Avocado and Honey Face Mask

Have you ever thought about how good avocados are for your skin? Hear us out on this one, try this Avocado and Honey Face Mask!

Our avocado and honey face mask uses six ingredients commonly found in your refrigerator. It’s simple to whip up this recipe and makes only a small amount, perfect for your face, tops of hands and feet, dry elbows, and knees. This mask also benefits and fortifies hair, but you may want to skip one of the ingredients.

Waxing Kara Guacamask
Honey Avacodo mask ingredients

As healthy for your skin as they are to eat

Avocados are good for skin, they are packed with fatty acids, lecithin, and phytosterols. This makes them an excellent moisturizer for dry skin. Natural avocado oil can also be used in DIY hair conditioning masks. This recipe is great for when you have half an avocado lying around and don’t know what to do with it.

How to Make Avocado and Honey Face Mask

The first thing that you need to do is gather your ingredients. You’ll need ripe avocados, raw honey, lemons or limes, whole milk yogurt, organic aloe vera juice, lavender essential oil. Split the avocado in two and scoop the flesh out into a bowl, mash into a paste.

hands with avocado cuticle treatment containing honey and avocado palm side down on white table

Step One: Mash the avocados and preserve them

The avocados are mashed and mixed with lemon juice. There are two reasons we use lemon juice in this recipe. First, lemon juice is a natural astringent due to the naturally occurring vitamin C and citric acid. Second, the lemon juice serves as a short-term preservative in this recipe. Over time and with repeated use, lemon juice will lighten dark spots. Lemons are also antibacterial; their juice may also fight acne breakouts.

Step Two: Add Unflavored Greek Yogurt

You, like me, might be thinking, WOW add the yogurt, a little salt and pepper, and viola salad dressing, and you’re right, but right after you add the yogurt, there’s more!

Step Three: Drizzle in some Honey

Another essential addition to this mask is, honey! Use dark, antioxidant-rich honey, such as Buckwheat or (surprise) Avocado, to deliver the most nutrients to your skin. While you can use any honey, as long as it’s raw, darker honey has slightly more minerals and antioxidants. Honey is also antibacterial, extremely moisturizing, and leaves behind soft skin.

Step Four: The addition of two more star ingredients, Aloe Vera Juice and Lavender Oil

This mask also contains aloe vera juice and lavender essential oil. Both of these ingredients can easily be purchased in the health market. Aloe vera juice is excellent for irritated skin, especially sunburnt skin. It provides a smoothing, refreshed feel. In addition to making the mask smell amazing, lavender oil also has anti-inflammatory properties and aids in reducing redness.

Step Five: Apply, rest, rinse

Apply to clean skin avoiding the area directly around the eyes and mouth. Leave for 10 minutes. Rinse with cool water and pat dry with a towel.

Our honey avacado mask (aka “Guacamask”) looks like a snack and works like a charm. This deeply nourishing and soothing facial treatment works on all skin types.
Homemade Honey Avacado Face Mask

We always encourage you to play with your food, but this is a little different.

When you are creating home facial remedies, the best advice we have is to keep it clean, keep it simple and be sure that whatever you are experimenting with is not something that you are sensitive to. Some ideas on ingredients that you may want to try adding include:

  • Try adding a tablespoon or two of oats, either ground colloidal oats or whole old fashioned oats
  • Cocoa powder always offers a little lift
  • Swap out the yogurt with whole milk or nut milk if you are vegan
  • Add some chia seeds. They will add a gelatin texture and a little scrub

Helpful hints when making Avocado and Honey Face Mask

  • Mix just enough of this honey avocado mask to use at one time. You don’t want to store it, as the avocado will spoil.
  • Use this mask on your hair. Avocado is great for promoting hair growth. Omit the lemon juice if you don’t want to lighten your hair.

If you try out our honey avocado mask, take a selfie and share it with us using #waxingkararecipes on Instagram. We love seeing your photos!

Our honey avacado mask (aka “Guacamask”) looks like a snack and works like a charm. This deeply nourishing and soothing facial treatment works on all skin types.

DIY Honey Avocado Mask

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: avocado and honey, avocado mask, facial
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Avocado and honey are as good to eat as they are for your skin! Try this mask one night and see the difference it makes in your skin. You'll love the way it leaves your skin feeling.
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Ingredients

  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1 tsp. Waxing Kara Honey or Body Scrub
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. organic sugar-free plain whole milk yogurt
  • 1 tsp. organic aloe vera juice
  • 6 drops lavender essential oil

Instructions

  • Split the avocado in two and scoop the flesh out into a bowl, mash into a paste.
  • Add the balance of ingredients and mix.
  • Apply to clean skin avoiding the area directly around the eyes and mouth. Leave for 10 minutes.
  • Rinse with cool water and pat dry with a towel.

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