Homemade face masks are a great save of time and money. All you get from a pricey spa can be obtained using simple remedies. Avocado and honey face mask is one among those several face packs that nourishes your skin.
Antioxidants housed in avocado helps to cleanse and make skin well hydrated. Assorted properties packed in avocado clears dead cells making it easy for skin to breathe. Vitamins like K, A, E and B are residing in avocado, which helps in easy digestion and improve bowel movement, this results in clear and healthy skin. Because your skin is nothing but your image, if you’re healthy your skin looks healthy too.
Though we’ve no data to back our claim, avocado honey face mask can reduce redness, dryness and chronic skin diseases like eczema and psoriasis.
Note: Patch test before trying this face mask
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Avocado and Honey Face Mask Recipe
Historical books and religious books include benefits of honey. Even, Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) told about the variety benefits of honey, including stomach ailments.
Its properties include antioxidants, anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial agents. Apart from being humectant honey thwarts infection causing bacteria and makes your skin supple.
Mix these two innate remedies to reap their nutrients.
- Ripe Avocado – 1/2
- Raw Honey – 1 tbsp
You need to make smooth paste out of it. So, selected avocado must be very ripe. Initially mush 1/2 avocado and add honey to it. Stir it well and apply it over prewashed face.
Leave it for few minutes like 15-20 minutes, so that properties in this face mask start affecting your skin. Wash it with water and pat dry.
You can also add egg white or egg yolk to this face mask. If you’ve dry skin, then follow with a moisturizer after face mask (optional). For acne prone skin, we recommend to wash the face with lukewarm water or expose face to steam, so that blocked pores open up. Pat dry, before applying the face mask.
To use it as cleanser, add 1/2 tbsp of sugar to the paste. After 15 minutes, wipe the face pack with wet cloth and rinse it off with water.