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Beauty Regimen: 3 Recipes For Chocolate Facial You Can Do At Home

The sound itself is mouthwatering, "chocolate". But do you know that chocolate is not only for eating. Actually it has many wonderful benefits for the skin. It has lots of anti-ageing benefits that accelerates the production of collagen. By using it as face mask on a regular basis could diminish blemishes and give you a more younger and radiant skin. 

Before applying any face mask always clean your face first. 

1. Remove any make-up and wash your face using warm water.

2. Apply the face mask from any of the recipes below and let stay for 15-30 minutes. 

3. Wash well with warm water to remove the mask and finally rinse with ice cold water or do skin icing to close and tighten the pores of your skin.

Note: if you don't have cocoa powder available you can melt chocolate bar to substitute and lessen the milk to have the right consistency. 

Recipe #1: Chocolate Face Mask Recipe

1 tbsp cocoa powder
3-4 tbsp milk or yogurt
1 tbsp honey

Direction: Mix all the ingredients together to form paste. You may add more cocoa or more milk to achieve the consistency that you want for your face mask

Recipe #2: Chocolate and Sugar Facial Scrub - use this recipe for an organic facial scrub. Regularly scrubbing your skin helps remove dead skin cells and help in skin renewal. 

1 tbsp brown sugar
1 tbsp cocoa powder
1 tbsp olive oil

Direction: Mix the ingredients to form a thick paste. Don't over mix as you don't want the sugar to dissolve. The grain of sugar is perfect for exfoliating and it has moisturizing properties that is good for the skin.

Recipe #3: Chocolate and Oatmeal Facial for oily or acne prone skin. Oatmeal has many wonderful benefits for the skin. It can actually help in eczema, pimples or acne, and it helps regulate the oil if you have oily skin.

2 tbsp quick cooking oatmeal 
3 tbsp milk or yogurt
1 tbsp cocoa or melted chocolate

Direction: Mix the ingredients and apply as face mask for 15 -30 minutes. 

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