquid... this is normal. It is not the same as aloe vera jelly.
I don't buy my aloe vera gel from the store, many times those versions have additives. Plus, true aloe vera gel isn't green or thick like I mentioned above.
Here is my favorite aloe vera gel:
What is aloe vera soap good for?
Aloe vera soap is one of those products that seems to be good for just about everything. It's gentle on the skin, it has moisturizing properties, and it even has some medicinal benefits. If you're looking for a versatile product that can do it all, aloe vera soap is a great option.
Not only is aloe vera soap good for your skin, but it also has some medicinal benefits. The aloe vera plant contains compounds that have anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties, which means that this soap can help to soothe conditions like eczema and psoriasis.
Additionally, aloe vera soap can help to fight acne by reducing inflammation and killing bacteria that cause breakouts.
DIY Aloe Vera Soap Recipe with Lime Essential Oil
Looking for a refreshing and nourishing soap recipe? Look no further than this lime and aloe vera soap recipe! Aloe vera soap can help to soothe and protect the skin. The aloe vera plant is also known for its anti-inflammatory properties, making it ideal for use on sensitive or irritated skin. Combined with the bright and uplifting scent of lime essential oil, this soap is sure to leave your skin feeling refreshed and invigorated.
- 1 tablespoon Unscented Castile Soap
- 1 tablespoon Aloe Vera Gel
- 12 drops Lime Essential Oil
- 1 1/2 tablespoons Distilled water
- Mini Soap Foamer Bottle
Step 1: Use a funnel to add castile soap, aloe vera gel & essential oils to foaming soap bottle.
Step 2: Gently swirl around bottle to mix the ingredients together.
Step 3: Add distilled water to bottle and screw foamer top on. Gently shake mixture up. Dry bottle off and put label on.
To Use: Wet hands, then pump soap into palm of hands (about 2-3 pumps of soap). Rub hands together reaching all hand surfaces, rinse with warm water. Dry.
Essential Oil Recipe Tips:
- Use within 1-2 weeks since it is made with all natural ingredients and no preservative are added. Read more on diy recipes and preservatives.
- I like to make my soap recipe in these mini foamers. The mini size of this soap bottle makes it perfect for little hands, it is also fabulous for traveling or on the go.
- When using essential oils on skin, be sure to use only high quality essential oils that are safe to use topically.
- Lime essential oil is an favorite for homemade soap, but you can try different essential oils like melaleuca (tea tree), lavender, tangerine, chamomile, or juniper berry.
- I usually buy the unscented castile soap but you can buy scented if you so choose. Here are my favorite castile soap.
Homemade Aloe Vera Cubes
Aloe vera is a succulent plant that is often used to soothe sunburns and other skin irritations. The gel-like substance inside the leaves can provide relief from pain and itching, and it can also help to speed up the healing process.
However, aloe vera gel can also be used to cool down on a hot summer day, or after being sunburned. The aloe vera will help to cool you down and hydrate your skin at the same time. Find out how to make aloe vera cubes for sunburns and more.
Final Thoughts on Aloe Vera Soap Benefits
As you can see, there are plenty of reasons to start using aloe vera soap! Whether you're looking for a gentle option for your sensitive skin or you're searching for a soap to moisturize your dry skin, this versatile product is sure to meet your needs.
The medicinal benefits of aloe vera make this soap an ideal choice for people who are dealing with conditions like eczema or acne. So why not give it a try? You may just be surprised at how much you love it!