This powerful succulent will help fix your cold-weather skin problems

Nadeen Nakib
·1 min read

With the weather getting colder in most parts of the country, cracking skin, eczema flare-ups and chapped cheeks are just the start of some of the seasonal skincare issues to pop up. And almost all of them can be alleviated by using a popular plant found right in your local grocery store.

The aloe vera plant has been used for thousands of years to treat a variety of skin aliments — from healing burns to clearing acne. It’s thick, gooey inside can be extracted just by cutting open one of its leaves. Aloe vera’s nutritional profile is extensive, including essential vitamins like A and C and fatty acids that are responsible for its anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties.

Here are three ways to incorporate this powerful plant in your at-home beauty routine to help soothe and moisturize even the driest of skin.

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