Dry skin is common during winter, and can give your skin a worn out appearance. Excessive dryness can be irreversible if not treated, and can sometimes lead to eczema or dry skin. Sky dryness occurs when your skin us unable to retain moisture, so is common when there is less moisture/humidity in the air. Dry skin can also be caused by harsh soaps, household cleaning chemicals, hot showers, electric blankets, electric heaters or harsh cosmetics.
We love that this recipe is a quick home DIY remedy that you can make with the ingredients in your cupboard.
Coconut Oil, Honey and Avocado with Lavender Essential Oil Facemask
Flesh of 1/2 avocado
1 tbsp honey
2 tbsp coconut oil
2 drops lavender essential oil (optional)
In a small bowl, use a fork to mash the avocado. Slowly add the other ingredients and mix until smooth. Before applying, splash your clean skin with warm water to open pores. Starting at your forehead apply the mask, work your way down to your chin. Give yourself a facial massage and really work the mask into your skin. Leave for 20 minutes and remove with warm water and towel dry.