Cooling and soothing
Aloe is thought to be one of the oldest remedies noted for its healing qualities. It soothes itching and reduces redness and is excellent in calming sunburn or redness caused by the cold. We use it to soften, calm, and help protect the skin.
Aloe vera is a desert plant that belongs to the lily family. It grows well in dry soils and is native to East and South Africa. The fleshy leaves are sharp and serrated with white spikes; they contain a clear gel harvested for its healing properties.
We use the dried ground aloe leaf to make the extract, warming it in with water and putting it straight into a whole range of skin-softening products, from moisturisers to soaps.