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Avocado Beauty Benefits

The fatty acids in avocado are really amazing, helping to keep skin persistently hydrated without irritation.

A . Revitalizing Mask

The yogurt in this mask is anti-inflammatory but also has exfoliating properties. Avocado has lots of B vitamins and fatty acids, so it’s essential to keep the skin hydrated.”

Ingredients:
1/2 cup yogurt
1/2 avocado, mashed
1/4 cup honey

Just mix everything together, apply the mask to skin, and leave on for 20 minutes before rinsing.

B. Moisturizing Mask

The omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin B in avocado helps to bring back moisture to superparched skin.

Ingredients:
2 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons avocado, mashed
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 mango, mashed

Mix all ingredients, then apply to face and leave on for 20 minutes. Rinse.

C. Detoxifying Mask

Wheat grass juice in this recipe makes it deep cleansing.

Ingredients:
1/4 cup yogurt
1/2 avocado, mashed
2 tablespoons oat grass juice or wheat grass juice

Combine all the ingredients, then apply to face carefully — the juice can make the mask a little runny, so protect your clothes — and leave on for 15 minutes before rinsing.

D. Antibacterial Mask

This mask is great for those with mild acne and combination skin.

Ingredients:
1/2 avocado, mashed
1 teaspoon coconut oil
1 teaspoon aloe vera

Mix all the ingredients in a bowl. Apply to the face and leave on for 10 minutes. Rinse with a warm cloth.

E. Brightening Mask

For face or body, this mask is a DIY antiaging dream.

Ingredients:
1 teaspoon matcha green tea powder
1/4 avocado, mashed
3 tablespoons brown sugar
1 tablespoon honey

Combine all the ingredients in a bowl. Apply a thin layer to the face (or body), scrubbing gently in circular motions and avoiding the eye area. Leave on for 10 minutes, and rinse with a warm cloth.

Ayurvedic Remedies For Dark Circles

Ayurvedic remedies can help to get rid of dark circles around eyes and may help in minimization of its occurrence.

Here are some of the natural remedies for treating dark circles around the eyes which you will find helpful.

1.Mint leaves:
Apply freshly crushed mint leaves all around the eyes and leave for 5 to 10 minutes. Then remove gently with a cloth thats clean and dipped in cold water.

2.Tomato Paste:
Take one or two fresh tomatoes, a tablespoon of lemon juice and a pinch of gram flour and turmeric powder. Mix all these ingredients and stir well until it forms into a thick paste, apply around the eyes. Gently rinse with clean water after 10 or 20 minutes. Repeat this course for two or three times a week.

3.Almond Oil:
Almond oil is an additional natural ingredient that is very helpful for the delicate skin nearby the eyes. All you need to do is apply some almond oil on the dark circles before going to bed and wash in cold water the next morning. Repeat this for at least more than a month to make your dark circles vanish almost completely.

4. Apples:
This ones for internal use, i mean you have to eat one a day not apply externally. Apples contain tannins, which help to diminish dark circles. In addition, apples also have potassium and water soluble vitamins like B and C that can restore the lost nutrients to the skin under the eyes where the blood vessels become weak therefore it appears dark under the skin.
Eat one a day to help fight dark circles internally.

5.Orange juice:
Regular application of orange juice mixed with glycerin is an effective way to get rid of dark circles. However, it not only eliminates dark circles but also gives your overall skin an inner glow and makes the skin around the eyes softer and smoother than before.

Beauty Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

A. For Pimple Acne –

If you struggle with acne or pimples, keep a bottle of apple cider vinegar handy. It has antiseptic and antibacterial properties that prevent acne or pimples by keeping the skin pores free from bacteria, oil and other dust particles.

Mix 1 part raw, unfiltered ACV and 2 parts filtered water in a bowl. Soak a cotton ball in this solution and apply it on the affected skin. Allow it to sit for about 10 minutes, then rinse it off with warm water.

B. Works as a Skin Toner-

Apple cider vinegar is great for oily skin due to its astringent properties..

Mix ½ cup each of apple cider vinegar and distilled or filtered water. You may also add a few drops of an essential oil such as lavender oil. Apply this solution on your skin using a cotton ball. Leave it on for a couple of minutes, then rinse it off with cool water. You can use it once or twice a day. Shake well before each use.

For normal skin, add 1 part ACV and 2 parts water to make your skin toner. If you have extremely sensitive skin, try adding more water to the mixture (1 part ACV and 4 parts water) and use the toner less frequently.

Make sure you do a patch test before using it.

C. Say Goodbye to Dandruff –

Apple cider vinegar has natural antifungal properties to combat and mitigate dandruff. In addition, it helps restore the pH balance of the scalp and cleans clogged pores and hair follicles.

Mix 2 tablespoons each of ACV and water , Add 10 to 15 drops of tea tree oil.. Apply this solution on your scalp and massage for 5 minutes. Leave it on for another 5 minutes. Rinse your hair with water, then shampoo as usual. Use this natural treatment 2 or 3 times a week.

D. Freedom from Smelly Feet –

Foot odor, or smelly feet, is a common problem that can be embarrassing and unpleasant for you and the people around you.

Prepare a foot soak with 1 cup of ACV and 4 to 5 cups of warm water. Soak your feet in this solution for 10 to 15 minutes. Finally, wash your feet thoroughly with an antibacterial soap and water. Use this home treatment once daily for a few weeks.

E. Soothes Sunburn-

ACV is an age-old treatment for sunburn. A natural astringent, it helps soothe the pain and speed up the healing process. In addition, it calms irritation, itching and inflammation.

Mix equal amounts of ACV and cool water. Massage this solution onto the affected areas to turn down the heat. Repeat several times daily for a few days until your condition improves.

Alternatively, add 1 to 2 cups of ACV to your bathtub filled with lukewarm water. Soak in it for about 30 minutes. Use this sunburn remedy once daily or as needed.

F. Makes Hair Shiny and Healthy –

It has clarifying properties that help remove buildup left on your hair and scalp from styling products and shampoos. It also helps restore the natural pH level of the scalp.

Prepare a hair rinse by mixing ¼ cup of ACV with 2 cups water. After shampooing, pour this solution onto your hair. Massage it into your scalp and allow it to sit for 5 minutes before rinsing it out. Use this home treatment only once a week.