5 Ways To Use Avocado For Common Skin Care Problems

The avocado is taking the global food industry by storm. With everyone switching to low- carb, this healthier alternative gives you hope that healthy is not always insipid. Also, did we tell you? They work as a charm for your skin!

If you’ve always consumed an avocado as a guacamole with your nachos, it’s time to shake things up a bit and use avocado for skin. Not only is it source of high dietary fibres and lots of healthy nutrients and minerals, it is also loaded with monounsaturated fats which reduces your chances of heart problems. But avocado benefits for skin are manifold.

Avocados contain more potassium than bananas, and we all know the beneficial properties of bananas and its anti-ageing properties. Imagine the youthful glow your skin will have after an avocado face mask! An avocado face pack also works wonders to remove any blackheads and acne, because the monounsaturated fats help regulate oil production in your skin. Who knew fats would be so useful!

We have done you a solid and listed 5 of our special DIY avocado face pack recipes. Its time to reap the benefits of this super-healthy fruit!

1. Combat Dry Skin:

Avocados are rich in monounsaturated as well as poly-unsaturated fats. These fats nourish the skin from within and keep your skin looking fresh, supple and radiant.

Ingredients:

You’ll need

  • ½ of a medium ripe avocado
  • 1 tbsp. of honey
  • 1 tbsp. of yoghurt
  • Olay Natural White 7 IN ONE Glowing Fairness Cream SPF 24

Procedure:

  1. Mix it into a smooth paste and leave on your face for 15 minutes.
  2. Wash off with a mild face wash and some lukewarm water.
  3. See how your skin instantly feels moisturised.

 2. Goodbye Acne:

Ingredients:

You’ll need

  • ½ of a medium ripe avocado
  • 1 tsp. of lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp. of rolled oats

Procedure:

  1. Mix it all together and apply to face for 30 minutes.
  2. The lemon juice will kill the acne causing bacteria in your skin and reduce redness.
  3. The avocado will help prevent dryness from the lemon juice and the oats will saturate all the bacteria.

 3. Hello Younger Looking Skin:

  • Avocados are rich in folate, copper and Vitamin B6, C, E and K
  • It provides the skin with all the nutrients it needs
  • It helps restore your skin’s youthful glow destroyed by pollution, the sun, chemicals or just plain old aging

Ingredients:

Here’s what you need:

  • 1/2 an avocado
  • 1 mashed banana
  • 1 egg yolk

Procedure:

  1. Mix it well and apply to your face for 10-15 minutes.
  2. Wash with lukewarm water.
  3. Not only will your skin feel tighter because of the egg, the potassium in the avocado and the banana, will leave your skin feeling velvety smooth.

4. No More Greasy Skin:

Ingredients:
All you need is

  • ½ an avocado as usual
  • 1 tbsp. of honey
  • ½ tsp. of lemon juice

Procedure:

  1. Mix and apply a thick layer on your face.
  2. Leave it on for 15 minutes after which you can wash it off with lukewarm water.
  3. These 3 super ingredients when used collectively work wonders to improve your complexion.
  4. Repeat once a week for a month to see lasting changes. 

 

 5. Reduce Pigmentation:

  1. Using avocado oil for skin works wonders, especially to reduce the oil in your skin. Don’t believe me? Try this recipe to reduce pigmentation and we promise, you will not stop raving about it.

Ingredients:

You’ll need

  • 1 tbsp. of avocado oil
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice

Procedure:

  1. Mix well and apply to your face for 20 minutes.
  2. Wash off with lukewarm water and repeat once a week for a few weeks.
  3. The glow on your skin and its smooth texture will know no bounds!

 

 

 

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