There are just so many amazing natural fruits and vegetables out there to treat your skin and I'll be blogging about the uses of as many as I can...today is all about one of my favorite super foods - Avocado!
Avocados are one of nature's super fruits - they are loaded with vitamins and phytonutrients that deliver your skin all types of health and beauty benefits - from protection from aging to helping clear up acne and providing intense moisture that is safe for oily skin, this lovely green fruit is a natural beauty lover's best friend!
Avocado Benefits and Uses for Skin:
Compared to other fruits, avocados contain the highest amount of vitamin E, a powerful antioxidant that protects your skin from free radicals and prevents your skin from oxidizing (aging).
Crack open an avocado once a week for a DIY natural facial - just mash it up and apply to skin for 15 mins and then wash it off! Done! Your skin will be glowing, moisturized and loaded with nutrients that heal and protect.
Check out how Avocados make an amazing DIY Vegan Hair Mask that leave your hair soft, smooth and nourished with our DIY Vegan Hair Mask recipe on our blog!
Avocados contain over 20 vital vitamins, including A, E, C and K and are extra moisturizing, perfect for dry, parched skin
Avocados and avocado oil regenerates cells and build collagen to protect again and heal wrinkles and signs of aging.
Avocados help soothe sunburns and avocado oil also works as a natural sunscreen!
If you'd rather go for something in a jar that contains avocados and all it's nutrients for your skina try our best selling and oh, so popular Superfruit & Jasmine Antioxidant Organic Face Cream loaded with avocado as well as tons of other super-foods, such as Acai, Pomegranate, Blueberry, Shea butter and vitamins. Your skin will be nourished and GLOW with all of the natural, vegan, organic goodness and did I mention, avocados - it contains a high dose of pure avocado oil for all sorts of skin healing and nourishing benefits!
Health Benefits of Eating Avocados:
Due to it's oilic acid - Avocados help prevent certain cancers, like breast, prostate and oral cancer
Improves Heart Health
Improves Eye Health due to high amount of Lutein found in Avocados
How to Eat Avocados:
Avocados are good and taste just fine on their own, simply sprinkle them with some salt and lime and you have a tasty, super healthy snack anytime. Since eating avocados provides so many essential nutrients - here are some more ways to eat them!
Slice up some avocados, sprinkled with some salt, pepper and/or red pepper flakes on a piece of toast and enjoy... for a quick and nutritious breakfast
Used mashed avocados seasoned with a bit of salt and garlic powder in place of dressing or a sandwich spread for a healthy and tasty alternative
Mashed up avocados are a great baby food all by itself!
And of course you can always make guacamole - just mash it up with chopped onions, garlic, cilantro, salt to taste, jalapeños and lime - one of my favorite summer treats and GOOD for you!
Talk to us! Do you love avocados or avocado oil for beauty or health purposes? Tell us how you use it for your DIY beauty and skincare needs or how you EAT them for health purposes!
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