• Recipe – Aloe Vera and Lemon Juice Mask for Skin & Hair

  • Aloe-Vera

    Aloe Vera has a variety of different uses, most notably in the field of hair and skin care.  The results are astounding when you combine Lemon Juice and Aloe Vera together.  The recipe below will become your favourite!  Here are the steps on how to make your own Aloe Vera and Lemon Juice Mask for skin and hair.

    Aloe vera gel and lemon juice have immense beauty benefits. Both help reduce dark spots and blemishes on your face, and even help minimize stretch marks. They also help heal acne and acne scars.

    When used in your hair, they provide nourishment, prevent excess oiliness, eliminate dandruff, encourage hair growth and prevent hair loss.

    All of these benefits add up to beautiful shiny hair and a glowing complexion. Regular application of this homemade recipe is highly beneficial for reducing suntan as well.

    If you don’t already have an aloe vera plant, you may want to buy one for a continual source of aloe vera gel. Combined with lemon juice, you will have an effective yet inexpensive beauty remedy.

    In addition to the natural properties in lemon that aid in beauty care, the lemon juice will prevent the aloe gel from turning brown.


    How to prepare an aloe vera and lemon juice mask

    Things you will need:

    • 2 aloe vera leaves
    • Half a lemon
    • 3 bowls
    • A sharp knife
    • A juice squeezer (optional)
    • A blender


    Step 1

    Cut two thick aloe vera leaves from an aloe vera plant with a sharp knife.

    Step 2

    Cut off the serrated edges of both the leaves.

    Step 3

    Slit the top layer of the leaves lengthwise. You will see the translucent aloe vera gel inside.

    Step 4

    Carefully peel off the aloe vera gel from the leaves.

    Step 5

    Put the gel pulp into a bowl.

    Step 6

    Squeeze out the juice from half a lemon.

    Step 7

    Pour the thick, succulent aloe vera gel into a blender.

    Step 8

    Pour the lemon juice into the blender as well.

    Step 9

    Blend the mixture for about one minute.

    Step 10

    Pour the mixture from the blender into a bowl.

    You now have a natural beauty treatment for your hair and skin.

    Hair: After working it into your hair, leave it in for about 20 minutes and then wash it out.

    Face mask: Make sure to apply the mask to your face and your neck to maintain an even skin tone. Leave the mask on for 10 to 15 minutes and then rinse it off.



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    7 Responses to “Recipe – Aloe Vera and Lemon Juice Mask for Skin & Hair”

    1. Won’t the lemon juice bleach your hair?

    2. Lemon Lightens My Hair 🙂

    3. only if you sit out in the sun.

    4. I use aloe vera plant for cuts and burns, I never tried this! Aloe is great!!

    5. How often can this be used on the skin???

    6. For how long can I keep this mixture for use?then must it be fresh lemon juice?