DIY Face Masks Using Avocado

DIY Avocado

Don’t you want to give your skin some extra treatment and pampering without spending much?! I do, so I would love to share some of my favorite avocado face masks with you All. Avocado is easily available at the grocery stores and it’s really good for skin. It has lot of benefits and rich in anti-oxidants. Here are how I like to use avocado,

Avocado-Honey Mask:

This face mask is perfect for giving that hydration and also moisturizing your skin. Honey is a gentle astringent and nourishes your skin. Avocado with honey helps in tightening your skin, refine pores, and reduce wrinkles and aging spots.

  1. Mash a ripe avocado and mix it with one tablespoon of honey.
  2. Spread a thin layer on your skin and let it be for 20 minutes.
  3. Wash it off with lukewarm water and pat dry.

Cucumber with Avocado

Avocado-Cucumber Mask:

Avocado with cucumber is great to avoid breakouts and is also a quick remedy for acne. Avocado smoothens and hydrates your skin while cucumbers calms and cleans out pores to avoid any breakouts.

  1. Mash a ripe avocado with two tablespoon of cucumber juice.
  2. Spread an even layer all over your face and let it be for 20 minutes.
  3. Wash it off with lukewarm water and pat dry.

Avocado Mask:

Avocado in itself has so many benefits. It’s a natural way to nourish your skin. It’s great for dry, rough patchy skin. They are rich source of essential nutrients that soothes and moisturize your face. They contain vitamin B, vitamin E, and amino acids which are really beneficial for skin.

  1. Mash a ripe avocado and apply evenly all over your face.
  2. Let it be for 10-15minutes. Massage for couple of minutes.
  3. Wash it off with lukewarm water and pat dry.
  4. Your skin will feel smooth and tighten because of the massage.

Avocado Mask

Have you guys tried any of these before? Which is your favorite? How would you like to use avocado for your skin?

 

5 ways to use Honey

Honey is one of the gentlest things you can put on your face. From young, oily and acne-prone skin to the dry, maturing types—honey has something for everyone.

Here are my top 5 ways to use honey,

Simple honey mask: Honey has moisturizing and antioxidant properties. It can be used as wonder mask. It also gently exfoliates. Apply a generous layer of raw honey to clean skin; relax for 30 minutes and rinse. Click here for a simple DIY using honey.

Honey scrub: Mix a small amount of honey with oats for a body and face scrub that exfoliates and moisturizes.

Lip moisturizing: Due to its moisturizing property, honey is great for lips. Click here for a simple DIY.

For acne:  Due to its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties honey works extremely well on skin that is prone to breakout. It helps heal existing acne and keep new breakouts from happening.

Anti-ageing properties: Honey is beneficial in protecting the skin against ultraviolet rays. Honey can thus be used as a good sunscreen preventing damage to the skin and premature ageing.