Avocado face masks: 10 recipes for radiant and hydrated skin

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A selection of DIY avocado face mask recipes to improve skin hydration and radiance.

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THEavocado it is a perfect ingredient to take care of our beauty in a natural way. So we present 10 avocado face masks to improve skin hydration and radiance.





This fruit, in addition to being excellent to consume, contains a series of minerals such as calcium, iron, copper, potassium, magnesium and other vitamins that offer a wide range of benefits for our skin. The masks made with avocado are able to counteract situations of sensitive or dry skin, also improving its elasticity, they are able to act on the signs of skin aging and therefore make our face more radiant and youthful.

The advantage is obviously that we will not have to buy chemicals to obtain these results and that we will have the opportunity to prepare our DIY masks comfortably at home, in a simple and economical way using other ingredients present in our pantry or in the fridge.

Here are 10 avocado face masks that you can experiment with when needed:

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Avocado and apricot mask

The natural acids present in apricots help exfoliate dead skin cells while vitamins A and C have astringent power (the mask is therefore also recommended for those with blackheads). Vitamin E and the high antioxidant content found in avocado help balance skin tone.

ingredients:

1 avocado
2 apricots

Preparation

Combine together by mashing with a fork (passing or blending) avocado and peeled apricots until they reach an easily spreadable consistency. Then distribute the mask on the face avoiding the eye area and keeping it on for 30 minutes before rinsing.

Avocado and oatmeal mask

This avocado and oatmeal mask can help repair damaged and cracked skin by providing the necessary hydration. In fact, oats have a soothing and emollient power.


Ingredients


2/3 tablespoons of oatmeal
1 avocado

Preparation

Cook the oatmeal as directed on the package and add the mashed or smoothie avocado. Mix together until you get a cream and finally apply on the skin. You can keep it on for 15 minutes or wait for it to dry completely before rinsing.

Avocado, banana and egg mask

People suffering from oily skin can experiment with this recipe which helps reduce the skin's natural oil content and can prevent acne and blemishes from appearing.

Ingredients

1 avocado
1 banana
1 egg yolk

Preparation

Mix and mash the avocado with the banana and finally add the yolk mixing until you get a spreadable paste. Apply to face for 10-15 minutes before rinsing.

Avocado and honey mask

Both avocado and honey are natural moisturizers, this mask helps to erase any signs of dull skin while giving it brightness and radiance on the contrary.

ingredients:

1 avocado
1 honey spoon

Preparation

Mash, puree or blend the avocado and mix the honey well until you get a paste of the right consistency. Apply to the face, leaving it on for about 15 minutes.

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Avocado and yogurt mask

This is a perfect recipe for restoring skin hydration. In addition, the lactic acid present in yogurt has antibacterial properties and helps in the treatment of acne.

Ingredients

Half an avocado
1 tablespoon of organic white yogurt

Preparation

Mash the avocado well, incorporate and mix the yogurt well. Spread on the face and keep on for 10 to 15 minutes before rinsing.



Avocado, honey and yogurt mask

The benefits of this mask are similar to those of the previous recipe but in addition they grant a little hydration and additional softness given by the presence of honey. Particularly therefore suitable for those with very dry skin.

Ingredients

Half an avocado
1 tablespoon of organic white yogurt
Half a teaspoon of honey

Preparation

Make the avocado a cream, mix the other ingredients and finally spread on the face leaving it to act for about 15 minutes.

Avocado, honey and orange mask

The presence of orange in this mask helps exfoliate facial impurities while, as already mentioned, avocado and honey are excellent moisturizers.

Ingredients

1 avocado
1 teaspoon of honey
2 spoons of orange juice

Preparation

Once the avocado puree is ready, add honey and orange juice. After mixing well, apply on the face and keep on for 20 minutes.

Avocado, honey and lemon mask

Combined with honey and lemon, they act as a natural skin whitener. Using this mask, the skin will also appear more nourished and radiant.

Ingredients

1 avocado
Half a teaspoon of honey
Half a teaspoon of lemon juice

Preparation

Mash the avocado well, mix honey and lemon juice and finally spread on the skin, keeping it on for 20 minutes before rinsing.

Avocado, lemon and egg mask

This recipe helps control the skin's oiliness and ensures softness and hydration. In fact, lemon acts as an astringent but its effect is offset by the avocado.

Ingredients

1 avocado
1 egg white
Half a teaspoon of lemon juice

Preparation

Mash an avocado before adding lemon juice and egg white. Mix thoroughly and make sure that a homogeneous paste is produced. Spread on the face and leave on for 20 minutes.

Avocado mask

Even avocado alone applied as a mask on the face can greatly help hydration and counteract any blackheads.

Ingredients

Half an avocado

Preparation

Cut the avocado into slices and use them by rubbing them gently on the face especially where there are areas with black or dull points.

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