In my house growing up, my mother had an aloe vera plant that she regularly tended to and cut from to use for what seemed like everything. Like most, I didn’t realize the importance of having aloe vera handy until I became much older. When I began doing research on organic ways to upkeep my beauty and hair routines, aloe was one plant that continued to pop up. And that’s when I realized, how important it was that my mother, raising four very active kids, made sure to have it in our house.
Aloe Vera is an antibacterial plant that helps fix most skin issues and has a plethora of uses for hair and health, as well. It is high in enzymes, minerals, amino acids and vitamins such as A, C and E, as well as B12, folic acid and choline. With its long list of benefits, here are five ways to introduce this wonder plant into your hair and beauty routine.