Avocado is such a wonderful fruit that has number of health benefits whether you consume it simply or else you make it to get utilized in variety of beauty remedies. Today, we will discuss about some scrubs that will be highly beneficial to get your winter dry skin treated. The dry skin is not only seen during winter, rather people who have already dry skin for years can use such avocado scrubs to get treated. The pulpy avocado extracts brought out from the ripe avocado can be combined with some home ingredients to get wonderful scrubs.
Dry skin creates a lot of problem to people especially when they are exposed to the extreme weather conditions during winter. Instead of using the harmful chemically rich creams and moisturizers in the market, it will be ideal to avail some homemade natural remedies. The natural fruit and herb can be really wonderful to treat improper skin conditions with flaky and scaly look. People dealing with natural way of treating various diseases have proved that Avocado is one of the wonderful remedies to cure the winter dryness. There are various recipes which can be availed to create a wonderful scrub with Avocado in order to keep your skin well moisturized.
During winter is responsible for drying out the skin and leave it itchy and red. It is not advisable to use the harmful cosmetics available in the market to replenish the dry skin layer during the winter season. Homemade remedies are the best to complement these situations. Avocado is a wonderful naturally obtained fruit that can be used to make a body scrub. This scrub will contain important nutrient that helps in nourishing skin and present a healthy layer. It is quite easy to make the scrub. All the natural moisturizing ingredients are present in the scrub.
Perfect pack of avocado scrub
In order to make the Avocado scrub, the ingredients that you would require include 2 cups of sugar cane, ½ cups of olive oil, 10 drops of essential oil etc. Many people have a willingness to use the essential oil with lavender flavor. This helps in providing calming effect to the body with beautiful spirit and mind. If you don’t have the ingredients to be used for the avocado scrub, you will definitely find it in the food store.
Containers and machine
In order to make the mixture, individual must have a puree mixture, a spoon, spatula, a container made up of plastic etc. It is quite common to have these materials at your kitchen. After making paste with avocado and other materials stated above with the machine you can apply it in your body as a scrub.
Steps to make an avocado scrub
It is important to follow some simple steps to make an avocado scrub. Following are few of its instructions:
- Slice the avocado into half with knife on a cutting board
- You may view a pit in the middle of the avocado. Thus, you need to be very careful while slicing the Avocado
- It is very important to slice of flesh of Avocado by avoiding its pit in the middle
- You must take a spoon and scoop out the green fleshy substance from the Avocado and put it inside the pure machine to make it soft and smooth.
- Now you must add the ingredients like aloe juice, olive oil etc unless and until a smooth and thick liquid of green color is formed.
- It is essential to add sugar to the mixture after pouring the same into the container.
- Now combine sugar as well as the avocado mixture so that you can get a thick and gritty moisturizers and scrub made up of avocado is formed.
- Now, you must place the lid over the container and keep it insider the refrigerator for some time.
- It is now ready to use the homemade scrub made up of avocado.
You can now take this scrub into the bathroom and apply it on your body. While taking shower, apply this scrub on different parts of the body on a circular motion. It is also possible to use this scrub on your face in a gently way to get an exfoliation.
Homemade avocado scrub
Avocado and oatmeal
Take an Avocado and slice it from the middle. Take the soft portion from inside and place it in a container. Now in a container take 2 spoon of oatmeal and grind it in such an order that it is not totally powdered, rather few granules of it is visible and can also be felt over the skin. The Avocado that has been scooped needs to be mashed with hand such that it becomes pulp. Now add the oatmeal over the avocado pulp and mix it well. If you feel it to be dry enough, add some rose water in it. Use this over your face and slowly rub it with the help of your fingertips. Moving fingers over your dead skin will easily remove the unwanted dead skin from your face entirely. Once it is done, wash it with cold water and apply a moisturizer.
Honey with avocado
Another effective way of removing dryness from your skin will be combination of Avocado and honey. This will be both safe and less expensive as compared to other expensive face masks and scrubs available in the market. In order to make this skin treatment remedy, the ingredient you would require are ripe avocado (1/2 piece) and honey (1/4th cup). Take the portion of Avocado and mash it in a bowl. Now add the honey as mentioned and mix it well using a spoon. You need to mix it till the avocado and honey mixes well and creates a pulp like appearance. Once the mixture is done, simply apply it over the skin and wait for 10 minutes. After the time is over, you need to wash your face with cold water or use a damp cloth to remove the pack. Since it will be sticky, you need to wash your face for twice or thrice till it goes away completely.
Avocado and yogurt
Yogurt combined with Avocado is another very effective remedy to stay away from dry skin layer in all season. Not only winter but even during the summer and other seasons, people with dry skin tone have cracks and scales appearing over the skin layer. Take a container and mash an avocado in it half if the avocado is big but full when the Avocado is small. After mashing it just pour 2 spoons of yogurt in it. Use a spoon and combine it really well so that it becomes a paste. Now apply it over your face in a thick coat and wait till it becomes dry. Once it is dry after 15-20 minutes wash it away with water. Use lukewarm water if the pack becomes too misty and hard to be removed.
Almond and avocado scrub
You must have heard about variety of facial scrubs where almond is involved. It is known as one of the most effective natural remedies to wash away the dead scales from the face layer. Combination of Almond with Avocado will be an effective mechanism of getting away from dry skin naturally. For making this natural scrub, you need to grind the Almonds such that it maintains the size of sugar granules. Now pour the Avocado paste over the almonds and combine well. Use a fork or a hand whip to combine the same. Apply it on your face and slowly rub your finger over your face which will move out the scaly substance formed over your facial skin. You must do this at least twice in a week to get away from dead skins completely.
Homemade avocado body scrubs
Avocado and sugar
In order to make this body scrub made up of avocado and sugar, all you require will be a cup of sugar, ½ of an avocado that is chopped and there after mashed. You also require half cup of olive oil. You need to combine all of these and make a smooth paste. If you think these are not making an adequate mixture, you require adding some olive oil again to make a smooth but gritty mixture. Apply this smooth paste over your whole body and even your face. Slowly rub it against your skin and wait for 20 minutes till it goes to rest. Then you can rinse and take bath.
Banana with avocado
You can now get remedy with banana with avocado for your dry and unattractive skin. The ingredients you require are half an avocado, 4 bananas and sugar. Mix them well with your hand as the banana needs to be smashed. You can also use a grinder but that will make your sugar more fine which will actually deviate the scope of scrubbing. After making this pulp, apply it over your hands, legs and also other parts of the body. Wait for 30 minutes and then remove it.
Grape fruit and avocado oil
A wonderful scrub will be made with the combination of grape fruit and the avocado oil. Sugar is an essential element which you should not forget in the process. You would require half a grape fruit, avocado oil- 3 tablespoon and a cup of sugar. These should be mixed adequately and applied over your body and hands. You should also use your fingers to scrub it as well. Wait for some time and wash off with the help of water. This will give you wonderful remedy of getting away from dry skin.
Avocado, olive oil and coffee scrub
You can easily prepare a luxurious Avocado, olive oil and coffee scrub at home to treat skin dryness during winter effectively. Avocado nourishes the skin and olive oil ensures maximum skin hydration. It also helps in locking in the moisture in skin, which provides hydration for long. Coffee powder on the other hand can work as an effective and non-drying scrubbing agent that will cleanse your skin without reaping off the needed moisture. Here is how you can prepare this winter special luxurious body scrub.
Take 2 medium sized avocados, remove the seeds and grind the flesh to come up with a smooth paste. Now add 1 spoon olive oil to this avocado paste along with 2 spoons of grounded coffee. Mix all the ingredients well to make a homogenous mixture. You can use this scrub directly on your skin or you can also store it in the freezer in an airtight container for using the next day. However, do not store it for more than 3 days.
Avocado, fenugreek and orange peel scrub
Avocado moisturizes and nourishes the skin. It also offers anti-aging benefits on the skin. Fenugreek seed powder can work as effective scrub granules and the lemon peel can give your skin a perfect glow. This pack is easy to prepare but it is best to use it on the same day.
Take 1 avocado, remove the seeds and crush them in a grinder to make a smooth paste. Take some fenugreek seeds and grind them to make a coarse powder. Take the peels of 1 orange and grind them to paste. Add the avocado paste with the orange peel paste and mix well. Finally add 3-4 spoons of the fenugreek seed dust to this pack. If the scrub seems to be dry add a little of milk to it to get the right consistency.
Massage this scrub on your skin for 5-7 minutes and then leave on for 5 more minutes before washing off, rubbing with your hands. This scrub can be ideal for winter and if you have very dry skin, add whole milk with it to get the best results.