As heavenly as they are to eat, chocolates have equally amazing benefits for your skin and hair as well. It can make your skin look younger and fresher and nourish your hair to make them shinier and healthier than ever. Try out these amazing chocolate hair and face masks to get gorgeous naturally.
1. FOR SKIN TONING
This is an excellent mask for your skin, especially during summers. Take 50 grams of melted chocolate and one cup each of a medium banana, apple, strawberries and watermelon. Mix all the fruits in a blender and put melted chocolate in that mix. Apply it on your face and neck. Leave it for around 15-20 minutes and then wash it off with lukewarm water. You can even blend the fruits in a bit more quantity than mentioned above, so that you can drink it to make your skin healthier from inside too.
2. FOR FAIR SKIN
Take a small bar of dark chocolate and boil it either in a double boiler or a microwave. Add one tablespoon of besan (gram flour) and one teaspoon curd to it. Also, squeeze half a lemon into this mix. If your skin is dry, then add fresh cream instead of curd in this pack. Blend all the ingredients to make a fine paste and apply it on your skin. Leave it for around half an hour and wash it off with normal water. Use this twice a week to get best results.
3. FOR GLOWING SKIN
Get rid of your dead and dull skin, and flaunt a soft, healthy, and glowing one with this amazing scrub. Take half a cup of cocoa powder, three tablespoons of oatmeal and one teaspoon each of cream and honey. Mix all these ingredients well and apply the scrub on your face and neck area. Now, gently massage your skin by moving your fingertips in circular motion. Once you are done massaging, leave the scrub on your skin for around 10-15 minutes and rinse it off with lukewarm water. Not only will it make your skin radiant, but it will also make you feel relaxed after a tiring week.
4. FOR SOFT SKIN
This hydrating face mask nourishes your skin and makes it soft. To make this mask, take 50 grams of chocolate (melted or powdered), one tablespoon olive oil and one egg yolk. Put all the ingredients together and whisk them to form an even paste. Apply this paste on your face and neck area. Leave it for around 15-20 minutes and then wash it off with lukewarm water. Use this twice a week to get best results.
5. FOR YOUTHFUL SKIN
Look much younger than you actually are with this brilliant anti-ageing chocolate face mask. Take one small bar of dark chocolate and melt it. Add one tablespoon each of olive oil, honey and yogurt to it. Now, add the content of two green tea bags in this and mix well. Apply this paste evenly on your face and neck. Let it dry and rinse it off your skin with normal water. The antioxidants present in green tea reduce the signs of ageing and give you a younger looking skin. At the same time, honey and yogurt lessen the age spots and other marks on your skin.
6. FOR SHINY HAIR
Try this brilliant pack to add lustre and smoothness to your hair. Take one ripe banana and mash it well. Melt three to four cubes of dark chocolate and add it to the mashed banana. Let the chocolate cool down and add half a teaspoon of honey to this mixture. Now, apply it all over your hair avoiding the roots. Wrap your hair with cling film and let it stay on for 40-45 minutes. To remove this mask, wash your hair with lukewarm water and a mild shampoo. Repeat the process twice a month for best results.
7. FOR VOLUMINOUS HAIR
Nourish your dry hair with this super effective hair mask. Firstly, take a paste of melted dark chocolate (three to four cubes). Now, add half a cup of yogurt and half a tablespoon of honey to it. Apply the warm paste (make sure it is not hot) throughout your hair, but avoid the scalp. Let it stay on for around 30 minutes and then wash it off with normal water and a mild shampoo. This pack adds instant plumpness to your hair by nourishing your hair cuticles.