Extracting Aloe Vera: Hair, Body & Feet Care

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Hello Upstyle

I have an aloe vera plant that needed some TLC. Sadly, I pruned a lot from the plant, but I knew I could make many different things with it; skin care, Hair care, and feet care. So much to choose from!

Why not all of them šŸ˜‚ ?

Below are my aloe vera stems - there are more, just not in the picture.

When you cut your aloe stems let them sit in water for 15mins

You will need

1- Chopping board

2- sharp knife

3- spoon

4- metel mixing bowl

5- aloe vera stems

I start by using a knife, snipping off the ends, and making a slit down each side.

Slipping the knife down the front very thinly, Remove the outside completely

Next, start at the top of the stem and scrape the aloe extract with a spoon.

To the very bottom.

It should look like the picture below.

It can become messy. So HERE is my easy way:

Snip the top and bottom off

Gently start from the top of the stem and gently push in a downward motion, you will feel the gel moving. It will run out the bottom, leaving the stem in one piece. much easier!

Much faster and still in one piece - a bit less messy.šŸ˜‚šŸ’Æ

Below is my aloe extract:

Looking good. Feeling like slug gunk Haha

I will use this for my face.

I place it in an airtight container it will last two weeks.

It has so many more uses.

Below I will chop up some aloe in strips, and place them under my eyes once cool.

They are fantastic to use for puffiness around the eyes.

So, this will be my eye care.

Once the aloe is chopped into nice sizes to suit the area around your eye, put it into an airtight container.

That's the extract made and eye strips, I will call them šŸ˜‚šŸ˜‚

Below the aloe is strong and I don't waste anything.

I grew this, it's organic and I will use it all, as they would back in the olden days.

So I chop (dice) it all up

Couldn't waste that. šŸ¤©

Put it into a airtight container

You have full aloe extract.

You could use this for feet

Aloe vera eye strips for swollen under eyes, or to just brighten the eyes up - it's great!

Aloe extract from the plant

Wow! Face, hair, body, take your pick how you want to use this.

I will use it as a face mask

Put the extract into the fridge letting it cool to get all the extra cooling benefits - plus, it will last longer.

Feet hair and face.

Ain't aloe vera fantastic?

I like to harvest my aloe vera plant because it gives me lots of natural beauty treatments.

Extracting aloe vera can be fun & messy. But it's very worthwhile for our skin

Thank you,


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