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6 Avocado Face Mask Recipes You Can Make At Home

There are only a handful of foods that can improve your skin regardless of whether you eat them or apply them directly. Avocado is one of them and our personal favorite. Whether you slice it up and put it on your salad or apply it on your face as an avocado face mask, this fabulous fruit can work wonders. Avocado is particularly potent when used topically because the healthy ingredients like potassium, folic acid, biotin, calcium, and vitamins B5, B6, C, K, E, and A can directly benefit your skin. To help you harness the natural wrinkle-fighting power of the avocado, we’ve created six avocado face mask recipes you can make at home.

avocado face mask ingredients

NOTE: For the recipes below, you’ll need to peel the avocado first and remove the pit. The easiest way to do this is to cut the avocado in half. Set the half without the pit aside while you remove the pit from the other half. To remove the pit, first scoop the fruit and pit out of the peel with a spoon, then cut the avocado in half again and remove the pit with your hands.

  1. Treat Dry Skin With Avocado & Honey
    honey avocado face mask

The biotin and vitamin A in avocado provide a powerful one-two punch to help heal dry, flaky, peeling, and withered skin. These vitamins are an essential part of your body’s natural ability to create healthy new skin cells. Couple those benefits with the moisturizing and brightening power of honey, and you’ve got a great recipe for wrinkle-free, glowing skin.

Ingredients
Avocado
Honey
Recipe
In a bowl, mash ½ an avocado with a fork.
Add 2 tablespoons of honey.
Mix until you’ve created a smooth paste.
Application Instructions
To get the most from this avocado mask, first wash your face with warm water.
Next, apply the avocado mask using small circular motions.
Leave the mixture to harden for fifteen minutes.
Finally, remove the avocado mash with warm water and a clean washcloth.
When the mask has been completely removed, rinse your face with cold water to close your pores and tighten your skin.
Pat your face dry with a soft towel and enjoy the silky feel of your newly nourished skin.
2. Soothe Damaged Skin With Avocado & Oatmeal
avocado oatmeal face mask

This avocado face mask recipe harnesses the power of the many fatty acids naturally found within avocados. These fatty acids help soothe damaged skin by moisturizing, brightening and smoothing. The oatmeal in this recipe gently removes dead, peeling skin while nourishing the skin underneath. Here’s what you’ll need to put this mask together.

Ingredients
Avocado
Ground oatmeal
Recipe
In a bowl, mash ½ an avocado with a fork.
Add 1 tablespoon of ground oatmeal.
Mix well until the first tablespoon is completely combined.
Add another 1 tablespoon of ground oatmeal.
Fold the avocado and oatmeal together until you’ve created a paste.
Application Instructions
With your fingers, apply the avocado and oatmeal mash directly onto your already-clean face using circular motions.
Continue to gently massage your face for three minutes.
Then, allow the avocado to dry for fifteen minutes.
Remove the mask by first washing with warm water, and then with cold water to close your pores.
Finally, pat your skin dry with a clean towel.
3. Keep Skin Moisturized With This Yogurt & Avocado Face Mask
yogurt avocado face mask

The vitamin C in this avocado face mask recipe promotes collagen production in the deeper layers of your skin. Increased collagen naturally strengthens your skin and promotes elasticity. The yogurt in this recipe adds moisture to your skin, restores pH balance, and tightens pores for smooth, flawless skin.

Ingredients
Avocado
Plain yogurt
Recipe
In a bowl, mash ½ an avocado with a fork.
Add 2 teaspoons of plain yogurt.
Mix until the ingredients are completely combined.
Application Instructions
Gently rub the paste onto your forehead, nose, eyes, cheeks, and chin.
Leave the mixture to dry for 10 minutes.
Then wash your face with both warm and cold water.
Pat your face dry with a soft towel and apply your favorite moisturizer.
4. Tighten Skin With Avocado & Egg White
egg white avocado face mask

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