Top 3 Benefits And Uses Of Aloe Vera Gel For Hair


Aloe vera, ‘the plant of immortality’ is a plant known for its miraculous cures for all your beauty problems. It is loaded with amino acids, nutrients and phytochemicals that help in imparting healthy skin and beautiful hair. Wish to use Aloe Vera for hair care? Keep reading to know the best benefits and uses of freshly extracted gel of the aloe vera plant for hair care.





  1. FOR HAIR GROWTH: Aloe vera is known to contain proteolytic enzymes that help do away with dead hair cells that tend to block the hair follicles. This in turn, promotes the luxurious growth of healthy hair. Seborrhea, caused on account of accumulation of sebum on scalp, hinders hair growth. Aloe vera gel helps in breaking down this sebum and also maintaining the pH balance of scalp and hair. The enzymes that help break down sebum and dead cells help eliminate dandruff effectively.
  2. SOOTHING PROPERTIES: The anti-inflammatory properties of aloe vera gel helps soothe scalp and reduce inflammation and redness. Use aloe vera to prevent scalp infections and heal scalp wounds. The antipruritic property of aloe vera is effective in preventing dryness of scalp. It relieves itchiness and scaling.
  3. CONDITIONING HAIR: Aloe vera gel is easily absorbed by the hair shafts. As the gel penetrates, the nutrients get soaked up, thereby allowing deep conditioning of hair. Using aloe vera gel for hair is a great way of nourish your hair naturally and condition it to get soft, healthy and problem-free hair.




  1. PRE SHAMPOO MASSAGE WITH ALOE VERA GEL: Did you know that aloe vera gel is a wonderful ingredient to do away with hair and scalp build up? Mix aloe vera gel with wheat germ oil and coconut milk and massage it on your hair and scalp. Leave it on for at least 10 minutes. This pre-shampoo treatment would help nourish the scalp while maintaining its pH balance.
  2. NATURAL SHAMPOO FOR YOUR HAIR: Shampoos are meant to cleanse your scalp of all impurities. But often, readymade detergent-based shampoos strip your hair of natural oils. Use aloe vera for a perfect recipe of hydrating homemade shampoo that cleanses your scalp of oil and treats infections. This shampoo will also help your reap anti-dandruff benefits. Mix ½ cup aloe vera gel with 4 tablespoons of ACV and 4 tablespoons of honey. Add 5-6 drops of your favourite essential oil. Use the concoction to shampoo your hair.
  3. DEEP CONDITIONER: Heat ½ cup olive oil and add ½ cup aloe vera gel to it. Mix well in a blender and prepare a thick and creamy mixture. Add a few drops of tea tree essential oil and use it for deep conditioning your hair.


Thus, it is very easy to incorporate aloe vera gel in your regular hair care regimen. All you need to do is to get hold of aloe vera leaves so that you can extract the gel freshly out of them. The best option is to grow aloe vera plants in your garden; you will never repent doing that, considering the gamut of health and beauty benefits you can reap from them every day! Use aloe vera gel for your hair and scalp to get thick and lustrous hair, sans dandruff, build up, irritation, scalp bumps, infections and dryness.



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  1. November 7, 2017

    […] of immortality’ in your backyard garden without any further delay. Well, I am talking about the aloe vera plant. Use aloe vera is a secret ingredient in your hair care recipes and see the magic. Your […]

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