It is DAY 6 of "I LOVE Vitamix" month in celebration of our fabulous Vitamix 5200 Giveaway! 

Your blender is not just for food! You can make amazing natural skincare.  I am incredibly particular about what I put on my skin. If I can't put it in my mouth, I don't put it on my skin! I do use some commercially produced organic products for convenience. But I very often make my own home made scrubs, masks and creams at home using my blender. Check out the amazing almond scrub I make using the left over almond pulp from making almond milk! Also, don't miss my all-time favourite organic moisturizer recipe that I make with my girlfriends every Christmas! That cream is UNBELIEVABLE! 

Here is another amazing home made skin care recipe. #Vitamix Recipe #6: Home Made Raw Avocado Face Mask. I got this fantastic recipe from one of my favourite natural skincare companies, Zaaina Skincare. I LOVE these products because they are so pure and natural. CEO and founder of Zaaina Skincare, Purvi Desai, has become a friend of mine. 

It doesn't get much easier than this avocado face mask. Just throw all the ingredients in your blender and it is ready in literally seconds. Pure, natural, live, organic skincare that you could eat! I like to run a beautiful bath with essential oils, cut a couple of slices of cucumber, make this mask, slap it on my face, and then relax in a soothing bath for 30 minutes while I let the avocado work it's magic on my face.

The powerful anti-aging combo of Vitamin C and Vitamin E is what the magic of avocados can offer your skin. The good high fat content moisturizes your skin, and prevents future drying, which can help your skin maintain that youthful glow. The natural sterolin found in the oil can reduce age spots, heal sun damage and scars, and increases the collagen in your skin. 

I find this recipe makes enough for 3 people. So share it with a friend before it oxidizes! You will have a very slight tingling sensation and the mask will harden slightly while on your face. Rinse thoroughly with a damp face cloth, and moisturize!

I actually have mine on as I type this post. Gotta go! The bath is calling me. Mmmmmmm............

This recipe published here with permission from Zaaina Skincare. 

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Avocado Face Mask from Zaaina Skincare

  • 1 organic avocado
  • 2 teaspoons organic sweet almond oil
  • 1 teaspoon organic apple cider vinegar
  • 3 - 4 slices organic cucumber
  • 1 teaspoon raw organic honey
  1. Place all of the ingredients in your Vitamix.
  2. Blend until mixed well – just a few seconds.
  3. Apply on the face and neck and leave for 30 minutes.
  4. Wash it off with warm water and enjoy the beautiful skin! 
     

This recipe published here with permission from Zaaina Skincare.

Tips!

select perfect avocados

A ripe avocado will have a dark brown/green skin that yields just a little under pressure. Place your thumb on the top of the avocado and it should have a slight give. Really soft avocados have an unpalatable flavour and the brown discolouration indicates the presence of free radicals. I always buy my avocados rock hard so that I can control the ripening process on my bench top. Then I can check them every day and get them “just right”. I buy rock hard avocados every day and have a rotation so that I have at least one that is perfect for consumption every day! To slow down the ripening process place the avocados in the fridge once they are ripe and they should keep for a few days.

I love your website. You have the greatest recipes. I cannot wait to try this mask! You are awesome!

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Aw, thanks for the kind words of encouragement Gina. I really appreciate it.
So happy to have you here :)

I agree Gina!...Blender Girl, Your just too good. You read my mind. Just over the holidays I said to myself I gotta find some more homemade skin care recipes to try and there you go..a brand new mask for me to try. Can’t wait! Thank you :-)

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Audrey, it is all thanks to Zaaina Skincare!
They are amazing products and great homemade recipes :)

Wow this looks great

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Judith,
I would love to hear what you think :)

Such a great site. Glad a friend made me aware of it tonight.  The photo for the Home Made Organic Avocado Face Mask From Zaaina Skincare alone is reason enough for a positive comment. :D

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Thankyou SO much for your lovely positive words of encouragement. I really appreciate it.
Welcome! Great to have you here :)

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