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Good day to all! ❤❤❤
Aloe Vera was called the “Plant of immortality” by the ancient Egyptians, for a big reason!!! ❤
The list of skincare and health benefits of this miraculous plant are uncountable.. ❤❤❤
The juice of aloe vera aids digestion and treats mouth ulcers while the fresh pulp or gel of aloe vera soothes dry, flaky skin, while providing optimal moisturisation to the oily skin too.. It treats and soothes sunburns and breakouts.. It even slows down the process of aging by reducing the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines..
Now, we all want beautiful, radiant skin life long! But as our lives get busier day by day.. Who has the time, today, to scrape out the pulp from an aloe leaf? 😛
Instead, coming to our rescue, several brands have introduced packed organic aloe vera gel in the market, which are a tad easier to use, store and come with a far greater shelf life…
Out of all the aloe gels available today, the most inexpensive one is “Patanjali Aloe Vera Gel”, which I am going to review today! ☺☺☺
PATANJALI ALOE VERA GEL REVIEW
DESCRIPTION: For natural beauty, safety and useful for removal of pigmented spots. Ayurvedic proprietary medicine.
COMPOSITION: Each 5g contains-
Aloe vera- 90% W/V
Base material q.s.
Permitted colour (brilliant blue, tartrazine yellow), Vitamin E, fragrance and preservatives q.s.
SHELF LIFE: 18 months.
METHOD OF USE: Rub on clean and dry skin and leave as such.
USES: Useful in nourishing, beautifying, glorifying and rejuvenating skin, helps in retaining healthy skin.
COST: INR 40 for 60ml and INR 80 for 150ml.
MY TAKE ON THE PRODUCT:
Patanjali Aloe Vera Gel comes in a transparent, medium quality, plastic tube with a bright orange coloured, hard, flip cap.. The cap is quite sturdy and doesn’t cause any product leakage.. All the details about the product are mentioned on the body of the tube! 😀
The packaging is not at all fancy and looks quite cheap.. 😛
The aloe gel is green in colour due to the addition of artificial dyes.. I, personally, don’t understand the need to add artificial colours in a natural product that don’t even resemble it’s original colour!! 😛 Also, it has added aqua fragrance which in no way resembles the actual smell of aloe vera… 🙁
I had used this gel on my face, regularly, for quite a few months in the past, and didn’t notice any difference in my skin.. The gel acts as a good Moisturiser for combination-oily to oily skin and gets absorbed very quickly without leaving any residue behind, but apart from that it does nothing much to reduce the pimples, their redness or the pigmented spots.. 🙁
It doesn’t even impart any glow to the face on regular use, unlike the fresh aloe vera gel.
I have used it on sunburns too and noticed only a slight soothing sensation! 🙁
Now, the only use I put it in is to mix my face packs as it helps to bind the dry ingredients together! 😀
(Also read my review over Mittise Rose Water here!)
SUMMING UP PROS AND CONS:
1. Easily available and travel friendly. Buy it from here!
2. Inexpensive compared to the aloe gels from the other brands.
3. Works decently in terms of Moisturisation.
4. Can be used to mix powdered face packs.
1. Not very effective on pimples and pigmentation.
2. Has added colours and fragrance.
3. Not mentioned which chemicals are present as base and preservatives.
4. No significant difference in skin even after prolonged use.
FINAL TAKE: Patanjali Aloe Vera Gel is a good option for those who want an inexpensive gel Moisturizer..
Other than that, It negligibly works to treat pimples, marks and other skin problems.. 🙁
Hope it helps! ❤