Ingredient to Know

Aloe Vera

You're probably already familiar with the many health benefits of the aloe vera plant. Who hasn’t used aloe vera gel to quell a sunburn? Its anti-inflammatory properties help cool and comfort on contact, leaving skin in a glorious state of ahhh. Who hasn’t tried aloe vera juice? Popular for helping to boost immunity, detoxify the body, and stimulate digestion. The list of the health benefits of aloe vera goes on and on. The next big thing: activated aloe water. Here’s why you want it in your skin care.

Activated aloe water is water infused with aloe barbadensis leaf extract and created to hold both positive and negative ionic charges. This specially charged water increases your skin’s affinity to water. Translation: Not only will your skin absorb more hydration, but it’ll also lock it into your skin for longer. Plus, activated aloe water has all the soothing and calming benefits that you’d expect. It’s a key ingredient in all Moisture Surge hydrators. A fan favorite? Moisture Surge 100H Auto-replenishing Hydrator, a gel-cream hydrator that floods your skin with intense hydration and helps to keep it optimally hydrated—even after you wash it off. That’s because the activated aloe water helps keep all that dewy goodness in your skin. Use it as a five-minute moisturizing mask, cuticle treatment and more. Learn how to use it 7 ways.

Images: Darrin Haddad | Words: Julie Redfern