How To Make Homemade Aloe Vera Lotion

By Mary Smith. Updated: January 20, 2017
How To Make Homemade Aloe Vera Lotion

Aloe vera contains many beneficial properties for the body and especially, for the skin and hair. Thanks to its hydrating effects, this plant is very useful to keep your skin and hair healthy and well cared for. Furthermore, it's very inexpensive, since you can grow the aloe plant at home and make different lotions using this plant as a base. Following the directions in this article at you'll discover how to make homemade aloe vera lotion.

You'll need:
  • Avocado
  • Aloe vera
  • Olive oil
  • Container
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Steps to follow:

This lotion is ideal for stretch marks that are especially common in women, while helping to improve the skin's elasticity. Between the many benefits of aloe vera, we should highlight it's hydrating and humidifying properties that will be highly beneficial to get your dermis back to its normal state.

How To Make Homemade Aloe Vera Lotion - Step 1

To prepare aloe vera lotion at home, in addition to the aloe, you'll also need avocado. A with aloe vera, the many properties of avocado will allow us to take advantage to keep our skin in perfect condition on the inside and out.


Now you have this information let's get down to business and let's start making this homemade aloa vera lotion. The first step we'll need to take is to cut the avocado in the middle and scoop out the pulp, using a knife or a spoon. Keep it in a small bowl or plate to keep using it later.

How To Make Homemade Aloe Vera Lotion - Step 3

Next, do the same with the aloe vera. You should cut the aloe vera leaves and extract the crystal or interior pulp, as this is the part that has the most beneficial properties.


Next,mix the avocado with the aloe vera and add olive oil in a container or bowl,until you get a creamy consistency that will mix easily. This way, when all ingredients are properly mixed, your homemade aloe vera lotion will be ready.

How To Make Homemade Aloe Vera Lotion - Step 5

Now you'll only need to apply this aloe vera and avocado lotion on the area where you have stretch marks and leave on for about 15-20 minutes so the hydrating oils can penetrate the skin. After this time, rinse off with cold or lukewarm water.


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Can you please tell me how much of each to use - how much oil, how much aloe substance?
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Hi Paula
We recommend using 1-2 aloe leaves, a teaspoon of oil and one avocado.
how long does this cream last
Husain nosrat abadi
This site is very good and i appreciate of your helps. Your information is very valuable.
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