Avocado: more than just a fruit

While there are many benefits to eating avocado, there are just as many to using it on your face. The natural oil of avocados penetrates deeply in the skin to hydrate, nourish, and soften it from within.

This deep nourishment and hydration of the skin may reduce fine lines and wrinkles as well as boosting the skin’s defense against stress. One thing that makes avocado such a power fruit for the skin are the antioxidants that are packed in this fruit. Specifically; vitamins C and E are essential in helping protect cells from free radicals and is one of the best methods in fighting aging skin.

Avocados also contain lutein which promotes skin elasticity, chlorophyll and oleoc acid which help reduce redness and inflammatoion. So while, avocados may provide Ana making breakfast snack or topper for a salad or sandwich, you should definitely consider buying one or two extra to add to your skin care routine.

 

Written by : Joshua Finley