Nourishing Avo-oat Mask
With the freezing cold coming any minute now, it’s no surprise that concerns of dry, irritated and stressed skin is cropping up on everyone’s beauty hit-list. You might be tempted to make a frantic dash to bulk-buy every moisturisers and creams out there – trust me, we’ve been there too – but we say, everything you need for your winter worries is right there in your kitchen!
Avocado, oats and honey are all amazing at calming sensitive, easily-irritated skin, while hydrating and nourishing it. Honey is also a natural humectant, meaning it helps skin lock in moisture without making it more oily. “It can even speed up the healing of scars and encourage tissue regeneration,” says cbco’s Dominika.
Say no more. We’re sold! Read on for the full how-to…
- 1/2 avocado, mashed
- 1 tbsp honey
- A handful of oats or oat bran
HOW TO MAKE
1. Throw all your ingredients into a bowl.
2. Mix well until a smooth paste.
3. Apply on clean skin, and leave on for 15 minutes before washing off.