We all just love chocolates. Let it be chocolate bars, chocolate milk shakes or chocolate ice creams. We just love to binge on it in every form. Chocolates contain high level of anti oxidants which helps to kill the free radicals that causes serious damage to the skin through sun rays and other environmental factors. Hence it is also known as one of the best anti ageing ingredients. Chocolates help to hydrate the skin and make it firm. Hence you must have seen most of women opting for chocolate facials to pamper their skin with the goodness of chocolates. It also helps to reduce the skin pigmentation and dark spots. Today’s post is about for easy recipes of chocolate masks which you can prepare at home to reap its benefits and glowing skin.
1. Coffee & Chocolate Mask
To prepare this mask you would need four teaspoons of grounded coffee, four teaspoons of grated dark chocolate, eight teaspoons of milk cream and two teaspoons of raw honey. Mix all the ingredients and warm it a bit so that chocolate can melt. Mix it properly and apply all over your face with the help of a brush. Let it sit for 15 minutes and wash off with cold water. If you have an oily skin the you can use yogurt instead of milk cream. coffee contains skin lightening and tightening properties which helps to lighten the skin tone and make it firm. Chocolate helps to nourish the skin and keep it softer. As a result you would get soft, brighter and glowing skin.
2. Chocolate And Black Tea Mask
Black tea contains high level of anti oxidants which helps to protect the skin from premature fine lines and wrinkles. To prepare this mask you would need one teaspoon of grated dark chocolate, one teaspoon of black tea leaves and one teaspoon of raw milk. First you would need to brew the black tea with some water. Strain it and discard the tea leaves. Now add grated dark chocolate and raw milk to it and make a smooth paste. Let it cool and apply all over your face. Keep it for 20 minutes and wash off with cold water. Regular usage of this mask would help you to reduce the premature fine lines and wrinkles.
3. Fullers Earth And Chocolate Mask
This mask works best for oily and acne prone skin. To prepare this mask you would need one teaspoon of grated dark chocolate, one teaspoon of fullers earth and a pinch of turmeric powder. Mix all the ingredients well and make a smooth paste with the help of a water or rose water. Apply this mask on your face and let it sit for 15 minutes. Wash off with cold water. This mask would help you to control the oil secretion on your face and acne as well. This pack would also help to give you soft, smooth and blemish free skin with regular usage. You can use other clay as well instead of fullers earth.
4. Honey & Chocolate Mask
This mask would work best for combination skin as it would help to combat the oil secretion and also nourish the skin.You would need half a cup of melted dark chocolate, half a cup of raw honey, two tablespoons of gram flour and three tablespoons of yogurt. Mix all the ingredients well and make a smooth paste. Apply this all over your face and let it sit for 20 minutes . Wash off afterwards with warm water. The gram flour helps to deep cleanse the skin to remove all the impurities while yogurt would help to lighten the uneven skin tone. This mask would help you to promote pimple free, blemish free glowing skin with regular usage. You can follow this mask twice in a week for best results.
5. Milk & Chocolate Mask
This mask is suitable for dry skin. You would need 4 tablespoons of dark chocolate, half a cup of raw milk, one teaspoon of sea salt and three tablespoons of brown sugar. Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and keep it in the microwave till it melts. Apply this lukewarm paste on your face before it thickens. Let it sit for 15 minutes and wash of later with warm water and face wash . This mask would help you to moisturize the skin and keep it supple. The Glycolic acid content of sugar would help to exfoliate the skin and remove dead skin cells. Chocolate would help to hydrate the skin and reduce the dark spots. Follow this mask for twice in a week for visible results.