Avocado, also known as alligator pear, because its shape resembles a pear, hails originally from Central and South America. It is a fruit that has the ability to nourish and revitalize facial skin like nothing else. It is rich in Vitamin A, B, K and E and contains iron, calcium, potassium, copper and magnesium which are required for healthy skin. It has the ability to heal dry skin by reaching into the inner skin layers and hydrating it. It also has a very soothing effect on acne prone skin, thus preventing blemishes and keeping the skin smooth.
Making a mask from this nourishing fruit brings a host of benefits to your skin that cannot be found in chemical-based facial products.
Here Is A Look At Five Simple, Easy-To-Do Avocado Face Masks That You Can Use Every Day To Enjoy Fabulous, Youthful And Smooth Skin:
1. Plain Avocado Mask
A simple avocado face mask made just from mashed pulp of the fruit has a lovely effect on the skin. Apply the mashed fruit pulp all over the face wait for about 15 minutes and rinse. Your skin feels soft and supple.
2. Avocado With Honey
Honey has the ability to cleanse as well as moisturize the skin. Mix it with avocado fruit mash and you have a powerful mix that brings the benefits of avocado as well as honey to your face. Peel an avocado and cut it into two halves. Remove the seed and mash the fruit pulp. Mix one tablespoon of honey into it and apply on the face. Leave it for 20 minutes and then rinse with lukewarm water.
3. Cucumber And Avocado
This face mask is for those who suffer from acne as it cleans the skin, removes oil from the skin pores and prevents breakouts from happening. You need half a cup of avocado pulp which has to be mixed with two tablespoons of cucumber juice. Apply the mask evenly across the face, wait for 10 to 15 minutes and then rise.
4. Egg White, Lemon With Avocado
This mask helps prevent acne breakouts. Vitamin C in lemon removes oil form the skin and cleanses it, while egg white moisturizes it. Break and egg, remove the white from it and beat the white till it is frothy. Take an avocado and mash it well. Add the egg white to this along with one teaspoon of lemon juice. Mix well and apply to the face. Leave it for twenty minutes and then rinse.
5. Mixed With Oatmeal
Oatmeal has the ability to cleanse the skin. It is also good in nourishing dry skin. Grind oats and mix it with water. Allow it to remain in water for three to five minutes. Mash an avocado and add the oatmeal mix to it. Mix well and apply all over the face. Wait for 15 minutes and then rinse.