• Skin benefits of avocado

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    Nourishing, hydrating, regenerating. Beauty care has just found a reliable ally in avocado – suitable for all skin types but especially aging skin, this precious fruit is full of beneficial ingredients that pamper your skin.

    Avocado has a very high content of monosaturated fat than most other fruit. Avocado oil is pressed from the fruit of avocado and it is used as a key ingredient in many skincare products – mainly moisturizers. Rich in vitamins A, D, E, lecithin, and fatty acids, it is packed with benefits that address many skincare concerns.

    TIP: Give your skin an energy boost by applying a mask made of mashed avocado mixed with a few drops of lemon juice. Vitamins A and C help improve the appearance of tired skin.

    Precious compounds of avocados also include Sterolins (plant steroids) which soften the skin and provide moisture. Avocado oil is beneficial for skin regeneration and rejuvenation, widely used as a natural solution for aging, dry or very mature skin; it helps increase skin’s collagen production which normally decreases with age, and helps maintain skin elasticity and its barrier function. Great for eczema sufferers, it is also a well tolerated by sensitive skin types and alleviates itching and irritation.

    TIP: For a moisture-infusing treatment for dry skin, add mashed avocado to a bit of honey and one egg yolk, then prepare a mask and apply on your face for 10 minutes. Rinse with warm water and pat dry.

    Avocado oil has healing properties on damaged skin – sun damage and age spots can be significantly corrected with avocado oil in various cosmetic preparations. With its regenerating properties, it helps heal sun burns, scars and other skin disorders associated with UV damage. And don’t overlook its precious hydration qualities: avocado could be your top choice in maintaining sufficient hydration at cellular level.

    TIP: Use avocado slices to diminish under eye puffiness. Slice and apply around the orbital bone for 15 minutes.

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