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La Puerta Core Essentials Ingredient Focus: Aloe

Aloe is a superstar; this cactuslike plant is loaded with antioxidants, acts as a natural antibiotic, and is famous for its cooling and soothing properties. While it is known as the ultimate cure for summer skin, it can also be found in supplements, beverages, and herbal remedies.  Aloe is ubiquitous at The Ranch; these beautiful plants thrive in full sun and deep shade. Hummingbirds favor their tubular coral flowers. Naturally we used Aloe as a key ingredient in La Puerta Core Essentials™ bath, body, sun restore, and hair collections. Read on to learn about how Aloe plays a role in some of our best selling products.

Hand and Body Wash

Our Hand and Body Wash features Organic Aloe Vera Leaf Extract because it’s a natural humectant and emollient skin conditioning agent. This foaming hand and body wash has a beautiful rosemary and sage aroma. It has gel-like consistency and contains essential oils and plant extracts to clean and invigorate skin.

Cleansing Gel

This gentle Cleansing Gel contains essential oils and plant extracts to moisturize and rejuvenate skin.  Our foaming cleanser leaves skin clean, soft, and refreshed. Organic Aloe Vera Leaf Juice is used in this formula to help balance skins Ph levels, rejuvenate, and soothe skin.

Pomegranate Enzyme Mask

Another favorite product in La Puerta Core Essentials Line is Pomegranate Enzyme Mask. This mask not only smells heavenly, but it delicately removes cell build-up with natural fruit enzymes to help reveal newer and smoother skin. The first ingredient is Aloe Vera Leaf Juice, which has a wonderful calming effect, helps to lock in moisture, and can synthesize collagen.

Herbal Face Serum

This rich herbal botanical formulation with a gel-like consistency contains six organic extracts and Aloe Vera Gel in an Almond Oil base. It’s perfect for sensitive, oily or irritated skin, and it’s excellent to use after shaving the face. Use it alone or under our Organic Calendula Moisture Crème.

Organic Calendula Moisture Crème

The first ingredient in our coveted Organic Calendula Moisture Crème is Aloe barbadensis (aloe vera) leaf juice. This crème is a lifesaver; it provides serious skin hydration. It’s ideal for dry skin types but suitable for any face with weather or sun-damage. Aloe Vera Leaf Juice helps to balance Ph levels, rejuvenate, and soothe skin. It is known to synthesize collagen and connective tissue.  Aloe will form a protective barrier to keep moisture in and pollutants out. What’s not to love?

La Puerta Core Essentials Sun Repair

Aloe is a miracle worker for sun-damaged skin – it can be very healing for sun burns, irritation and any inflammatory condition. For these reasons, we made Aloe a core ingredient in our Sun Restore collection. These protective, cooling and soothing products, such as our Aloe Recovery Gel, are discussed in this blog post.

Want to learn more about the plants used in La Puerta Core Essentials? Check out our posts on LavenderRosemaryLemongrass, and Eucalyptus.