Someone people cannot start their mornings without a classic avocado on toast. While this may seem like a fun brunch trend, avocado is here to stay. However, avocado does much more than feed your body delicious nutrients. That’s right! Avocado works wonders for skin as well. This is because this little green egg is packed full of amino acids and health fats that plump and repair the skin. So next time you hit the market pick up a couple extra avocados and get ready to put your gorgeous skin first.
Simple natural face mask recipe
If you have no real skin concerns at the moment and are not looking to specifically target problem areas, this natural face mask recipe is perfect for you. This mask is not full of any fuss and lets the amazing avocado take center stage to do some serious work. Here is what you will need to grab:
2 Teaspoons Honey
Most avocado masks work best if the avocado is very ripe. So keep this in mind when shopping for supplies. Mash up your avocado using a fork and start slowly drizzling in hot water. Only use enough hot water, so that the mask smoothes out but not so much that you water down your mask. Next, add in the honey and stir well. Keep this mask on for at least 10 minutes before washing away with a warm washcloth.
It isn’t only avocado that is good for your body from the inside out either. There are tons of fruits that will treat your skin just as well as your body. Banana and berries are some of the fruits that will do your skin some serious good. Here is what you will need for this ultra sweet mask:
¼ Cup strawberries
½ Large banana
½ Ripe avocado
Start with a base of mashed avocado and throw in halved strawberries and start blending the two together. You should wait to mash in the banana until the end to prevent is getting slimy. Once you have a smooth mixture, spread liberally onto your face. Make sure to pay extra attention to any dry patches. After 20 minutes you will notice your dull looking skin brought to life again.
Oat scrub natural face mask recipe
- This face mask is great for dry and dull skin. With a little bit of scrubbing and some citrus, your skin will appear brighter and firmer and ready to slay the day. To get started, here are the things you will need to grab:
½ Cup rolled oats
Start by slowly softening the rolled oats with some hot water. Make sure not to cook the oats all the way through because they will need some weight in order to create the best texture. Let the oats cool to a comfortable temperature and add in the juice of a half lemon and the mashed avocado. Make sure to clean and dry your face and then using your fingers, scrub in the mixture to your skin in circular motions. After you have gently massaged and scrubbed your face, leave the mask on for up to 10 minutes and rinse. Your skin will feel glowing and nourished.
Eggs and avocado natural face mask recipe
Egg whites are amazing for the skin and when combined with the glorious skin properties of avocado, the results are unbelievable. In order to make this fluffy mask, you will need these things:
1 Teaspoon lemon juice
Start by separating the egg yolk from the whites and set aside. Gently whisk the egg whites with the lemon until you have a frothy consistency. Next take your mashed avocado and start folding in the egg white mixture being careful to not deflate the egg. Leave this fluffy mask on for a full 15-20 minutes and then rinse away to reveal soft baby like skin.
Acne treatment natural face mask recipe
It isn’t only dry and patchy skin that avocado has been known to help. Skin that is prone to breakouts can also take advantage of this amazing super food. While this mixture works wonders as a face mask, it can also be used as a spot treatment to be used overnight. Here is what you need:
1 Teaspoon Honey
Tea tree oil
It is important that the consistency of this mask stays thick enough to hold on to stubborn acne spots, so make sure not to dilute it with any water. The honey will help to kill bacteria while the tea tree oil will sooth even the most obnoxious break outs. Leave this mask on for at least 20 minutes for best results.
Spa natural face mask recipe
This mask will let your relax not only your skin but your mind as well. The magic is in the lavender essence. Lavender has been known to calm red skin while also calming a worried brain. So grab these ingredients and let the stress melt away:
½ Ripe avocado
Lavender essential oil
Take your mashed avocado and add hot water a little bit at a time until the mixture is smooth enough to spread. Then add in a couple of drops of lavender essential oil until you have a fragrant mask. The most important step is to lay back and relax and let the mask do the work for you.
Rose natural face mask recipe
This simple face mask is a good way to add some much needed hydration back into tired and stressed skin. Here is what you will need:
1 Ripe avocado
2 Tablespoon rose water
Nothing is more refreshing to the skin than rose water. And when combined with the skin healing properties of avocado, there is nothing that your skin can’t do. After only 15 minutes you will notice a visible difference to not only your skin’s moisture but also in the way it bounces back.
Wrapping it up
Next time you are enjoying your brunch just imagine how much better you will be if you apply those same tasty nutrients to your skin. Your skin, after all, is alive. So treat it with care and let avocado allow your skin to shine through. Good luck.
Source: Beauty and Tips
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