Why Aloe Vera Ice Cubes?
Aloe vera gel is a boon for our skin and hair.
We can use aloe vera gel in several ways such as drinking it in raw form for healthy skin, hair and overall health, adding it to our cosmetics for added benefits, applying it on our scalp and hair to boost the hair growth, adding into our daily smoothies, making homemade DIY products and face packs, hair packs with this one ingredient.
You know, you can include aloe vera gel in one more form into your daily routine?
That is by freezing it into an aloe vera ice cube.
You can also try and experiment with adding other vegetable or fruit juices or hydrosols and customize them according to your need and purpose.
Regular Ice massaging gives an anti-ageing and skin tightening benefits to our skin!
Let me show you how easily and effortlessly you can make these colourful Aloe Vera ice cubes to get that glowing, wrinkle-free and problems free skin.
7 Aloe Vera Ice Cubes Recipes
I am going to show you 7 different aloe vera recipes, their benefits and few ways you can use them.
Make sure to use a silicone ice tray to freeze them as it would be hassle-free to take them out.
1. Plain Aloe Vera Gel Ice Cube
To make aloe vera ice cube, first, extract fresh aloe vera gel and strain the gel using a cheese/muslin cloth.
(To know the correct way of extracting aloe vera gel click here)
Pour this gel into a silicon ice tray and freeze them.
Aloe ice cubes have multiple uses such as they can be added to our smoothies, face or hair packs or simply can be rubbed on the face.
2. Aloe Vera Rose Ice Cube
- 1 tsp rose water
- 1 tsp freshly extracted aloe vera gel (Equal portions)
Stir and mix well.
Pour this mixture into a silicone ice mould and place it into the freezer.
Aloe rose an ice cube is an excellent option for daily use as it tones the skin and is the safest option for any skin type.
3. Aloe Vera Potato Ice Cube
Grate one potato and extract the juice.
The, strain the juice.
Mix equal portions of both freshly extracted aloe vera gel and potato juice
(*Here I am taking 2 tsp of both aloe vera gel and potato juice) and immediately pour it into a silicon Ice tray and freeze it.
Aloe potato ice cube is a great option for people dealing with regular pigmentation issues and also helpful to remove tanning.
4. Aloe Tomato Ice Cubes
Take 1 whole tomato and squeeze out its juice.
Mix 1 portion of this freshly extracted tomato juice with 2 portions of freshly extracted aloe vera gel and stir well.
Once both get mixed completely transfer the mixture into a silicone ice tray and freeze it.
We are taking 1:2 portion as tomato juice is acidic and might irritate the sensitive skin type.
This aloe vera ice cube is excellent for oily skin type and to resolve open pores issue.
5. Aloe Lemon Ice cubes
Squeeze out the juice of 1 entire lemon.
And mix 2 parts of lemon juice to 1 part of aloe vera gel.
Stir and mix well.
Pour it in a silicon ice tray and freeze it.
Aloe lemon ice cubes are excellent to remove stubborn scars and marks.
Also, they can gradually fade away the pigmentation.
These Aloe Vera Ice cubes help in preventing pimples.
6. Aloe Vera Beetroot Ice Cube
Peel off a beetroot, grate and extract its juice.
Then, strain the juice.
Mix equal parts of both freshly extracted aloe vera gel and beetroot juice and pour it in a silicone ice tray.
Then freeze it.
Beetroot is excellent to bring back the glow on our skin.
Simply rub this ice cube over the face and keep it on until completely dry and wash your face.
You can also melt this ice cube and dab a compressed sheet mask and apply on your face until dry and wash.
7. Aloe Mint/Coriander Ice cube
Take a handful of coriander or mint leaves and extract their juice using either a mixer grinder or a mortar and a pestle.
Strain the juice.
Mix equal parts of both coriander/mint juice and Aloe Vera gel.
Pour the mixture in a silicone ice tray and freeze it.
Coriander/mint aloe ice cubes are excellent for sunburns and to give your skin a cooling effect and freshness during those hot days.
Benefits Of Aloe Vera Ice Cubes
Regular use of these ice cubes will help in improving the skin tone and reducing dark spots by removing the tan.
You can also mix your preferred ingredients with aloe vera gel and freeze them to form ice cubes.
Some of the major benefits of introducing aloe vera ice cubes to your daily beauty routine are:
- Helps in reducing tanning and dark spots
- Helps in skin ligtening
- Serves as an excellent toner
- Excellent for sun burnt skin
- Helps to get rid of scars and pimple marks
- Helps in getting rid of acnes
- Close open pores
- Soothes and nourishes skin
- Helps in bringing natural glow
How To Use Aloe Vera Ice Cubes?
Below are a few examples you can use these aloe vera ice cubes;
- You can simply rub these ice cubes on your face in a circular motion daily. Keep it on until dry and wash
- You can add them to a chilled water-filled bowl and dunk your face in it every morning.
- You can melt the ice cubes and add in your face pack or hair pack
- You can melt the ice cubes and dip a compressed sheet mask and it would be your DIY sheet mask
- You can add them in your smoothies
- Simply take a glass of water and add them in it to make flavoured aloe vera water
- Place a cotton pad over your eyes and place these ice cubes over it. To soothe the tired eyes
- Cut a cotton pad in halves like this, dip them in these melted ice cubes and place over your dark circles to get rid of them. Potato or mint aloe ice cubes would be the best option.
- Rub on pimples and pimple inflamed skin
- Melt them and make your instant hair serum with it.
You can try all 7 first and then stick with the one most beneficial for your skin type.
Try these aloe vera ice cubes and give me your feedback in the comment section below.
If you can any query regarding this feel free to ask me in the comments.