DIY Body Masks
AVOCADO BODY MASK
2 avocados, thoroughly mashed into a paste
3 tablespoons sea salt or kosher salt
1/4 cup honey
Grated rind of two fresh lemons, along with the juice
1/4 cup organic coconut oil
Mix all ingredients together until smooth and creamy. (The consistency should be that of a thin sour cream.)
Apply to your skin for 10 to 15 minutes, then scrub off well with warm water.
Keep unused portion in refrigerator for two to three days.
Skin care benefit: Avocados have a treasure trove of anti-aging attributes,including vitamins A, D and E, as well as proteins, lecithin, potassium and beta-carotene, a cancer-fighting ingredient. Avocados also are high in emollient qualities imparted by sterolins, which work to heal sun-damaged skin, scarring and reduce age spots.