Ingredient Highlight: Aloe Vera

Ingredient Highlight: Aloe Vera

Let's talk about a succulent plant that is a superstar in the world of skincare: Aloe Vera! Used for centuries to treat various skin conditions, but what makes aloe vera so special?

  • Aloe Vera is an amazing natural moisturiser. It's super hydrating and perfect for those with dry or sensitive skin. Plus, it contains tons of vitamins and minerals that nourish the skin and keep it healthy. Plus, if you've got sunburn, eczema, or psoriasis, aloe vera can help soothe and cool down irritated skin in no time!
  • Aloe vera is also great for reducing scarring. Its anti-inflammatory properties reduce swelling and redness, and with its ability to increase collagen production, aloe vera can help fade scars and fine lines, giving you smoother, clearer skin.
  • Aloe vera can also help deal with acne and blemishes! Its antibacterial properties fight off acne-causing bacteria, while salicylic acid helps to exfoliate and unclog pores. And with its anti-inflammatory properties, aloe vera can help reduce redness and inflammation associated with acne, leaving you with clearer, more even-toned skin.
  • Let's not forget about its youth-promoting properties! Aloe vera contains antioxidants that fight off free radicals and prevent premature ageing. Plus, its moisturising properties help plump and hydrate the skin, reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. 
  • Finally, the best part; Aloe vera is suitable for all skin types! Whether you've got dry, oily, sensitive, or acne-prone skin, aloe vera is gentle and non-irritating, making it a great choice for everyone. It's no wonder it's a must-have ingredient in so many skincare products!

How does Hark & Zander utilise this incredible plant?

Hark & Zander's newest product, the award-winning HempHydrate Refreshing Gel Toner, uses Aloe Vera blended with Te Puke Kiwifruit, Hyaluronic Acid, and Hempseed Oil to create a nourishing and refreshing toning gel. It is perfect to be used as a facial toner after you've cleansed your face or on any other part of your body. Not only is it great for adding hydration and balancing the skin, but it is fabulous to apply after you've seen a bit of sun, thanks to its cooling and soothing formulation! 

If you'd like to read more about our incredible toner, check out all the reasons why you should use a gentle facial toner!