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Avocado is an exotic fruit, which has conquered the hearts of Poles. It is not only tasty and healthy, but also willingly used in cosmetics. What effect does avocado have?
The potential of avocado is used especially in Mexican cuisine, where this nutritionally incredible fruit plays the first fiddle in guacamole, a Mexican sauce prepared on its basis. However, avocado can be used not only in the kitchen, but also in our bathroom, using it in a home spa. Believe it, it will be perfect as an ingredient of regenerating face and body masks or hair conditioners.
Get to know the caring properties of avocados
To start talking about the effects of avocados in cosmetics, it is worth starting with the oil extracted from this fruit, and this is a unique specification, considered one of the healthiest oils in the world. It is a valuable source of vitamins A, B and E, and is also rich in minerals such as potassium and silicon. When used in cosmetics, avocado oil shows antioxidant properties, as well as neutralizing free radicals, so it is good for skin prone to irritation and other dermatological problems. The nourishing effect of avocado oil makes it a component of many creams, shampoos and body lotions.
Take care of your skin with avocado
Ladies have come to love avocado for becoming their ally in the fight against wrinkles. As we mentioned earlier, the oil from this fruit contains many vitamins and minerals that are great antioxidants, so they delay the skin aging process. Avocado oil included in many facial cosmetics stimulates collagen production and successfully reduces wrinkles. A great recipe for a homemade anti-wrinkle mask is to combine avocado pulp with a tablespoon of aloe vera gel and a few drops of olive oil. Such a concoction, which we apply to a cleansed face and leave for about 5-10 minutes, is great for firming the skin.
Avocados are also loved by younger people who struggle with acne or have problems with psoriasis. The oil and pulp of the fruit soothe irritated skin on the face and scalp, allowing it to regenerate.
Get rid of puffy eyes thanks to avocado!
After a long, hard day – such as hours spent in front of a computer screen – are you looking for a way to soothe your burning eyes? Vitamin C-rich avocado can help you take the puffiness and signs of fatigue off your eyelids. Place a slice of chilled avocado on your eyelids. Make yourself such a fruit compress for a quarter of an hour. After just this time you will notice that the dark circles under the eyes are smaller and the skin is firmer again.
Soothe dry and irritated skin
Avocado is also a relief for dry skin as it has a deep moisturizing effect, and this is because it is a source of vitamins C and E. Many cosmetics, especially lotions with avocado oil, are a good idea to moisturize your complexion, but you can also moisturize your skin with home remedies. How You can mix crumbled avocado with olive oil and thoroughly massage it into the skin, especially the driest areas, such as elbows and heels. After about 15 minutes you should rinse off the body.
Like aloe vera, avocado also brings relief to irritated skin, especially in the case of excessive sunbathing, as it helps soothe inflammation and irritation. And most importantly, it has a soothing and antibacterial effect. A layer of the pulp placed on the skin after sunbathing should bring relief.
Avocados are also good for your hair!
Avocado oil is also beneficial for the condition of your scalp and hair, because it contains a significant dose of biotin, which strengthens the roots. Avocado oil also prevents excessive itching of the scalp, soothes any irritation and helps to fight dandruff. It is best to oil your hair overnight and wash your head thoroughly in the morning. This will give the oil a chance to be thoroughly absorbed into the hair structure. After several such beauty treatments, you should notice an improvement. Your hair will become shinier and stronger.