We all love eating avocados, don’t we? But what if we could do a lot more with our mighty avos? That would be a lot of fun. But there is also a group of people who bring avocados home but forget to eat them or just don’t find them appetizing. If you belong to this group and have some leftover avocados, worry not. We have some tips on what you can do with avocados instead of eating them.
Avocado is a great fruit that will make you glow from the inside out. Avocados have been a favorite for many people over the years for their nutritional benefits. They have low sugar levels. It is also popular for its anticancer and anti-inflammatory properties. And there’s a lot more you can do with avocados instead of making guacamole out of it. There are multiple dishes you can make with it but there are also other things you can use avocados for instead of eating them.
Avocados have good fats that are great for you internally but also superficially when applied to the skin. There are many benefits that avocado has when used on skin, hair, and eyes. Avocado is a natural remedy that you can try out for beauty problems or simply to pamper yourself. Let us look at how we can use avocados instead of eating them.
Here are a few things you can do with avocados.
Avocado mask for smooth and acne-free skin
Avocados can be used to make your skin smooth and keep acne at bay. You can nourish your skin with avocados and honey. Be careful not to eat it! Make a mask with these two ingredients and enjoy smooth skin. These two ingredients will nourish your skin and moisturize it from within. It will also keep acne away. This mask is best if your skin has lost luster.
Take an avocado and scoop it out into a bowl. Mash it well to make a paste and add 1 tsp of honey to the paste. Apply it on your skin and allow it to sit for 15 minutes. Rinse using cold water and pat dry your skin. To get the most out of it, apply it at least three times a week.
Facial Cleanser With Avocado
Who knew you could use avocado as a facial cleanser but you can. Avocado has many nutrients like iron, vitamin A, C, E, niacin, potassium, and pantothenic acid which is great for your skin and makes it soft. This facial cleanser will remove all the day’s grime and pollution off your face in one wash.
To make this facial cleanser, you will need a ripe avocado, egg yolk, and milk. Take a bowl and whisk up an egg yolk until it is frothy and light, add half avocado that is mashed and half a cup of milk to it. Blend it all well until it turns lotion-like. Apply this cleanser to your face with a ball of cotton and rinse it with warm water. It can also be used as a deep cleanser after washing your face as usual.
Avocado Hair Mask
If you suffer from dry, limp, or brittle hair you should absolutely try out this avocado hair mask that will add moisture and shine to your dull hair. This is great for colored hair as well that has lost strength and shine. The fats in avocado are great for your hair.
To make this mask, take a bowl and add one egg to it. Beat the egg and add half a cup of olive oil along with a third cup of yogurt. Take another bowl and mash one avocado in it and then add it to the mixture prepared earlier. Combine it all together and apply it to your roots and hair. Leave it on for about 20-25 minutes and rinse it off with warm water. Follow it up with shampoo and conditioner as usual.
These are some things you can do with avocados instead of eating them. As good avocados taste they also work like magic if used on your skin, hair, and overall body.