Avocado, yoghurt and olive oil mask for tight skin and pores 🙂
Well hello dear readers,
Hope this message finds you well. What I’m about to share is my old recipe I’ve been using for the last few years, but I’ve actually forgotten about it recently. But then When I saw my pores acting I knew it was time to mask up with some fresh avocado and yoghurt.
It’s a no-brainer that winter makes your skin wither- ehhmm it rhymes too 😊– I’m such a poet I even forgot about it 😊 and to avoid dry and flaky skin we exfoliate hard. Don’t get me wrong exfoliating your skin is necessary but too much of it will lead to dryness, acne and larger pores as well. The larger the pores the more prone your skin is to getting acne. The reason being, you’re stripping out your natural skin oil thereby making it dry, flaky and disobedient. Not very nice ha!
So, watch out how many times you exfoliate. I do mine once a week and according to my skin, that is enough.
For the mask you’ll need:
2 teaspoons of ripe avocado
1 teaspoon of yoghurt
1 teaspoon of olive oil
P.S Please don’t waste a whole avocado. You will not be needing that much.
Mix all the ingredients and apply it to your face and neck as well for 15-30 minutes, then wash off and enjoy a beautiful, healthy and glowing tight skin. Make sure you use a warm towel to wipe it off and tone your skin as you normally would.
Applying yogurt will make your skin free from dead skin and it will also tighten your pores. However, it can sting if you have cuts or wounds on your skin so be mindful about this. I remember my sister once complain cos’ her skin was dry and the yoghurt stung her skin. Bless my little munchkin. Muahh!
Avocado is there to moisturize your supposedly dry skin, reduces acne flare-ups and protects the skin against the sun as well.
I don’t need to tell you anything about olive oil- it’s just majestic and versatile. My favourite oil of all time. You can just put it anywhere.
You can use it on your skin to moisturize and exfoliate, you can put it on your hair and scalp to condition it and protect your ends, you can use it on your body as a moisturizer, you can put on your salad AND- wait for it for it! wait for it! – some people actually drink it when they’re constipated- I know right!!!. I’ve not gone thus far yet but I’m tempted “cheeky smile”. I Just think olive oil is the gangster of the oils.
I mean what else do we want from this wonderful oil? But make sure you get the extra virgin, unrefined cold pressed oil. Trust me you’ll know the difference.
Today’s tip: If you stayed out in the sun too long, apply avocado directly to sunburned skin to ease pain. This applies to those who are enjoying the sun and loving it but forget their skin is sunburned.
Today’s quote: Know the difference between those who stay to feed the soil and those who come to grab the fruit.
Always with love- Bersi 🙂 x