Avocado & Oat Facial Mask

Avocado & Oat Facial Mask
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This avocado-based homemade facial mask recipe will hydrate and calm dry or sensitive skin, while gently exfoliating too. The avocado and honey will both work to moisturize dry skin while the oatmeal balances and calms reactive, red and sensitive skin.

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1
Servings
120
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 avocado
  • 2 tablespoons raw, organic honey
  • ¼ cup uncooked oatmeal flakes

Directions

Blend avocado, honey, and uncooked oatmeal flakes.

Apply a medium layer to your face and let sit for 10-15 minutes.

To exfoliate away dry, dull skin, after allowing the homemade facial mask recipe to sit for 10-15 minutes, use gentle circular motions to scrub your face, using the oatmeal as a manual exfoliator.
 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
2g
3%
Sugar
6g
7%
Carbohydrate, by difference
24g
18%
Protein
2g
4%
Vitamin A, RAE
242µg
35%
Vitamin B-12
3µg
100%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
7mg
1%
Choline, total
4mg
1%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
200µg
50%
Iron, Fe
10mg
56%
Magnesium, Mg
15mg
5%
Niacin
5mg
36%
Phosphorus, P
47mg
7%
Selenium, Se
2µg
4%
Sodium, Na
136mg
9%
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
1µg
7%
Water
2g
0%
Zinc, Zn
2mg
25%

Avocado Shopping Tip

Avoid very soft avocados; choose those that yield slightly to finger pressure.

Avocado Cooking Tip

Avocados oxidize quickly; use lemon juice to keep the flesh from turning brown.