DIY Avocado, Lemon & Honey Face Mask

Marla Meridith

August 21, 2014



Today I’m sharing something a little different than usual. Instead of eating your food ~ let’s play with our food! Who says avocados are only for eating? Not I….Did you know they are as wonderful for your skin as they are on your plate? Avocados From Peru sent me a package & this is one of the many ways I enjoyed it.

 

This homemade Avocado, Lemon & Honey Face Mask is an inexpensive indulgence, a great way to moisturize & clean out those pores & keep your pretty face glowing!

 

DIY Avocado, Lemon & Honey Face Mask | MarlaMeridith.com

Let’s take a look…

  • Avocado: Filled with vitamins & moisturizing. Vitamin E, healthy fats and antioxidants can help keep your skin smooth.
  • Lemon: Astringent & clarifying. Contains citric acid which might help to brighten the skin.
  • Honey: Moisturizing & can also help brighten the skin. Honey has natural antibacterial & antimicrobial properties as well.

DIY Avocado, Lemon & Honey Face Mask | MarlaMeridith.com

Avocado, Lemon & Honey Face Mask – ( Time: 2min, Yield: A few face masks (invite some friends!) )

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 ripe Avocado
  • 1 tablespoon pure Honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly squeezed Lemon Juice

Instructions:

  • Wash your face with warm water to remove any excess oils & makeup.
  • Mash avocado in a bowl with the back of a fork or spoon. Mix in honey & lemon juice.
  • Apply to your clean face with a makeup brush or fingers. Let sit about 20 minutes. Rinse thoroughly. Follow with your usual skin care regime.

 

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7 Comments
  • Averie @ Averie Cooks
    Posted at 09:38h, 21 August

    If I could part with any of my avocados and not eat them all first, I could definitely make this 🙂 Sounds perfect & Pinned!

    • Marla
      Posted at 10:14h, 21 August

      Thanks Averie! I agree it is very hard to part with such a delicious avocado, but at least you can eat the other hat!

  • pam (Sidewalk Shoes)
    Posted at 13:26h, 21 August

    Thanks for this! I am always looking for natural skincare stuff!

    • Marla
      Posted at 05:28h, 22 August

      Awesome! Happy to inspire 🙂

  • Sommer @ASpicyPerspective
    Posted at 06:06h, 22 August

    I love how natural and easy this mask is to make! Thanks Marla!

  • zerrin
    Posted at 07:11h, 22 August

    I’m not sure if I can wait for 20 minutes without licking some. Being beautiful is not easy at all! Thanks for the idea Marla!

  • stephanie Seeley
    Posted at 07:13h, 18 July

    Will give it a go. Anything made out of advacados sounds good to me.

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