Is any one else as disturbed as we are upon realizing that we are already entering into the fifth month of 2018?! I mean, it feels like yesterday when we were making promises for 2018 being a year of a better, fitter us (by the way, how are them resolutions working out for you?), and now it’s May already! Anyway, while we really can’t do much about time flying by, what we can help you with is making sure that the soaring temperatures do not take too heavy a toll on your skin, by bringing in what we call ‘the hero of skincare’, that is aloe vera. So, here are some of the most affordable aloe vera gels currently available in India:
Patanjali Aloe Vera Gel
Irrespective of where your political allegiances lay, you cannot deny that there is a reason that this product has become a part of pretty much every Indian household. It’s cheap, easily available, and it is effective. Even though they come up with a ‘fancier’ Soundarya version containing saffron and sandalwood extracts, I prefer the original one as it works better at controlling excess oil on my face without that stretchy feeling. It retails for INR 80 here.
Lakme 9 to 5 Naturale Aloe Aqua Gel
In case you didn’t get the memo, Lakme has recently launched a makeup and skincare line infused with aloe vera to beat the summer heat. This particular gel claims to be made of 100% aloe vera and is also meant to double up as a primer, as it leaves your skin soft and hydrated, so that your makeup can sit better on your skin. It is available for Rs 200 .
Rustic Art Organic Aloe Vera – Papaya Gel
If you’re looking for a product that could help you combat acne scars and blemishes, you might want to give this one a shot as papaya is known for its brightening properties. The products contains organic aloe vera gel enriched with Vitamin E, and has the potential of replacing your night cream, what with its impressive list of au naturale ingredients. You can buy it for Rs 300 .
It’s Skin Aloe 90% Soothing Gel
Korean skincare products have taken the beauty industry by the storm and for good measure, it seems. It’s Skin, while a new launch in India, is a reputable Korean brand, and claims that this particular product is formulated with 90% of fresh aloe, green tea, watermelon and mango peel extracts, and is meant to leave your skin smooth, soft and supple with regular use. It is available for Rs 400 .
MCaffeine Neem Caffeine Glow Gel With Aloe Vera
This product from MCaffeine claims to hydrate your skin while helping it glow, thanks to the presence of Vitamin C in it. While aloe vera gel and neem extracts are meant to moisturize your skin from within, caffeine is meant to leave you with a firmer, taut skin. It is also free from parabens and is cruelty-free too! A total win-win, if you ask me. It retails for Rs 449 here.
Which one of these is your favourite? Don’t forget to let us know in the comments section below!
Author: Sanchita Srivasatava