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What Happens When You Use Aloe Vera On Your Hair?

Using Aloe Vera on Your Hair: What's the Effect?

Skin-healing characteristics of aloe vera have long been extolled, and its ability to provide immediate (and deeply soothing) relief for sunburnt skin is one of those properties. Cactus-like plants have long been loved for their ability to ease the agony of a lengthy catnap in the sun, but recently, they've been hailed for more than that: In addition to popular hair-care firms including aloe vera in shampoos, conditioners, masks, and styling treatments, a growing number of TikTok users are turning to aloe vera in an attempt to improve their hair's health and beauty.

When it comes to summertime hair troubles, aloe vera is a budget-friendly option that may seem like a great method to get your strands moving again. There are many buzzy ingredients in the beauty industry, and as with any new product that has popped up, it's crucial to investigate whether or not these claims are true before deciding whether or not you should incorporate aloe vera into your hair care routine and how to get the most out of it. Everything you need to know about this well-known plant is outlined below, courtesy of the experts.

Aloe vera is a plant that has several uses.

In desert and tropical climates, aloe vera is seen growing as a succulent. Clear, gel-like liquid is contained within its thick and strong leaves. Because of its anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial characteristics, the plant has been utilized as a medical herb for ages. It contains active elements including folic acid and vitamins A, C, E, and B12 that can promote "a plethora of hair and scalp health advantages," according to celebrity hairstylist Danielle Kesling, an Ulta Beauty Pro Member.

When it comes to hair, how does it work?

Nazanin Saedi, MD, a board-certified dermatologist and clinical associate professor at Thomas Jefferson University, says strong scientific research demonstrating the specific benefits aloe vera has on hair are currently lacking. According to a study, aloe vera's antifungal and antibacterial qualities make it an excellent treatment for seborrheic dermatitis, more often known as dandruff. Aloe vera can help thicken hair and soothe itchy scalps, but it isn't a miracle worker when it comes to growing hair longer. As noted by Keasling, the fatty and amino acids, oil-busting enzymes, and vitamins in aloe are all to blame.

Incorporate aloe vera into Dayna Bolden's hair-care routine some years ago, the Maryland-based beauty and lifestyle digital content creator says she's observed a noticeable improvement in her general hair condition. When it comes to dryness, "coily hair is so easy to dry out," she explains. "I can clearly feel when I'm not using aloe vera to maintain my skin strong and hydrated." Maui Moisture Nourish & Moisture Coconut Milk Curl Foam Mousse, which has a foundation of 100% pure aloe juice, is Bolden's go-to product for her "busy mom of two" hair, as it provides her hair with "more of a bounce."

I'm not sure how to use it.

According to Jasmine Rillington, the hairstylist and creator of The Glam Room hair salon, an aloe vera-laced mask should be applied "as often as necessary" to get the best results. Aloe vera and coconut oil have been proven to reduce hair damage, so she recommends making a mixture of the two, coating the hair from root to end, and letting it sit for up to 10 minutes before shampooing. Rillington explains that in addition to making your hair feel "softer," aloe can also help you get rid of dandruff.


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