Have you ever make a homemade face mask? Looking for an easy and natural face mask to make? Here it is. This mask with give you smoother and more radiant skin. Find out all the avocado and honey face mask benefits, plus learn how to make it at home.
You just need a few ingredients, including avocado, honey, jojoba oil and geranium essential oil. Avocado is the base of this all natural face mask recipe. Avocados are loaded with nutrients like vitamin E, antioxidants and healthy fat that can help smooth skin.
Honey will help sooth and brighten the skin. Honey is also a natural cleanser because of its anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties.
What are the Benefits of Avocado and Honey Face Masks?
There are many benefits of using avocado and honey face masks. Avocado is packed with healthy fats, minerals, and vitamins, while honey is a natural antibacterial and antioxidant. When combined, these two ingredients provide a wealth of benefits for the skin.
Avocado and honey face masks are hydrating and nourishing
They help to moisturize and soften the skin, while also providing essential nutrients that help to promote healthy skin growth. Honey is a natural humectant, meaning that it helps to attract and retain moisture on the skin. This makes avocado and honey masks ideal for dry or dehydrated skin.
Avocado and honey facial masks are also anti-inflammatory
They help to reduce redness and inflammation, and can be beneficial for those with acne-prone skin. The anti-inflammatory properties of honey also help to soothe and calm the skin.
Avocado and honey masks are antibacterial
Honey is a natural antibacterial agent, which helps to kill bacteria on the skin. This can be beneficial for those with acne-prone skin, as it can help to reduce the number of acne-causing bacteria on the skin. Additionally, the antioxidants in honey help to fight against free radicals, which can damage the skin cells and lead to premature aging.
Overall, avocado and honey face masks offer a variety of benefits for the skin. They are hydrating, nourishing, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial. They can be beneficial for all skin types, and are especially ideal for those with dry or acne-prone skin.
Geranium Essential Oil for Face Mask
Geranium essential oil (Pelargonium graveolens) is perfect for a natural face mask. Here are some reasons why it is a favorite:
- It's flowery, sweet, herbaceous aroma is balancing
- Promotes healthy and clear skin making it ideal for a face mask
- Geranium can beautify the skin and balance sebum production
- Makes a great substitute for rose essential oil and most cost effective
- Helps release tension and negative emotions
- Instills a sense of inner peace and well-being
- Read more about Geranium oil
Jojoba Oil for Face Mask
Jojoba oil is fabulous for moisturizing the skin. It softens and restores skin to a balanced state. Jojoba oil also has anti-inflammatory properties that can decrease skin irritation and dryness.
All Natural Face Mask Recipe for Skin
- Mash up avocado in small bowl with fork.
- Add rest of ingredients and mix together. Start with only 2 drops geranium oil.
- Apply to your face, keeping away from your eyes.
- Let sit for 10-20 minutes and then rinse off with warm water. Use the kitchen sink so the mixture will not clog your bathroom drain. Or you can use a wet paper towel to remove most of mask, then rinse with warm water.
- Apply your favorite facial moisturizer.
*This recipe is only good for one use. If there is any leftover, use as a soothing hand or foot mask, it is just as nice!
Essential Oil Substitution Ideas For DIY Face Mask
There are other essential oils you could substitute for geranium in this recipe. Experiment a little. Some of my best DIY recipes have come from experimenting and substituting. Here are some possible options:
|Tea Tree Oil (Melaleuca)||Blemished skin|
||Calm and heal skin|
||Dry or chapped skin|
|Roman Chamomile Oil
||Soothe and calm skin|