At-home beauty: Why you should make avocado your go-to DIY beauty ingredient

Nadeen Nakib
·1 min read

From toast to guacamole, avocado’s popularity when it comes to food recipes is no secret. But the green superfood’s creamy texture and natural oils also make it an absolute must for DIY beauty routines.

The Hass avocado found in most grocery stores carries a wealth of nutrients, including vitamins K, C, B5 and B6. Along with possessing a high amount of potassium, avocados contain monounsaturated fats similar to olive oil that are known to lower “bad” cholesterol levels and improve heart health.

These benefits extend to your hair and skin too. Whether used alone or combined with a few simple ingredients, an avocado can help improve the overall health of your skin. And when applied to hair, it can enhance shine and strength. Here are three ways to use avocado for a quick beauty rejuvenation that’s easy enough to do right at home.

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