Chocolate Face Mask Recipe
Oh yummm…just the mention of chocolates and I start drooling. Yessss! for all you chocoholic beauties this is indeed a treat.
Chocolates are not only delicious to taste but also has many beneficial properties that makes them an excellent option as a skincare product. Chocolates are known to hydrate, rejuvenate tone the facial skin. A chocolate face mask is a perfect way to fulfil your chocolate fix without having to feel guilty for it. A luscious tempting chocolate face mask is a perfect way to get that radiant, younger looking skin naturally. For Cocoa( the main ingredient ) has strong antioxidant benefits , and helps to find free radicals that causes premature aging. The cocoa flavanols help to improve skin texture, plus the minerals contained in it helps to promote cell growth and repairs the tissues. Chocolate is also a natural mood lifter, and de-stressor, it’s aroma elevates the level of serotonin (a natural anti-depressant) and produces endorphins that creates a feeling of happiness and reduces stress.
So chocolate is not just yummy to taste it can make your skin yummy as well.
The darker the chocolate the better results you will get. So while getting chocolate for this mask make sure you get at least 70% dark chocolate.
Chocolate, Oatmeal, Cream, Honey mask
- 3-4 tbsp of chocolate(melted) or you can also use cocoa powder (2-3tbsp)
- 1 and ½ tbsp honey,
- 2tbsp of oatmeal
- 1tbsp of heavy sour cream
Mix all the ingredients, and apply immediately on a clean face with a brush or spatula. Leave it on for 15-20 minutes and then rinse off with warm water. Pat dry.
I have already told you the benefits of chocolate, and the oatmeal in this mask will help you gently exfoliate your skin, removing the dead skin cells. It also provides a soothing relief for sunburns and skin irritations if any. Honey as we all know is rich in minerals and anti-bacterial properties. It cleanses the skin and opens up the pores plus heals your skin of any irritation, and maintains the PH balance of the skin. And the sour heavy cream helps to moisturize your skin, keeping it soft and supple, delaying the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.
Dark chocolate/cocoa powder, Honey and Sea Salt mask
- 5-6 cubes of dark chocolate(the darker the better)
- 6-7 tbsp of milk
- And about 1tsp of course sea salt
Take a bowl. Place the chocolate cubes in to the bowl. Microwave it for a few seconds till the chocolate melts. Then add the sea salt and honey stir in well. Now wash your face and apply this mix on your face. Very gently rub it on to your skin. Allow it to dry for a while, say 10-15 minutes and then wash it off with warm water. The chocolate heals, tightens, rejuvenates your skin, the sea salt acts as a natural scrub while the honey moisturizes the skin.
Chocolate, Honey, Gram Flour mask
- Take 6-7 cubes of dark chocolate or 3-4 tbsp of molten chocolate or else you can also use 2-3tbsp of cocoa powder.
- 3-4 tbsp of milk
- 2tbsp of gram flour.
Mix the chocolate and gram flour with milk till it forms into a thick brown paste. The consistency should be such that you don’t have any problem applying it evenly on the face. Now take a brush or use your hands to spread the mix evenly on your face. Leave it on for a while and then wash it off with warm water. You will get a radiant soft yummilicious skin instantly.
So ladies go ahead and try out these delicious chocolate mask recipes and get yourself the yumm skin you always desired!
So which chocolate mask recipe are you going to try?
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