First and foremost, healthy and radiant skin always comes from the inside – what you’re eating, how you manage stress, how much water and sleep you get, and so much more. Another important thing is Natural Skin Care – what you do with your body!
Natural skin care means using whole food ingredients and herbs. One such natural ingredient is avocado: ahh, the mighty avocado – so green, so creamy, and so full of skin friendly healthy fats! Today I will share with you diy avocado honey facemask!
DIY Honey Avocado Face Mask – So Natural, You Can Eat It Too!
This avocado honey facemask is very nourishing and moisturizing; and best of all; it’s 100% natural with just three edible ingredients – Avocado, Honey And Yogurt!
Avocado Skin Benefits: Avocado is loaded with vitamin E, healthy fats, and antioxidants – so it helps to repair the skin and keep it supple and smooth. Because of avocado’s high fat content, this wonderfully creamy fruit is moisturizing, hydrating, and nourishing for the skin, making avocado perfect for dry, aging, and dehydrated skin.
Honey Skin Benefits: Honey, with its natural antibacterial/antimicrobial properties, is actually a great facial cleanser. Because of it’s antibacterial and clarifying nature, it is very useful for acne-prone skin. It helps brighten the skin, and like avocado, it is also high in antioxidants and very moisturizing; its emollient properties actually help lock in moisture, preventing it from becoming dry and dull.
Yogurt (Curd) Skin Benefits: It contains number of nutrients that are skin friendly, including lactic acid, calcium, zinc, and B vitamins – making yogurt a natural skin care ingredient. These potent nutrients provide yogurt its exfoliating, moisturizing, astringent, and antioxidant properties. Yogurt can help treat acne, reduce and prevent wrinkles and heal dry skin too.
You will need:
(i) Avocado: 1 tablespoon, mashed
(ii) Honey: 1 tablespoon, organic
(iii) Yogurt (Curd): 1 teaspoon, plain – unsweetened and unflavored
(i) Mix well all the ingredients in a small bowl. Either mix the ingredients together by hand, or use a small blender for a smoother texture.
(ii) Apply on your face, neck and chest with your fingertips or use a makeup brush (avoiding the delicate eye area). Leave it on for 20-30 minutes.
(iii) Rinse with lukewarm water or gently wipe with a warm washcloth.
Try the above natural skin care recipe and see the amazing transformation of your face into a real beauty!