7 Shocking Reasons You Need To Start Using Aloe Vera Gel Right Now

Y’all know I am downright obsessed with coconut oil. I love that stuff and use it for basically everything from shaving to flavoring my coffee. But it’s 2015 so there was bound to be a new beauty sheriff in town. Aloe vera is the new coconut oil, and I’m not talking about that fluorescent blue stuff your mom made you use when you got sunburnt at the beach. I mean legit pure aloe vera gel.

The aloe vera plant has been used for centuries in ancient medicinal and beauty practices. Those little green stalks are packed with amino acids, minerals, anti-oxidants, salicylic acid, and many other super awesome things that make this plant a hero. I’ve been using aloe vera and aloe products for a few weeks, and it’s my new favorite thing. Check out these crazy ways you can (and should) start using aloe right now:

Do you use aloe vera gel? What do you use it for? What other weird products do you use? Tell us in the comments below!
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  • bianca

    does anyone know where you can buy pure aloe vera?

    • ccorsetti

      I buy mine on Amazon, but you can usually find it in health food stores too! I’m pretty sure Whole Foods sells it.

    • shine orchid

      try gardening shops….or nursurys….

    • meitaljames