5 Unexpected Uses For Avocados

 

Oh how we love avocados. They're so delicious, healthy, and of course, versatile. Now when I say versatile, I'm not talking about making guacamole one night, and salad the next. No, I'm talking about taking your avocados from your plate and incorporating them into your beauty routine.

We've put together five of this green machine's unexpected uses. Try them all out, you won't be disappointed. 


Wrinkle-Reducing Eye Therapy

What You Need:

  • 1 avocado
  • 6 drops almond oil

Instructions:

Mash the avocado, then add oil and blend. Once the mixture gets a paste consistency, apply under your eyes and over any other facial wrinkles. Let the mixture set for 10 minutes, then rinse with water.  


 

Split-End Spa: Avocado Deep Conditioner

What You Need:

  • 1 avocado  
  • 2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil

Instructions:

Mix the avocado and olive oil together until it becomes smooth and creamy. Apply it to the ends of your hair and massage it in. Allow it to set for 10-15 minutes, then wash hair as you would normally


 

Deep Moisture Avocado Face Mask

What You Need: 

  • 1 avocado
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp. Greek yogurt
  • 1 tbsp. coconut oil
  • 1 tsp. baking soda

Instructions:

Mix all ingredients until blended. Apply the mask to your face and leave it on for five minutes. Rinse your face well and pat dry.


 

Exfoliating Foot Scrub

What You Need:

  • 1 avocado
  • 1 avocado pit, ground 
  • 1 tbsp. sea salt
  • 1/2 cup cornmeal
  • foot basin 

Instructions:

Mix avocado, ground avocado pit, salt, and cornmeal until blended. Apply the scrub to your feet and massage into your skin. Fill the foot basin with warm water, and soak your feet with the scrub on. For a deeper effect, use a foot scrapper to allow the scrub to remove dead skin. Rinse off the scrub completely and pat dry.


 

Deep Skin Moisturizer

What You Need:

  • 2 avocados

Instructions:

Beat avocado well until creamy. Before showering, apply to dry skin and let it soak in for 10-15 minutes. Then shower as usual and rinse completely.