Essential Aloe Vera Products for Soothing and Sunburn Relief

Next time you startle awake on the chaise lounge and realize you’re sunburned, you’ll be relieved to have some aloe vera gel on hand
These products are the next best thing to having your own aloe vera plants. Pixabay

Science has discovered many reasons to appreciate the plentiful benefits and uses of aloe vera, we have access to a variety of products containing this first aid essential on the shelves. From pure aloe itself to products augmented with honey or cocoa butter, you’ll find dozens of uses for aloe vera gel in your cabinet. Here are our top selections.

Organic Aloe Vera Gel with 100% Pure Aloe From Freshly Cut Aloe Plant, Not Powder - No Xanthan, So It Absorbs Rapidly With No Sticky Residue - Big 12 oz

Freshly harvested

This natural ointment is a little thinner than some of the others because it doesn’t have anything artificial in it. Organic Aloe Vera Gel

Just like peeling open your aloe leaf, this organic aloe gel gives an instant cooling sensation. Pure aloe vera provides over 70 natural ingredients that nourish our bodies. From beta-carotene to salicylic acid (the active ingredient in aspirin), aloe gel quickly gets absorbed into your skin. Treat your sunburn or shaving burn, or itchy insect bites with this gel. Gentle enough to use on your face every day, and strong enough to help treat scrapes and cuts, it’s a good practice to always have aloe vera gel in the medicine cabinet.

Buy: Seven Minerals Aloe Vera Gel

Sun Bum Cool Down Aloe Vera Lotion | Vegan and Hypoallergenic After Sun Care with Cocoa Butter to Soothe and Hydrate Sunburn Pain Relief | 8 oz

Calm your skin

When your loved one returns a little redder and crispier than desired, you can help rescue and repair their skin. Sun Bum

The cooling and soothing properties of this aloe vera and cocoa butter lotion are remarkable. Nobody wants to bring a sunburn home from the beach. You’ll be glad you have some of this ultimately moisturizing after-sun lotion designed by Sun Bum for this type of scenario. The dermatologist-approved gel also incorporates cocoa butter, which adds a smooth feel and a gentle chocolate aroma. It’s light and gets absorbed quickly, for calming your skin sooner rather than later.

Buy: Sun Bum Cool Down lotion

NaturSense Organic Aloe Vera Gel Great for Face, Hair, Sunburn Relief, Acne, Razor Bumps, Psoriasis, Eczema, Dry Skin Hydration - 12 oz.

Skin nourishing

Manganese, zinc, vitamins, and dozens of beneficial compounds in this ointment benefit all your skin. NaturSense

If you’ve ever opened up one of the thick green stalk-like aloe vera leaves and put the substance on, you know how sticky and gummy the raw gel can be. That’s why we say yes to this organic cold-pressed and then gently filtered aloe vera gel. It gives your skin the nutrients it needs to keep it moisturized and hydrated and feels so smooth when you apply it to any place on your body where skin needs a little help healing. Soothe a variety of skin irritations, from acne to stings and bites, with this aloe vera gel.


Buy: NaturSense by NTRSNS Organic Aloe Vera Gel

Organic Aloe Vera Gel - 100% Pure Aloe Gel With Manuka Honey - Face and Body After Sun Care - Aloe Leaf Gel for Sunburn and Acne - No Clumping or Pulp - Non Sticky - Made in USA

Crave-worthy treatment

It won’t clog your pores or make your skin feel dry. In fact, it’ll make your skin feel great. Organic Aloe Vera Gel

All the benefits of aloe vera are combined with other natural ingredients in this sunburn treatment. If you’re looking for a gel that goes above and beyond just aloe vera, then you’ll appreciate the Manuka honey. It’s not bee honey, but an antioxidant and anti-bacterial gel from a New Zealand shrub. And the orchid apple stem cells offer up a powerful anti-aging and skin healing bonus.

Buy: Honeyskin Aloe Vera Gel

Aloe Vera Gel - 8 Oz - Pure Aloe Gel For Face from 100% Gel - Aloe Vera Gel Face Wash and Body After Sun Care - From Fresh Aloe Plants - Soothing & Moisturizing Gel

Beautifying for the whole body

You’ll especially feel the relief at night when you realize just how hot your skin has gotten after your big day outdoors. Aloe Vera Gel

Revitalize your hair and soothe your skin with this 100 percent pure nothing-but-aloe vera gel. Moisturizes dry skin and provides necessary nutrients to your hair, scalp, toes, and heels. Also heals sun-damaged skin and soothes skin feeling sore from other accidental burns, scrapes, or cuts. The pure aloe vera gel can even be combined with your shampoo or conditioner or applied on its own. Don’t eat it, but Mother Nature’s healer is so pure that it’s food-grade, so you know it’s safe.

Buy: CÉLOR aloe vera gel

Cyndi Mathews is a contributing writer to Florida Travel & Life, an online brand that inspires active, affluent travelers, providing them with insider information on discovering the best of Florida. Informative and engaging, the website showcases travel destinations, arts and cultural venues, vibrant dining scenes, recreational activities, the great outdoors and the revitalized real-estate market. Cyndi recently published her first book and enjoys traveling to Florida in her sailboat.


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