Avocado fruit is also called as butter fruit. It has anti-aging property, prevents dryness in skin and keeps the skin soft and supple. Many studies have revealed that avocado fruit and its extracts more efficient and effective on many skin problems over any other fruits.
It contains a type of protein called strolin. Strolin content in our body will reduce as we age, which leads to wrinkles, dark spots, and other skin related problems. Avocados contain high levels of Vitamin K, Vitamin B5, B6, Vitamin-E, and Potassium. Additionally, it contains lesser quantities of magnesium, manganese, zinc, iron, phosphorus, Vitamin A, B, B2, and B3.
Avocados don’t contain harmful cholesterol and sodium. It also has lesser levels of fat content. Most people in the world have potassium deficiency. Potassium helps to keep the body cells in good shape and also regulates its functioning. Also potassium content is really high in avocados over bananas. When your body contains right levels of potassium, it keeps the blood pressure under control. Additionally, it protects from heart attacks, heart diseases, strokes, and kidney failures. Nearly 77 percent of calories present in avocados are from its fat content. Avocado fruit and oil contain monounsaturated fats. It helps to strengthen our heart and other internal organs. Avocado oil is trusted to be safe and healthy for cooking foods. Additionally, its oil is used in many skin products which reproduces great results. It is used as a facial mask for many types of facial.
Use avocado oil to massage the hair scalps regularly, soon the dry and breakage prone hair will turn soft. silky, and healthy.
Add some salt, sugar, little milk and honey to the fruit and make it into a paste. Apply this as a face pack on your face for 10 to 15 minutes and wash it off. This will make your face look bright and fresh removing any signs of dryness.
Avocado Papaya Face pack
Scoop out some fleshy part of well-ripened papaya fruit, mix it well with avocado pulp, add a little honey and butter to this mixture and make it into a smooth paste. Apply this paste to your face and let it rest for 10 to 15 minutes and wash it off in cold water.
Scrubs are normally used to remove the dead skin cells on the outer layer of the skin and to make your skin looking young and fresh. You can make such a scrub using avocado fruit right in your home. Boil the avocado fruit in water for 5 to 10 minutes. Take out the fleshy part and make it into a paste. Add a little salt to this paste and use this paste to massage your face for 2 to 4 minutes. You can wash off this scrub using cold water.
Avocado Coconut Cream
You can make use of this cream during the winter season to prevent skin dryness and to remove the aging signs. Additionally, as it also contains coconut oil, it helps to heal many skin related problems such as itching, scaling, etc..
Take some boiled avocado flesh and add a little coconut oil to it, mix it well, and make it into a paste. Apply this paste to face and leave it for 15 minutes before washing it off in cold water.