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Thursday, August 23, 2012


Giving yourself a guacamole facial is a great idea, but did you know that eating guacamole can also reduce signs of skin aging? Add salsa, and you add wrinkle-reducing antioxidants. Party on!


1. Scrape half a large avocado or a whole small avocado into a bowl and mash with a fork until the consistency is creamy.

2. If desired for oily skin, mix in a tablespoon of olive oil or honey or a raw egg white.

3. Wash your face with warm water to remove make-up and dirt.

4. Apply a thin layer of the avocado paste with your fingertips, rubbing the paste into your skin until your face is completely covered. Be careful to avoid eyes and hair.

5. Leave the avocado mask on your face for 15 minutes or until the mixture is completely dry.

6. Rinse your face with warm water to remove the mask. Don’t scrub. Splash cold water on your face once all the mask is removed to close your pores. Pat your face dry with a towel.

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Kathy said...

I'd rather have the avocado on some chips than on my face. I love guacamole.

Kath said...

I'm with Kathy. Is it okay if I take the avocado internally? Will that help with the skin as well as applying it. Although you didn't say I couldn't lick off the mask, right?


For those of us who love to eat avocados, that's the one drawback to this facial. I, too, would rather eat them than wear them.

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Michelle F. said...

I think it's easier for me to just use something store bought from a tube, but some people do like to do these kind of beauty treatments.

Anonymous said...

I'm another who prefers avocado on the inside.

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