Are you tired of your daily routine of cutting then extracting fresh gel from the aloe vera leaf? You must be irritating daily or you have switched to store-bought aloe vera gel. Now put aside your store-bought aloe vera gel that must be containing some chemicals or preservatives that are harmful to the skin. You may be wondering how you can use fresh aloe vera on your face daily and how to store aloe vera gel at home for a long time. Read this article carefully to learn 4 ways to store aloe vera gel at home.

Aloe vera is perhaps one of the most widely used natural remedies for topical skin conditions. It has many benefits for the skin, hair, and health. You may be frustrated much time when using fresh aloe vera gel. If you have aloe vera plants, the procedure of extracting may be bothering you. Therefore, many people often switched to store-bought aloe vera gel.

I have mentioned the benefits of aloe vera gel for the skin before the procedure preserving the aloe vera gel at home.

Benefits Of Aloe vera Gel For The Skin

  1. Treat sunburn
  2. Soothe irritated skin
  3. Treat burn
  4.  Treat cuts
  5. Natural moisturizer
  6.  Deeply hydrate skin
  7. Prevent acne breakouts
  8. Add glow to the skin
  9. Treat eczema and psoriasis
  10. Treat inflammatory acne and fade blemishes
  11. Reduce dark circles and puffiness
  12. Eliminated dead skin cells

How to make aloe vera gel at home?

Below I have mentioned 4 effective ways to store fresh aloe vera gel:

1. Freeze aloe vera gel:

  • Cut aloe vera leaf from the plant.
  • Wash properly.
  • To remove the latex from the Aloe vera leaf, place the leaf upright at an angle to allow the inedible dark yellow latex to drain out for 10-15 minutes. The angled cut at the base of the leaf helps the latex drain out more easily, as only one side rests with the plate. (as shown in the above pictures)
  • Now peel the leaf.
  • With the help of a spoon or fork, scoop out the gel completely from the leaf.
  • Now blend the gel. (Add lemon juice 1 teaspoon and vitamin E oil few drops)
  • Blend properly.
  • Now pour the mixture into an ice cube tray.
  • Place the tray in a refrigerator.

How long this aloe vera gel is stored?

  • These aloe vera gel ice cubes can be last for 2-3 months in the refrigerator.

How to apply?

In the summer season:

It is best to daily rub the aloe vera ice cube on your face after washing your face or after exfoliating.

It also helps in reducing dark circle.

In winter season:

Let the aloe vera ice cube melt.

Once it melts, apply it on the face with the cotton ball/ pad.

Or mix with some natural ingredients to make a smooth paste.

2. Store aloe vera gel in an airtight glass jar:

•     Cut aloe vera leaf from the plant.

•     Wash properly.

•     To remove the latex from the Aloe vera leaf, place the leaf upright at an angle to allow the inedible dark yellow latex to drain out for 10-15 minutes. The angled cut at the base of the leaf helps the latex drain out more easily, as only one side rests with the plate.

•     Now peel the leaf.

•     With the help of a spoon or fork, scoop out the gel completely from the leaf.

•     Now blend the gel.

Add the mentioned ingredients to preserve:

You can add anyone ingredient to store sloe vera gel for a long time.

  • Lemon juice (1 teaspoon)
  •  Vitamin E oil (few drops)
  • Vitamin C tablets (2-3 tablet)

•     Blend properly.

•     Now pour the mixture in an airtight glass jar.

•     It is a must to use airtight glass jar. (not plastic)

  • Put the jar in a fridge.

How long this aloe vera gel is stored?

Fresh aloe vera gel can be last for 2 weeks in a fridge.

How to use aloe vera gel?

  • Use aloe vera as a moisturizer.
  • If your skin is dry, add few drops of sweet almond oil.
  • If your skin is oily, add tea tree oil.
  • You can make a face pack of aloe vera gel.

3. Store aloe vera gel as a cream:

•     Cut aloe vera leaf from the plant.

•     Wash properly.

•     To remove the latex from the Aloe vera leaf, place the leaf upright at an angle to allow the inedible dark yellow latex to drain out for 10-15 minutes. The angled cut at the base of the leaf helps the latex drain out more easily, as only one side rests with the plate.

•     Now peel the leaf.

•     With the help of a spoon or fork, scoop out the gel completely from the leaf.

•     Now blend the gel.

  • Take a pan to add aloe vera gel.
  • Keep stirring.
  • Let it cook on a slow flame (for few minutes)
  • Now add any one of the following ingredients to make a cream:
    • Corn flour (1 tablespoon)
    • Gelatin powder (1 tablespoon)
  • Keep stirring until it gets thickens like a cream consistency.
  • Turn off the flame once it gets thicken.
  • Convert it into an airtight glass jar.

How long this aloe vera gel is stored?

This can be last for 10 days in a refrigerator.

How to apply?

Apply this aloe vera cream daily after washing your face. You can add few drops of lemon juice and tea tree oil for a perfect acne-prone moisturizer.

Both the ingredients gelatin and cornflour are safe for all skin types.

4. Store aloe vera leaf for a long time:

•     Cut aloe vera leaf from the plant.

•     Wash properly.

•     To remove the latex from the Aloe vera leaf, place the leaf upright at an angle to allow the inedible dark yellow latex to drain out for 10-15 minutes. The angled cut at the base of the leaf helps the latex drain out more easily, as only one side rests with the plate.

  • Now simply wrap the cut end with plastic or tin foil.
  • Cover it properly to prevent exposure to air.
  • Keep the covered leaf in a refrigerator.

How long this aloe vera gel is stored?

This wrapped fresh aloe vera can be last for 2 weeks in a refrigerator. Make sure to tightly wrapped the leaf.

How to apply?

To use, unwrapped the leaf, scoop out the gel.

Again wrap and cover properly the leaf.

Uses Of Aloe vera gel:

Aloe vera gel is an amazing natural ingredient for the skin. I have mentioned above the benefits of aloe vera.

I love discovering DIY skin-care products for the skin for spotless and healthy skin. Aloe vera gel use in the following homemade products:

  • Serums for healthy glowing skin
  • Visit the sites below for aloe vera serums

To learn the procedure of tomato and aloe vera serum, visit this site:

Tomato serum for blemishes.

To learn the procedure of homemade serum to get rid of acne and spots, visit this site:

Cucumber and aloe vera serum

To learn the procedure of beetroot and aloe serum, visit this site:

Beetroot serum for healthy glowing skin.

Carrot serum for youthful skin

  • Soaps:

Aloe vera gel is used in making soaps.

To learn the procedure of lemon peel and aloe vera soap, visit this site:

Lemon and aloe vera soap for clean and clear skin

To learn the procedure of turmeric and aloe vera soap, visit this site:

Turmeric soap to get rid of dark spots.

Beetroot soap for skin whitening

  • Moisturizers:

Aloe vera gel is a natural moisturizer. You can use fresh aloe vera gel directly on your skin to hydrate your skin or you can mix with other ingredients to make a smooth moisturizer.

To learn the procedure of 4 types of moisturizers for oily, acne-prone skin, visit this site:

4 types of moisturizer of aloe vera for acne-prone skin.

To learn the procedure of anti-wrinkle cream, visit this site:

Cucumber, carrot, and aloe vera moisturizer to get rid of fine lines.

Korean inspired rice cream

  • Face packs:

No matter what types of your skin is, you can add aloe vera gel in your face packs to treat many skin problems.

Visit the site mentioned below for aloe vera face packs

Amazing aloe vera face packs for healthy skin.

FAQs About Aloe vera gel:

Q.  Can aloe vera gel be stored at room temperature?

A. Yes, only for 24 hours.

Q. How to preserve aloe vera gel with coconut oil?

A. Mix both ingredients well. Store in an airtight glass jar. Keep the jar in a fridge away from sunlight. This will last for 2 weeks.

Q. Can we apply aloe vera on the face daily?

A. Yes. It is a superb idea of using fresh aloe vera gel daily for soft, glowing, and clear skin. Aloe vera gel is made up of 80% of water and minerals, nutrients, and vitamins.

Visit the site mentioned below for 10 effective simple face packs of aloe vera gel for spotless skin.

10 effective aloe vera face packs for spotless skin.

Q. Is it good to put aloe vera gel on your face overnight?

A. Yes. It is tally safe and suitable for all akin types to put on over-night. You can replace your regular moisturizer with fresh aloe vera gel for clean and healthy skin.

Visit this site below for 10 amazing over-night aloe vera face masks of aloe vera for clean and healthy skin overnight.

10 overnight aloe vera face mask for healthy skin.

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