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6 cosmetic virtues of avocado

 Avocado's supply of essential fatty acids and antioxidants is such that it turns out to be an excellent ingredient for developing beauty treatments, both for the hair and for the skin.

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 Avocado is a fruit with green flesh, which has always been used for its many medicinal and cosmetic benefits. And many prefer to benefit directly from the cosmetic benefits of avocado rather than purchase industrial lotions.

 Native to Central America, it is a very versatile food of excellent nutritional quality. It is part of the diet of millions of people around the world and is distinguished from other foods by its high content of essential fatty acids and antioxidants. This gives it countless health benefits.

 It is also an important source of vitamins, minerals and natural fibers. Their absorption by the body helps prevent the onset of various diseases.

 Its active compounds are used by the cosmetics industry to develop many products. However. It is part of the composition of many recipes with exceptional effects for the beauty of our skin and our hair.

 In the rest of this article, we are going to share with you 6 interesting recipes. You can therefore enjoy it on a daily basis in your beauty routine.

 1. A natural conditioner

 cosmetic virtues of avocado: natural conditioner

 The fatty acids and vitamins in avocado are easily absorbed by the scalp and help improve the appearance of the entire hair. If you use it as a conditioner, it will increase the volume, shine and smoothness of your hair.


 1 ripe avocado

 1 tablespoon of olive oil (16 g)

 How should you proceed?

 Crush the pulp of a ripe avocado and mix it with a spoonful of olive oil.

 Once you have obtained a homogeneous paste, rub it on your dry hair, performing a gentle massage.

 Cover your head with a charlotte, then leave on for 20 minutes.

 Rinse off with plenty of lukewarm water.

 Use this treatment three times a day

 2. A cream against stretch marks

 The cosmetic virtues of avocado help repair skin fibers, so as to hide stretch marks thanks to its powerful antioxidants.


 1 ripe avocado

 2 tablespoons of sweet almond oil (30 g)

 How should you proceed?

 Prepare an avocado paste by mashing the flesh of the fruit with a spoon, then mixing it with sweet almond oil.

 Take the amount you need, then rub it on the areas affected by stretch marks, making small, gentle circular motions.

 Leave it on for 30 to 45 minutes, then wash it off.

 Use this paste at least three times a week for good results.

 3. A remedy for dark circles and bags under the eyes

 cosmetic virtues of avocado: remedy against dark circles

 The cosmetic benefits of avocado also help reduce inflammation and poor blood circulation to help reduce dark circles and bags under the eyes.


 ½ avocado

 4 slices of cucumber

 How should you proceed?

 Put the two ingredients in a blender, then mix everything well, until you obtain a very thick cream.

 Apply the resulting product to your eyes, then leave it on for at least 20 minutes.

 Repeat this every morning.

 4. A homemade exfoliant

 Exfoliation is one of the essential gestures that we must adopt if we want to prolong the beauty and youth of our skin as much as possible.

 While it can be made using multiple ingredients, avocado remains one of the most effective solutions.

 Its compounds help to eliminate dead cells, while promoting the natural hydration of our skin.


 1 ripe avocado

 2 tablespoons of oatmeal (20 g)

 1 teaspoon of honey (25 g)

 How should you proceed?

 Extract the flesh of a ripe avocado, then mix it with the oatmeal and honey.

 After obtaining a uniform texture, rub it on the areas you want to exfoliate, using small circular motions.

 Leave on for 5 minutes, then rinse off with lukewarm water.

 Use this product once or twice a week.

 5. A lip contour cream

 6 cosmetic virtues of avocado: cream for the contour of the lips

 The skin around the lips is very delicate and wrinkles very easily. To keep it elastic, young and without imperfections, do not hesitate to take advantage of the cosmetic virtues of avocado with this very simple cream.


 ½ ripe avocado

 1 slice of papaya

 1 teaspoon of olive oil (5 g)

 How should you proceed?

 Extract the flesh of half a ripe avocado, then mix it with a slice of papaya and olive oil.

 Apply the resulting paste to the contour of your lips, then leave it on for 20 minutes.

 Rinse and repeat the operation twice a week.

 6. Treatment for split ends

 Avocado's moisturizing and repairing compounds are perfect for conditioning damaged hair and split ends.


 1 ripe avocado

 3 tablespoons of coconut oil (45 g)

 How should you proceed?

 Crush the avocado flesh, then mix it in a bowl with three tablespoons of coconut oil.

 Once you've got a thick paste, apply it from the middle of your hair down to the ends.

 Let the treatment dry for 30 minutes, then rinse it off.

 Use it three times a week.

 As you can see, the cosmetic benefits of avocado are perfect for preparing your homemade beauty treatments. Try one of these recipes and see its wonderful properties for yourself!

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