Chocolate/Cocoa Mask

 
 



Cocoa powder is a wonderful and antioxidant. It protects  skin from free radicals that cause  damage to skin layers.




Chocolate Anti-aging face mask

 


Ingredients

1/3 cup dark powdered unsweetened cocoa

1/4 cup of honey

2 tablespoons of heavy cream (sour cream will work as well)

3 teaspoons of oatmeal powder 


Mix all the ingredients together and apply. Let it sit for 15 minutes and then rinse off with warm water using a gentle circular method to exfoliate.

 

Cocoa is high in antioxidant phenolic phytochemicals (polyphenols),including flavonoids, procyanidin, and resveratrol.

The benefits of chocolate facials  include cell repair and cell damage prevention.

Why Chocolate Facials are so popular: Chocolate stimulates skin renewal and cell growth because it contains copper, iron, manganese, magnesium and zinc. These minerals help repair tissue. In addition, cocoa is an excellent source of sulfur, necessary for healthy skin.