Thursday, October 20, 2016

Aoe Vera gel in Pakistan

Aloe vera gel is a staple of my skin care routine and that has been the case for a while now. I think everyone by now knows about the benefits of aloe for skin (face and body) .
Aloe gel comes from aloe vera plant, mostly used to soothe burns and sun damage and as an antiseptic for superficial wounds.

But it has a very beneficial effect on skin as well.It is relatively inexpensive but just as good as many really high end products used in skin care. Aloe vera gel can be used to

  • Treat sunburns
  • treats acne
  • Acts as a moisturizer
  • Minimizes appearance of large pores
  • Anti aging
  • Lightens stretch marks
  • Matifying when used as a base under makeup.

When i was looking to get my self an aloe gel for the first time , i took the most obvious route ... tried extracting it myself from my mom's aloe vera plant. Didn't turn out so well i am afraid as i totally sucked at it , not to mention the amount of time it took me to extract a little bit of it. Time for plan B , i thought. But i had no idea where to buy prepackaged aloe vera gel . I went to saeed ghani thinking they might have some but they didn't have pure aloe vera gel.It took me a long time to find one that was available in Pakistan . So here i am detailing where to find aloe vera gel in Pakistan and different brands that are available for the uninitiated who are interested in trying out this really great natural product.

Herbi 100% pure Aloe Vera Gel:
Made by Al Maqsood Herbal Products Karachi
Off white/Creamy in color
Not transparent
Cost is around 200-300 Rupees
Comes in a pump bottle.
Available at most local cosmetic shops.
Aloe vera gel listed as the ONLY ingredient.
Contains 100 ml of product.
* I have used it my self .No complaints or adverse reactions.

Fruit of Earth 100% Pure Aloe vera gel:
Made by Fruit of Earth Inc. USA.
Cost 400 Pkr (for 2 oz.) bottle
Comes in a squeeze bottle.
Gel like consistency.
I bought it at a local cosmetic shop though i have seen it at Naheed store a while back.
Ingredients in order of listing on the label ,Aloe vera gel,Tocopheryl Acetete,Carbomer,Tetrasodium EDTA,DMDM Hydantoin,Diazolidinyl Urea.
Contains 2 oz./56 g of product.
*Currently using it. Applies a bit smoother than the Herbi one . 

*Image taken from Conatural website.

Conatural Organic Aloe vera gel:
Made by "Conatural Pakistan".
I have not used it so not sure of color and consistency.
4.76 fl oz/158 g  Squeeze tube
You can order it off their website.
They charge a flat rate of 200 Pkr as delivery for all orders 
Cost  800Pkr.
Claims to be 100% organic and absolutely FREE from Parabens, Triclosans, Artificial Musks, Phthalates, SLS, PPD, Petroleum Jelly, and Silicones.

*Picture taken from google images.

Nature Republic Aloe Vera gel:
Made in Korea
Sold by "@ theskinmaskuerade" through their Facebook page in Pakistan.
Carries a rating of 4.3/5 on
Gel like consistency
Available in different concentrations.
Available in a tub.
300ml/10.56 fl oz.
Don't know the exact price but it is over 1000 Pkr ( if i am not mistaken) as it is imported from outside Pakistan.
They charge 220 Pkr for delivery to Karachi. (Again if i am not mistaken)

Hope this was of some help to those of you trying to find Aloe vera gel in Pakistan . ( I live in Karachi so all this info is particular for Karachi). If you know of any other brands of aloe vera gel available in Pakistan , feel free to share in the comments.

till next time ;-)

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