Health & Fitness

DIY Avocado Facial Cleanser

Our faces are attacked daily by various environmental factors, making exfoliation a key to great skin. If you have sensitive skin, many exfoliants can be abrasive and harmful to your skin. This all-natural DIY avocado face cleanser will purify and exfoliate your face without dangerous and unnecessary chemicals.

Key Ingredients & Why They Work:

Avocado – Avocados contain amazing benefits for the skin. The antioxidant properties will help combat free radicals, which are a major cause of wrinkles and skin damage. Vitamins C and E, along with various fatty acids, also help protect and firm the skin.

Eggs – Eggs are great for skin tightening, oil removal, and whitehead removal. The protein in eggs is also nourishing and healing.

Milk – Milk has lactic acid, which is an terrific natural exfoliator.

What to Do:

1. In a bowl mix 1 egg, 1 avocado (remove skin and pit) and 1/2 cup of whole milk. If you have a lactose intolerance, try a substitute milk variation.

2. Using a fork or whisk, mix the ingredients until they are smooth and even throughout.

3. Apple the mixture mixture on your face and neck. Gently massage it in for 2-3 minutes.

4. Use warm water to rinse off the mixture and pat your face dry with a clean towel.

5. Apply a natural moisturizer of your choice. 100% African Shea Butter is always a great option.

6. You can store any excess in the fridge. Be sure to air seal it tight.

Sources: Livestrong, eHow

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