Skin Care 5 beauty benefits of cocoa powder you didn't know

Make sure you don’t use cocoa powder containing sugar and artificial flavor for your facials.

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Cocoa powder is an unsweetened dark brown colored powder that is extracted from cocoa beans.

It is a superfood we all love consume because of its health benefits. It is a versatile food that has many beauty benefits. Rich in antioxidants, it can help get rid of harmful free radicals and repair your skin.

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Cocoa lessens redness and inflammation caused by acne and improves your skin by making it brighter and clearer! The flavonoids in it nourish the skin, boost its elasticity and help reduce blemishes that make skin dull.

The caffeine and theobromine found in cocoa powder make skin firm, taut and toned. A cocoa face mask can treat sagging skin, puffy skin and even under eye bags easily.

 

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  • How to prepare cocoa Face Mask

In a bowl, add 1 tbsp organic cocoa powder, 1 tsp honey, 1 tbsp ground oatmeal powder and 2 tbsp Greek yogurt.

Mix them all up with a spoon to form a smooth paste.

Apply your clean face and neck then let it rest for 15 minutes.

Gently wash with warm water then splash your skin with cold water.

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