7 Beauty Tips Using Avocados ...

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We all love the delicious nutty taste of avocados but they are much more than just a healthy eating choice.

The ladies of the ancient Aztec, Incan and Mayan cultures of Central America successfully used the native avocados as part of their beauty routines.

You too can follow their example and nourish your body inside and out without the addition of harsh chemicals.

Try these 7 inexpensive beauty tips using avocados and pamper your body from head to toe.

1. Super Shiny Hair

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Peel and deseed a medium sized avocado (use Β½ for short hair).

Mash well with a fork and push through a sieve for a smoother product.

Add the yolk of one egg and Β½ teaspoon olive oil.

Apply to hair making sure you have a good coverage from scalp to ends of hair.

Leave on about 25 minutes.

Rinse well then use your favorite shampoo and conditioner for unbelievably soft and shiny hair.2

2. Mayan Miracle Cure for Puffy Eyes

Mayan Miracle Cure for Puffy Eyes

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This beauty tip using avocados is so easy and successful it seems almost too good to be true.

All you do is place avocado slices under each eye and relax for about 15 to 20 minutes.

Remove, rinse face well and enjoy the results.

3. Aztec Face Mask

Spread half a mashed/pureed avocado evenly over your cleansed face.

Leave on for 10 to 15 minutes then rinse off first with warm water then with cold.

You may find yourself licking your lips during this tasty treatment which just goes to prove you can have your mask and it eat it too!

4. Mayan Moisturizer

Mayan Moisturizer

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The peel of the avocado contains a lot of oil so before you throw it in the bin use it as a moisturizer.

Simply clean your face and gently rub the inside of the peel all over it.

Leave on for at least 15 minutes or as long as you have time for.

Rinse first with warm water then splash face with cold water.

You won't believe the softness this beauty tip using avocados provides.

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