Give your face a youthful glow with this DIY anti-aging cocoa face masque. Cocoa powder has been shown to reduce oxidative stress, which in turn reduces skin damage and signs of aging. It also contains antioxidants called flavanols, which can positively impact wrinkles and elasticity. In short, this is an excellent natural face mask that can make you look younger!
***Make sure you do a patch test on the inside of your elbow at least 24 hours before you apply your natural face mask.
- ½ cup cocoa powder
- 3 tbsp. oats
- 4 tbsp. coconut cream
- ¼ cup honey
Blend the oats in a blender or food processor until you have a fine powder. Mix all of the ingredients together and gently apply a delicate layer to your face. Let it sit for 5-10 minutes and then rinse it off.
Benefits of this Face Masque:
Cocoa powder boosts blood flow to the skin, which in turn gives you a more radiant complexion, keeps your skin hydrated, and promotes healing and skin damage repair typical of aging.
Honey has the ability to tighten the skin and reduce wrinkles, and its exfoliating and healing powers can reduce the appearance of fine lines. It also contains an alpha hydroxy acid, which is known for stimulating collagen and elastin production and increasing skin elasticity.