Avocado is nutritious large berry with a big nut inside. Avocado has positive effects on cholesterol levels. Avocado is originally found in central and south America. Avocado fruit contains large number of minerals such as calcium, potassium, sodium, copper, iron, magnesium etc.
Avocado mask reach the deep layers of skin and gives elasticity. Avocado can be used in face masks because it will nourish the skin from chemicals. It is perfect home remedy to replenish the face skin. It matches to all types of skins like dry, rough skin in cold, humid and itchy. Extra virgin avocado oil has long been used in beauty products as moisturizers, cleanses, hair conditioners and facials. This is all because of rich source of essential nutrients that moisturize and relive your skin. It will also helps in protecting the skin from harsh environmental factors. Lets see how to make some homemade avocado packs for glowing skin. We care for your better skin.
Avocado is a nutritious fleshy fruit which contains fibres, vitamins A, K, B, &E and is rich in monounsaturated fat. Avocado fruit and oil is used in many ways in the beauty regime. Avocado is popularly used in making masks and packs for a glowing skin.
Face masks made from avocado have the quality of penetrating deep into the skin. They serve as a perfect natural remedy to revive the glow of the skin. It can be conveniently used on dry, itchy and rough skin.
Avocado face masks can be easily available in the market. But those are made with the help of cosmetic products with inclusion of chemicals. Thus, it is always better to avoid chemicals and adopt the natural ways. Initially when you are using the face packs available in the market, it might give you brilliant result but gradually you might get problem of wrinkles and premature aging. Yes, this is probably the side effects of chemicals and cosmetics. But, you can still avoid it and adopt the natural therapy. The avocado fruit available in the nature can be used directly to make some wonderful face masks and packs.
Benefits of avocado face masks
- Since avocado masks contain many nutritious contents, the effect of the mask can reach the deepest layers of the skin and increase the elasticity of the dry skin also.
- These masks are made from natural ingredients and so are free from any harmful chemicals that may cause allergy or irritation on the skin.
- Avocado masks are a great help to slow down the development of the signs and symptoms of aging like wrinkles and fine lines with the help of antioxidants present in the fruit.
- These masks can be applied with ease on dry and sensitive skin.
- They also help the skin from the damage caused by the harmful factors like harsh and dry winds, rays of the sun and dust and dirt prevalent in the environment.
Homemade avocado packs for good skin
Avocado honey pack
- ½ soft avocado
- Hot water
- Smash avocado to a soft mix. Add one table spoon of honey and 4 table spoons of water to mix.
- Apply on your face. Avoid eyes and mouth.
- Leave it for 10 min .wash off your face.
Avocado for dry skin
- Olive oil
- Egg yolk
- Take ¼ of avocado mix with egg yolk.
- Add few drops of olive oil to the mixture
- Apply on face. Leave it for 20 min.
- Wash your face.
Avocado for cleansing skin
- Lime juice
- Take peel off avocado and clean them.
- Add some lime juice to the mix.
- You can store this in a closed bottle for long time.
- This remedy is used cleanse your face
Avocado banana pack
Avocado banana pack brings glow to your face.
- ½ avocado
- Egg yolk
- Ripe banana
- Smash avocado and banana. Add egg white yolk to the mix.
- Apply mix on your face .leave it for 10 min
- Wash your face
Avocado pack using baking soda
- Egg yolk
- Baking soda
- Smash avocado. Add egg yolk to the mix.
- Mix them well. Add ¼ table spoon of baking soda to the mixture
- Apply on face .leave it for 15 min.
- Wash your face with cold water.
Avocado pack with lime
Avocado face pack moisturizes and cleanses your skin
- Lime juice
- Take avocado and smash it into paste
- Add 2 tablespoons of lime juice and honey
- Mix the well. Apply on your face. Leave it for 15 min.
- Wash your face.
Avocado carrot pack
Avocado carrot pack brings glow to your skin.
- Smash avocado and carrot into thick paste
- Mix the beaten egg to the mix. Add 2 table spoons of honey to the mixture.
- Mix them well. Apply on your face
- Leave it for 30 min. wash your face.
Avocado for oatmeal face pack
Avocado oatmeal pack is used as a scrub for your face.
- Take a fresh avocado. smash the avocado into thin paste.
- Add oatmeal to avocado paste
- Mix them well. Use the mix to scrub your face and neck.
- Wash off with cold water.
Avocado and cucumber face mask
Both the cucumber and avocado are the best remedy for acne treatment. Combinationof these two helps in clean out the skin pores and avoid acne breakouts.
- Avocado pulp – ½ cup
- Cucumber juice – 2tbsp
- Cucumber slices – 2
Mix ½ cup of avocado pulp with two tbsp of cucumber juice. Before applying the paste just clean the face with cool and clean water. Apply the avocado mask over the face. Place the cucumber slices on the eyes which absorbs the heat present in the eyes. Let it be for 15 minutes and wash with lukewarm water.
Face packs made from avocado
Avocado is a very valuable ingredient which can be combined with honey, cucumber, cream, olive oil and many other natural ingredients to make masks and packs.
Basic avocado mask is ideal for dry skin. It is a simple mask prepared with just the mashed pulp of a ripe avocado. It helps in nourishing, moisturising and cleaning the pores
Avocado, milk and honey pack is found beneficial for improving the complexion, removing wrinkles and fine lines and making the skin soft and smooth. This pack should be prepared by mashing a ripe avocado into a creamy paste with little milk and drops of honey added to it. Apply it on the face and neck and wash it after 30 minutes.
Avocado, egg white and strawberry pack is a good pack to remove the signs of aging like wrinkles and fine lines. Prepare the pack by mixing the pulp of a ripe avocado, mashed strawberries and egg white of an egg into a creamy paste. Apply the mask on the face and clean after 20 minutes.
Another antiaging face mask can be made by using kiwi, avocado and honey. Make a creamy mask by mixing the three ingredients and apply it on the face and neck. Wash with lukewarm water after 30 minutes.
Avocado, olive oil and yogurt pack is an ideal pack for dry skin that is more common during the winters. Mix the pulp of a ripe avocado, some curd and olive oil in a smooth paste. Apply this on the face and neck and rinse well after 20 minutes.
Avocado and honey pack is prepared by dissolving honey in hot water and mixing it to the pulp of avocado. Apply it on the face with fingers and leave it for 10 minutes before washing. You should make it with a very soft hand apply it with slowly covering all parts and see the result.
Avocado and orange mask works as a good exfoliator to get rid of dead skin cells from the oily skin. Make a smooth paste using a ripe avocado, a spoon of each orange juice, lemon juice and olive oil and apply it evenly on the face. Relax for half an hour and then wash it off by using hot and cold water alternately.
Avocado, aloe vera and egg yolk mask is another good mask for dry skin. Mix all the ingredients into a smooth paste and spread it on the face with the finger tips. Relax for 20 minutes hour and then wash it off by using hot and cold water alternately.
Avocado, almond and honey mask is a perfect exfoliating mask. Grind handful of almonds with a pulp of ripe avocado and add a spoon of honey to it. Apply this paste on the face gently on the face and neck while protecting the eye area. Leave the mask for 20 minutes and wash it in the process of massaging it to exfoliate the skin.Wash it off by using hot and cold water alternately.
Homemade face masks and packs using avocado
Lemon and avocado
To make this mask, you have to take half the avocado that is ripe. Now scarp out the avocado from the solid fruit and take it in a mixing container. Now add half the slice of lemon in it in juice form. Mix them well and apply over your face. Wait for 15 minutes and wash it off. This mask can be stored in your refrigerator and used repeatedly.
Watermelon and avocado
This pack will be exclusive to get soothing effect during summer days. Watermelon as a fruit is always recommended for individuals who wish to get out of the summer extreme weather condition. Now you can combine both avocado and watermelon and make a wonderful face pack. You need to take juice out of water melon and get 2 spoons of it in a container. Also add two scoops of avocado pulp. You can add honey to make it more effective. Apply this over your face and leave for 20 minutes. This will give you soft and soothing skin during summer.
Milk and avocado
If you have dry skin tone and the dead skin is bothering you, you can easily apply this mask to get a natural remedy. All you have to do is take out one scoop of avocado in a container and add two spoons of liquid milk in it. Make a perfect mixture and apply over your face. Let it dry for few minutes and remove. This will give you a well moisturized and healthy skin.