Avocado face mask for glowing skin

Avocado is consist of many essential components for skin like vitamins & minerals, omega fatty acids and other nutrients as well.

It is good for moisturizing, skin whitening, acne reduction, anti-aging and so on. Due to such beneficial attributes, many beauticians highly recommends the avocado face mask for glowing skin.

Follow the following methods to make a suitable DIY face mask for dry skin.

1. Face mask from raw Avocado

Without mashing other ingredients except raw avocado, you can make a great paste for your sensitive skin.

It is full of healthy fats and oils. It is natural solution and better than synthetic ingredients harmful chemicals.

Even, the process of making the paste and applying on the face is so easy and hassle free.

Ingredients:

  • 1 fresh and ripe Avocado

Procedure:

  • Cut the Avocado in two piece and then remove the pit.
  • Take a half piece of the Avocado and use a spoon to collect the fruit from the peel. Then put it on a bowl.
  • Mash it until having a creamy and lump free paste.
  • Apply the paste on your face.
  • After 20 minutes, rinse your face by water.

Dose:

Once or twice a week.

2. Avocado with Banana

This mask is suitable for all kinds of skin. It is the easiest method to make a mask for everybody.

Banana is a source of Vitamin A, E and unsaturated fats which makes our skin soft, supple and moist. It nourishes our skin and provide a fresh look.

Ingredients:

  • ½ ripe avocado
  • ½ ripe banana

Procedure:

  • In a mixing bowl, mash the avocado with the banana.
  • Remove the lumps and make a smooth paste
  • Use the paste on your face and wait for 15-20 minutes.
  • Rinse your face and make your face dry by a towel.

Dose:

1-2 times per week.

3. Avocado with Honey:

If you have acne prone problem, this mask can be a good solution for you.

It performs well as a DIY face mask for dry skin. It makes our skin softer and smoother.

Honey helps the skin to provide natural glow on our skin. It decreases the dark spots, scars and pigmentation.

Moreover, it protects our skin from damage by free radicals and pollution.

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 ripe Avocado

Procedure:

  • Excavate the avocado and mash it in a bowl
  • Mix honey with the mashed avocado paste.
  • Use the paste on your face
  • Wait for 20 minutes until it dries out
  • Wash your face by cold water
  • Dry your face by a towel

Dose:

Once or twice in a week.

4. Egg with Avocado

It works better for the oily skin. The white part of the egg softens the uneven skin and reduce enlarged pores.

It balances the oil emission rate. It is suitable for any kind of skins.

Ingredients:

  • 1 ripe avocado
  • Only white part of an egg

Procedure:

  • Collect only the white part from an egg
  • Mash the avocado with the egg
  • Use the mash on the face and wait for 20 minutes
  • Rinse the paste by cold water.

Dose:

Once a week.

5. Yogurt and Avocado

This facial mask restores the essential moisture on the face.

Yogurt contains lactic acid which kills bacteria. It is also applicable for acne treatment.

Ingredients:

  • ¼ of an avocado
  • 1 teaspoon of yogurt

Procedure:

  • Smash the avocado until the lumps fade away
  • Add the 1 tablespoon of yogurt and mash properly
  • Apply the mash on the face
  • Wait for 10 to 15 minutes and then wash your face.

Dose:

1-2 times a week.

6. Oatmeal with Avocado

To make this paste uncooked oatmeal is used as a gentle exfoliator which can remove oil, dust and dead cells from the skin surface.

It soaks up the unwanted sebum and grime naturally. This mask nourishes dry skin and relieves our skin from damage.

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoon of oatmeal
  • 1 ripe Avocado
  • 1 tbsp of honey

Procedure:

  • Slush the avocado and add honey with it.
  • Add oatmeal with the mixture and wait for few minutes until it becomes soft
  • Use the mash on the face and wait for 15 minutes
  • Wash your face by cold water
  • Dry your face through a towel

Dose:

Once or Twice in a week.

7. Avocado with Spirulina:

Nowadays, Spirulina is getting so much popular for facial treatment.

It contains many antioxidants such as vitamin C, E and amino acids which fights against bacteria and reduce inflammation.

It is also useful as an anti-aging solution. The avocado and Spirulina face mask makes our skin hydrated, moist and softer.

Ingredients:

  • ½ Avocado
  • 1 tbsp of Spirulina Powder

Procedure:

  • Mash the avocado and make a paste
  • Add 1 tablespoon of spirulina power on the paste
  • Through a brush or fingers use the mask on your face circularly.
  • Wait for 15-20 minutes and let the mask dry.
  • Rinse the paste and use any lotion

Dose:

Once a week.

8. Avocado with Apricot:

The avocado and apricot mixture contains natural acids which exfoliates the dead skin cells.

In order to tighten the skin, Apricot provides vitamin A & C.

Along with vitamin A & C from Apricot, avocado provides vitamin E & high antioxidant content to balance the skin tone.

Ingredients:

  • A half ripe avocado
  • A half ripe apricot

Procedure:

  • 1. Separately mash both of the Avocado and Apricot.
  • Mix the mash together in a bowl until having a smooth paste.
  • Use the paste on your face and wait for 30 minutes. To have better result and nourishment you can keep it overnight.
  • Wash your face by lukewarm water.

Dose:

1-2 times a week.

9. Avocado, Aloe Vera Gel and Coconut oil:

This mixture is suitable for any kind of skin. It is a good remedy for moisturizing and hydrating our skin. It can reduce inflammation as well.

It helps to relieve our skin from damage and aging. It exfoliates our skin and clean our pores deeply.

Ingredients:

  • 1 ripe Avocado
  • 1 tbsp Coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp Aloe Vera Gel

Procedure:

  • Smash the avocado and make a paste
  • Mix the coconut oil with the paste
  • Add Aloe Vera Get and blend the mixture properly
  • Clean your face by water and apply the mask.
  • After 15-20 minutes rinse your face with cold water.

Dose:

Once or twice a week.

10. Olive oil with Avocado:

Olive oil contains natural lipids which resembles skin’s sebum.

In Egypt and Greece, it is highly popular in the cosmetic industry.

Both of olive oil and Avocado provides fats which prevents the aging problems. It also moisturizes our skin and protects from sagging and wrinkles.

Ingredients:

  • ½ ripe avocado
  • ¼ cup olive oil

Procedure:

  • Put the avocado in a bowl and mash it until you get a smooth paste
  • Add Olive oil with the paste and mix it properly
  • Use the paste on your face
  • Wait for 15 minutes and then wash your face by cold water.

Dose:

Once in a week.

11. Avocado, Egg White & Lemon Juice:

This mask is helpful for reducing oils and acne from face.

Lemon provides vitamin C that decreases oils from skin along with natural astringent properties.

Moreover, the white part of the egg is good for moisturizing dry skin.

Ingredients

  • ¼ ripe avocado
  • 1 egg white
  • Few drops of lemon juice

Procedure:

  • Slice the avocado in two piece and remove seed
  • Smash the avocado with spoon.
  • Separate egg white from yolk and beat it.
  • Mix few drops of lemon juice.
  • Use the mask on your face
  • After 15 minutes rinse your face by cold water

Dose

1-2 times in a week.

How often should you use avocado face mask?

Generally maximum avocado face mask is useful for using once or twice in a week.

But there are few masks which are enough for once in a week like Egg with Avocado, Avocado with Spirulina, Olive oil with Avocado.

How long should I leave avocado on my face?

Except the “Avocado with Apricot” mask you can leave any one for 15-20 minutes.

The Avocado with Apricot mash requires at least 30 minutes to get a good result. But you can leave it till overnight to have better outcome.

Does avocado face mask help acne?

Yes, you can use avocado face mask for acne and oily skin.

Avocado removes the oily elements from skin pores and hydrates the skin. It contains lauric acid and nutrients which prevents the acne.

Few Avocado masks are so helpful to decrease the acne and scars from the skin. In order to reduce oil, acne& scars we recommend you to apply the following masks:

  • Avocado with Honey
  • Yogurt and Avocado
  • Avocado, Egg White & Lemon Juice.

Bottom Line
Different natural fruits and ingredients can be mashed with Avocado face mask for glowing skin.

You can add Banana, honey, Egg, Yogurt, oatmeal, Spirulina, Apricot, etc and make various types of mask according to your affordability and requirements.

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