Natural Beauty: Avocado Face Mask

As part of an ongoing series in collaboration with Glasshouse Salon, we’re bringing you simple beauty recipes you can make at home with everyday natural ingredients. It’s the perfect way to make sure you know exactly what you’re putting onto your skin, and avoid unnecessary chemicals.

Harnessing the glorious green power of the humble avocado, this smooth operator is not only delicious to eat but also kind to your body and packed with essential vitamins A, E and C that restore both moisture and balance to tired, worn-out skin.

Nourishing and quick to make, this homemade avocado face mask is a Glasshouse favourite and perfect for banishing the change-of-season blues. Whipped up in under five minutes using only a ripe avo and a cup of oatmeal, this mask is our ultimate speedy skin savoir!

You’ll need:
½ a ripe avocado
½ a cup of oatmeal

Cook the oatmeal as instructed on the package, and mash up the avocado with a fork. Mix the two ingredients together and apply the cooled paste to your skin.

After 10 – 15 minutes, simply wash off with lukewarm water and pat skin dry.

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Photo by Konstantinos Noulis for Glasshouse Salon

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