Benefits of Organic Aloe Vera Gel for Skin

When you apply Organic Aloe Vera Gel, you feel as if your skin is instantly hydrated, supple, and no longer has that tight, pulling feeling. Deep lines are softened. Superficial lines magically vanish, instantly, as they are plumped up, by aloe’s mucilage.

Aloe Vera Gel calms and cools skin inflammations, such as burns, sunburn, rosacea, acne, rashes, wax bumps, shaving bumps, cuts, bruises, eczema, psoriasis, itchy scalp, insect bites, cold sores, skin ulcers, wounds, anal itching, hemorrhoids, and rashes.


There are other aloe gels on the market, but 99% of them are packed with chemicals and preservatives. Not only are these toxic chemicals absorbed into your cells, but you are left with chemicals on your skin, which re-creates a dry, inflamed, skin problem.

Garden of Essences Aloe Vera Gel is:
chemical free 
fragrance free 
dye free. 

Our Aloe Vera Gel is formulated without parabens, petroleum, phthalates, alcohols, EDTA, propylene glycol, or any of the other chemicals that we can’t pronounce, which are found in other Aloe Vera Gels on the market.

Garden of Essences Organic Aloe Vera Gel Ingredients: 100% Organic Aloe Vera Gel. No other ingredients.


Beware of companies calling their aloe gel ‘natural’ and ‘pure’, because this does not mean that the gel is free of chemical preservatives. Just check the ingredients on the label!

Even so-called ‘organic aloe gels’ can contain preservatives and other additives:- if you read the label carefully, you will see that it says something like this: Ingredients: Organic Aloe Gel, citric acid, sodium benzoate, etc. 

Also beware of companies calling their product ‘aloe vera gel’, when it is in fact, a juice, and not a jelly texture.

The innermost part of the leaf, renders a clear jelly, which is what we sell. It is thick gel, and will stick to your face, exactly where you want it to.

Whereas extraction of the fuller parts of the leaf, renders a liquid, runny ‘juice’, which is far cheaper to produce. It will not stick to your face, as it has the texture of water.


Organic Aloe Vera Leaf: – Scientists have found over 200 nutritional substances in Aloe barbadensis leaves, including 32 vitamins and minerals, 20 amino acids, and a variety of enzymes, which stimulate collagen formation, preventing DNA destruction. 

Long term results of wrinkle and scar reduction is due to Aloe Gel’s mucopolysacharides, which stimulate collagen and elastin production.

Glucomannan ( a type of complex sugar), and gibberellin,( a growth hormone), stimulate collagen and elastin production, which in turn, causes wrinkle and scar reduction, and firmer skin. 

Its 20 amino acids perform a variety of functions, some of which soften hardened skin or brittle hair.

Aloe Vera contains allantoin, a compound that enhances cell renewal.

Aloe has plant hormones, Auxins & Gibberellins, which have wound healing and anti-inflammatory properties.

An anti-inflammatory compound called C-glucosyl chromone, is also highly anti-inflammatory. 

Aloe also contains salicylic acid that possesses anti-inflammatory properties.

How can anti-inflammatory properties benefit the skin?

Apart from alleviating a wide variety of dermatitis conditions, skin that is even mildly inflamed, does not regenerate properly, making aloe vera one of the ultimate anti-aging products.

The anti-inflammatory compounds also reduce itching of the scalp.

Aloe is deeply moisturizing for dry skin and hair, due to its many minerals and vitamins, in particular, Vitamin E, and rare natural Vitamin C.

Mucopolysaccharides help in binding moisture into the skin, which is why aloe is so moisturizing, to both skin and hair. 

Aloe’s Glucomannan and gibberellin, cause an increased synthesis of hyaluronic acid, which has become famous for locking moisture into the dermal skin layers, and hair shaft. 

These same moisture-boosting botanicals, are responsible for moisturizing the hair, reducing brittle hair, and taming frizzy locks. They smooth the cuticle surface and seal in moisture. 

Aloe is a potent antioxidant, due to high quantities of Vitamins A, C, and E, which work to prevent wrinkles, aging skin, and hair damage.

It contains analgesic compounds, which is why some people find relief when rubbing it into sore joints. Aloin and emodin act as analgesics, which is why people experience pain reduction, when aloe is applied to sore muscles and joints, or to painful sunburn and rashes.


Its important to buy only organic Aloe Vera Gel, as a non-organic aloe plant will absorb pesticides like a sponge, which are then transferred to your skin, creating rashes, ‘allergies’, and dry skin.

Garden of Essences Organic Aloe Vera Gel is made from organically grown Aloe Vera inner leaves.

The Aloe Vera Gel is then extracted from the pure Aloe barbadensis inner leaves, producing a gel that is a naturally clear color, with a faint, crisp aroma of aloe. without adding any chemicals or additives. 

Garden of Essences Organic Aloe Vera Gel Ingredients: 100% Organic Aloe Vera Gel. No other ingredients.


Organic Aloe Vera Gel is ultra-hydrating, and the fact that it is 100% pure, means that people with very sensitive skins can use it. In fact, it cools and calms rosacea, and is one of the few products that a person suffering from rosacea, may safely use.

In fact, anyone suffering from redness or irritated skin, will find immediate relief from Aloe Vera Gel.

Organic Aloe Vera Gel also instantly cools and soothes sunburn, creating refreshing relief to the skin, by reducing inflammation.


Our organic Aloe Vera Gel is one of the few eye products on the market, that can be used all the way up to the edge of the eye, without causing any eye irritation. 
Finally, an under eye gel, and an eyelid gel in one, that can ease those fine eye lines, and crow’s feet.
The results are immediate. You can literally see those fine lines smooth out.


Aloe Vera Gel gets to work to reduce puffiness right away. Its Vitamin C and rich enzyme content, reduce the swelling of puffy eye bags.

For an extra anti-inflammatory effect, place Aloe Vera Gel in the fridge, for at least an hour, then apply to eye area for a super refreshing and cooling sensation!

Useful tip re causes of puffy eyes:- Did you know that your eyes can become puffy, due to your face cream running into your eyes, especially in hot weather. Another benefit of using this gel, instead of a cream, is that it does not melt and run into your eyes.


Aloe Vera Gel’s anti-inflammatory properties make it the perfect aftershave application, for both men and women. It is highly recommended for rashes, from nappy rash to sun rash.

Aloe stimulates proteolytic enzyme action in skin tissue, stimulating fibroblast cells that manufacture collagen, which replaces damaged skin.

Proteolytic enzymes are also a detoxifying agent, which has the ability to remove dead skin cells and toxins, thus purifying the pores.

These enzymes also balance cell renewal of the scalp, and together with aloe’s antifungal properties, can reduce or get rid of dandruff and other flaky scalp conditions.

Aloe has 8 enzymes, for example, Bradykinase helps to reduce excessive inflammation when applied to the skin topically, which stimulate collagen formation, and prevent DNA destruction. 

Organic Aloe Vera Gel contains four sterols, which are natural plant steroids, acting in an anti-inflammatory capacity.

Acne responds well to aloe, because additionally, it contains wide-spectrum, natural, anti-bacterial properties.


For those of you who prefer to complete your skin routine with a face cream, use Aloe Vera Gel as a 20 minute mask, then rinse it off, with water. 
Then apply your cream. Your skin will feel softer than ever.

Aloe Vera Gel hydration is different to using face creams:

– Some people’s skins are lacking in oil, in which case, a face cream is a good solution. 

– But other people’s skins are lacking in water, and this is when a hydrating gel. like Aloe Vera Gel, can give you the results you have been searching for. 
Aloe Vera Gel is high in humectants, which draw moisture to the skin, locking it in all day.


With regular use, this gel will reduce pore size, and skin tone will vastly improve, thanks to the Proteolytic enzymes, found in Organic Aloe Vera Gel. 

Combine this with all the above benefits of Aloe Vera Gel, and a plumped, youthful glow will emerge, with hydration levels not found in most products. 

Aloe Vera Gel is a natural wrinkle prevention formulation, without the need for greasy creams.

Aloe Vera Gel’s ‘sister’, is our Cucumber Gel, in terms of properties, and texture, and many people have experienced an even more potent hydration and soothing effect, when they blend our two gels together.

You can find our Organic Cucumber Gel at our etsy store, where you can purchase our Organic Aloe Vera Gel.

Aloe Vera Gel can also be blended into your Massage Gels, Facial Gels, and Eye Gels. It is also soluble in water, for water-based formulations.

Is aloe vera recommended for all skin types?

Aloe vera is recommended for all skin types. That said, many aloe products contain harsh and toxic chemicals, which could worsen skin conditions. That is why it is so important to use the purest aloe product.

What is the purest aloe skin product? 

It should be made from the inner gel, be organic, and contain no chemicals. This is extremely hard to find, but Garden of Essences,’ is an aloe vera gel that fits all these criteria.

Available at our etsy store.

I was honoured to be featured in dermstore’s blog: 

“More Than Just a Juice Craze: What Aloe Vera Can Do for Your Skin and Hair”, in which I was quoted as saying:

Scientists have found over 200 nutritional substances in aloe barbadensis leaves,” says beauty and aromatherapy expert Janice Rosenthal, owner of Garden of Essences. “These include proteolytic enzymes that stimulate fibroblast cells in our skin tissue that manufacture collagen and elastin, which in turn restore damaged skin and keep it firm.”

Because of its cell-renewing properties, aloe vera is known to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines, scars and even stretch marks. It’s also a potent antioxidant, thanks to its high concentration of vitamins A, C and E—all essential in preventing visible signs of aging and hair damage and neutralizing free radicals. Its antibacterial, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory benefits also make it effective in treating acne and other skin and scalp irritations.

Worried the summer heat might do a number on your skin and hair? Fret no more. According to Rosenthal, aloe vera comes loaded with “moisture-boosting” nutrients and natural sugars that are responsible for “locking moisture into the skin and hair shaft, alleviating dryness, preventing brittle hair and taming frizz.” also quoted my research on Aloe Vera:

Beauty and Fragrance Specialist Janice Rosenthal, owner of Garden of Essences, said: “Scientists have found more than 200 nutrients in aloe vera leaves, including proteolytic enzymes that stimulate cellular cells. Fibers in skin tissue create collagen and elastin, thereby restoring damaged skin.



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