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Gel natif/Aloe vera powder

Commonly known as: Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice (INCI), Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Powder (INCI), Native Aloe vera gel, Aloe vera gel, Aloe vera juice, Aloe leaf juice, Aloe barbadensis, Aloe vulgaris, Aloe.
Botanical name: Aloe barbadensis Mill. (Aloe vera (L.) Burm. f.).
Extraction process: The aloe leaves are harvested, sorted, washed and peeled, then the latex is drained, the thorns are manually removed and the fresh gel is immediately crushed and pasteurised. To get the powder, the concentrated aloe vera gel is freeze-dried to obtain a white powder.
Family: Aloeaceae.
Part of the plant extracted: Fresh fillets of aloe vera leaves.
Location: South America, tropical countries, Mediterranean regions, North Africa (Canary Islands and Cape Verde).
Flowering: End of winter.
Provenance, origin: Southeast Mexico.
Phytochemical composition: Vitamins (A, B1, B2, B3, B6, B12, C and E), enzymes (phosphatases, catalase, bradikinase, proteolytiase, nucleotidase, amylase, cellulase, etc), minerals (calcium, phosphorus, potassium, iron , sodium, chlorine, manganese, magnesium, copper, etc.), sugars (mannose-6-phosphate, aloeverose, acemannan), lectin, saponin, aloetin, aloesin, aloelusine, lignin, glycoproteins, amino acids (phenylalanine, leucine, lysine) and antioxidants.
Sensorial properties: Appearance: Gel opalescent/ Fine powder; Colour: Transparente/White to beige; Fragrance: Light and vegetal.
Physical characteristics: ECOCERT certified from organic farming; pH: 3.5-5; Density: 0.997-1.004.
Benefits: Moisturising, antioxidant, repairing, soothing, regenerating, tightening, protective, purifying, brightening, anti-inflammatory, emollient, healing.
Concerns: All skin typologies and hair types but particularly dry and dehydrated skin, skin irritated by sunburn, mature skin, sensitive skin, dry hair, sensitive and irritated scalps.

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Uses

Face care (creams, serums, refreshing lotions, cleansing gels, moisturizing masks, lip balms, exfoliating gels, make-up removal gels, eye contour creams, after-shave care); Body care (hand and foot creams, milks, balms, shower creams, deodorants, solid soaps, after-sun care); Hair care (masks, shampoos, conditioners, detanglers, scrubs); Make-up (foundations, mascara gels).

How to store

Store in a dry place at a stable and moderate temperature, away from light and humidity. A change in the gel’s colour to brown is normal.

Contraindications and precautions for use

Applied topically, aloe vera gel hasno contraindications.

Find out more

Aloe vera is a plant cultivated and used for more than 5 000 years by different great civilizations, especially for cosmetic purposes. The ancient traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic medicines, then Greek, Egyptian and African, have since their origins used this plant to treat and protect the skin. According to a legend, even Cleopatra used it regularly to perfect her beauty! 1 kg of aloe vera powder is equivalent to 200 kg of native gel.