DIY: Avocado Face Mask


As winter rolls in most of us will start to notice subtle changes in our skin.  If you are noticing your skin is looking a little dull and doesn’t have that usual radiance, this is a great all natural pick-me-up DIY face mask complements of one of our clinic superiors! Doing this at home mask 1-2 times a month can help replenish your skin and decrease redness and excess sebum production that can be the result of unbalanced skin.


You will need:
  • 1/3 cup rolled oats
  • ½ avocado
  • ½ cup plain yogurt (if very dairy sensitive, use ½ banana or water)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil (if skin tends to be dry)
  • Juice of ½ lemon (if skin is red)
  • 1 opened capsule of Ester-C
  • 1 opened capsule of 400IU vitamin E
  • Optional:
    • Add 5-15 drops of tea tree oil for antibacterial effect
    • Add ½ tbsp of honey if skin is very dry
    • Add 1 tbsp of crushed fenugreek for acne prone skin 
Directions:
  1. Combine all ingredients using a blender
  2. Add water if the consistency is too thick
  3. Apply to face and leave on for 15-30 min.
  4. Rinse and cleanse face, follow with your favourite serum or moisturizer!
  5. You can save any extra for 3-5 days in the fridge.

Enjoy!
Nadia



A long time athlete and health advocate,  Dr. Kumentas’ goal is to help her patients become excited about making positive lifestyle choices in order to enjoy healthier, happier lives.  Her driving force is a passion for healing the whole person on a physical, emotional, and spiritual level using carefully selected natural therapies, fitness, and integrated medicine.  She truly believes in the importance of practising what you preach and investing in your health.  
Dr. Nadia Kumentas practices at Zen Beginnings Wellness Centre in Toronto and has a special interest in dermatology, woman’s health, and pain management.

To learn more about Dr. Nadia Kumentas visit www.DrNadiaKumentas.com or contact her at nadia@zenbeginnings.com.

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