If Aloe Vera needed a cheerleader I would gladly volunteer for the position. The benefits of using the Aloe plant on your hair and scalp’s overall health and hair growth is unmatched.
Benefits of Aloe Vera:
Contains proteolytic enzymes which repairs dead skin cells on the scalp
Great conditioner and leaves your hair all smooth and shiny
Promotes hair growth
Prevents itching on the scalp
The process of preparing the plant for use is pretty easy! You just have to purchase the plant from your local farmers market or health food store and slice a section of it revealing the gel.
You can either scrape the gel out of your section or you can use the plant directly on your scalp and roots. In the video below Whitney also prepares a pretty potent oil mix to use on the length of her hair for the pre-poo. You can do the same thing or you can mix the gel and oils together. Watch the video to see exactly what I mean: