Aloe vera is a well-known plant from subtropical regions which has been used for long. A nutrient substance, known as latex, is extracted from its leaves, which has medicinal use. Also, its leaves contain a gel which is nutrient and moisturizing and is beneficial in wound healing. Aloe gel contains amino acids, minerals, vitamins, enzymes, proteins, polysaccharides and biological stimulants, and therefore, has attracted much interest and attention towards using those products which contain aloe. It has been long that aloe’s intrinsic properties for nutrition and smoothening of skin and alleviation of dermal irritations has been recognized in the fields of medicine and cosmetics. It is generally believed that Aloe vera is one of the oldest moisturizers ever used and is a key ingredient in moisturizing formulas. Its moisturizing properties are due to its water and polysaccharide content, especially glucomannan, which form a gel-like substance which keeps the water on the surface of skin and produces a moist medium on the skin.
With its characteristic, useful and amazing properties, Aloe vera is a very popular plant in skin and hair care products, especially in the case of sensitive skins and hairs. Aloe vera alleviates many skin disorders, retains the skin’s moisture and youth, relieves dermal irritations and protects the skin against the adverse effects of the sun and sunburn.
Almond oil is also an ingredient in Barij Essence Moisturizing Cream. With its moisturizing, protective and nutritive properties, it is suitable for all skin types. It serves to relieve itching, wound, dryness, scaling, inflammation, eczema, cracked skin and fights the adverse reactions of exposure to the sun.