The aloe vera plant has been used for centuries as a medicine and as part of a woman’s beauty regimen. Until now, the plant has been regarded in different cultures for its many uses.
The future of aloe vera gel as a skincare and beauty product shows great promise indeed. In 2019 alone, the aloe vera gel market is valued at $570 million and is expected to grow up to $920 million by 2026.
If aloe vera gel is not yet part of your lineup, this article discusses the many benefits and uses of this wonderful plant. It also includes how to find the right OEM/private label skincare manufacturing partner that can help you bring your skincare brand to the next level.
What is Aloe Vera Gel?
As the name suggests, aloe vera gel is a product in gel form. It is also known as the “all-purpose gel” and is widely recognized in medicine and cosmetology.
In ancient times, the mucilage was applied to cuts and burns or rotten sores and was found to have miraculous healing properties, quickly stopping the bleeding and draining the pus and leaving little to no scarring later.
Since the seventies, the International Aloe Research Council (IARC) has conducted extensive and in-depth research on aloe vera gel, which has repeatedly confirmed it is excellent antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and tendon regenerating properties.
How is it Made?
The basic formula of aloe vera gel consists of a solvent (such as water, alcohol, etc.), polyol moisturizer (such as butylene glycol, di propylene glycol, glycerin, propylene glycol, and other polyols), aloe vera extract (aloe vera juice, or aloe vera powder), thickening agent (carbomer) to reach a gel form.
The shelf life of aloe vera gel is the same as other skincare products, which is three years.
Uses of Aloe Vera Gel
Aloe vera is known for its moisturizing properties. Research also shows that it is an effective anti-itching and anti-inflammatory solution. Because of that, alow vera gel has had a lot of uses:
The moisture from the aloe vera gel promotes a healthy scalp and has anti-fungal elements that remove dandruff. It also locks in moisture and blocks toxins from damaging the hair.
The vitamins and minerals in the aloe vera gel soothe skin that has been irritated by acne and inflammation. Applying the gel to the face on a regular basis reduces the redness.
Research shows that skin cream with aloe vera as its main ingredient has reduced skin plaques and lessened overall severity after four to eight weeks of use.
Firms and Tones the Skin
Aloe has been known to lighten hyperpigmentation. The antioxidants present in the aloe vera gel make the skin look more vibrant and fresh.
As aloe is a moisturizer, it is also a good treatment for chapped lips , especially during the winter season. It is also effective for swollen ad sore lips.
Benefits of Aloe Vera Gel
1.Hydrates, Soothes and Relieves Itch
Aloe Vera is rich in polysaccharides, amino acids, vitamins, minerals, biological enzymes, and other essential nutrients for the skin, which can hydrate and moisturize the skin, relieving the dryness and itchiness caused by lack of water or itching after mosquito bites. It also improves the redness, rashes, stinging, and other sensitive skin conditions.
2.Promotes Wound Healing
Aloe contains steroids with calming, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic effect, can neutralize the inflammation of cytomycin, kill staphylococcus, hemolytic streptococcus, and other pathogenic bacteria, improve impetigo, folliculitis, nail infection, stomatitis, and lip ulcers, etc., can also promote wound healing, soothe sunburn, scrapes, sprains, burns, heat rash, etc.
3.Acne Control and Removal
Aloe vera has the effect of inhibiting the reproduction of acne bacteria and inflammation, inhibiting sebum secretion, improving skin metabolism, preventing acne; eliminating red and swollen acne, astringent wound opening, promoting the healing of acne; promoting cell metabolism, lightening scars.
4.Emollient and Whitening
Aloe Vera is rich in vitamins, and powerful antioxidants that moisten the skin and lighten dark spots and pigmentation. Aloe vera contains aloin, anthraquinone, and cinnamate, which protect the skin against ultraviolet rays. Aloe vera gel contains amino acids, organic acids and other components that inhibit tyrosinase activity and hinder the formation of melanin.
Aloe vera gel can protects the hair and gives it a natural shine. It also effectively reduces the formation of dandruff.
TY OEM Manufacturing Process of Aloe Vera Gel
When it comes to aloe vera gel and skincare, TY OEM has been one of the leading OEM manufacturers. We have partnered with different brands all over the world, providing them with high-quality skincare products.
What benefits can you get when you partner with us?
Good manufacturing standard
We follow strict manufacturing and quality control processes that follow the regulatory standards of the home country of each of our clients.
We have hundreds of formulations to choose from. We can also add the ingredients you want as long as they comply with international safety standards.
Certified and Experienced
We’ve been in the business for more than a decade. We have all the certifications required, including GMPC, FDA, ISO, MSDS, and more.