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Hydrating Avocado Face Mask

March 24, 2016

Get glowing skin with this Hydrating Avocado Face Mask. Made with just two (or three!) simple ingredients, this face mask can be made entirely from kitchen ingredients you already own.

Get glowing skin with this Hydrating Avocado Face Mask. Made with just two (or three!) simple ingredients, this face mask can be made entirely from kitchen ingredients you already own.

I am a face mask lover. I have quite the collection of green beauty face masks but I also have been known to make DIY face masks and lather kitchen ingredients on my skin. Fun fact: I come from a long line of women who care greatly about their skin. If my skin can look nearly as flawless as my Mom’s does then I think I can die happy. Okay, that’s vain but for real her skin is perfection.

I have different face masks for different needs… this avocado face mask is all about hydration.

Here’s What You Need:

  • avocado – Avocado is packed with healthy fats. When applied to the skin, the natural oils nourish and hydrate your skin. They’re also packed with antioxidants and vitamins that help with redness and inflammation.
  • honey – Honey can help with a variety of skin concerns including acne, eczema and psoriasis. It increases healing and helps with inflammation. Need a little exfoliating? Grab high quality, raw honey!
  • optional: rolled oats – If you want to boost the effectiveness of this mask, add in oatmeal! It’s anti-inflammatory and can help soothe and treat the skin. Luxury thanks to the pantry!

Watch as Nikky from HealthNut Nutrition and I put food on our face and treat our skin with this Hydrating Avocado-based Face Mask!

How To Make An Avocado Face Mask

Besides the fact that I’m thoroughly obsessed with face masks, Nikky and I also take any excuse to coat our faces with food…kidding! Clearly I was the only one putting food on my face :p. But truthfully, we both wanted to take the opportunity to highlight that avocado not only is amazing for inside your body, but also for use outside your body.

As we mentioned earlier this week, avocado is high in healthy fats that are incredibly nourishing for your body. And considering your skin is the largest organ of your body, it only makes sense to coat it with avocado…right?!

We added in some raw, local honey (we’re both obsessed with Beekeeper’s Naturals!) because it has antibacterial properties that helps clean out your pores and it’s also a humectant, which means it pulls moisture from the air and delivers it to your skin.

Oats are an optional add-in if you have inflamed or irritated skin. Oats help to reduce redness and calm your skin.

Together these ingredients create a natural remedy for treating dry, winter-ravaged skin that could use a little TLC. So get a little wild this week and put some food on your face!

Get glowing skin with this Hydrating Avocado Face Mask. Made with just two (or three!) simple ingredients, this face mask can be made entirely from kitchen ingredients you already own.

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Hydrating Avocado Face Mask Recipe

  • Author: Davida Lederle
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 mask 1x
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 med-large avocado, from Mexico!
  • 12 tsp raw, local honey
  • optional: 2 tbsp rolled oats*

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients together in a small bowl.
  2. Wash face with a cleanser, dry and then apply mask liberally to face and neck.
  3. Let sit on face for 20 minutes.
  4. Wash mask off face and follow-up with your typical skincare routine.

*for a smoother face mask, grind your oats in a blender before mixing in

Get glowing skin with this Hydrating Avocado Face Mask. Made with just two (or three!) simple ingredients, this face mask can be made entirely from kitchen ingredients you already own.

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  • Reply
    Nikole
    March 24, 2016 at 9:02 am

    What cant avocados do?! #foodonyourface 😛

  • Reply
    Cassie
    March 24, 2016 at 11:52 am

    I love this avocado face mask idea–I also made one a while ago except with coconut oil instead of honey!

  • Reply
    Kelly @ Eat the Gains
    March 25, 2016 at 9:57 am

    Love this idea! I use coconut oil all over my body (face included), so why not try avocado!

  • Reply
    Stella @ Stellicious Life
    March 28, 2016 at 2:56 am

    I’ve been using this mask for years! Love how soft and glowy my skin is after! 🙂

  • Reply
    Rebecca Dawkins
    April 4, 2016 at 5:33 am

    I just loved the idea about using Avocado. The Avocado is not only helpful for skin health. It contains an incredible amount of essential nutrients, including vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants so it even works as a hair conditioner.

  • Reply
    Rachel
    June 22, 2016 at 3:12 pm

    Thank you for these lovely easy face mask.. I just tried it yesterday and my skin feels so soft and even brighter. I love using the natural things on my skin.

  • Reply
    BoyceYConlan
    July 21, 2016 at 9:08 am

    You could definitely see your skills throughout the work you write.
    The planet hopes for much more passionate writers such as
    you who are not afraid to mention the way they believe.

    At all times go after your heart.

  • Reply
    Jake
    October 5, 2017 at 5:28 pm

    I have never seen anyone do an avocado face mask before. And I thought putting avocados on toast was extreme. It makes sense though, being that avocados are so healthy.

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