Using a chocolate mask on the face keeps the skin radiant and youthful in a natural way. Cocoa is excellent for the skin and provides powerful antioxidant benefits that fight free radicals that cause premature aging. The flavonols in cocoa help improve skin texture and hydration. Plus, it contains minerals that promote cell growth and tissue repair. This mask also includes yogurt, oatmeal and honey. Yogurt has moisturizing properties that help the skin to rejuvenate and add an anti-aging glow. It also contains lactic acid that gently exfoliates the skin, tightens pores, reduces skin spots and protects the skin from sunlight.
Oatmeal is another amazing ingredient that enhances the skin and makes it soft and smooth and helps to clean the pores as it absorbs the excess oil from the skin and due to the saponins it acts as an exfoliator to remove dead skin cells and acne-causing bacteria. In addition, it helps maintain the pH of the skin. The numerous benefits of honey for the skin make it an excellent choice in any skin care recipe, as it helps retain moisture and get glowing skin. In addition, it has anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, soothing properties and protects the skin from acne breakouts.
How to make a chocolate face mask:
Things you will need:
Unsweetened cocoa powder
– plain yogurt
– spoon for mixing
1. Put 1 tablespoon of unsweetened cocoa powder in a bowl.
2. Add 2 tablespoons of plain yogurt.
3. Add 1 tablespoon of dried oatmeal.
4. Mix the above ingredients with 1 teaspoon of honey.
5. The chocolate face mask is now ready for use.
How to use it:
Apply this mask on the face after washing it.
Leave it for 15 to 20 minutes.
Remove the mask using a damp paper towel or soft towel.
Rinse the face with lukewarm water and leave it to dry.
Repeat once or twice a week.
Do not replace cocoa powder with hot cocoa mixture or hot chocolate because it contains less cocoa and has added sugar. Use raw honey. To make dried oats, grind oatmeal in a blender or coffee grinder or simply use oat flour. If you have dry skin, use oatmeal. Add a little olive oil to increase moisture. If you suffer from sensitive skin, replace the yogurt in this recipe with milk cream. Dark chocolate can also be eaten in moderation to get the benefits for the skin. Research indicates that chocolate or dark chocolate drinks are rich in flavones that can help protect the skin. Skin from harmful UV rays