Face masks are one of the best ways to hydrate, clear and cleanse the skin. They are able to energize, revitalize and rejuvenate while also keeping skin disorders at bay.
There are a number of ingredients you can include in your face mask recipes, but fruits are some of the best. In this blog post we will discuss why – and how – you should use banana, avocado and papaya in your beauty regime.
Banana has been used for beauty by many South American and Caribbean women for generations.
A banana face mask nourishes the skin, gives it a youthful glow and makes it soft and supple. The potassium and magnesium present also help to prevent or treat a number of skin conditions, such as psoriasis, acne and warts.
Try this banana face mask recipe for dry skin to take advantage of the intense healing properties of banana.
Banana Face Mask Recipe
Mix together one egg yolk, one mashed banana and two teaspoons of almond oil in a bowl and mash to a creamy paste. Apply to face, leave for 20 minutes and rinse off with warm water.
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Applied to the skin, avocado helps to open up pores and eliminate dirt and grime accumulated over time. This helps prevent acne flare ups and other unsightly skin conditions.
Try this simple avocado mud mask recipe to take advantage of avocados skin healing properties.
Avocado Mud Mask Recipe
Mix one mashed ripe avocado, three tablespoons powdered clay, one egg and one tablespoon of coconut oil. Spread the mixture across your face, allow to dry and then rinse off with warm water.
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Papaya is rich in vitamins A and C, it is a powerful source of fiber, magnesium and potassium and is a powerful anti-oxidant. It is also packed full of alpha-hydroxy acids which are desired for their anti-aging properties and beta-carotene which restores elasticity while protecting the skin from external influencers.
Try this papaya face mask recipe to take advantage of the wonderful skin care benefits of this fruit.
Papaya Face Mask Recipe
Mix together half a cup of mashed papaya, one whipped egg white, one teaspoon of honey and one tablespoon of natural yoghurt. Apply the mixture to clean skin, allow to rest for five minutes and then rinse with warm water before patting dry .
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Banana, avocado and papaya are three fantastic fruits for our skin. What’s your favorite? Or can you recommend any others? Leave a comment below sharing your thoughts.